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Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton

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$327

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Overview

In this full day sightseeing tour from Auckland to Rotorua, enjoy the underground beauty of the Waitomo Caves and the film magic created on the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata. Pick-ups are available from central Auckland accommodation.

In the morning, you will make your way from Auckland through the lush Waikato and King Country farmlands by luxurious coach. Your experience local guide will tell you about the region’s fascinating history along the way.

Waitomo will be your first stop where you will be taken on a 45-minute guided tour through the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Complete your tour with an unforgettable boat ride through the Glowworm Gotto that is illuminated by thousands of tiny glowworms.

Following the glowworm tour, a picnic-style will be served. Then you will make your journey towards Middle-earth. Hobbiton Movie Set sits just outside the rural township of Matamata. Learn about how this private farmland was transformed into the home of Sir Peter Jackson films: The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit. Have the opportunity to visit famous structures such as the Green Dragon Inn, Mill, and the Hobbit.

After your movie set tour, you will then continue on to Rotorua, where you will be dropped off at your Rotorua accommodation.

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The Mill, Hobbiton Movie Set

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Hobbit Hole

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Waitomo Glowworm Cave

COST PER PERSON

October 2016 - September 2017

  • Adult: NZ$327
  • Child: NZ$163

- Children 3 - 12 years inclusive

- Infants travel free (no seat)

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