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Private Group Tour of Hobbiton Movie Set, Rotorua & Waitimo Glowworms Caves

Travellers with limited time will enjoy this action packed day of visiting three attractions in a private day tour from Auckland.

You will enjoy your visit to the sets of ‘Lord of The Rings’ and Hobbit movies, discover how a 12 acre sheep farm was turned into a movie set, getting a glimpse of behind the scenes secrets of how the movies were made, then enjoy the countryside of scenic hills and valleys to the wonderland of Rotorua.

The sight, sound and colours of the volcanic areas are amazing. The Pohutu geyser is stunning when it erupts. Waitimo Glowworm Caves is mesmerising with its thousands of Glowworms unique only to New Zealand.

Your journey through the countryside of New Zealand takes in the lush greenery of rolling hillsides and scenic mountains and valleys with its different animals following New Zealand’s longest river ‘Waikato River’ to Auckland City and your Hotels.

per adult from

$2,172

AUD

Duration

13 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • Return transfers to Auckland
    • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
    • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    You will be picked up from your hotel from 6:00am for a 6:30am departure on a comfortable scenic drive across Auckland’s Southern Corridor, the Bombay Hills and the Hauraki Plains towards Matamata where you would see Lord of the Rings story unfold through the redone movie set.

    We will arrive at the Alexander family sheep farm with hundreds of sheep grazing amongst the lush farmland, the Shire’s rest (the gateway to Hobbiton) with a cafe and an ice cream parlour where you can get a cup of coffee or ice cream while we get your tickets. You will board one of the green buses and with a professional guide embark on the tour to a 12 acre movie set

    This movie set is located on a family run farm, the tour would reveal how this picturesque farmland was transformed into the Shire from Middle Earth.

    Discover the rolling hillside, walkways and Hobbiton holes from the movies. Experienced guides will guide and give you interesting facts about how the movies were made. See live the Hobbiton Holes, the Green Dragon Inn, The Mill and the Party Tree.

    Your Middle Earth adventure will end with a complimentary ale, beer, cider or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn.

    We head south next through more lush countryside with more farm animals and attractions to Rotorua.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

    Lake Rotorua is the second largest lake in New Zealand’s North Island

    Pass By: Government Gardens, Queens Dr 9 Queens Dr, Rotorua New Zealand

    Historical Government gardens Rotorua

    Pass By: Polynesian Spa, Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

    Polynesian Spa is New Zealand’s original and iconic bathing experience.

    Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand

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    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Waitomo Caves, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo District, Waikato Region, North Island

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    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all Auckland CBD accomodations Airports
    • Auckland Intl Airport, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand
    Ports
    • Queens wharf
    • Princess wharf
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Black Car Transfers & Tours

Activity ID: V-187703P20

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