riders (with own bike)

(No EFTPOS: cash or bank transfer only)

Adult (17 years and over)

Youth (under 17 years riding B Track)

Junior (on Learners' Track)

Mini (on peewee 50cc)



Annual Season Pass: Adult
5-Year Pass: Adult

Annual Season Pass: Youth
5-Year Pass: Youth


* James' daughter used to race cross-country and MotoX when there were not many females in the sport. In order to encourage more women and girls to participate James decided not to charge them for riding at Thundercross.

**UTVs are welcome at Thundercross.  Drivers of UTVs must be over 16 and hold a current, full NZ driving licence. 

bike hire prices - full day only / no half days.

This is the best value dirt bike hire in NZ which includes petrol, ride fee and a full set of protective clothing (helmet, shirt, pants, boots, goggles, gloves and chest protector). Please don't offend us by asking for a discount.

DRZ-400 (4 available) 
Tall/heavy riders and/or experienced riders only
$300ea  ATV LTR-400 (1 available)*

DRZ-250 (5 available)
Adults and large youth - see Book Now for details

ATV LTZ-250 (2 available)*
($150 if ridden by parent accompanying child on a hire bike -see promo code in Book Now)

KLX-140 (4 available)
Youth and small adults - see Book Now for details

*Children under 16 are not allowed to ride our Quad Bikes.  Single riders only; no doubling up.


DRZ-125 (4 available)
Experienced youths and small adults. 
Kick start - not for learners. See Book Now for details

Yamaha Peewee 50 twist and go.  From 5-6 years old.  Must be able to ride a two-wheeler (1 available)

DRZ-50 auto (1 available)
From 5-6 years old.  Must be able to ride a two-wheeler


JR-80 - clutch (1 available)
From 7-8 years old, depending on height - see details in Book Now

KLX-110 (1 clutch and 1 auto available)
From 7-8 years old - see details in Book Now


Hire any combo of child's bike and an adult bike at the same time and receive $100 off the combined hire price! (Valid during NZ school holidays only for one rider under 18 and the other over 18).  See Promo Code in Book Now

If you would like to accompany your children around the track, we can hire you the 250cc quad for only $150, including helmet and boots. (Must be taken in association with child's bike hire and at least one hour's children's tuition).  See Promo Code in Book Now

125cc SPECIAL:

Hire any 125cc for $150 per day (includes all protective gear, ride fee and fuel for day).  Kick start.  Not suitable for learner riders.  Small adults or youths only - approx 160cm in height

YAMAHA PEEWEE 50cc NOW AVAILABLE: (picture coming soon).  
This is our smallest bike for chiildren from 115cm to 130cm, 5-6 years old.  $150 per day, including all protective gear, ride fee and fuel for day) .  Twist and go.  No clutch. No gears.  1 hour tuition recommended for inexperienced riders (separate fee applies)


Hireage of gear and bikes is subject to our Terms and Conditions including a fully-refundable bond of 50% which is payable at the time of booking.  It is rare that we need to deduct anything from your bond for damages and, should this be necessary, it will be by prior notification. The Bond is refunded to your nominated bank account during the week following hire. Please complete our booking form to secure your reservation.

To avoid disappointment, we recommend you
reserve your hire bike and gear before you come out to Thundercross.

training / coaching / lessons

1-2 peopleGroup (3-5pax)
Bike hirers (day)

$50/hr per person$150/hr in addition to bike hire
Own bike

$75/hr per person$200/hr


*Water Blaster Service

Camp Site


Helmet, goggles, shirt, gloves, pants, boots, chest protector
Money from the water blaster service is donated to Air Ambulance

Tent or motor home site only.  No facilities available, other than toilet block.  By prior arrangement. Bookings essential. Please complete hire form on website and email it in to us in advance in order to book. 

A list of local Bed & Breakfast establishments is available on the Contact Us page

$10 per item
$5 per bike*
Bike Retrieval
If you get stuck out there we can help with retrieving your bike. There may be a charge subject to circumstance and the severity of the situation. For straight forward rescues a box of beer is always appreciated.

gift vouchers

Treat your friends and family, colleagues or staff to a fun day out and introduce them to a thrilling new sport. We can provide you with a gift voucher tailored to your requirements, based on any combination of the above. Please phone (09) 232 2919 or email us.

corporate events & team building

Bring the team for their annual outing, Christmas party, team-building retreat or social club event.
Please phone (09) 232 2919 or email us to discuss.

group bookings

Looking for something different to do for a stag or hen party? Is your Club looking for a Christmas outing? Want to celebrate a milestone event with your friends and family? Come to Thundercross! Have a fun day together and bring the barbeque for afterwards (or use ours – by prior arrangement). Please phone (09) 232 2919 or email us.


Got visitors to NZ? Want to experience an adventure sport whilst you're visiting NZ? Come to Thundercross and ride amongst stunning, unspoilt NZ scenery whilst you're visiting our beautiful country. Please phone (09) 232 2919 or email us.

Minimum PPE Requirements

Helmet and proper motocross boots (even unloading and loading bikes). NON-NEGOTIABLE.

Gummies, steel toe caps, trainers or any other form of footwear are unacceptable.

This is in the interests of your own safety. We have boots for hire @ $10 per pair, subject to availability.

2nd Hand Kit

In the interests of helping riders get their own gear, we are running a sale facility where by riders can bring their old gear in clean, good condition to us marked with the price and your phone number. We will then sell on your behalf.  

Twice a year, at the beginning and end of the season, we will run a sausage sizzle and a bring/buy/swap day for all riders – bring your old kit and trade with other riders. 

and go in the draw to win a free season pass for next year!


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