Join us on the ultimate one-day tour from Auckland to undertake a trifecta of experiences. Visit 3 of the best attractions. Waitomo Glowworm Caves (45-minute inclusive of boat ride) Maori Cultural and Geothermal experience & Hobbiton Movie Set Tour. Live commentary en-route.
If you are looking for a great insight into New Zealand, this is the ultimate day out to see it all.
Ride a boat beneath thousands of twinkling glowworms in the famous Waitomo Caves and enjoy a tour through the amazing natural wonderland.
Whakarewarewa ticks both authentic Māori culture and geothermal, and what makes it unique is that it is actually a home – a real village: 20 Māori families live here. There are erupting geysers. There’s also bubbling mud and steaming,
bubbling hot springs. Experience a 30-minute Maori Cultural Performance here.
Then we'll head to one of the most famous sites in New Zealand: Hobbiton! Follow an expert guide as they lead you through this expansive and amazing village!
What You'll Get
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Stop At: Waitomo Caves, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo District, Waikato Region, North Island
Here we'll enjoy a tour of an amazing natural wonder and meet the thousands of little glowworms that turn these dark caverns into gorgeous turquoise tunnels! These unique creatures are only found in New Zealand and welcome you to explore their subterranean home. Ride a boat beneath thousands of twinkling glowworms in the famous Waitomo caves. We'll also have free time here to explore on our own.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Whakarewarewa, The Living Maori Village, 17 Tryon Street Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
Whakarewarewa ticks both authentic Māori culture and geothermal, and what makes it unique is that it is actually a home – a real village: 20 Māori families live here, in fact, they’ve lived here for approximately 500 years.
There are erupting geysers, including Pōhutu, which is the largest and most active
natural geyser in the Southern Hemisphere. There’s also bubbling mud and steaming,
bubbling hot springs. You will experience a 30 minute Maori Cultural Performance here also. (Please note lunch is not included at Whakarewarewa)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
head to one of the most famous sites in New Zealand: Hobbiton! Follow an expert guide as they lead you through this expansive and amazing village! We'll see all the great and memorable sties from the Shire, including the Green Dragon Inn and field where Bilbo's birthday party was held! Along the way they'll provide exclusive commentary about the films and set, as well as the interesting characters who've visited the set over the years. They will even help take photos of you besides the miniature homes and gardens.
Finish the tour at The Green Dragon, where you can enjoy a pint of Girdley Fine Grain, Oatbarton, Sackville cider, or Frogmorton Ginger Beer (own expense)!
Duration: 2 hours
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry and Guided Tour at Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Entry into Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village
- 30-minute cultural performance at Whakarewarewa
- Entry into Hobbiton Movie Tour set and guided tour
- All transport in air conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Whakarewarewa, The Living Maori Village
- Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
- Lunch - Food and drink is not provided. Lunch can be purchased at the cafe at Whakarewarewa
Traveler pickup is offered
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