Discover New Zealand
Guided New Zealand Motorcycle Tours
New Zealand is more than just a country, it’s a sanctuary: a place of easy-going people and beautiful scenery. When you ride here you will experience all our must-do spots – from crystal clear rivers to alpine lakes and golden sand beaches.
You’ll also get to meet a bunch of real deal Kiwis, we don’t take ourselves too seriously, unless it involves rugby, cool cars or drinking beer…
Father and son Mark and Ben Van Leeuwarden are your guides for each tour. They ensure that you always feel at home and have a laugh each day.
So, your bucket list ride awaits.
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The Kiwi Crusade is the ultimate New Zealand Motorcycle tour. We ride over 2,000 km in 11 days, seeing all the best bits of NZ including the Burt Munro Challenge.
North & South Island Explorer
Explore every corner of New Zealand on this epic motorbike tour. Tour includes Rotorua, Milford Sound and Queenstown. This is motorcycle riding at its best!
North Island Explorer
Cultural experiences, Hobbiton, Bay of Islands, Waitomo caves, heavenly riding days and the Coromandel — a hell of a time in just a week.
South Island Explorer
The trip of a lifetime. Explore Franz Josef Glacier, Arthurs Pass, Queenstown and more. From stunning scenery to the best motorcycle roads on the planet - it’s got it all.
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Why Take a Guided Planet Chopper Tour in NZ?
Our rides are life-changing. Each day is a new adventure.
We stay in beautiful hotels, eat top-notch food, visit cultural and adventure attractions, and do it all with a bunch of great people.
With our flavour of family-run, motorcycle-focused adventures you’re bound to have a laugh, a smile and some great memories.
- Late Model Motorcycle Rental
- 4 Star Hotel Accommodation
- Excursions, live music and activities (tour specific)
- Support Vehicle with driver and luggage trailer
- Spare motorcycle
- Experienced Tour Guides x 2
- Welcome and Farewell Dinner
- Planet Chopper T-shirt and Cap
- Not included: Airfares, personal health insurance and alcohol.
Our Team in NZ
Father and son Mark and Ben Van Leeuwarden are born and bred kiwis. They bring their own flare to each tour, and provide carefully crafted itineraries, ‘real kiwi’ experiences and occasionally some good humour.
Mark comes from a private investigation background while Ben used to work in advertising around the world.
The pair have hosted many New Zealand group tours, music events, and have been a part of New Zealand’s supermoto racing community for many years.
Their existing relationships give you special access to the New Zealand many tourists don’t get to see.
BEN Van Leeuwarden
Mark Van Leeuwarden
Denise “Diesel” Graham
Dedicated Support Team
We have a support vehicle with a trailer for luggage and a spare motorcycle. The support truck driver offers additional support, and we always travel with a mechanic to keep the wheels rolling.
We have a wide-variety of motorbikes for you to ride in New Zealand. From Harley Davidson Electra Glides to custom choppers, take your pick.
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