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3-Day Waitomo, Rotorua & Hobbiton Tour from Auckland

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An independent three day tour departing Auckland daily with two nights 4 star accommodation in Rotorua prior to your tour concluding back in Auckland. This tour includes admission and tours in Rotorua including the Agrodome and Te Puia Geothermal Valley. On day one, the tour travels to Rotorua via Waitomo where you will experience a guided boat tour through the glowworm caves. On day three, the tour travels back to Auckland via Hobbiton where you will have a guided tour of the The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movie set.

What You'll Get


Day 1: Auckland – Waitomo Caves – Rotorua

Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
Depart Auckland for the Waitomo Glowworm Caves where you can view the cave formations, stalactites and stalagmites by boat through a cavern lit up by thousands of tiny glowworms. Following your tour of the caves, continue on to Rotorua for an afternoon arrival.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Agrodome, 141 Western Rd, Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
Arrive at the at the Agrodome to feed the sheep and watch a sheep shearing demonstration and a sheep dog trial.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
Next enjoy a Maori Cultural Performance including the Poi and Haka inside the Te Puia Marae. Finally tour the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and the thermal valley surrounded by boiling mud pools and see the famous Pohutu Geyser.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Millennium Hotel Rotorua or similar

Day 2: Rotorua - Free Day

Pass By: Millennium Hotel Rotorua, 1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
Day at Leisure to explore the Rotorua township or take in some of the other attractions, such as Rainbow Springs or Skyline Gondola.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Millennium Hotel Rotorua or similar

Day 3: Rotorua – Hobbiton – Auckland

Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
Enjoy a morning at leisure, with an early afternoon departure for Hobbiton: a farm that has been transformed for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie set. See fairytale landscapes of the Shire on your Hobbiton movie set tour. See 44 hobbit holes, the Mill and double arch bridge, the party tree, and visit the Green Dragon Inn. Take a photo at the door of Bilbo’s house. On departing Hobbiton, your coach continues to Auckland where you will be transferred to your central city accommodation. At which time your tour concludes.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off for Auckland and Rotorua.
  • Commentary by local guides
  • Two nights accommodation in Rotorua
  • Admission fees and all transport/tour fees listed in itinerary
  • All transport to and from activities/accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Agrodome
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels within Auckland city. If you are based outside the city, or if your hotel is not listed, then please advise for pick up instructions.

Departure Time
7:30 AM

3 days

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Canterbury Leisure Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.