Why choose us?

"Our unique selling features would have to be the quality of our bikes and service, our dedication to the motorcycle touring industry here in New Zealand, our genuine passion for motorcycling, and our love of sharing New Zealand's hidden secrets and our local knowledge with you guys." - Mike and Carole Lester

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Why choose Us?

  • You can start your ride on quiet, traffic-free roads;
  • We are a New Zealand owned family business, operating only in New Zealand;
  • Enjoy superb reception facilities, spacious presentation and workshop areas, tea and coffee on tap, a great atmosphere, and our undivided personal attention.
  • You can hire a bike for just one day if you want.
  • Our prices are clearly shown, if competitors' prices look cheaper make sure it's not a 'per person' price!
  • We offer complimentary transfers to/from our Christchurch Base for any hires over 2 days

Why Choose Our Bikes?

  • Our motorcycles all come fitted out for touring and are not just out of the box!  They are 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.
  • Your bike will be presented in immaculate condition - they even all 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; 
  • We're reputable. We will not rip you off! If you damage the motorcycle we will never profit from your misfortune. Furthermore you only pay for the damage caused, we do not take your whole insurance excess.  We find replacement parts at a fair price, with repairer estimates shown

Why Choose Our Tours?

  • Personal Service - only the best, and provided 24/7
  • 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 New Zealand 'Qualmark' Endorsed (NZ Tourism Industry sign of quality) 
  • Value  - Itinerary days are filled with riding days, not transfers and air-travel!, We offer more accommodation nights
  • Clarity - No hidden costs, no extra taxes on prices - and we clearly itemise all inclusions
  • Heritage and Culture - Most fully guided tours include our unique Special Maori Welcome
  • Fun and Activities - All fully guided tours include a thrilling jet-boat ride, guided tour to see our native Kiwi, and a scenic boat cruise through the fiords
  • Kiwiana - We showcase the real New Zealand, our native flora and fauna including our 5 million sheep and our rare native birds, 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 pristine condition.
  • We are proud to have been awarded Qualmark Silver for Sustainable Tourism Business. Meaning here at South Pacific Motorcycle Tours we are committed to protecting our beautiful natural environment, enhancing connections with our local communities, whilst also delivering a quality, safe experience for all visitors.
New Zealand Tourism
Rental Vehicle Association
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
TripAdvisor Reviewed
NZTG Gold Member
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 ride.nz
South Pacific Motorcycle Tours,
43 Roscrea Place, Mandeville,
RD2 Kaiapoi 7692, Christchurch,
North Canterbury, New Zealand.

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