Official Partner of BMW Motorrad

Rental Motorcycles in New Zealand since 1987

Hire a BMW, Triumph or Suzuki Motorcycle from Te Waipounamu Motorcycle Tours Ltd, you’re renting more than one of the best touring models available, more than a superbly maintained piece of engineering - you’re hiring a holiday of a lifetime. Our fleet of over 100 rental motorbikes are immaculately presented with the best tyres for our twisty roads, a full range of accessories are available.

  • New Zealand is not just about the destination but about the journey - home of The Worlds Greatest Motorcycle Rides. Ask about our personalised guided or self guided motorbike deluxe or adventure tours.
  • Hire just a bike and make up your own route - New Zealand has great twisty roads, stunning scenery, friendly people - simply the best motorcycle holiday or tour - guaranteed!
  • New Zealand is a country full of spectacular scenery - here you are able to see just about everything the world has to offer in just one country, this is what makes NZ so unique. There is not another country in the world as breathtaking and seemingly designed just for motorcycle tours!

Official Main Partner BMW Motorrad





Deluxe Fully Guided Tours

Touring with us is not about any strict regimentation or rules you have to comply with. This is your holiday and it is up to us to help you have the best one possible!

From the first evening introductory dinner to the moment we say goodbye we have your best interests at heart. The motorcycles are there at the hotel waiting for you. Our guides will advise you on all aspects of New Zealand culture, road rules, the best places to eat locally, and are there to ride with or assist you if needed.


Self-Guided Tours

A perfect compromise between independent rental and a guided tour.  Take advantage of our 20 plus years in the business!

Using itineraries that have been fine tuned over this period of time with matching accommodation in wonderful locations. Yes we can also customise a self guided tour specifically for you or modify one of ours to fit your travel plans. Ask us!

New GS Bikes - New GS Enduro Tours – unpaved outback!

We are proud to announce the arrival of a new fleet of BMW R850GS and R1250GS to add to our range of models available for Hire and Tours. All our BMW GS models will be permitted to drive on gravel roads, in conjunction with this we are introducing gravel road insurance for peace of mind when taking GS models to explore New Zealand’s extensive and magical unpaved outback on public gravel roads and 4X4 tracks.  A regular feature will be professionally guided GS Enduro Tours.


Exciting News – The BMW International GS Trophy will be held in New Zealand early in 2020!

Beat the rush – Join in the action by taking our breath-taking GS Enduro tour departing Auckland on the morning Saturday 14th December 2019 and finishing in Christchurch on the evening Saturday 21st  December 2019. A couple of Highlights on this tour will be traveling the legendary forgotten highway and traversing the Molesworth Station (longest Farm Road in NZ).

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Upcoming Tours

  • Fred Rau's Tour of the Mountain Kings
  • 3 Week Maori Discovery Tour
  • 2 Week Deluxe Self Guided
  • 3 Week Deluxe Self Guided
  • Southern Moonlight Tour
  • Fred Rau's Tour of the Mountain Kings

    Fred Rau's Tour of the Mountain Kings February

    Personally Guided by Fred Rau.

    8th - 21st Feb 2021
    Auckland to Christchurch

    2 weeks of fabulous riding! Breathe taking scenery around and over magnificent mountains and awesome passes. Feel the freedom of riding on roads with little to no traffic in your way and experience the thrill of the NZ alpine regions. Excellent accommodation all the way, the finest diet shattering fare, and the friendliest country to ride in makes this tour the stuff dreams are made of.

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  • 3 Week Maori Discovery Tour

    3 Week Maori Discovery Tour

    Valid 01 May 2020 - 30 April 2021

    A fantastic New Zealand holiday you won't forget!

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  • 2 Week Deluxe Self Guided

    2 Week Deluxe Self Guided

    Valid 01 May 2020 - 30 April 2021

    A superb motorcycle tour that show cases the highlights of New Zealands South Island!

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  • 3 Week Deluxe Self Guided

    3 Week Deluxe Self Guided

    Valid 01 May 2021 - 30 April 2021

    20 nights, Includes 2 nights farm stay, 4 dinners, 3 breakfasts, Maori Concert Evening, interisland ferry, Milford Sound Cruise, stay at Larnach Castle, superior accommodation, airport transfers.

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  • Southern Moonlight Tour

    Southern Moonlight Tour

    Valid 01 May 2020 - 30 April 2021
    Christchurch - Christchurch

    A superb motorcycle tour that show cases the highlights of New Zealand’s South Island!

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