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Hobbiton & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Wai-O-Tapu from Auckland

Experience the magic of the Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua´s bubbling geothermal activity including Waiotapu Geothermal Park (rated as one of the most surreal places on the planet).

Highlights

  • Hobbiton Movie Set fully guided tour
  • Complimentary beverage at The Green Dragon Inn
  • Rotorua City Highlights guided tour
  • Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park guided tour
  • Champagne Pool, Devils Bath, Geothermal Vent and Mud pool viewing
  • Alexander Family Sheep Farm & Shire's Rest

Jump in our modern comfortable minibus as your expert driver-guide journeys through beautiful Waikato countryside toward Hobbiton.

In true kiwi style, you will see an abundance of sheep at the Alexander Family Sheep Farm, where you can grab a bite before boarding the bus to the famous Hobbiton Movie Set!

You'll get the full experience with a two hour fully guided tour as you hear fascinating stories and discover the 12-acre movie set, The Shire, 44 Hobbit Holes, and gardens topped off with a beverage at the renowned Hobbiton pub - The Green Dragon Inn.

We next travel south through the unique town of Tirau (the corrugated iron sculpture capital of the world) and the stunning Fitzgerald Glade toward Hobbiton passing many iconic landmarks along the way before arriving in Rotorua city.

You'll see all its famous and historical sites including Lake Rotorua, The Government Gardens, the Blue Baths, Thermal Springs and Polynesian Spa before having a delicious lunch and heading to what is considered one of the most surreal places on earth Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland.

Discover amazing geothermal craters, local mud-pools, Champagne lake, Devil's bath and other geothermal wonders before we travel back to Auckland.

Adult $329.00
Child $265.00

What's included

  • Hobbiton Movie Set entry fee and guided tour
  • Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park entry fee and guided tour
  • Rotorua City Highlights guided tour
  • Fully guided small group return tour from Auckland (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Hotel pick ups and drop offs (specified central Auckland hotels only)
  • Refreshments, snacks and on screen entertainment in minibus

Duration

  • Allow approximately 13 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Pick up from central Auckland hotels (specified hotels only)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • The tour must have at least 4 people booked to run. If less than 4 people have booked you will be placed on a waiting list or offered a refund. Cheeky Kiwi Travel does not take responsibility for the weather and we reserve the right to alter the Itinerary or activity if required. No refunds will be given to late or no-show passengers.
  • Child Age is 4 - 14 years. Infants fares are under 4 years old.

Available Bookings from August 06 to August 12

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$263.00
  • Child$158.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$230.00
  • Child$158.00

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Gairik from India wrote on 20 December 2019

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Great experience with Cheeky Kiwi Travels

Great tour and a fun day filled with lots of adventure and learning.

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Sid from United Kingdom wrote on 11 March 2020

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Hobbiton & Rotorua

Absolute awsome day Both Martin and Micheal were amazing tour guides

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YieYing Wu from United States wrote on 05 January 2020

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Fun and beautiful

The hobbiton experience is so fun. Simon, our guide, gave us the best experience at Wai-O-Tapu. We get to see the such colorful volcanic pools.

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Myla Urbano from New Zealand wrote on 03 October 2019

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Wai- O- Tapu /rotorua / Rotorua

Andre and Louise are awesome Great trip Andre went out of his way for us to have fun and enjoy the trip Highly recommended

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Marina from New Zealand wrote on 28 September 2019

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Hobbiton n rotorua trip

This tour was awesome. Symon was an excellent guide,we first went to hobbiton and even if the weather wasn't great,I still had a great experience,we then went to rotorua,and it was great.Amazing landscape and Symon shared with us his knowledge and time, he also recommended me other place to go.in New Zealand,which us going to help me in my future trip. Awesome experience,will definitely recommend it.

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