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Metzeler Grand Tour

Planning your next bucket-list holiday? Metzeler offers you the opportunity to experience some of the finest riding in the world.

Departing from Queenstown, the adventure capital of the Pacific region, the Metzeler Grand Tour will set you off on breathtaking day trips through the stunning Alpine sceneries of New Zealand’s South Island.


Combining two action packed days on both our off-road and adventure bikes, you will exclusively get to sample the stunning range of challenging and fun terrains this region offers.

With over 30 years of experience leading tours in the South Island, your highly experienced local guides from Off-road Bike New Zealand will tailor the rides to your level, all while showcasing the amazing capabilities of Metzeler tyres and leave memories that will last a lifetime.


Location: Gibbston Valley
Bikes: Yamaha xtz 1200 Supere Tenere
Tyres: Metzeler Karoo Street, Metzeler Karoo 3

The tour begins with a breathtaking journey along the shores of Lake Wakatipu, one of New Zealand’s most famous scenic road with spectacular views around each bend and changing elevation for a unique and entertaining ride. After passing through the quaint township of Glenorchy at the base of the lake the group enters the awe inspiring Mt Aspiring World Heritage area. From a stunning bitumen to the first off road trails, at one point you will arrive in the area called Paradise with glacial lakes, ancient forests and neck stretching peaks as your backdrop. This whole region has been made famous as the setting for a number of box office movies including The Lord of the Rings.

Location: Gibbston Valley
Bikes: WR250 and WR450
Tyres: Metzeler MC360 Mid Hard

The off-road bike experience will take place on an 11,000 acre high country station Metzeler has exclusive assess to, located amongst the famous wine region of central Otago. It is an off road rider’s dream with adventurous trails running from the banks of the beautiful Kawarau river through to the mountains of the Kawarau Gorge. With over 100 km’s available we have designed a vast range of trails to challenge and entertain all riders with spectacular rugged scenery as your backdrop.






  • One person in a private room: $3,980 New Zealand Dollars
  • One person in a shared room: $3,180 New Zealand Dollars
The program includes:
  • 4 nights in 4* accomodation
  • All meals and transfers
  • Bikes, insurance and riding tour leader for both days tour
  • 1 day sightseeing in private tour
The program does not include:
  • Airfare to Queenstown
  • Helmet, boots and protective gears
  • All extra activities not included in the program
  • DAY 1 Arrival and transfer to Novotel Queenstown
    Welcome Dinner
  • DAY 2 Full day Off Road Tour
  • DAY 3 Full day Adventure Tour
  • DAY 4 Morning Tour and Excursion
    Afternoon at leisure
  • DAY 5 Departure

Where we are

The Metzeler Grand Tour departs from the heart
of Queenstown, in New Zealand’s South Island.

If you are interested in extending your wonderful
time in Queenstown, we recommend visiting to discover the full
array of activities and attractions.

How to get there


By plane

There are several companies that offer flights to the island. Wherever you come from, you’ll either fly through the airports of Australia or New Zealand.

Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by Metzeler staff and set up for a quick 15 minutes transfer to your hotel in downtown Queenstown.

Most passports do not require a visa to enter New Zealand, but it is advisable to check before travelling if you may require one.

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Air New Zealand

Is the national airline and flag carrier of New Zealand, offering regular domestic services to Queenstown from Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington as well as direct international services from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne



Direct international flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne


Qantas Airways

Direct international flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne


Virgin Australia

Direct international flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne