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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set TourCultural Tours

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Swap the Tauranga cruise port for the Shire, featured in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, on a Hobbiton Movie Set shore excursion. Your tour includes movie structures such as hobbit holes, the party tree and the Mill. Sip a drink at the Green Dragon Inn, and then suit up in a favorite LOTR costume with a stop at McLaren Falls Park.
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  • 6 hours to 6 hours 30 minutes
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Deluxe Rotorua Shore Excursion: Geothermal Valley Geysers Redwood Forest & LunchDay Trips

Deluxe Rotorua Shore Excursion: Geothermal Valley Geysers Redwood Forest & Lunch

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When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, take a small-group shore excursion that showcases Maori culture and New Zealand's natural beauty. Highlights include the Living Maori Village, the geothermal geysers, kiwi orchards, and traditional cultural performance. Indulge in a deluxe 2-course lunch and a sightseeing tour of Rotorua before a walk among the redwoods of the Whakarewarewa Forest and a visit to the Tudor-style design museum. Your small-group tour includes admission fees, lunch, and round-trip transportation from the cruise port.
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  • 6 hours
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Shore Excursion: The Ultimate Hobbiton and Lord of the Rings Movie Set TourHalf-day Tours

Shore Excursion: The Ultimate Hobbiton and Lord of the Rings Movie Set Tour

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Explore the sets from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ movie series at Hobbiton during this shore excursion. Cross Tauranga Harbour and head through the Kaimai mountain range en route to Hobbiton, the movie set location for the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy. Meet your guide at the Shires Rest to start your guided tour. Discover top sites including the famous party tree in Bag End. Finish your tour with an ale in the Green Dragon Inn and imagine yourself among your favorite characters.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua HighlightsNature & Wildlife

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

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See the highlights of Rotorua on a full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. You’ll travel to one of New Zealand’s famed regions in the North Island, observing otherworldly landscapes and Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa’s thermal springs. Visit Okere Falls at the Bay of Plenty; receive a traditional welcome at an authentic Maori village where you’ll watch a 'haka' (war dance); and view the Government Gardens, a historic bath house and more in Rotorua.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua SightseeingCultural Tours

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing

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Take a shore excursion to the Hobbiton Movie Set and sightsee Rotorua with a guide when your cruise ship pulls into port at Tauranga. Journey to Middle-earth and The Shire of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ fame, featured in the popular LOTR trilogy and ‘The Hobbit.’ Then learn traditional customs at the Maori village of Whakarewarewa before strolling past the spouting geysers and steaming hot springs of thermal Rotorua. Numbers are limited to 19 participants in this small-group tour to the land of hobbits and hot pools.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Unique Authentic Maori Village & Geothermal Inc LunchDay Trips

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Unique Authentic Maori Village & Geothermal Inc Lunch

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Once your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, get the most out of your time in port with this combo trip to the Geothermal Valley and a local kiwi fruit orchard. With a guide teaching you about the geology and history, explore the geysers, hot pools, and steam vents in the valley, then head to the kiwi orchards to learn about New Zealand's most famous export. Tastings of jams, juices, and different kiwi varieties included.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Geothermals ComboDay Trips

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Geothermals Combo

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Explore traditional Maori culture and discover movie history in the New Zealand hills on this full-day Hobbiton and Te Puia combo shore excursion from Tauranga. Travel through the breathtaking Kaimai Mountains in Waikato. Explore the Hobbiton movie set with your guide and discover famous sites such as the party tree and the hobbits’ dwellings. Head through the forests of the Mamaku Ranges to Rotorua, and admire top attractions like the Bath House and Government Gardens. In Te Puia, see the famous Pohutu geyser and learn of Maori traditions and culture.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes

Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From TaurangaDay Trips

Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga

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When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, experience the wonders of New Zealand's North Island in a small group on this full-day tour to Rotorua. Take in sights such as Mount Maunganui, Sulphur Bay on Lake Rotorua, hot springs around Rotorua, and places of importance to the Maori people. Taste fresh kiwi fruit at an orchard, stroll through the Redwood Forest, and admire the manicured grounds of Government Gardens. Your small-group tour includes guide, entrance fees, air-conditioned transportation, and port pickup and drop-off.
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  • 6 hours
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermal Geyser Tour and Polynesian Spa Combo Including LunchDay Trips

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermal Geyser Tour and Polynesian Spa Combo Including Lunch

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This Tauranga shore excursion stands out from others by offering a 2-course lunch and a visit to a Polynesian spa. The basics of local shore excursions are included too: travel with a small group to the Rotorua geothermal geyser, mud pools, and steam vents, and then see a Maori dance performance. At the spa, soak in hot mineral springs with views of Lake Rotorua.
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  • 7 hours
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Shore Excursion: Rotorua and Te Puia including Maori Cultural Show from TaurangaDay Trips

Shore Excursion: Rotorua and Te Puia including Maori Cultural Show from Tauranga

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While your cruise ship awaits in Tauranga, take a small-group shore excursion to Te Puia and Rotorua, stopping en route at Kiwi 360 and Okere Falls. A professional guide transfers you by minibus to Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, home to Pohutu Geyser. Walk by the bubbling mud pools and watch a Maori cultural show of traditional carving and weaving. Then set out for the sights of Rotorua and finish with a visit to Hamurana Spring. Numbers are limited to 16 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton Lord Of The Rings Movie Set and Rotorua Geothermal Geyser Combo TourDay Trips

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton Lord Of The Rings Movie Set and Rotorua Geothermal Geyser Combo Tour

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Spend a day off your cruise ship and get out of the city on this day trip to two popular North Island attractions, Whakarewarewa and Hobbiton. Save time hiring a car and getting used to New Zealand roads; your guide meets you at the port and heads straight into the heartland. Visit Whakarewarewa, a bubbling geothermal landscape and home to the local Māori iwi (tribe), then head across the Kaimai Ranges to Hobbiton, an authentic movie set from the Lord of the Rings.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from TaurangaDay Trips

Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from Tauranga

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Experience the mythical world of Middle Earth on a half-day tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set from Tauranga. Explore the magnificent film set and admire original props from the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies on a guided tour; see iconic sites such as Gandalf's cutting, Bag End, and the Green Dragon Inn; and enjoy a Hobbit-themed lunch (own expense) at the Shires Rest Café.
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  • 5 hours 18 minutes
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in TaurangaOther Water Sports

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments including wine from the award-winning Mills Reef Winery and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in TaurangaOther Water Sports

Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

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Get up close to wild dolphins in their natural habitat during a 5-hour dolphin cruise from Tauranga. You can watch from the boat or interact with these playful marine mammals as you swim and snorkel alongside them in the water. Hear informative live commentary and enjoy hot drinks and muffins on board. Tour operates during summer months from November to May.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Explore TaurangaDay Trips

Explore Tauranga

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Explore exquisite Tauranga in style, riding in a luxurious modern Mercedes tour-vehicle as you cruise from hilltop to seaside and sample along the way some of New Zealand’s finest honey and kiwifruit export produce. After learning about and tasting the delights of rural Tauranga this tour returns you to port comfortably, and contented - stopping at a scenic lookout to take in the natural beauty of the Bay of Plenty from above.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from TaurangaDay Trips

Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from Tauranga

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Discover the prestigious food and drink purveyors of Tauranga and Karangahake when your ship pulls into port. Sip and savor a diverse array of tastings and two award-winning wineries. This shore excursion includes pickup and drop-off by minivan.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Shore Excursion: Tauranga Morning Highlights - with FREE lunchFull-day Tours

Shore Excursion: Tauranga Morning Highlights - with FREE lunch

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Discover golden sand beaches, kiwi fruit orchards, historic buildings and traditional New Zealand culture on this Tauranga shore excursion including Mt. Maunganui. Travel along Pilot Bay with your guide and gaze across Tauranga Harbour to Matakana Island. Discover evidence of ancient Maori settlements near Mt. Maunganui. Soak up the sunshine at Mt. Ocean Beach, admire the affluent Marine Parade and visit a kiwi orchard. Then, head into the hills for panoramic city and harbor views.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Private Shore Excursion Rotorua/ Tauranga Maori culture, Geyser & concert Luxury Tours

Private Shore Excursion Rotorua/ Tauranga Maori culture, Geyser & concert

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Discover many of New Zealand’s top attractions in one day on this 6-hour private shore excursion to Rotorua from Tauranga Port. Sample kiwifruit and local wines at the Kiwi 360 Center, and admire the sandy beaches of Mt Maunganui with your guide. Travel past dense forests, shimmering lakes and rolling farmland to Okere Falls. Immerse yourself in Maori culture in Rotorua, and marvel at mighty geothermal activity at Whakarewarewa or Te Puia. See famous sites such as the Government Gardens, Blue Baths and Rotorua Museum before returning to your ship.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
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Rotorua Day Highlights TourPrivate Transfers

Rotorua Day Highlights Tour

We are one of the few small group Tour/Excursion providers in Tauranga that will take you to any attraction on your wish list but we are a little limited by your ship schedule. We pride ourselves on showing you our beautiful part of the world with good conversation,courtesy and humour included in all of our tours.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Hobbiton & Tauranga Highlights Shore Excursion from TaurangaDay Trips

Hobbiton & Tauranga Highlights Shore Excursion from Tauranga

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On this full-day shore excursion, take a journey deep into Middle Earth without the stress and strict scheduling of a large group tour. Drive from Tauranga into the heart of the Waikato with a small group and guide and visit Hobbiton, the iconic filming location from Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. But this is more than just a there-and-back-again Lord of the Rings tour: also spend some time in the secluded New Zealand bush at McLaren Falls Park and see the striking titular waterfall.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Best of Rotorua TourDay Trips

Best of Rotorua Tour

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Some of the Bay of Plenty’s most exciting towns and attractions are some way from the coast, which can make them tough to get to if you’re exploring the region on a cruise ship. This day-long tour to Rotorua solves that problem by picking you up direct from your cruise ship in Tauranga. Drive just under 50 miles to Rotorua and explore the town, including stops at Te Puia, a hub of local Māori culture and geothermal activity, the beautiful Government Gardens and the towering Redwood Forest.
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4hr Shore Excursion - History and Tasting Tour FREE Kiwifruit Ice CreamHalf-day Tours

4hr Shore Excursion - History and Tasting Tour FREE Kiwifruit Ice Cream

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Make the most of your time at shore and explore the beautiful Tauranga Harbour during this half-day tour. Visit beautiful beaches, orchards, historical landmarks and more as you listen to engaging commentary from your guide about the history and culture of the region. You even get to sample local produce such as Manuka honey, kiwifruit, and avocado.
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  • 4 hours
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Kaituna Cascades - Kaituna River near RotoruaOther Water Sports

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Kaituna Cascades - Kaituna River near Rotorua

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Go white water rafting on the Kaituna River for a thrilling outing from Rotorua. Your guide leads you on an action-packed 1-hour ride down 14 rapids at Tutea Falls, the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall at 23 feet (7 meters). This warm water rafting trip takes place in a gorgeous jungle canyon and is suitable for active people, no prior rafting experience required.
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves & The Kiwi House Exclusive TourPorts of Call Tours

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves & The Kiwi House Exclusive Tour

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The Waitomo Caves are one of New Zealand’s most stunning natural wonders and are a less than 2-hour drive from Tauranga Cruise Port. On this private shore excursion, travel from Tauranga in the comfort of a private vehicle, stopping to admire views over Karapiro Lake and visit the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. In Waitomo, venture underground to see ‘The Cathedral’ and enjoy a thrilling boat cruise beneath thousands of glittering glowworms.
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