A 4,000 km ride in the fantastic Maori land.You will feel and enjoy Km of curves among volcanoes, thermal parks, ocean, lush forests and glaciers. The land of the Lord of the Rings will leave you breathless at every turn thanks to the wonder of its panoramas.
Departure from Italy on a scheduled flight operated by Singapore Airlines at 12:40 pm from Milan Malpensa.
Arrival in Singapore in the early morning. Next flight to Auckland with arrival shortly before midnight. Transfer to the hotel. Check in and accommodation in the reserved rooms. Overnight stay.
Free day at leisure to visit the city. In the evening meeting with the local assistant for the transfer in order to rent the motorcycle. Check-in for motorcycle. After their collection, return to the hotel as a group. Free dinner. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the first stop of your tour towards Coromandel Peninsula. Before arriving in Pauanui stop for optional boat excursion in the Coromandel bay. Near Waikato (not far from our final destination) we recommend a stop at the HOT WATER BEACH; here hot water foams directly from the beach. There you can dig your own private thermal pool. Arrival and accommodation in hotel.
Departure toward the south to reach Rotorua, the most famous area of New Zealand thanks to the Geiser and the Maori tradition. Arrival in the afternoon. Hotel accommodation.
Full day at leisure for visiting the city. Located on a volcanic upland and formerly home to many spas, Rotorua is nicknamed the "sulphurous city" due to the presence of hot mud tubs, numerous hot springs, geysers and a strong sulfur smell that spreads in the air. The city also has a large Maori population whose cultural events, including crafts, marae (meeting and prayer places), Hangi dinners and traditional dances, are among the most interesting in the country. The native and introduced plant species as well as the many and picturesque lakes in the region make Rotorua one of the most fascinating destinations in New Zealand both from a natural and cultural point of view.
Today you will dive into the heart of the North Island through forests, mountains and volcanoes in a succession of breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable roads until we reach Wanganui. In Taumarunui you will ride on Highway 43, better known as The Forgotten World Highway; although only it's only 150 km long, it is an unforgettable motorcycle or car trip. Built on old 19th century horse riding trails, this road connects Taumarunui with Stratford meandering through four mountain saddles through a mysterious one-way tunnel and along the sinuous gorge of a river.
Transfer stage that will take you to Wellington, the capital lying on its ocean bay. Arrival in the early afternoon to fully enjoy the atmosphere of tranquility that reigns here. Since 1865 it is the capital of New Zealand and the city has been surrounded by a magnificent natural harbor and Victorian-style wooden villas on the sides of steep hills. Wellington is the center of culture and the arts, offers excellent restaurants, cafes, nightlife and recreational activities and is home to the government and embassies. It is famous for the wind that blows so strong from the Strait of Cook, that it gained the nickname "Windy Wellington" (the city of the wind).Hotel accomodation. Rest of the day at leisure.
You get your motorcycle back to reach the South Island, an explosion of uncontaminated nature to take a breath on the roads of gentle curves lying on the ocean. Leaving your hotel, take The Terrace towards Waterloo Quay which needs to be taken by turning right and continue for 4 km until you reach the Interislander Wellington to Picton Ferry.
You must arrive to the Ferry Terminal 45 minutes before the ferry departure
08:30 am Departure from Wellington with the Interislander ferry to Picton.
11:45 am Arrival in Picton.
Picton –Nelson (109 km)
From the Picton Interislander Terminal Ferry you take your motorcycles along the road at the exit of the Terminal until you turn left onto Lagoon Road. Arrival in Nelson in the early afternoon. Hotel accommodation. Rest of the day at leisure.
With its magnificent gardens and enchanting sunsets Nelson overlooks Tasmania Bay. Its name as well as that of many of its streets and parks derives from the famous Admiral Nelson who landed here from England together with other pioneers. In the surrounding area there are some of New Zealand's most beautiful beaches and the sun in this region shines more than anywhere else in the country. The main activities are fishing, fruit cultivation, forestry and in the western part of the city there are numerous apple, tobacco and hop plantations.
From the hotel turn right and take Rutheford Street. Continue on SH 6 also known as the West Coast Touring Route which, between Haast in the south and Karamea in the north, is a continuous adventure along which to watch the ocean show of the shower heads in Punakaiki, crossing gorges along rivers in the footsteps of the old places of gold hunting . Arrival at your hotel in Punakaiki, along the State Hwy 6.
Located in the heart of Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki is known for the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks, rock developments so called for their unusual overlapping pancake (crèpes) shape. The area also has abundant nature and guided walks on the beach, forest and mountains. Other possible activities include canoeing, horseback riding, surfing, caving and mountaineering. Introduce yourself to Punakaiki Canoes which is located on the main road through Punakaiki, 1 km north of Pancake Rocks.
You take the State Highway SH 6 (West Coast Touring Route) from your hotel for 360 km until the final destination, the Franz Josef Glacier
Today's stage will allow you, in addition to crossing breathtaking landscapes for km of uninterrupted curves , to make a stop to admire and take a walk in one of the wonders of New Zealand, the Franz Josef Glacier
Continue your ride on two wheels towards Queenstown, the holiday city and the most famous resort on the South Island where you will stay for two nights. Even today the road proceeds between kilometers of curves between forests and natural parks always following State Highway SH 6 and then from Haast to get into scenarios of absolute natural beauty, with stops curve after curve. Arrival in Queenstown in the late afternoon. Hotel accommodation. Overnight stay.
Free day available. Queenstown is the most popular holiday resort on the south island, it stretches along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and it is located at the foot of the Remarkables mountain chain. Its extraordinary landscape is mainly characterized by magnificent peaks, steep hills and rich mountain vegetation. The town is also renowned for the many practicable activities including jet boating (jet powered boats), bungy-jumping, skiing and many extreme sports. Following the discovery of gold in the Shotover River in the 19th century the city was the destination of many researchers from all over the world and was called Queenstown (city of the Queen) as an ideal location for "any queen". During the stop in Queenstown you can take excursions with your motorcycle on the Milford Sound fjord or head south to Invercargil and continue the fantastic peaceful coast. Both excursions include a full day on motorcycle with return to Queenstown in the late evening.
We approach our final destination going down to the far south of the island for a stop in Invercarghill, the legendary beach where Burt Murrow ran with his Indian Custom to train for the World speed record in Salt Lake City in the United States. We then continue along the rugged coastline until we reach Dunedin. Arrival in the afternoon. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight stay.
We start for the last leg of our journey in the middle ground. The last turns on the roads of New Zealand to arrive in Christchurch. Arrival in the late afternoon. Hotel accommodation. Overnight stay.
In good time meeting with the assistant and return of the rented motorcycles at the Christchurch depot. Continue to the airport for the flight to Italy operated by Singapore Airlines.
Arrival in Italy scheduled in the morning. End of services.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 27 December 2020 to 12 January 2021||€ 4,380|
OPERATIONAL FLIGHTS PROPOSED
SQ 377 27DEC MXP / SIN 1240/0735 + 1
SQ 281 28DEC SIN / AKL 0845/2335
SQ 298 11JAN CHC / SIN 1200/1740
SQ 366 12JAN SIN / MXP 2345/0555
Individual participation fees, starting from:
|Price per person, MINIMUM 12 PARTICIPANTS||In the indicated hotels|
|Participation fee, in double room||€ 4,380|
|Airport taxes subject to change||€ 280|
|Entry fee||€ 65|
|Motorcycle Rental Fee||Quote per motorbike|
|Harley Davidson Electra Glide||€ 3,020|
|BMW R 1250 GS||€ 2,850|
|BMW R 1200 GS||€ 2,680|
|BMW F850 GS||€ 2,230|
|BMW F 750 GS||€ 1,980|
|BMW F700 GS||€ 1,780|
|TRIUMPH TIGER 800||€ 1,850|
|SUZUKI DLV 650 V STROM||€ 1,580|
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