Honda CRF 1100L

Africa Twin Sports

Forget Africa-come explore New Zealand on this ideal twin!

You’re ready for this. Hard-riding, free-range and off-grid. Built without compromise and on experience of decades the new CRF1100L Africa Twin leaves the rulebook in its roost.

Heritage of the Africa Twin combined with new technologies makes the new 1100 a ride you will never forget and be an envy of those back home listening to your stories.

The twin-cylinder engine is larger 1084cc and produces 7% more peak power, 6% more peak torque, which makes it much stronger everywhere in the rev range.

The 2020 Africa twin is smaller, slimmer and 4kg lighter than its predecessors. This allows you to take adventure riding to another level and experience what New Zealand has to offer, especially with 6 riding modes to work with. Other features include HSTC, cruise control, Cornering ABS and Wheelie Control and a TFT touch screen display.


Days: Peak/High Season Shoulder Season
15 to 21 NZ$319.00 NZ$295.00
6 to 14 NZ$339.00 NZ$315.00
2 to 5 NZ$359.00 NZ$339.00
Honda CRF 1100L Africa Twin Sports


Engine Type Liquid cooled 8 valve parallel twin with 27 degree crank and uni-cam; 4-stroke
Engine Displacement (cc) 1084
Bore x Stroke 92 mm x 81.5 mm
Transmission 6 speed manual
Starter System Push button electric start
Ignition PGM-FI electronic fuel injection (throttle by wire)
Overall Length (mm) 2330
Overall Width (mm) 960
Overall Height (mm) 1395
Wheelbase (mm) 1575
Suspension travel front/rear 250
Seat Height (mm) 870
Kerb Mass (kg) 226
Front wheel location / suspension Inverted fork w/204 mm axle travel
Rear wheel location / suspension Swingarm w/220 mm axle travel
Brakes Front Two four-piston hydraulic calipers w/310 mm disc;ABS
Brakes Rear Single one-piston hydraulic caliper w/256 mm discs;ABS
Tyre Front 90/90-21
Tyre Rear 150/70-18
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 18.8

Rental Rates include side luggage cases, all taxes, all 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


“Lighter, nimbler, more powerful and with an extensive suite of top shelf electronic smarts to go with its boost from 998cc to 1084cc, the latest Africa Twin certainly pushes Honda’s adventure option to a higher level of sophistication.”

“If your off-road skills and confidence are not up to scratch, but you want the comforts and luggage capacity afforded by a large adventure machine, while still getting out and amongst serious terrain that will challenge your mettle, then you won’t do it easier on anything else.”
Honda CRF 1100L Africa Twin Sports

Additional Information

  • Collision Damage Waiver – From $15 per day for lower bond rate
  • FREE Side Luggage for Standard Cases.
  • FREE Unlimited Kilometers on rentals 4 Days & over*
  • Navigation TomTom Rider 400/450 GPS available NZ$10 per day (maximum NZ$120 per rental).
  • Bring your own GPS complete with wiring & mounts - fitting charge NZ$50 plus any hardware we need to provide.
  • Top-boxes available @ $5 per day ($80 Maximum).
  • Tank-bags available @ $10 per day (NZ$80 Maximum).
  • Lowering links can be fitted to the rear suspension of Tiger 900, CB500X NZ$80 fitting fee.
  • Low Seats available for CB500X & F850GS NZ$80 per hire.
  • Puncture repair and tyre inflation kits supplied for NZ$20 per hire.

*Short Term Rentals 2 & 3 days have Free 350 kilometers per day included (Note: if you travel over the generous 350 per day allowance, additional KM will be charged at 39c per KM on bikes up to 750cc, on large bikes 790cc and over 59c/km

  • 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
  • We have depots in Auckland and Christchurch, one-way hires are Okay. One way hires Auckland -Christchurch, or Christchurch – Auckland will incur a $799 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, including correct tyre pressures, Oil levels, and - on hires over 22 days - Oil and filter replacement (if necessary) is paid by us.  Proof of purchase must be provided on return of the motorcycle for re-imbursement.

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 will be required. 

The customer or the customer's travel agent is responsible for all paperwork requiring entry to New Zealand. Requirements due to COVID-19 change frequently so please check the latest requirements.

  • 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.

    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 on all Motorcycles is NZ$4500

Stage 1 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 1) reduces the Insurance Excess to $2900 cost is $15 per day

Stage 2 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 2) reduces the Insurance Excess to $950 cost is $30 per day

Stage 3 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 3) reduces the Insurance Excess to $0 cost is $45 per day

Note: Stage 3 Collision Damage Waiver is only available on hires 7 days or more