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Welcome to BikeRoundNZ - The best advice, best tours and the best bikes

BMW R1200GSWWelcome to BikeRoundNZ! You'll find everything here to make planning your motorbike hire and tour in New Zealand really easy.

We're here to help you make the most of your time and not just to provide you with a brilliant motorbike to ride. If you'd just like to rent a motorcycle then that's fine of course we won't take offense, but if you need advice on routes, accommodation booked, internal flights arranged, help with side-trips or even second breakfasts organised then that's what we're here to do. Our staff have a wealth of experience relating to New Zealand and we're eager to share. We don't mind if you use us as a travel agency style resource for your trip, we're just happy to be talking about the country we love!

New Zealand was made in heaven for touring on motorcycles!

Stretching some 1,600km from north to south spread over two main islands, New Zealand is unique. The South Island combines breathtaking coastal scenery, forested hillsides and sprawling vineyards with immense fjords, towering mountains and immeasureably ancient glaciers.

The North Island is a more tropical, some might say 'gentler' place with amazing beaches, sprawling farmland, incredible cuisine a rich Maori heritage and stunning volcanic backdrops. With only 4 million people lucky enough to call New Zealand home there's a lot of wide open spaces and deserted, twisting, smoothly surfaced roads, all just waiting to be ridden. They're a friendly bunch too, which all combines to create one of the finest countries on the planet for touring on two wheels!

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You can hire a motorbike from both Christchurch or Auckland and explore on your own terms and at your own pace. BMWs, Harley Davidson, Yamaha, Ducati, Honda and many other makes are available.

If you like a little more structure to your visit, a self-guided motorcycle tour includes the bike of your choice from our extensive range, great quality accommodation, maps taking you from one overnight stop to the next and a detailed itinerary document crammed full of information about the route, distances and things to see and do along the way.

Alternatively you could join a guided motorcycle tour, we might only be offering two at the moment but we don't mess around; these are the finest guided motorcycle tours you could ever hope to be part of. You'll meet some great people, enjoy expert support and knowledgable guides will take you on the best roads to the most scenic places, guaranteed! Our current guided motorcycle tour offerings cover either the best of the South Island, or both the North and the South in what could possibly be the finest use of three weeks of your time imaginable.

Organising your New Zealand motorcycle tour is really quite simple. Just choose from the links above to start the motorcycling adventure of a lifetime! You'll be taken great care of from the moment you first enquire to the day you reluctantly return your motorbike. If some expert advice and insight would help you to plan your tour of New Zealand then just ask! We love New Zealand, know most areas intimately and hope that our advice helps you to leave with the same passion for the country as we have.

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And remember, any of our tours can be customised to suit your needs so if there's anything you'd like to see included or changed we'll be happy to help!

We are also able to occasionally offer some great special offers on one way motorcycle rentals, and even some incredible deals on self guided tour packages. Act fast though, these deals don't tend to hang around very long!


There are so many incredible experiences waiting in New Zealand that it can be a little overwhelming at times!

We can help you make the most of your available time, offer advice on where to go and when to go there, what best to ride and much more besides. The best part though? The advice is free! We just want to make sure you enjoy New Zealand as much as we do!

Just drop us a line with your hopes for the bike trip and we'll see what we can organise. Alternatively you can read some information about riding in New Zealand in general.
Our self guided tours include the use of a bike, great accommodation along the way and an itinerary crammed full of information about the route, distances, things to see and interesting background information.

We've also offer a range of guided tours from the incredible Ultimate South Island tour, right through to the island-hopping Best of New Zealand ride.

We can tailor almost every aspect of the tours to suit you so an incredible, personalised motorcycle tour is only a click away!
New Zealand is a truly incredible place to ride a motorcycle, it's made even better when you're riding a fantastic motorbike, perhaps one you've always dreamed of trying.

We've got a great range of motorcycles available to hire on both the North and the South islands.

We can also provide low cost, long term bike rentals if you're planning a longer distance motorcycle ride, or even off-road ready dual sport adventure bikes for those longing to get a little further off the beaten track. Simply let us know what you're looking for!

If there's anything we can do to help you plan a fantastic motorcycle adventure in New Zealand - please just ask!

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Bike Round NZ - Best advice, best tours and best bikes in New Zealand