This package is chock full of famous places to visit! Travel to the Shire in Matamata and join a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie set – walk among the gardens, get that selfie in a hobbit hole and live the dream.
The World Famous Geyser
Te Puia is the home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, and the world famous Pohutu geyser. Go also get the opportunity to see live kiwi and boiling mud pools (not together Jump on a guided tour and learn about the history, stories and insights into this unique corner of the world.
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Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films.
Your guided tour starts with a drive through our picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges.
Take a look at Bag End, where Frodo and Bilbo’s adventures began. Get lost among the hobbit holes and visit the Green Dragon Inn, the mill and the Party Tree. Listen to spell-binding tales of how Hobbiton came to be.
Tours depart daily from the Shire's Rest Cafe, 501 Buckland Road Matamata and from the Matamata & Rotorua i-SITEs.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
The World Famous Geyser
Te Puia is the home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, and the world famous Pohutu geyser. Go also get the opportunity to see live kiwi and boiling mud pools (not together Jump on a guided tour and learn about the history, stories and insights into this unique corner of the world. Guided tours run on the hour every hour from 9am to 5pm.
The park has plenty to experience with 60 hectares of the geothermal valley to explore. There are beautiful bush paths to wander down and a model Pre-European Maori Village and sacred Marae to discover, giving you a rare glimpse into how Māori people lived prior to European settlement.
At the carving school, see traditional Māori carving and weaving performed before your eyes, including wood, stone & bone carvings as well flax-weaving.
Duration: 1 hour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
- Entry/Admission - Te Puia
Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Returns to original departure point
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