A guided motorcycle day tour will take you on a thrilling ride through New Zealand’s landscapes, both riding alone or as a pillion passenger.

Whether you're sweeping along the graceful, rain-forested curves of the West Coast highway to Haast, or blasting along the Desert Road past the huge volcanoes of Tongariro National Park, New Zealand's well-engineered and maintained roads mean it's beautifully suited to two-wheel travel.

Hire a motorcycle

Motorcycle rental companies will tempt you with options including iconic brands such as Harley Davidson, BMW, Yamaha, Honda and Suzuki.

Take a self-guided day tour that grants you the freedom to explore at your own pace, following the roads less travelled to discover hidden gems along the way. Motorcycle rentals are available from South Pacific Motorcycle Tours; or try a guided day tour from those locals in the know Ride a Bike NZ

Book a motorcycling tour

If you don’t want to ride alone or worry about the riding skills, safety and logistics, touring companies offer pillion tours for non-riders. Sit back and relax and fully immerse yourself in the scenic beauty without any distractions.

Driving/riding in New Zealand

Learn more about New Zealand's road rules, roads, how to drive or ride safely, and licence requirements.

Tiaki promise - care for New Zealand

The Tiaki Promise(opens in new window) is a commitment to care for New Zealand now, and for future generations. By following the Tiaki Promise, you are making a commitment to act as a guardian, protecting and preserving our home.

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