The New Zealand Adventure – The Maori’s Land
This is Luxury adventure is a 4.600km ride, 14 Day (12 riding) to the wonders of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ Land. You will ride miles of beauty and relaxation through some of the most outstanding scenery on earth. Twist and turn between volcanoes, natural thermal baths, ocean roads, lush forests and glaciers. Turn after turn, the land of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ ‘Middle Earth’ will leave you breathless for the wonders of these vistas and serenity.
- Airport transfers
- 13 Days Bike Rental – Unlimited milage
- Bike Insurance for Damage and thefts (Deposit and deductible not included)
- One-way drop-off Fee
- English speaking Tour Leader on Bike.
- Assistant in Support Van
- Dedicated VAN for the luggage.
- Accommodation mentioned or similar of the same range.
- Breakfast in the hotel
- “Inter Islander” ferry from Wellington to Picton for bikes and passengers
- Airport Tax Surchage
- International Drive Licence
- Visa charges where aplicable
- Lunch and dinner and all personal items
- Parking where required in the hotel
- Security Deposit to be held by Credit Card at Pick Up
Tour Dates: Dec 25, 2018 – Jan 7, 2019
For other dates, please contact us
NEW ZEALAND ROAD 2018
Day 1 – Tuesday 25th December: Auckland
Arrival transfer to hotel and a Free day relax and visit of the city. Late in the afternoon pick up the bikes and paper work. After riding back to hotel, briefing and a festive dinner.
STAMFORD PLAZA AUCKLAND
Day 2 – Wednesday 26th December: Auckland – Withianga (Coromandel Peninsula) (294 km)
Breakfast in hotel and a morning briefing. Our first day ride to the Coromandel Peninsula which is considered a real Luna Park for any bikers. The road twists and turns along the coast. will stop at Waikato and experience the HOT WATER BEACH: the hot water direct here is coming from the sea and you can build your own private hot thermal bath. After this we continue to our final destination of the day Withianga.
PAUANAI PINES MOTOR LODGE
Day 3 – Thursday 27th December: Withianga – Rotorua (291 km)
Today we will ride to Rotorua, the most famous region of New Zealand especially known for its Gheiser and the still very much alive Maori tradition.
NOVOTEL ROTORUA LAKESIDE
Day 4 – Friday 28th December: Rest day in Rotorua (Optional riding)
Enjoy a day visit lovely Rotorua, the Sulphur City as it is known. Alternatively join our guide for a ride to visit Waimangu, the Hidden Prehistoric Volcanic Valley just South of Rotorua…
NOVOTEL ROTORUA LAKESIDE
Day5 – Saturday 29th December: Rotorua – Wanganui (435 Km)
Today we are heading for a long ride deep in to the heart of the Northern Island. The scenery will vary between forests, mountains, volcanoes (inside Mordor land from the famous movie The Lord of the Rings). We will also follow Highway 43 – The Forgotten World Highway, 150 km running along the old path of the miners along the Wanganui River – until we reach our final destination of the day Wanganui.
KINGSGATE HOTEL THE AVENUE WANGANUI
Day 6 – Sunday 30th December: Wanganui – Wellington (194 km)
It’s a short ride today to Wellington, the Capitol City of New Zealand. Situated on its picturesque ocean bay. We will arrive early in the afternoon to enjoy a visit to the city, also named the “Windy Wellington” .
JAMES COOK GRAND CHANCELLOR
Day 7 – Monday 31st December: Wellington – Ferry to Picton -Nelson (211 km)
Today its off to the South Island. This part of New Zealand is even more of an explosion of natural beauty, color and flavor. We will board the ferry in Wellington early morning and after a 4 hour sail we will reach Picton Harbor.
From Picton we will turn west on Lagoon Road to head towards Nelson on the other side of the Island.
The city is named after the famous Admiral Nelson one of the first to reach and discover the New Zealand Islands.
RUTHERFORD HOTEL NELSON – A HERITAGE HOTEL
Day 8 – Tuesday 01st January: Nelson – Punakaiki (264km)
Today we are starting one of the best road of the tour: the SH 6 better known as The West Coast Touring Route. This is a real riding delight which takes all the way to the most southern point of New Zealand.
We will stop for the night in Punakaiki, to enjoy the Natural Show of the Oceanic Fumarole inside the National Park of Pancake Rocks.
Day 9 – Wednesday 02nd January: Punakaiki – Franz Josef Glacier – Haast (220 km)
It’s back on the State Highway SH 6 (West Coast Touring Route) today. Our first destination of the day is one of the most spectacular sites of the Island: the Franz Josef Glacier. We will take our time to walk to the base of the Glacier and enjoy this wonder. After the visit we will continue the ride to Haast, where we will be staying the night.
HEARTLAND WORLD HERITAGE HOTEL
Day 10 – Thursday 03rd January : Haast – Queenstown (350 km)
Pushing forward down the West Coast Touring Route our final destination for today, Queenstown. Queenstown is a famous holiday destination for locals from a round New Zealand. We will stop along the road for lunch at the Cardrona Hotel, the oldest hotel of New Zealand. Expect to Arrive in Queenstown in the late afternoon.
MILLENNIUM HOTEL QUEENSTOWN
It’s a well-deserved rest-day. You may rest near the hotel pool or opt to enjoy Queenstown many activities, with “jet boating” or “bungy-jumping” to name a few. For the bikers who wants the tour leader will drive you to the very south of the Island to reach Invercargill and ride on the beach of the famous “Burt Murrow” who from New Zealand reached Bonneville in the USA on his own customized “Indian” and make a world’s speed record.Day 11 – Friday 04th January: Rest-day in Queenstown (Optional riding available)
Day 12 – Saturday 05th January: Queenstown – Dunedin (275 km)
Our tour is winding down with the next to last leg. We will ride through Out the south and its amazing coast towards Dunedin arriving early afternoon.
SCENIC HOTEL DUNEDIN
Day 13 – Sunday 06th January: Dunedin – Christchurch (245 km)
We depart early for our last leg of the tour. We will reach Christchurch in the afternoon and drop off the bikes. It’s a festive farewell diner, goodbyes and a big celebration of the achievement for all.
Day 14 – Monday 07th January: Christchurch – Departure for Italy
Time for transfers to the airport and heading back home.
|2 up Sharing||1 up Sharing||1 up Single occupancy|
|Basic Bike G650GS
|1st upgrade F800GS||$6,790||$7,790||$8,390|
|2nd upgrade R1200GS||$7,790||$8,690||$9,390|