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Hobbiton Movie Set and Te Puia Geothermal Wonderland Day Tour

From the magical world of Hobbiton to the naturally wonderful Te Puia in Rotorua, this day tour takes you on an unbelievable journey through the New Zealand hinterland

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Duration
Duration
12 Hours
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
6:30am to 6:30pm
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
10 People
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Yes
Meals
Meals
Lunch Included
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Auckland
FromNZD $295
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Youth (8yrs-15yrs): NZD $199
Child (4yrs-7yrs): NZD $179
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What's Included

  • Get up to $20 cash back per person when you book with us

  • Hobbiton Movie Set + Te Puia tickets 

  • A visit to the Maori Cultural Village

  • A delicious 3 course buffet-style lunch

  • See the National Maori Arts and Crafts Institute with its carving and weaving schools

  • Learn about native New Zealand history and culture from a Maori guide

  • Complimentary pickup from your Auckland accommodation

  • A complimentary ale, stout, cider or ginger beer at The Green Dragon Inn

WHAT TO EXPECT

Whether you're a film buff, history buff or just keen on some adventure, this day tour through theNew Zealandhinterland is sure to make your next holiday toAuckland.

 

After complimentary pickup from your central Auckland hotel, leave the city behind as you drive through the Bombay Hills and Hauraki Plains on a specially designed scenic route, where you can discover spectacular scenery flanked by mountains, to reach the Hobbiton Movie Set - a sheep farm used as the filming location for the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit.

 

J.R.R. Tolkien fans will recognize Middle-Earth locales like the 44 hobbit holes, The Mill and The Green Dragon Inn as you learn behind-the-scenes secrets of the epic movies. Then, relax in The Green Dragon with a complimentary ale, stout, cider or ginger beer.

 

The group will then depart for the world-famous city ofRotoruapassing through the quirky town of Tirau, famously dubbed the “corrugated capital of the world”. From here, you'll pass through the Fitzgerald Glade where lush tree ferns line the road with vegetation towering above. Look out for many New Zealand native trees including tawa, rimu, mataī and five species of rātā. Soon, we arrive in Rotorua (literally meaning Second Lake) with optional stops on the shores of Lake Rotorua and Government Gardens for photo opportunities.

 

We then travel a few more kilometres to Te Puia where we enter through the magnificently carved gateway before embarking on our fully guided tour with a local Maori guide. Their knowledge and passion make this a memory that you will cherish for a long time as you are guided around the 70ha Geothermal Park, seeing the Pohutu Geyser which naturally erupts up to 30 metres (100 ft) skywards every 30 minutes or so. You will have explained to you the hot springs, the silica terraces, the bubbling mineral-rich mud pools and other pools that have been used for over 100 years for cooking and remedies plus get close up with our most famous bird, the Kiwi.

 

After some final gift shopping before leaving Te Puia, you'll make the journey back to Auckland to your hotel with an optional stop en route for those wishing to taste our world-famous Tip Top Ice Cream

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By arrangement, yes. The supplier offers a drop off with luggage in Rotorua ONLY at the i-site Information Centre in the middle of the main street of Rotorua. This option, only by arrangement with your booking, means your tour would start in Auckland and finish in Rotorua.

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Yes, it's a 3 course buffet-style lunch.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • The booking is only confirmed when you receive the confirmation from the tour operator
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tours run in all weather conditions so please wear appropriate clothing

Please note that the bookings for this tour are processed manually so there might be a slight delay in confirmation from the tour operator.


Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations 7 days or more before departure: No fee
  • Cancellations between 6 and 4 days of departure: 50% of the total cost
  • Cancellations within 3 days of departure: 100% of the cost

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FromNZD $295
or 6 weekly interest free payment from $49.17 with
Youth (8yrs-15yrs): NZD $199
Child (4yrs-7yrs): NZD $179
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