Suzuki Adventure Safari

SUZUKI Adventure Safari - November 23rd-24th 2019

Bring your adventure riding skills on our next mission - The Suzuki Adventure Safari (S.A.S). Proudly supported by Suzuki NZ, this unique introductory adventure ride - covering two days, is strictly limited to everything Suzuki. We will be based in Rotorua on 23-24 November 2019 for the next upcoming safari.

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The Suzuki Adventure Safari is suitable for road registered dual purpose/adventure Suzuki motorcycles, and pillions are welcome. So if you own, beg or borrow a Suzuki adventure motorcycle, and would like to enjoy 2 days of superb riding off the beaten track with like-minded enthusiasts, then this is the perfect ride and social occasion for you! The ride is designed to be fun  - not a hard slog - and is a great entry level adventure for riders who have not experienced organised adventure riding before - we do all this for you - you just have to register, and turn up with your motorcycle and an overnight bag!

What to Expect SAS 2019:

As a two day manoeuvre this ride is going to be a blast, with some great scenic riding you may not have experienced before in this part of the country!  

We're here for an awesome social occasion, great riding, and a whole weekend of enjoyment with some like-minded Suzuki adventure enthusiasts! 

This two day ride is centered around Rotorua with the following timetable:

Meet at 8.00am at Bike Force, 177 Lake Rd, Rotorua, for registration and briefing on Saturday 23rd November.

Saturday 23th November - Day 1 - Tarseal & gravel riding rated easy

We'll head up the scenic route, off the beaten track around rural Rotorua, ending up south for a catered lunch. In the afternoon we'll have an interesting loop back to Rotorua where we'll have dinner and spend the night.

Accommodation is at your own expense - we recommend you book close by the Rotorua Citizens Club in central Rotorua 1146 Rangiuru St, as we have booked the Saturday night dinner and get together here.

Sunday 24th November - Day 2 - Tarseal, gravel & tracks rated easy to medium

9.00am start from Bike Force. The second day we will be riding through more spectacular scenery, for approximately half a day, to complete the Suzuki Adventure Safari.

Cost: Rider $295, and pillion $150

Entry fee includes:

  • GPS and/or map coordinates for 2 days riding
  • Catered lunch Saturday
  • Delicious buffet dinner Saturday night
  • Quality Safari Tee
If you're a Suzuki adventure enthusiast, you'd be mad to miss this gathering, and we look forward to riding with you!
Please remember to book your accommodation in central Rotorua, as close as possible to Rotorua Citizens Club, Rangiuru St, Rotorua.

What a superb ride weekend this was in November 2018! - Great riding, fantastic social occasion! The SAS will now become an annual adventure weekend, each year it will be held at a new location.