2 Day Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

Duration: 2 days
Destination: New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

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  • 2 days
  • Auckland
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Discover the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island, from Rotorua’s geothermal pools and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set. On this 2-day coach tour from Auckland, you’ll experience ancient Maori traditions, the filmmaking history of ‘The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie. Enjoy standard (4 star hotel) overnight accommodation in Rotorua. 2-day tour of Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton and Rotorua from Auckland Visit the famous Waitomo Caves and learn how the glowworms radiate a magical luminescent light Discover Rotorua's cultural heritage and geothermal activity on a relaxing duck tour by amphibious vehicle! Experience real Maori culture at Tamaki Village with rituals, ceremonies, performances, storytelling and Admire Te Puia with its thermal mud pools and impressive geysers and beautiful kiwi bird watching. Enjoy a scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges before you head to the Shire and Middle-earth on a Hobbiton Movie Set tour


Day 1: Auckland to Waitomo & Hobbiton to Rotorua

Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
Leaving Auckland, you’ll travel south to visit the world-famous limestone formations of Waitomo Caves. Enter the subterranean labyrinth of caves to admire a magical world of stalactites and stalagmites, eerily lit by the luminescent gleam of glowworms.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
Your tour continues with a scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges to the farm near Matamata that was transformed into Hobbiton for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie set. Enjoy a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you’ll see the fairy tale landscapes of the Shire, including the hobbit holes, and visit the Green Dragon Inn and Mill
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You will stay in 3 to 4 star Hotel in Rotorua close to lake and city center

Day 2: Rotorua To Auckland

Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
Get ready to see mud pools, spouting geysers and other geothermal displays at Te Puia, where you’ll also enjoy Maori cultural performances and Kiwi bird watching.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand
Relax in a lake edge thermal hot pool or explore the lakes with a boat ride along beautiful ducks
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Government Gardens Golf, 1 Queens Drive, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
The Government Gardens is a public park, partly laid out as gardens, located beside Lake Rotorua. It was built by the government as a tourism attraction.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, Long Mile Road The Redwoods, Rotorua 3046 New Zealand
Redwoods Forest is a forest of naturalised coastal redwood on the outskirts of Rotorua, New Zealand, adjacent to the Whakarewarewa thermal area. The 6 hectares stand of Californian Redwoods is part of the larger Whakarewarewa State Forest. The trees were planted at the beginning of the 20th century as part of a programme to assess the viability of various exotic tree species for commercial forestry in New Zealand.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Blue Spring, Leslie Road, Putaruru 3483 New Zealand
Natural spring known for its clear blue water, with an adjacent walkway for picturesque hikes.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sky City Casino, Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand
After exploring Rotorua will drive back to Auckland City
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • 1 Night Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered


  • Auckland Intl Airport, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand


  • Level 1, Ports of Auckland Building/1 Sunderland St, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/7/2020 - 3/13/2022

Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


2 days

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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