Te Waipounamu Motorcycle Tours


Golden Week New Zealand Tour

Containing the best motorcycle riding the world has to offer! 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 coastal and alpine regions. Excellent accommodation all the way, and the friendliest country to ride in 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 2018, 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 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.


29th April – 6th  May 2018
Auckland - Christchurch


28 April:Saturday - Depart Japan in afternoon
29 April: Arrive Auckland (approximately 11:25am) – Explore Auckland the city of sails (yachts) – Collect Bike and pack luggage.
30 May: Sunday Depart Auckland – Kaiaua (morning Tea), Kopu – Hikuai – Waihi – Katikati – Tauranga – Stay overnight in Rotorua – Natural Thermal Onsen
01 May: Rotorua – SH30 – Whakamaru – SH32 – Tokaanu – SH47 – Tongariro – National Park – Horopito – SH4 – Raetihi - Wanganui
02 May: Wanganui – Wellington – Ferry Crossing – Picton – Nelson
03 May: Nelson – Motueka – Tapawera (Buller Gorge) – Punakaiki
04 May: Punakaiki – Greymouth – Reefton – Hanmer Springs – Natural Thermal Onsen
05 May: Hanmer Springs – Leader Road – Inverness – Christchurch –
06 May: Sunday - Depart Christchurch (6am NZ Time) for Japan Arrive back in Japan (approximately 4:40pm Japanese Time)

Week 1

Hanmer Springs

Included in this tour – Airport transfers, 7 nights’ hotel style accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner and Maori concert evening, Interisland ferry crossing, motorcycle with unlimited kilometers, motorcycle tour  luggage cases, full insurance, and experienced local guide on a motorcycle, backup van  for suitcase and extra luggage  from Auckland to Christchurch, second guide driving van.


Pillion riderNZ$1850NZ$1850NZ$1850
Single Private Room* NZ$950NZ$950NZ$950
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 Accommodation is twinshare, single private room supplement fee is NZ$950 (extra fee).

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