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Full-Day Tour of Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Caves

by Gray Line New Zealand
per adult Price is $238
Duration: 11h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels Features animals

Highlights

  • Discover some of the best places to visit near Auckland

  • Journey into Middle-earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set

  • Tuck into a buffet lunch outside the Green Dragon Inn

  •  Explore a subterranean wonderland at Waitomo Caves

  •  Marvel at twinkling glowworms on a Waitomo Caves boat tour

Highlights

  • Discover some of the best places to visit near Auckland

  • Journey into Middle-earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set

  • Tuck into a buffet lunch outside the Green Dragon Inn

  •  Explore a subterranean wonderland at Waitomo Caves

  •  Marvel at twinkling glowworms on a Waitomo Caves boat tour

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8:00 AM, Hobbiton and Ruakuri Caves Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 11h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is $237.95, taxes included

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Full-Day Tour of Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Caves

Activity Location

Hobbiton Movie Set

501 Buckland Rd Hinuera

Matamata

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Intercity terminal

    102 Hobson Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Quest Auckland Serviced Apartments

    363 Queen Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Amora Hotel Auckland,

    100 Greys Avenue

    Auckland 1010

  • Auckland City Hotel-Hobson St,

    157 Hobson Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Copthorne Hotel Auckland City, \

    150 Anzac Avenue

    Auckland 1010

  • Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group,

    83 Symonds Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Crowne Plaza Auckland,

    128 Albert Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Hilton Auckland,

    147 Quay Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Grand Millennium Auckland,

    71 Mayoral Drive

    Auckland 1010

  • M Social Auckland,

    196-200 Quay Street

    Auckland 1010

  • Pullman Auckland,

    Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant,

    Auckland 1010

  • Rydges Auckland,

    59 Federal Street

    Auckland 1010


Description

Discover some of the best places to visit near Auckland on this full-day sightseeing tour to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves. Leave the city behind and travel south through scenic farmland to the rural town of Matamata where the Hobbiton Movie Set is located. Embark on a Hobbiton tour and discover movie magic as you visit The Shire, Bilbo Baggins' house, hobbit-holes and other places you'll recognise from The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit movie trilogies! Tuck into a delicious buffet lunch outside the Green Dragon Inn before continuing your day trip from Auckland, making your way to Waitomo Caves. Explore this subterranean wonderland by foot and by boat as you navigate through underground caverns on a 45-minute guided tour. Learn how stalactites and stalagmites were formed over millions of years and glide along an underground river into the famous Glowworm Grotto. Allow your eyes to readjust as you board your coach and wind through the scenic Waikato region on your return trip to Auckland. Please note, the order of this tour is subject to change. If the Waitomo Caves tour cannot operate, a free upgrade to the Ruakuri Cave will be provided subject to availability.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Cave

  • Buffet lunch

  • Snack

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Auckland city hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Wi-Fi


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages not listed as Inclusions


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary provided they do not occupy their own seat. Children 14 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • If Waitomo Glowworm caves is closed, you will visit Ruakuri Cave instead depending on availability.

  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Auckland hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • If you do not require hotel pickup, check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Full-Day Tour of Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Caves ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.2 out of 5

5/5 Jan 23, 2019

The transportation was good, and the tour itself was magnificent. We had more than enough time to go through the entire village. This was our favorite activity in New Zealand.

5/5 May 11, 2018

It felt magical from start to end!!! Totally enjoyed the experience of a lifetime. Would definitely recommend. Amrit KM ( Trinidad)

5/5 Apr 25, 2018

Everything from the pick up to the drop off was well organized.Our bus driver and tour guide for the day, Derek, gave us incredible insight to the country's history and culture, and made the ride quite enjoyable.

Jennifer C

United States