Exotic Luxury Spa Tour

Duration: Riding days: 9


For the Exotic Spa Tour in Dec/Jan 2023/24, 9 days riding, 10 nights luxury accommodation, 10 Cooked Breakfast, 5 wonderful dinners, 2 x guides, luggage support van, Interisland cruise:


BMW F850GS (Standard or Low Height),
Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro (Twin share/Double)


BMW F850GS (Standard or Low Height),
Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro (Private Room)


Pillion Passenger (Double) NZ$5960

Tour Summary

Day 1 (28 December 2023)

Arrive in New Zealand - Christchurch International Airport - you will be booked into a first class hotel nearby the airport and our rental depot.


Day 2 (29th December 2023)

Christchurch – Maruia Springs (Maruia Springs Thermal Resort) 200km
Our first day of riding will visit a wonderful wine producing area call Waipara noted for it’s Pinot noir. We then head inland over the mighty Southern Alps via Lewis Pass. Here hidden in the forest is our first night at a natural Thermal Resort totally off grid and powered by geothermal and water energy! Welcome dinner included.


Day 3 (30th December 2023)

Maruia Springs – via West Coast to Franz Glacier. Todays ride finishes the traverse of the Southern Alps then heads along the coast – a combination of twisty sea and rainforest roads - spectacular riding all day! 320km


Day 4 (31st December 2023)

Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown
Todays ride takes us past the world’s fastest moving Fox Glacier back over the Sothern Alps via Haast Pass, on the way is spectacular scenery of mountains and deep blue lakes. After riding you can relax with some of the world’s best wines and a spa. 360km


Day 5 (1st January 2024)

Queenstown visit Glenorchy then onto Lake Tekapo
From Queenstown we take a side trip with your guide to where some of the most dramatic scenes from the movie “Lord of the Rings” was filmed “Lothlorien & Isengard” – will be a long day on the bike and one of the best riding days you will ever do! 370+km


Day 6 (2nd January 2024)

Lake Tekapo- Mt Somers-Darfield-Christchurch to Cheviot Tonight’s accommodation is at wonderful B&B’s – Dinner (included) will be hosted by Ellis & Sanna at “The Tree House” a truly special evening. 340km


Day 7 (3rd January 2024)

Cheviot to Picton – Interisland Ferry to Wellington
Twisty mountain and coastal roads take us to the top of the South Island for the Interisland Ferry Crossing. This is a beautiful cruise on a Vehicle & Ferry Ship. 250km + Cruise 100km


Day 8 (4th January 2024)

Wellington to Havelock North (Mangapapa Luxury Hotel & Spa)
Every day on this tour is a highlight, not only the riding but also the destinations. Tonight, you will enjoy fine wines and a 5-course degustation. This special wine tasting & dinner by some of NZ’s top chefs is included in the tour price. 350km


Day 9 (5th January 2024)

Havelock North to Rotorua
We travel now to the geothermal wonderland of the Rotorua region. Enjoy the thermal pools and friendly Māori culture. 250km


Day 10 (6th January 2024)

Rotorua to Auckland
Todays ride concludes an amazing adventure and finishes with a farewell banquet dinner. 260km

Start Dates 28 December 2023 afternoon/evening - Christchurch
Finish 6 January 2024 - Auckland
Nearest Airport Christchurch CHC & Auckland AKL int. Airports.
Duration 9 riding days, 10 nights
Accommodation 10 nights carefully selected, luxury accommodation
Food Everyday cooked Breakfast included, 4 nights of unforgettable dinners included.
Group size Maximum 9 Riders per Tour (pillion passengers welcome)
Tour Schedule Sealed (paved) roads
Highlights Some of the best riding roads and scenery in the world
Distance Approximately 2800km / daily distance between 250km to 370km
Route Mostly twisty sealed roads
Gear Requirements Good riding boots and motorcycle protective clothing
Gear Options We have riding gear for hire or sale in Christchurch depot
Skill level Plenty of twisty roads, some days long riding hours -reasonable level of riding fitness & skill necessary.

*(Ellis will be the second tour guide with a luggage van, our van is large so a rider and bike can be accommodated if necessary)

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Summer Trophy Tour


Start 28 December 2023 Christchurch

Finish 6 January 2024 Auckland


9 days riding, 10 nights premium luxury accommodation
Adventure Style Motorcycle F850GS, F850GS low, Triumph Tiger Rally Pro. with Insurance
BMW Motorrad Qualified NZ tour-guide and support guide
Support Van (technical and luggage support)
Our depot is nearby Christchurch International airport
Food: Cooked Breakfast x 10, banquet & degustation dinners x 4

The hire cost of motorbike, Motorcycle insurance, premium luxury accommodation, all breakfast , 4 special dinners (as listed per tour), Interisland Cruise, Map material & GPS, 2 x travel guide and luggage transportation in a new VW Crafter jumbo van.

Tour Price Does Not Include:

Airfares to/from New Zealand, personal expenses, lunches, some dinners, motorcycle petrol, any other items not mentioned in the tour price.
Please note: All prices are inclusive of local tax: GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Photos courtesy of Mangapapa Hotel


Be prepared to ride through forests, high mountain passes, and just enjoy the coastal twisty roads. Our roads are well maintained with a grippy surface making motorcycling so much fun exploring the diversity New Zealand has to offer. A life-changing adventure is waiting for you in Oceania, New Zealand!


New Zealand is a pure un-spoilt country, it’s a rider’s paradise with endless kilometers of twisty well paved roads – is the perfect location for your next adventure. A mind-blowing country where rainforests meet glaciers, followed by high mountain peaks, as well as fjord landscapes and endless beaches – the best conditions for riding. Every meter offers incredible vistas.


The bikes we recommend for this tour are: BMW F850GS, BMW F850GS Low Suspension, Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro. These bikes are very capable in NZ conditions, comfortable touring position and great two up.