Activities

Day Trips & Excursions

Rotorua to Auckland 1-Way Tour, via Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Travel from Rotorua to Auckland and discover one of New Zealand’s top attractions on this 7.5-hour tour of the Waitomo Caves from Rotorua. Travel through the beautiful Mamaku Ranges and discover the scenic countryside of Waikato. Admire local highlights such as Fitzgerald Glade’s leafy canopy. Explore the subterranean Waitomo Caves and marvel at the bright glow-worms living there. Take a boat ride through the cave system and learn of its history from your guide, then enjoy a little free time to explore the Waitomo visitors’ complex at your leisure.
$178
7 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Taupo Trip from Auckland

Discover the best attractions of the North Island on this 3-day trip from Auckland. See thousands of tiny glowworms on an underground boat ride at Waitomo Caves, explore the picturesque lakeside setting of Taupo and the amazing Huka Falls and experience the geothermal wonders of Rotorua.
$851
3 days
Cultural & Theme Tours

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

Experience the real Middle-earth™ at the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where, in the heart of the Waikato region, you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Fall in love with the Alexander family sheep farm, just as acclaimed director Sir Peter Jackson did, as you journey through the unequivocal beauty of the land with the mighty Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. Your guide will escort you around the set, showing the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made. You will be fully-guided around the 12-acre set: past Hobbit Holes™, the Mill and into the world-famous Green Dragon™ Inn where you will be presented with a complimentary, exclusive Hobbit™ Southfarthing™ beverage to conclude your own Middle-earth™ adventure.
$60
2 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Hamilton Gardens Guided Tour

Fifty years ago Hamilton Gardens was a sand quarry and the city’s rubbish dump. It was covered in weeds, mud and household rubbish. Since then it has gradually been transformed into 21 award winning gardens, each with a unique theme that tells the story of gardens. Guided tours explore the rather mysterious world of Hamilton Gardens.
$11
1.25 hours
Transfers & Ground Transport

Round-Trip Private Transfer from Auckland to Zealong Tea Estate

Zealong Tea plantation is located in a very beautiful and natural environment south of Auckland near Hamilton. It is New Zealand's only tea plantation and produces some of the purest tea in the world. Ideal for a stop-over or special event.
$419
6 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

International Hobbit Day Return Trip From Auckland - Only happens once a year!

To celebrate International Hobbit Day on the 22nd of September 2018, Hobbiton™ Movie Set will be holding a special event to commemorate the day.  Upon arrival at the Hobbiton Movie Set, you and your fellow Hobbiton fans will enjoy Bilbo Baggins’ house, the mill, and the party tree, among other recognizable landmarks while going through the Movie Set on a walking tour at dusk. The guests will then be invited to the special event area created for Hobbit Day featuring market place to experience a traditional Hobbit fare. While you go through the market stalls entertainment will be roaming. The feast biggins at The Green Dragon and Party Marquee with a traditional Hobbit Buffet. Board our private vehicle that will transport you back to Auckland and drop you off at your hotel.  Tickets are very limited since this is a once a year event so make sure to book early so you won't miss your spot!
$376
1 day
Holiday & Seasonal Tours

Chinese New Year Evening Celebration at the Hobbiton - Return Trip From Auckland

在夏尔欢庆中国新年喜迎中国新年,霍比屯电影拍摄基地将于2018年2月15日举办时长四小时的特别欢庆盛宴。在中文向导的带领下,黄昏中的中土世界将以一个前所未有的姿态展现在游客眼前,给予游客视觉、嗅觉、听觉、味觉上的全方位的感官盛宴,身临其境电影巨作《指环王》和《霍比特人》三部曲中的如诗如画的夏尔。您的中文向导将会全程陪同您游览这片占地12英亩的霍比屯电影拍摄基地,并为您还原场地修建和电影拍摄时发生的引人入胜的故事与细节。捧上你的酒杯,漫步于熙熙攘攘的夜市里,穿梭于风格各异的货摊间,沉溺于异彩纷呈的杂耍中。传统风味的本地奶酪,新鲜出炉的手工面包,香味浓郁的腌肉熏鱼,自家耕作的爽口蔬果,尽情体验舌尖上的中土世界。亦或,入乡随俗当个霍比特人,呼朋唤友齐聚绿龙酒馆,在温暖的壁炉前畅谈今天所见的奇闻异事。更有霍比屯独家自酿的南方啤酒系列供您选择,传统风味的英式啤酒、琥珀棕色啤酒、桶装式苹果酒、以及不含酒精的手工姜汁汽水。当然,热情的霍比特人可不会让你饿着肚子,他们早已装饰好绿龙酒馆和宴会帐篷中的自助餐桌等你到来,吃完记得再点第二份。晚餐结束后,拎着灯笼,跟着向导,顺着小道,重返被月光与路灯点亮的村子,你会发现每家每户早已照亮房门,燃起炊烟。想体验中土世界中的中国新年?门票有限,请尽早预定!
$333
1 day
Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour: Mid-Winter feast at The Hobbiton Movie Set - Only happens once a year!

Escape the winter chill and join us for an evening in the Shire™… With a warming mulled wine in hand, relax by the roaring fire inside the Green Dragon™ Inn before enjoying a feast fit for a Hobbit™. Hobbiton Movie Set will be holding a special four hour celebration of winter on Friday 6th July 2018. Hobbiton is an experience to tantalise the senses, as guests find themselves engulfed in the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the Shire, at the home of the Hobbits, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.   Tickets are very limited since this is a once a year event so make sure to book early so you won't miss your spot!
$851
10 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Hobbiton Movie Set Summer Harvest Festival - Only happens once a year!

To celebrate summer Hobbiton Movie Set™ will be holding a special four hour summer harvest festival to commemorate on Saturday 27th January 2018. This is a special one-day event for the fans! Upon arrival at the Hobbiton Movie Set, you and your fellow Hobbiton fans will enjoy Bilbo Baggins’ house, the mill, and the party tree, among other recognizable landmarks while going through the Movie Set on a walking tour at dusk. The guests will then be invited to the market place to experience a traditional Hobbit fare. While you go through the market stalls entertainment will be roaming. The feast biggins at The Green Dragon and Party Marquee with a traditional Hobbit Buffet. Board our private vehicle that will transport you back to Auckland and drop you off at your hotel.  Tickets are very limited since this is a once a year event so make sure to book early so you won't miss your spot!
$460
1 day
Outdoor Activities

Guided Forest Tour of Sanctuary Mountain

Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari is a mainland ecological island located in the North Island of New Zealand. Surrounded by the world’s longest pest-proof fence, Sanctuary Mountain’s ancient forest offers a sanctuary for populations of many of our most endangered species – from birds to bats, frogs to reptiles, tuatara to giant weta. Enjoy a 1.5-hour guided tour.
$28
1.5 hours