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Hobbiton and Spellbound Glowworm Cave Tour - With Guaranteed Departure - Ex Auckland or Rotorua


Join us for a full day of fun and adventure with guided tours of Spellbound Cave and Hobbiton movie set.


  • Be mesmerized by a canopy of glowworms in the Spellbound Cave
  • Join a 90 minute guided cave walk and boat ride
  • Experience the magic of the Hobbiton movie set with a guided tour
  • Enjoy a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Door to door transport from central Auckland or Rotorua accommodation
  • Spellbound is one of the only glowworm caves that allows photography!

Heading off early from Auckland we will beat the traffic and head off to Waitomo for your first activity of the day, Spellbound glowworm cave.

Here you will join a 90-minute tour of the cave taking in the mesmerizing sight of thousands of glowworms and interesting cave formations. This tour includes a cave walk and a boat ride inside the cave.

This is one of the only caves where photography is allowed so have your camera at the ready!

We will then make our way to "Middle Earth" where you will have time to purchase some lunch before you join your Hobbiton tour.

You will then be taken on a guided tour over the 12-acre movie set as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. You will visit hobbit holes, the Mill, Bag-End - home to Bilbo Baggins and finish off with a complimentary drink at the famous Green Dragon Inn.

Once your tour is complete we will transport you back to your accommodation around 6 or 7 pm depending on the traffic.

This tour can start and end in either Auckland or Rotorua.

Our fleet of Mercedes vehicles are comfortable and clean and can transport between 6-15 passengers for an enjoyable small-group experience.

No need to worry about us cancelling your booking due to low numbers - we guarantee departure for one full priced customer or two discounted customers!

*Please note the order of this tour can change and you may go to Hobbiton first.

Adult $409.00
Child $204.50 (5 - 14 years)
Infant $40.00 (3 - 4 years)

What's included

  • Guided tour of Spellbound Glowworm Cave
  • Guided tour of Hobbiton movie set
  • Door to door transport from central Auckland or Rotorua accommodation


  • Allow approximately 12 hours for the whole experience


  • Central Auckland or Rotorua


  • Minimum age: 3

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • For door to door transport outside of central Auckland, a small fee will apply. Please enter your accommodation address on your way through the checkout and we will be in contact to advise fee if applicable or to organise a meeting place in the city centre..

  • 3 years is the minimum age - unless you are booking a large group.

    Tours require a minimum of 4 bookings to run.

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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Marvinlee from New Zealand wrote on 26 July 2021

Very good tour

Very good tour in hobbiton ang spellbound.. flexi tour has a very nice drivers.

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conrado from New Zealand wrote on 03 May 2021

The tour was wonderful!

Enjoyed the tour and will come back again!

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Nilkanth Makwana from New Zealand wrote on 06 April 2021

Absolutely stunning

Absolutely stunning

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Katherine from New Zealand wrote on 05 April 2021

Luxurious journey to the middle earth

It was a perfect day. The vehicle was new and comfortable. We got picked up from our place by Fran. She is so knowledgeable and hilarious. We have been to the glow worms and Hobbiton many times in the last 4 years. But we never enjoyed the experience as much as yesterday. It was a total bliss. We would recommend joining a day tour for your self and family. It is so much fun.

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Steven Beeby from New Zealand wrote on 19 March 2021

The best experience ever!!!

The whole day was amazing. Ric our driver, was super helpful and incredibly friendly. The spellbound caves tour left us speechless and tearful. I really hadn't expected it to be this great. The Hobbiton tour was magical. The whole day was wonderful and one we will never forget.

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