A perfect day! Luxury minibus with Trevor at the wheel. His local knowledge was outstanding and made what could have been a long boring journey into a masterclass of NZ history and modern day life.
The three stops were amazing but you’ll see that for yourselves. Buffet lunch at Rotorua was a feast!
I’d have no hesitation in doing it all over again.
From the Hotel pick up in Auckland to drop off in Rotorua, this was a fabulous customized trip with excellent guides. Hobbiton is the main attraction for most and although I was not too familiar with the films, I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the beautiful setting.
Since I was only going one way, FlexiTours lived up to their name and had a separate guide take me individually to Waitomo Caves next which was quite interesting.
Along the way I enjoyed my guide’s knowledgable comments on New Zealand history and interesting facts. We then journeyed to Rotorua for Te Puia to see some of the Maori culture and geysers and mud pools.
This was truly an enjoyable way to see all 3 of these very interesting attractions in one day. I very much appreciated the individualized trip catered to meet my needs and all the “extra” interesting things my guide pointed out to me along the journey — the redwood forest was a stunning surprise to find in NZ!
Highly recommend this tour!
We are a family of 3. I think it is a great way to see all 3 places with this tour. All the tour guide was great, very knowledgeable and very entertaining. The coach are clean and comfortable. Well plan with a few stop for a break, toilet and snacks.
very good experience. Fantastic scenery. But limited time at rotorua. One more hour would be perfect as we missed the culture sites. we did not get to see the museum and the maori living. Lunch was so good.
Wonderful day. Matt entertained us with information about New Zealand Dairy economy. The three venues are well selected and you will love each one. A word of caution however do not sit in the last row of the bus or your back and neck will be in spasm the next day
Hobbiton was very good but it was too short and the guide rushed the tour.If you spend a few minutes too take a picture you may miss a lot of comments and behind stories from the guide.Waitomo was beautiful, it is somewhere you definitely go if you haven't seen glowworms.The driver was very friendly and helpful.