Tour Overview

This Tour has been cancelled due to Covid - new tour dates for 2021 are now open for bookings


The name tells you this is something special, and it is: 12 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 sampling 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.

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 wine region

Included in this tour:

  • Transfers to and from Auckland airport to base hotel
  • Late model motorcycle with lockable hard luggage personally delivered to your hotel
  • Comprehensive vehicle insurance
  • Experienced guide on a motorcycle
  • 12 nights in four-star accommodation
  • 11 Breakfasts, one lunch, 11 evening meals
  • Smartphone loan with routes, contacts and travel app
  • Map and itinerary booklet

Not included:

  • Fuel
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Personal spending
  • Napier Vintage car winery tour optional excursion

We can also arrange accommodation before or after your tour. Just let us know.

This tour can also be configured on a bring-your-own-bike basis (select Tour date for prices) or as a self-guided tour. Ask us for details and pricing at hello@openroad.nz.

Don't see a date that suits? Drop us a line and we'll try to sort it for you.

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