New Zealand is perfect for backpacking. Similar in size to the UK, this is a compact country with vastly different scenery between the main towns and cities.
If you’re seeking the true backpacker experience then travelling by public transport like the locals do will give you a unique insight into the Kiwi way of life.
New Zealand is a safe and friendly place to explore and travelling like a local is a great way to learn more about New Zealand from Kiwis and other travelers like you.
Backpacker Bus has information on cheap bus travel around New Zealand, including NZ bus passes, day tours, suggestions on what to see and do and tips and tricks to save money while travelling.