Te Waipounamu Motorcycle Tours


Golden Week New Zealand Tour

This tour covers the best motorcycle riding the world has to offer! Ride magnificent mountains passes and past awesome blue lakes with breathtaking scenery around every corner. Feel the freedom of riding on roads with little to no traffic and experience the thrill of twisty roads in the beautiful NZ coastal and alpine regions. Excellent accommodation all the way, and the friendliest people makes this tour the stuff dreams are made of. This tour is personally guided by one of the directors of the largest and long-established motorcycle Rental and Tour company in New Zealand. Guaranteed a fabulous experience!

In 2019, the weekends are placed in a way to create a 3-day weekend in the first half and a 4-day holiday in the second half of the Golden Week. The New Zealand Golden Week Tour only requires 2 days holiday to be used on 1st and 2nd May to make up the 9 days travel required to complete the tour.


27th April – 6th  May 2019
Auckland - Christchurch


27 April:Thursday - Depart Japan in afternoon
28 April:Arrive Auckland (approximately 11:25am) – Explore Auckland the city of sails (yachts) – Collect Bike and pack luggage.
29 April:Sunday Auckland via Waihi and Tauranga to Rotorua – Stay overnight in Rotorua – Natural Thermal Onsen
30 April:Rotorua with volcano excursion to Whakapapa village to Wanganui
01 May:Wanganui to Wellington - 1:30 sailing to Picton then onto Nelson
02 May:Nelson to Franz Josef Glacier
03 May:Franz Josef Glacier to Twizel
04 May:Twizel - detour to Mt.Cook then on to Christchurch
05 May:Monday - Depart Christchurch (6am NZ Time)
06 May:Arrive back in Japan (approximately 4:40pm Japanese Time)

Week 1

Franz Josef Glacier

Included in this tour – Airport transfers, 7 nights’ clean and tidy accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner and Maori concert evening, Interisland ferry crossing, motorcycle with unlimited kilometres, motorcycle tour luggage cases, full insurance, and experienced local guide on a motorcycle, one way fee from Auckland to Christchurch.


Pillion riderNZ$1150NZ$1150NZ$1150
Single Private Room* NZ$700NZ$700NZ$700
MotorcycleBMW R1200GSWBMW F700GSBMW G650GS Single
BMW R1200RTWBMW F800GSHonda VTX1300
Triumph Tiger 1050Honda VLX600
Triumph Tiger 800Suzuki SV650
Suzuki DL1000
Suzuki GSF1250

Pricing in NZ Dollars
*Tour price accommodation is twin-share, if single private room is required there is an extra fee of NZ$700.

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