Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

Cultural & Theme Tours in Auckland Region

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from$303.33
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Tour description provided by Viator

Guaranteed departure - We do not cancel on the rare occasions we have low numbers. We will travel for one person You will visit three amazing destinations in one day.   Hobbiton which is perfect for anyone looking to add a little fantasy to their holiday. This tour will bring you to the movie set in Hobbiton, where you will be swept away into the world of The Hobbit. After that you will travel to Rotorua and spend approximately 1.5 hours while enjoying lunch and visiting the  Thermal Valley at Te Puia, Please note that this is a very short time in Rotorua and if you want more time please book an overnight tour or Waitomo or Hobbiton on a separate day. After leaving Rotorua, we travel to Waitomo to visit the Waitomo Caves. . The tours at both Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves are of a set duration and are not shortened The Maximum number of people per vehicle is 15 - but we run several vehicles per day This tour is flexible with options to to start or finish in Auckland or Rotorua
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Te Puia, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island After this tour you will travel to Rotorua (approximately 55 minutes) to Te Puia where you will have lunch. and time to explore Te Puia - total time in Rotorua approximately 1.5 hours. Te Puia spans 70 hectares within the historic Te Whakarewarewa Valley, on the edge of Rotorua. It is home to the Pohutu geyser, mud pools, hot springs, silica formations, the Kiwi bird and the national schools of wood carving, weaving, stone and bone carving. They have shared these treasures with manuhiri (visitors) for 170 years and proudly continue that legacy today. If you want more time in Rotorua please look at our over-night tour option New from October 1 - Lunch will be buffet style in the new Restaurant at Te Puia and will have a large selection of Traditional (Maori) food plus typical Kiwi dishes Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo District, Waikato Region, North IslandWaitomo Caves, World renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation wish-list. The glow worm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves' historical and geological significance. You will walk into the caves and sail out in a small boat. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, Hinuera, Waikato Region, North IslandJoin the 2 hour Bus and walking tour at Hobbiton run by a local guide - you will rejoin our coach and guide at the Green Dragon to travel to your next destinationDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty Region, North IslandSightseeing around Rotorua to see Lake front and central areaDuration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Transport in a small coach
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from all central city hotels
  • Please note that because of the amount of travel time this tour is not suitable for children under 2 years, as part of the group - It can be booked as a private group tour - please ask TripAdvisor/Viator to contact us for the custom price
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set

What’s not included

  • Morning and afternoon tea are available at own expense
  • Gratuities
  • Please note that because of the amount of travel time this tour is not suitable for children under 2 years, as part of the group - It can be booked as a private group tour - please ask TripAdvisor/Viator to contact us for the custom price

Highlights

  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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