South Pacific Motorcycle Tours: Why choose us?

"Our unique selling features? Personal service, meticulously prepared late model motorcycles for rent, our genuine passion for motorcycling, and sharing New Zealand's hidden secrets and our local knowledge with you guys!" - Mike and Carole Lester (owners of SPMT)

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Why choose Us?

  • Start your ride on a quiet, traffic-free road;
  • We offer a personal service for all visitors to New Zealand - and the locals!
  • We are Kiwis operating our own family business - we don't operate anywhere else;
  • Enjoy superb reception facilities, spacious presentation and workshop areas, tea and coffee on tap, a great atmosphere, and our undivided personal attention.
  • Our prices are clearly shown, no hidden extras or add-ons
  • We offer complimentary transfers between our Christchurch Base and Christchurch city or airport.

Why Choose Our Motorbikes?

  • Our motorcycles are prepared for touring, not just out of the box. They're all fitted with lockable hard luggage with touring windsheilds, crash protection, and scott oilers where appropriate to make your tour easier on you and the bike. (some classic motorcycles have soft luggage)
  • Your motorcycle will be presented in immaculate condition - with us its personal, even our bikes have names!;
  • Our motorcycles are serviced by our own fully qualified mechanics, supported by main dealer checks;
  • Our motorcycles come with current Certificate of Fitness issued by the NZ Land Transport Authority;
  • We own all our own motorcycles - around 30 of them;
  • We're reputable and won't rip you off! If you damage the motorcycle we will never profit from your misfortune. You pay only for the damage caused, find replacement parts at a fair price, and we're happy to show your repair estimates

Why Choose Our Tours?

  • A personal, high quality service - only the best, and provided 24/7
  • We specialise in the South Island - arguably the best island in the world for motorcycle touring
  • Our tours are almost all-inclusive and include the best activities and attractions
  • Every itinerary is personalised depending on your interests, hobbies and circumstances
  • Unique, quality lodgings, hand-picked and personalised just for you
  • On our fully guided tours we stay at Larnach - New Zealand's only Castle!
  • We take you further! We take you to the real biker's roads, not just the tourist trails
  • Superb support - tour Guides that know all the secrets, and dedicated, experienced staff
  • Safety - start your ride on quiet country roads, and relax knowing that guides will show you the way
  • Reliable - We're members of the Rental Vehicle Association of New Zealand.
  • Value  - Itinerary days are filled with riding days and activities, not transfers and air-travel!
  • Clarity - No hidden costs, no extra taxes on prices - we clearly itemise all inclusions
  • Heritage and Culture - We are proud to showcase our unique Maori and European heritage
  • All inclusive! Our fully guided tour package includes all the best activities and lots of special dinners,
  • Kiwiana - We showcase the real New Zealand, our native flora and fauna, our delicious food, great beer and award-winning wines.
  • Flexibility - our Unique 'Rest or Ride' Days allow you to do just that - rest, explore, see all the attractions, or carry on riding until you drop
  • Quality - Our latest model machines and all rental gear & equipment are maintained to the highest level and presented to you in immaculate condition.
  • We are proud to be part of the Rental Vehicle Association of New Zealand
  • Check out our recent reviews on Trip Advisor for comments from previous clients and more info about us.


New Zealand Tourism
Rental Vehicle Association
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
TripAdvisor Reviewed
NZTG Gold Member
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Our unique selling features would have to be our unsurpassed quality of service, our genuine passion for motorcycling and, and sharing New Zealand's hidden secrets with you - in other words, our local knowledge.
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Contact us ...
+64 3 312 0066
Skype us at
South Pacific Motorcycle Tours,
43 Roscrea Place, Mandeville,
RD2 Kaiapoi 7692, Christchurch,
North Canterbury, New Zealand.

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