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Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Caves - Full Day Tour Ex Auckland

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Experience two of New Zealand’s best-loved attractions - the Hobbiton Movie Set and the incredible Waitomo Glowworm Caves – on a full day tour.

Departing from Auckland, relax on board our luxury coach and enjoy beautiful farmland scenery and interesting commentary as we make our way to Matamata, home of the world famous Hobbiton Movie Set.

Upon arrival at the movie set, your friendly guide will take you on a fascinating tour where you’ll encounter Hobbit holes, the Mill, the Green Dragon Inn and many other structures created for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie trilogies.

Learn about how this picturesque farm was transformed into Middle-earth and hear some of the behind the scenes secrets before we enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Party Marquee outside the Green Dragon Inn.

Our journey continues as we make our way to the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Explore the vast network of underground caverns on this fully guided 45 minute tour and learn about how these intricate limestone structures were formed over millions of years.

The finale of the trip is a short but enchanting boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto, floating quietly through the darkness as thousands of glowworms twinkle above you.

 

Tour Highlights:

  • Full day tour
  • Operates daily November – March
  • Departs and returns: Sky City Coach Terminal
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up / drop-off available
  • Waikato and King Country scenery
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves guided tour
  • Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour
  • Lunch at Hobbiton Movie Set
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    So come with us on a luxurious adventure discovering the real Middle-earth on this unforgettable and enchanting experience!

    Price: Adult $347 / Child $173

    Duration: Departs Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland at 08:00 and returns to Auckland at 20:00

    Please Note: A complimentary pick-up and drop-off service is provided from inner city hotels. We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and taking a warm jacket for the Waitomo Glowworm Caves guided tour.

     

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    Yu Feng from Malaysia wrote on 31 December 2017

    Very nice place

    Cave like stars, but unfortunately can not take pictures.

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    Kia ora YuFeng, Thanks for sharing, Waitomo Caves are absolutely beautiful and if you take photos (with the flash on) they scare the glowworms away. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Gray Line

    Anindia Paramita from Indonesia wrote on 11 December 2017

    Hobbiton & Waitomo Cave Tour

    Book a tour via bookme was one of the best decision. Its affordable and you got full services. Fun tourguide, comfy bus and delicious meals.

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    Kia ora Anindia, Thanks for sharing, yes booking with Bookme is a great way to do it! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Gray Line

    May from Hong Kong wrote on 12 April 2017

    Very good tour guide

    Very good journey & the tour guide Wayne is very professional.

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    Kia ora May, Thanks for sharing your feedback! Esther and the team at InterCity Group.

    IVY FONG PANG from Malaysia wrote on 05 December 2017

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    Too bad not enough time to eat as time is wasted for turn to collect our food. All of us only half way through our lunch, we had to leave. Very disappointing as food is very good. So much is wasted on all the plates and we are still hungry, only 1st plate and have finished. Overall trip is good, pleasant and enjoyable. Lady driver is good and experienced and very thoughtful. Sorry I forgot her name.

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    Kia ora Ivy, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear your lunch was cut short, perhaps this was because the tour itself was running late and you had to make it to Waitomo Caves on time. I'm sorry for the inconvenience this caused. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Gray Line

    Edward Andrade from United States wrote on 01 April 2017

    Excellent

    Everything we expected and more. The food was terrific and the scenery was spectacular.

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    Kia ora Edward, Thank you for sharing your feedback! All the best for your future travels. Esther and the team at InterCity Group.

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