Getting Around New Zealand

Self-drive or tour? Rental car or public transport? Getting Around has all the information you need about New Zealand vehicle hire and tours, New Zealand air travel, bus, rail and New Zealand ferries.

When coming to New Zealand, some of the most important questions are whether to get around by rental car or public transport, and whether to choose a self-drive option or NZ tour. Read the transport information on this site to make an informed decision.

Getting around New Zealand is easy. Public transport, including air, busrail and ferries, is extensive and good-value. This section tells you all about the different New Zealand transport options, travel passes and New Zealand flights. If you would like to choose the self-drive option, you’ll find information on New Zealand car hiring companies, NZ campervan rentals and purchasing vehicles. Finally, you could choose to take part in a guided tour. Whether you choose a one-day sightseeing tour, a multi-day New Zealand backpacker tour or special interest tour – New Zealand guides will show you the best the country has to offer.