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A Classic Ride

38 Tizzards Road | Robinsons Bay, Akaroa 7581, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8946
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A classic way to see the sights

We booked this ride as an individual shore excursion whilst visiting Akaroa on Dawn Princess... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Davo3591
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Sydney, Australia
Fun ride

We had read about "A Classic Ride" on the Internet before travelling to NZ. We hadn't gotten around... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
leanne h
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Melbourne, Australia
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The only Honda Goldwing & Sidecar Tours in New Zealand. A unique way to see the scenic highlights of Akaroa. If you love to have expeiences out of the ordinary take a tour with us. Tours range from a half hour to several hours. From a half hour tour of Akaroa highlights with views across the harbour and town to the longer Summit Rd tours with views to the outer bays and on clear days to the Southern Alps and Kaikoura Ranges, experience the changing scents of being driven through native bush and pine forest out into wide open spaces with spectacular views. Plenty of photo stops. Book online or contact by email to ensure your tour.
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38 Tizzards Road | Robinsons Bay, Akaroa 7581, New Zealand
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+64 3-304 8946

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We booked this ride as an individual shore excursion whilst visiting Akaroa on Dawn Princess. Having been to Akaroa previously we saw Richard at the Wharf previously and thought if we ever returned this would be different way to see the sights. We were not...More

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tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thanks very much for your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your tour and our fantastic sights which we love to share :)

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had read about "A Classic Ride" on the Internet before travelling to NZ. We hadn't gotten around to booking, but were fortunate to meet Richard as we arrived in Akaroa. One adult sits on the rear of the bike and the sidecar fitted an...More

1  Thank leanne h
tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Thanks very much for taking time to review A Classic Ride. So glad you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 17 March 2016

We booked our ride before we travelled which I'm pleased we did as we might not of done it otherwise because of the weather condition when we arrived. We arrived on Moday 29th February on the RCI Radiance of the Seas it was very choppy...More

Thank Irene T
tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

Thank you for pre-booking and for taking time to write the review. We are pleased you enjoyed your tour despite the less than perfect weather for it. If it is really bad we don't go up the top but as you saw it can still...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

We had this ride booked as a shore activity off the Pacific Pearl. It was booked independantly in advance of the trip. Wow !!! we had an hour travelling up into the hills and taking in spectacular scenery. The pillion seat and side car proved...More

Thank Denise W
tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2016

Really glad you enjoyed your tour Denise & excellent idea pre-booking. Thanks for taking time to review.

Reviewed 28 February 2016

My husband and I were cruising on the Celebrity Solstice and had a port stop in Akaroa - Akaroa is a very small village so we decided to take a trip with Richard. We did a 3 hour tour of the area - great fun...More

Thank GoodHartGirl
tevoleus, Manager at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Thanks very much for reviewing your tour with us. Really pleased you enjoyed it all & found it comfortable.

Reviewed 28 February 2016

We highly recommend this experience. Richard picked us up from our B and B and gave us a fab tour of Akaroa. We travelled up side roads and through pine forest to a stunning vantage spot, then down to the marae on the edge of...More

Thank JeanieinBKK
tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Jeanie thanks very much for your review. Richard loved taking you & your Mum for the tour.

Reviewed 25 February 2016

Recently stopped in Akaroa on board the Golden Princess and decided to take a tour with Richard. Awesome ride through Akaroa and saw some interesting places. Saw the lighthouse, Meeting house, views of the harbour from the high areas

Thank landy1054
tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Thanks very much for taking time to review A Classic Ride. We are glad you enjoyed your tour of Akaroa & Onuku.

Reviewed 19 February 2016

My husband & I were on a cruise that stopped into Akaroa, NZ. We booked a ride with Richard on his motorcycle with sidecar. Such a great time! We enjoyed awesome weather, great views and sights we'd never have seen any other way. Richard shared...More

Thank Catherine H
tevoleus, Manager at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Thanks very much for taking time to review A Classic Ride. Glad you enjoyed our wee piece of paradise.

Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

An enjoyable way to explore Akaroa. It's a beautiful small village with some of the best views from high up. Richard, who is a lovely man, took us up there for some perfect photo opportunities and also helped us see all the main tourist attractions....More

Thank mrsblondeLeeds
tevoleus, Owner at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 17 February 2016

We were on a cruise in December, and Akaroa was one of our stops. We took a one hour ride with the Classic Ride Honda with a side car, which was an experience for itself. Richard, the driver, was a very nice man and took...More

Thank Dorit D
tevoleus, Manager at A Classic Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

So glad you enjoyed your tour of Akaroa & the harbour. Thanks very much for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated.

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Response from leanne h | Reviewed this property |
The cost depends on the length of the tour. A half hour tour for 2 people is $95 NZD ($47.50 each). It is well worth the money.
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