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PRIVATE TOUR: From Tauranga … Rotorua Geysers and Hobbiton Cruise Tour

Tauranga Scenic Tours

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PRIVATE TOUR: Tour of two world-famous attractions. Only available in New Zealand.

WHAKA LIVING MAORI VILLAGE ... where the villagers have their homes set amongst erupting geysers, boiling mud, the steam vents, and hot pools. They use natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes. Walk amongst the wonders of Whakarewarewa Valley's steaming landscape. Your Maori guide explains the history of the village.

HOBBITON ... A Visit to Middle Earth - Escape into the enchanting world of JRR Tolkien’s famous stories. A world of enduring fantasy where the amazing films were brought to life. Set across the 12 acres Hobbit Village. See Bilbo’s house, The Water Mill, Green Dragon Inn, the Arched Bridge, 44 Hobbit houses, gardens, wandering pathways, The Party Tree, lakes. If you haven’t read the books or seen the movies you will still love it.


ENTRY FEES (ADULT $129 / YOUTH 5 -15 YRS $64)

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand

We are met by our guide and board the Hobbit Bus for the short drive through the 1250 acre sheep farm to the movie set for a two hour escorted tour around the 12-acre site. Our local guide explains the history of the site as you wander along the rambling paths of The Shire, past Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and into the world-famous Green Dragon Inn where you can sample specially brewed beverages. After completing the Hobbit tour, we start the return trip to the Port and you’re waiting for the ship on time on board time well before sailing hour.

I have never missed a ship

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village, 17 Tryon Street Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

A must see! Experience the sights and sounds of the village. On our arrival at Whaka, we experience a traditional Maori welcome, followed by a cultural performance that showcase’s traditional Maori dance, songs, and the famous haka, weaving. Hear and see the world-famous Pohutu Geyser rumbling as it erupts steam and hot water up to 30 meters, bubbling mud and boiling hot water pools plus steam vents galore are some of the things you will experience.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional Kiwi Tour Guide
  • Full audio commentary

  • Lunch
  • Entry fees to Rotorua Geysers and Hobbiton: adult $129 / child 5-15 yrs $96
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Entry/Admission - Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village

8 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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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.