thunder trike tours bay of islands
Thunder Trikes bay of islands
trike tours bay of islands
DurationDuration1 Hour
Start & End TimeStart & End TimeVariesi
Pick-Up & Drop-OffPick-Up & Drop-OffNot included
Minimum AgeMinimum AgeAll ages
MealsMealsNot included
Start & End LocationStart & End LocationPaihiai

What's Included

  • Get up to $15 cash back per person when you book with us

  • Exhilarating 60-minute scenic ride on a custom V8 Chev Trike

  • Discover the beautiful Bay of Islands

  • Take the thrilling winding routes to the seaside village of Opua

  • Explore the historic town of Kawakawa

  • Enjoy great photo opportunities from behind the handlebars

  • Experienced driver/guide to showcase the region to you

What to Expect

You won't find a more exhilarating way to experience the Bay of Islands! Feel the rush of adrenaline as you enjoy a 60-minute ride on a custom-built V8 Chevrolet Trike with an experienced driver at the helm. As you wind along the open roads to Opua and Kawakawa, all you have to do is sit back, hold on and soak in the incredible 180-degree views from behind the handlebars.


Starting at the Paihia i-SITE, jump aboard your unique mode of transport as you take off on your heart-pumping adventure southwards. Feel the freedom of the trike as your driver effortlessly navigates along the winding coastal roads to the seaside marina village of Opua. 


From here, you will head south for a 15-minute blast full of twists and turns through native bushland, hills and valleys to historic Kawakawa – home of the famous Hundertwasser toilets & Vintage railroad. There is time to explore the town and enjoy some great photo opportunities before you buckle in for the adrenaline-pumping ride back to Paihia. 


Powered by a 5.7L 350 Chevrolet Edelbrock motor, these trikes are the ultimate in power and excitement and taking a ride on one is a definite bucket list experience! Due to the fact that the trikes are registered as convertible cars and come with seat belts, there is no requirement to wear a helmet so you can enjoy the wind in your face and experience the pure uninhibited adrenaline!


Departure info

This tour departs from the meeting point at i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, Marsden Rd, Paihia

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Summer - bring a light sweater, sunglasses and camera

  • Winter - bring a warm jacket and perhaps a beanie, sunglasses and camera

Fancy giving the kids a real thrill? Good news, this tour caters for children too!

Age shouldn’t be a barrier to fun and a little excitement, whether you are 4 years old or 104, The Supplier will do everything they can to make sure you can enjoy the ride.

Please note that in accordance with the law in New Zealand all children under 7 years must have a booster seat.

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Terms & Conditions:
  • In accordance with New Zealand law, all children under 7 years must have a booster seat

  • The Operator is not responsible for personal injury & damage or loss of property arising from participation on the ride

Cancellation Policy:
  • Customers will receive a full refund or credit within 3-5 days if cancelled in the required time frame.

  • Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

  • Contact The Supplier by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation.


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