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Waitomo Caves and 'The Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton Movie Set Day Trip from Auckland

Go on a Hobbiton tour from Auckland and see the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, starting with a scenic drive through New Zealand’s North Island aboard a luxury coach. You’ll be enthralled by the illuminated Glowworm Grotto during an underground boat ride on the Waitomo River. Then pose for photos in front of hobbit holes at the Hobbiton Movie Set, home to Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogies. End your tour in Rotorua or return to Auckland; picnic lunch included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip

Cover plenty of ground in one day by combining several North Island highlights: Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you’ll find the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the home of Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Enjoy lunch at Te Puia, home to Pohutu Geyser, and ride a boat through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to see these radiant lights. You can start and finish your tour in either Auckland or Rotorua, traveling one-way or round-trip.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves from Auckland Small Group Tour

The fictional, yet globally famous, village of Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves rank among the most popular sites of interest in New Zealand. On this tour, visit both sites in one day with pickup and drop-off at selected Auckland hotels included. See the home of Bilbo Baggins and explore Waitomo’s subterranean caverns, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 12 people.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton Day Tour from Auckland in Small Groups

Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle Earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. You'll travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 11 travelers to ensure personalized service.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

Discover the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island, from Rotorua’s geothermal pools and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set. On this 2-day coach tour from Auckland, you’ll experience ancient Maori traditions with a ‘hangi’ dinner, the filmmaking history of ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ a duck tour and a visit to the Agrodome. Enjoy standard (3 star hotel) or superior (4 star hotel) overnight accommodation in Rotorua.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

For fans of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, visiting the official Hobbiton Movie Set is a truly unforgettable experience. On this tour, enjoy comfortable round-trip transport from Auckland and extra attention from your guide thanks to the small group size. On arrival, explore the famous film set on a guided tour, hear behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the movies, and see the Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and the Double Arched bridge. There will also be free time to shop for souvenirs or purchase lunch at the Shire’s Rest Café.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

Take in the highlights of New Zealand’s largest city on this half-day tour of Auckland and benefit from an expert guide and small group size. Admire views of Auckland Harbour and drive over the Harbour Bridge; gaze out over the city from the top of Mt Eden; visit K Road, the Auckland Domain, and the Mission Bay beaches; and explore atmospheric neighborhoods such as Parnell, Ponsonby, and Northcote Point.
  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Maori Tour and Cultural Performance

Explore Auckland and its surroundings through the eyes of a Maori guide on this full-day tour that includes a cultural performance and lunch. Take a walk through the ancient forest of Tiriwa, discovering native flora and fauna and their significance to the indigenous Maori worldview. You’ll visit a beautiful west coast beach and learn about a rich cultural heritage as you watch the Haka dance performed at the Auckland Museum. This small-group tour is limited to a maximum of 15 participants for a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Auckland City and Countryside Tour

Explore Auckland and its surroundings with your own private guide for a personalized look at this beautiful part of New Zealand’s North Island. Tour the city center, then stop at Mission Bay Beach for views of Rangitoto Island, and see Waitemata Harbour from MJ Memorial Park. Check out Auckland Domain and take a walk on Mt Eden, then drive through the Waitakere Ranges and stroll the black sands of Karekare Beach. You'll go to rainforest, volcanic sand beaches and waterfalls, and hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the tour.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waitomo Glow Worm Caves & Hobbiton Movie Set - Return Trip From Auckland

Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glow Worm Cave on this full-day tour from Auckland. Experience an important Middle-earth and ‘Lord of the Rings’ location on the guided tour of Hobbiton, and sip a refreshment at The Green Dragon Inn. Afterward, take in the twinkling light of glow worms at Waitomo. Ensure your admission to two of New Zealand’s top destinations by booking this tour in advance.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Tour: The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland

Visit the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie set on this small-group Hobbiton tour from Auckland. At the Hobbiton Movie Set, you’ll visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and peer inside other hobbit holes of the Shire — filming site of ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. Your knowledgeable guide points out the party tree and the Mill. Enjoy cider, ale or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn, and recharge with lunch at The Green Dragon marquee — both included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rotorua City Tour and 'The Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton Movie Set

Combine three of Rotorua’s top attractions with a Hobbiton Movie Set tour on this full-day adventure. In the morning, visit Te Puia Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Rainbow Springs wildlife park and the Agrodome sheep farm with a knowledgeable guide who informs you about New Zealand’s indigenous culture, national kiwi bird and most common farm animal. Then travel through The Shire on a tour of filming locations used in ‘The Lord Of The Rings' and ‘The Hobbit’ series.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Maori Cultural Experience: Waka Sailing on Waitemata Harbour

Sail around Waitemata Harbour with an expert crew of Maori sailors on board a ‘waka,’ a traditional double-hulled canoe. Ply the waters in the tradition of Maori and other Polynesian navigators during the 2-hour journey as you learn about Maori boatbuilding and other seafaring customs, including the waka's epic journeys around the Pacific.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua's Geothermal Valley Tour departing Auckland

Visit two of New Zealand’s most popular attractions on this full-day tour. First, head to Middle Earth and take a 2-hour guided tour around the 12-acre Hobbiton Movie set. Then, make your way to Rotorua and discover the incredible Geothermal Valley. See the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere, jump in mud pools, see live kiwi birds, and learn the history of the native Maori people.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Giants and Glow Worms Day Tour

With spectacular coastline and rich Maori heritage, the Bay of Islands is widely considered among New Zealand’s top attractions. On this tour, explore sites of interest including the coastal towns of Opononi and Omapere, and the Waipoua forest, and delve into subterranean caverns where bright green glowworms thrive in the darkness. With round-trip travel from selected hotels included, see the best of the Bay of Islands in one adventurous day.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Local Night Markets and Auckland's Amazing Night Lights

Benefit from a small-group experience of Auckland at night on a half-day tour that visits night markets, viewpoints, and other scenic destinations. Have time to enjoy the night market, watch the sunset from Mount Eden, and snap photos of the twinkling Harbour Bridge, and also check out the Auckland Domain, Mission Bay, and Wynyard Quarter. Your guide shares commentary along the way, and hotel transfers are provided.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton & Rotorua (Wai-O-Tapu) Tour from Auckland in Small Groups

Visit two of the North Island’s most popular attractions in one day on this small-group tour from Auckland. First, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films on a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. In the afternoon, continue to Rotorua to explore the city and visit the Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, where highlights include geysers, volcanic mud pools, sulphur springs, and geothermal craters.
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Auckland City Highlights

Tour Auckland in style on this half-day, chauffeur-driven private tour. While your driver will take you to the city’s highlights—such as the Harbour Bridge, Queen Street, and Mission Bay—you can also request to stop wherever you like, to further explore and to take pictures. An ideal central-city tour for travelers short on time in the City of Sails who want to see as much as possible.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton & Rotorua (Te Puia) Tour from Auckland in Small Groups

Maximize your time in New Zealand with a full-day combo tour to two of the North Island's top attractions: the Hobbiton Movie Set and Te Puia Geothermal Park. Depart from Auckland for a scenic drive to the Hobbiton Movie Set where you get guaranteed admission and a guided tour of the famous Lord of The Rings site. Then take in the geothermal activity and Maori culture of Te Puia Geothermal Park in Rotorua.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Nature Day Tour - The Wicked West Tour

Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of West Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges. Explore the crystalline black sand of Piha beach, the wild isolation of Karekare beach and the cascading Karekare waterfall. Travel in our luxurious SUVs through ancient native forests and be among the beautiful west Auckland scenery. With a maximum of four travellers (private tours can accommodate up to six travellers*) experience one of the best natural tours showcasing the hidden western gems Auckland has to offer. Alongside your Tour Bro. travel less than one hour from downtown Auckland to the beautiful wicked west.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private Tour: Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland

Explore Rotorua and the otherworldly Waitomo Caves on this 12-hour private tour from Auckland. With your dedicated guide, travel in a private vehicle to the Waitomo Caves. Walk through the impressive underground caverns, filled with unusual rock formations. Take a boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto to see the tiny, phosphorescent creatures light up around you. Continue to Te Puia, a traditional Maori village, and Te Whakarewarewa, a geothermal valley filled with mud pools and geysers. Enjoy personal attention from your guide and the ability to modify your itinerary on this private tour. Light refreshments and round-trip transportation from Auckland are included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sheep World Country Tour from Auckland

Take a break from the city without the hassle of navigating on a tour of the countryside with round-trip transport from your Auckland accommodation. Going with a guide ensures you have the best views and photo opportunities of the natural landscape and its fluffy four-legged inhabitants along the way. No need to plan logistics: An admission ticket to Sheepworld Farm and Nature Park, lunch, and beverages are included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Early Access to The Lord of the Ring Hobbiton Movie Set from Auckland

Beat the crowds with early access to the Hobbiton Movie Set, where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were filmed. A guide gives you a behind-the-scenes peek at places normally only visited by the film crews. This small group includes round-trip coach transport from your Auckland hotel and breakfast at the Green Dragon Inn.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Exclusive Transfer to Hobbiton Movie Set (8 hours)

When someone says New Zealand, many people think "Lord of the Rings", and if you are visiting the  North Island, you can get up close and personal with the magical world of Hobbiton. Hobbiton, located in Matamata, is the movie set for The Shire in the Lord of the Rings franchise.Book your private transfer to Hobbiton Movie Set and get lead into the magical world that serves as a backdrop for the beginning of the movies, driving through classic New Zealand farmland, looking out over the Kaimai Ranges, exploring the iconic house of Bilbo Baggins, and having a drink in the Green Dragon Inn. These tours are an absolute must if you are a fan of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, but even people who have not seen the movies or read the books will be inspired by the lush green landscape and movie set that blurs the lines between reality and fiction.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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