Brand new adventure model

The BMW R1250GSA Adventure is a touring enduro motorcycle that is designed to be suitable for impassable routes, adverse conditions, and remote destinations . The bike is powered by a powerful boxer engine with BMW ShiftCam that delivers 136 horsepower at 7,750 RPM and 105 lb-ft. at 7,550 RPM. The bike has a 30 litre (7.9-gallon) tank size that provides an extended range for long-distance touring.

The bike comes with a range of standard equipment such as a TFT color display with connectivity, full-LED headlight, DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), Integral ABS Pro (inclination-optimized ABS), 3 riding modes (Eco, Rain and Road), HSC (Hill Start Control), and a USB charging socket. The bike also has an intelligent emergency call ECALL feature that can be used in case of an emergency.

The bike also has several optional equipment features such as Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment with automatic load levelling and automatic damping mode), seat heating (rider and passenger), light package (e.g. with adaptive cornering light and cruising light), auxiliary LED lamps, handlebar riser, sport silencer, Riding Mode Pro (includes additional modes such as Dynamic, Dynamic Pro, Enduro and Enduro Pro), riding mode pre-selection (individualization of numbers of riding modes), automated hill start control pro (HSC Pro), dynamic brake assistant DBC and engine brake control MSR, Aluminium Luggage System Enduro underneath engine protection, Enduro headlamp-guard, and adjustable rider footrest.

The bike also has several safety features such as LED flashing turn indicators as standard with Cruising Light, comfortable handlebar risers, seat heating, adaptive headlight with LED swiveling headlight, Ride Modes Pro and ECO Mode DTC and ABS Pro in series TFT display with connectivity, USB charging socket and adjustable windscreen.

In addition to these features, the BMW R1250GSA Adventure is known for its reliability and durability. It is designed to handle all types of terrain and weather conditions. The bike’s advanced suspension system ensures a smooth ride even on rough roads. The bike’s large fuel tank allows riders to travel long distances without having to stop frequently for refueling. The bike’s advanced safety features ensure that riders are protected in case of an accident or emergency.

Overall, the BMW R1250GSA Adventure is an excellent choice for exploring New Zealand due to its advanced features, durability, reliability, and ability to handle all types of terrain and weather conditions.


Days: Peak/High Season - November to March Shoulder Season - April to October
22 & Over NZ$309.00 NZ$269.00
15 to 21 NZ$329.00 NZ$309.00
6 to 14 NZ$349.00 NZ$329.00
2 to 5 NZ$369.00 NZ$349.00


Engine Type Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam
Engine Displacement (cc) 1254
Bore x Stroke 102.5 mm x 76 mm
Transmission Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Drive Shaft drive
Overall Length (mm) 2270
Overall Width (mm) 980
Overall Height (mm) 1460
Wheelbase (mm) 1517
Suspension travel front/rear 210 mm / 220 mm
Seat Height (mm) 889
Kerb Mass (kg) 268

Front wheel location / suspension
BMW Telelever, 37mm, central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Paralever; WAD strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel
Brakes Front Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 305 mm
Brakes Rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
Tyre Front 120/70 R19
Tyre Rear 170/60 R 17
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 30

Rental Rates include all taxes and toll road fees.

Full comprehensive motorcycle insurance is included in the rental rates. This covers the motorcycle, accessories, fire, theft and third party. The insurance excess (deductible) varies per model and is listed in the schedule Insurance Deposits - (Details in Terms and Conditions)

Rental Rates include unlimited free Kms (on hires 4 days or longer)

Peak/High Season: November – March
Shoulder/Low season: April – October

Additional Information

  • FREE Unlimited Kilometers on rentals 4 Days & over*
  • Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance (Standard Deductible Applies)
  • Tax (GST)
  • Toll Road Fees
  • USB charging Port & Quad Lock Phone Mount
  • Heated Grips on all our rental motorcycles
  • Givi Canyon clip on soft luggage available on request for most models
  • BMW models have the factory Navigator GPS Mount.

*Short Term Rentals 2 & 3 days have Free 350 kilometres per day included (Note: Short term hire - if you travel over the generous 350 per day allowance, additional distance will be charged at 59c per KM)

  • Motorcycle Navigation - Garmin Zumo XT (for BMW, Triumph & Yamaha)
  • Motorcycle Navigation TomTom Rider 400/450 GPS (for Honda Models)
  • Side Luggage - premium hard panniers available on all models (genuine luggage or Givi Trekker Alaska Alloy cases 36 litre)
  • Side clip on soft luggage available on most models (Givi Canyon bags)
  • Top-boxes available on all models (genuine top case or Givi Trekker outback Alloy cases - 42 or 58 litre)
  • Tank-bags available (Small clip on with clear phone pocket)
  • Lowering links can be fitted to the rear suspension CB500X
  • Low & Standard Seats available for most models
  • Puncture repair and tyre inflation kits
  • Collision Damage Waiver – From $15 per day for lower bond rate

There is a small charge for extras.

  • Rider minimum age is 21 years old and must hold valid motorcycle license & can only hire bikes up to 650cc
  • Hire Motorcycles 700cc and over have a minimum rider age of 25.
  • Long Term Hires - Hires over 22 days rates are by negotiation, please ask for options
  • Our main depot is Christchurch, please try to pick up and drop off in CHC.
  • One-way hires are expensive. One way hires Auckland -Christchurch, or Christchurch – Auckland will incur a $899 relocation surcharge.

All our rental motorcycles are maintained by fully qualified motorcycle technicians, and are New Zealand Government Transport certified as rental vehicles.

During the hire period NZBIKE.COM is not obliged to replace an accident damaged motorcycle, but we will do our best to get you back on the road as soon as possible. If you damage a motorcycle you must report this to NZBIKE.COM immediately.

During the hire period the hirer is responsible for taking care of the motorcycle including basic maintenance - correct tyre pressures & fluid levels.

Most overseas licenses are valid for use in New Zealand; the same restrictions apply as the country of origin. Riders must be 25 years of age or over for all our motorcycles over 700cc and have reasonable riding experience. Licenses must have a motorcycle endorsement. If your license is not in English, an international driving permit or certified translation will be required.

The customer or the customer's travel agent is responsible for all paperwork requiring entry to New Zealand.

Entry into New Zealand

Visa requirements can change, please check for the latest entry requirements from your country to New Zealand, please allow plenty of time to obtain your visa. For countries that are on the visa waiver program you will have to apply for an NZeTA, these can take up to 72 hours to process, please do this well in advance of your travel date, they are valid for 2 years.

  • 20% deposit required to confirm a RENTAL booking. Deposit 50% refundable if cancelled prior to 31 days of hire commencing. Rentals should be fully paid 30 days prior to departure.

  • 20% deposit required to reserve a TOUR or Group Booking. Deposit is 50% refundable if cancelled prior to 61 days of tour or hire commencing.
    Tours or Group Booking should be fully paid 60 days prior to departure, full tour fee is 50% refundable between 60 to 31 days from departure of tour or hire commencing.

  • All Rentals, Tours or Group Booking if cancelled within 30 days of departure are non-refundable and full payment is due.

  • Any cancelation due to NZ boarders closing will be 100% refunded or transferred to a later booking once boarders open.


    Note: Group Booking is 4 or more bikes.

A bond equal to the insurance excess amount is required from the hirer at the time the motorcycle is picked up. This bond is to be secured with a credit card pre-authorization and is cancelled when the motorcycle is returned undamaged to NZBIKE.COM Depot. Any damage to the motorcycle, up to the insurance excess will be deducted from the security bond (or CDW amount if applicable).

  • Note: Credit Card is needed on hire pickup, Bonds are not charged but a pre-authorization of the bond amount is confirmed. Your credit card must have sufficient clear funds equal to the bond amount.

Full comprehensive motorcycle insurance is included in the rental rates. This includes the motorcycle, accessories, fire, theft and third party. The insurance excess (deductible) varies per model.

The schedule of Insurance Deposits:

The standard Insurance Excess (deductable)on all Motorcycles is NZ$4500

Stage 1 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 1) reduces the Insurance Excess to $2900 cost is $19 per day
Stage 2 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 2) reduces the Insurance Excess to $950 cost is $35 per day
Stage 3 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 3) reduces the Insurance Excess to $0 cost is $69 per day
Note: Stage 3 Collision Damage Waiver is only available on hires 8 days or more

Breakdown cover is included in the motorcycle rental rate

NZBIKE.COM will pay for all road tolls on any of it’s rental bikes anywhere in New Zealand.

NZBIKE.COM does not assume responsibility for bodily injury, nor for any damage or loss to personal effects. However while in New Zealand, you are covered by ACC (accident compensation corporation), which may cover all or 80% of medical expenses for any vehicle or personal accident you may suffer. We recommend that you carry comprehensive travel insurance for your entire stay in NZ.

NZBIKE.COM will not be responsible or liable for speeding, parking tickets, weather, acts of god, or any other circumstances beyond it's control. Nor shall NZBIKE.COM be responsible or liable for delay, loss, damage or injury to person or property and/or illness incurred during their stay in connection with or relating to the supply or omission of air, sea, land transportation services, or of accommodation, meals, facilities, entertainment or other services provided by NZBIKE.COM.

NZBIKE.COM will charge a $75 administration fee on any speeding or parking tickets that remain unpaid once the rental is concluded.