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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 comfortable 12-seater mini-bus 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 for a guided tour of the 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 $470.00
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 11 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.

Available Bookings from September 15 to September 21

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sun 15 Sep
Mon 16 Sep
Tue 17 Sep
Wed 18 Sep
Thu 19 Sep
Fri 20 Sep
Sat 21 Sep

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$299.00
  • Child$227.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$279.00
  • Child$227.00

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Jane from New Zealand wrote on 02 April 2018

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Excellent experience

It was a nice trip, thanks Ciaran !!!

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Glad you had a good trip and thank you for coming with us

Mrs Stonestreet from Australia wrote on 07 October 2018

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Fantastic!

Yesterday my husband and I did a fantastic double tour of Hobbiton and Wai-O-Tapu tour with our tour guide Kreig. Kreig was great, friendly and informative. He knows all the best picture taking spot and all the little info where to go and what to expect on the tour. He looked after us really well providing us some snacks, water and laughter! Overall, I would recommend this to everyone who want to do this tour!

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Elaina Lambrianakos from United States wrote on 10 May 2018

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Great!

Our tour guide, Kreig, is very passionate about NZ. Gave us a lot of information and fun facts.

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Thank you for the great feedback and safe travels.

Sheralyn Joyce from Australia wrote on 08 April 2018

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Outstanding

Both places were amazing! Cheeky Kiwi team were fabulous. Special thanks to our guide Lance. Totally recommend this tour!

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Leanne Thomson from Australia wrote on 14 September 2019

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Personal and enjoyable

Had a fantastic time. Louise and Andree were very knowledgeable and attentive to all your needs. Loved the small group tour, personalised the whole experience

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