For a vacation that combines your passion for riding a motorcycle with discovering a country full of stunning scenery, New Zealand is the place to visit. You will see golden sub tropical beaches and ink blue fiords; crystal lakes and green rainforest, white glaciers and amazing wildlife. You will explore unspoiled landscapes On and Off road travelling through one of the world's most beautiful countries.
New Zealand consists of 2 main islands, each of which offers their own unique attractions. New Zealand society is diverse and multicultural. The friendliness, openness and honesty of the only four million Kiwis (native New Zealanders) will impress you.
Our trip starts in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city and major international gateway.We spent one day discovering the town or relaxing after the long flight. The next day we take the airplane to Wellington, New Zealands cosmopolitan capital. We visit the unique Te Papa National museum and take the bikes. We cross the Cook street by the islander ferry and reach the south island at Picton. After a visit to the Abel Tasman Nation Park with its deep green forests and breathtaking beaches we turn south to the westcost. The next highlights are the pancake rocks at Punakaiki and the enormous mountains of the Southern Alps near Franz Josef Glacier. Over the Hast Pass we turn east to Wanaka and finally to Queenstown, the world`s capital for bungy jumping, jet boating and river rafting. We visit the world famous Milford sound by plane or helicopter.
Lake Pukaki, Mt. Cook and Lake Tekapo are the last stations before we reach Christchurch, the final point on this fantastic motorcycle trip.
New Zealand is everything you can imagine and even more. Join us. !
1. Day Auckland
Arrival in Auckland, Check in Hotel & time to relax, Afternoon: Guided Sightseeing Tour , Evening Welcome Dinner at the revolving restaurant on top of the Sky tower
2. Day Wellington
Breakfast at hotel, Check out and transfer to domestic airport, Fly from Auckland to Wellington by NZ 0417 at 0930-1030 h Transfer to Hotel & check inn, Panoramic City Tour, visit Te Papa Museum, Pick up Motorcycles at the Hotel, Paperwork, Introduction, Short Orientation ride, Dinner
3. Day Wellington - Marahau (Abel Tasman National Park)
Early morning start to board the Interislander Ferry to Picton across Cook street and Marlborough Sound, Ride the very twisty and spectacular Queen Charlotte Drive to Havelock, Lunch at the “Mussel Boys” Restaurant, Continue to Nelson, Motueka and Marahau* We store the motorcycles in secure parking, Transfer by water taxi (approx 1 h) to the Awaroa Lodge, check in & Dinner
4. Day Awaroa Lodge Abel Tasman National Park
A day for your own leisure, tramping, walking, swimming etc., Alternatively and optional Helicopter flight to the Kahurangi NP with a Champagne Lunch, Return to Lodge for dinner & overnight
5. Day Marahau - Punakaiki
Transfer by Water Taxi to Marahau, pick up motorcycles and leave for the West Coast, Ride from the Golden Bay district along the winding Motueka River Road, Then we follow the Buller river through the Buller Gorge to the West Cost and the seal colonies at Cape Foulwind , Stop at the Buller Gorge Swing Bridge, Overnight in Punakaiki Rocks Hotel, only 500mts. to the spectacular pankace rocks, fascinating limestone formations formed by the sea
6. Day Punakaiki – Fox Glacier
Visit of pankace rocks and blowholes in the early morning sun, Breakfast and ride along the west coast from Punakaiki to Fox Glacier, Lunch on the way in Hokitika and time for shopping famous Greenstone, The perfect motorcycle road leaves the the coast and snakes through the rainforest to Franz Josef and Fox Glacier, Dinner in the Hotel or at the Cooks Saddle Restaurant
7. Day Fox Glacier - Wanaka
In the morning Helicopter flight to Mt. Cook with landing on top of the Glacier, Ride from Fox Glacier to Lake Wanaka through New Zealand South West World Heritage area ( Te Wahi Pounamu), Lunch in Haast and beautiful walk from in the mountain forest at Haast pass, Crossing the Alps over on sweeping roads and through ancient beach forest to Central Otago. Overnight stay in Wanaka in a small, family run lodge
8. Day Wanaka - Queenstown
Today it’s time to get on the bikes and ride to the picturesque town on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, An exhilarating ride over the Crown Range with exiting twisty roads, Stop in the historic Gold mining town of Arrowtown for an optional lunch and a stroll around the historic village, continue to Queenstown, Evening dinner Cruise on the historic steamship TSS Earnslaw to Walter Peak Station, or at Boardwalk restaurant, Return to hotel for overnight
9. Day Restday Queenstown
Early Morning Transfer to Queenstown airport, Flight to Milford Sound with Air Fiordland with a wonderful view of the majestic mountain range, After landing in Milford Sound embark a cruise liner for a cruise through the Sound passing lush rainforest, waterfalls, seal colony and many more spectacular nature, Optional snacks on board, After disembarking board your small aircraft again and fly back to Queenstown (Note: The flight to Milford Sound is subject to weather conditions), Back after Midday and time for your own leisure, Alternatively ride along the lake shore to Glenorchy and Paradise, gate to Mount Aspiring National Park*dinner at hotel
10. Day Queenstown – Mt. Cook
Today is a scenic ride through the Kawarau Gorge and towards the Central Alps, Stop at the Kawarau Bungy Bridge, Crossing Lindis Pass into Mackenzie High Country will open up an amazing view of Mt. Cook and Lake Pukaki in the foreground, dinner & overnight at the hotel on the bottom of Mount Cook
11. Day Mt. Cook - Christchurch
Leave Mt Cook and follow Lake Pukaki to beautiful Lake Tekapo. Enjoy a last view of the Alps before you leave the high country down to the Canterbury plains and to the Garden City of Christchurch, check in to your hotel, dinner and overnight
12. Day Rest Day Christchurch
Alternative ride to the French settlement of Akaroa at the Banks Peninsula. Lunch option in one of many Restaurants, Option for Dolphin watching, Return to Christchurch for Farewell dinner
13. Day Christchurch - Home
Morning guided sightseeing tour and time for souvenir shopping in Christchurch, Transfer to airport for flight back, *end of service
13 Overnight accomodations in double room, Halfboard, Rent Motorcycle BMW F650GS or F650 Dakar, Full cover insurance, Ferry Wellington – Picton, Tourguide on Motorcycle, Bagage transport in assistance vehicle.
Excursions, Gasoline, Lunch, Drinks, Extras.
Minimum participants: 5 drivers.