Tour Overview

Tour dates to be confirmed - contact us for details.

The name tells you this is something special, and it is: 11 days of the finest riding New Zealand’s North Island has to offer, and some of the very best in the world. You'll ride the twisting roads of the Coromandel coast and ranges, the remote wind-swept East Cape, and explore the majestic mountains of Tongariro and Mt Taranaki National Parks. This epic tour takes in the spectacular lakeside roads of the Blue Lakes District, the world’s greatest collection of Art Deco buildings in Napier and sample the fantastic wines of Hawkes Bay. Keen riders will find the route around East Cape unforgettable, and the stunning ride across the Ruahine Ranges to The Forgotten Highway is the bucket list dream you didn’t even know you had. Why is it forgotten? You'll have to ride it to find out. Riding over 3,000 kms you'll experience great kiwi hospitality, wonderful Pacific Rim cuisine & stay in some outstanding boutique hotels where comfort is key. This a great way to see the North Island and will have you wanting to come back for more. Check out the full itinerary below. 

Tour Highlights:

  • The Forgotten World Highway
  • Coromandel Loop
  • The wild, remote East Cape
  • Art Deco Napier
  • Lake Rotorua, thermal wonderland
  • Mt Tongariro, Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Egmont
  • Hawkes Bay & Wairarapa wine regions

Included in this tour:

  • 13 nights in superb four-star quality accommodation (includes 1 night prior to tour start)
  • All Breakfasts
  • All Dinners excluding rest days
  • Late model motorcycle with lockable hard luggage personally delivered to your hotel
  • Experienced guide on a motorcycle
  • Comprehensive vehicle insurance
  • Smartphone loan with routes, contacts and travel app
  • Map and itinerary booklet
  • Transfers to and from Auckland airport to base hotel

Not included in your guided tour

  • Air tickets, lunches, drinks, fuel, personal spending & any additional excursions

If you're a local rider and keen to "Bring your own Bike" then you're more than welcome, select Tour Date for BYOB prices.

Wanting a self-guided option or don't see a date that suits? No problem, drop us a line and let us know - hello@openroad.nz.

We can also arrange accommodation before or after your tour.

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