Discover the best things to do in Rotorua on this action-packed day trip; learn about Māori culture in New Zealand, see natural wonders of Rotorua geothermal activity and enjoy movie magic at the Hobbiton Movie set. Spend the morning exploring the best Rotorua attractions, including the Agrodome, Rainbow Springs and Te Puia, before travelling to the rural location of Matamata for a Hobbiton tour. See what makes Rotorua famous: Māori culture, geothermal activity, native animals, and rural life – then escape the real world for a trip to magical Hobbiton.
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Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
Te Puia is the centre for New Zealand Maori culture and geothermal wonders. You will encounter bubbling mud, pools of boiling water still used for cooking, and stunning geysers. The Pohutu geysers is the start of the show. You will learn of the Maori architecture tell their stories and displays their traditional Maori architecture, while viewing Heketanga-a-Rangi is an exciting contemporary structure. See the site of the ancient Te Puia pa (fortified village) and, at Pikirangi village find out how Maori lived hundreds of years ago.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Agrodome, 141 Western Rd, Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
Next, visit the Agrodome to find out all about farming in New Zealand by watching a sheep-shearing display and sheep dogs showing off their skills!
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Rainbow Springs Nature Park, 192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Then visit Rainbow Springs nature park to see the famous New Zealand kiwi, as well as a huge range of other native New Zealand wildlife and plants.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
Journey south through lush rural farmland to the Hobbiton Movie Set, hidden on private farmland near the town of Matamata. Here, the village of Hobbiton was carefully created in amazing detail as a film location for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie trilogies. During your guided tour of this amazing location you’ll see sights like Hobbit holes, the Mill and the Green Dragon Inn, and learn how farmland was transformed into a living, breathing piece of Middle-earth.
Duration: 2 hours
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- Transport by coach
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected inner-city hotels
- Entry/Admission - Te Puia
- Entry/Admission - Agrodome
- Entry/Admission - Rainbow Springs Nature Park
- Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
- Food and drinks, unless specified
1167 Fenton St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
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