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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip

From US$298.80
  • Cover three New Zealand highlights in one day
  • Guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Siet
  • Tour geysers, mud pools, and hot springs at Rotorua
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip
From US$298.80
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Hobbiton/Waitomo end Rotorua
Start Auckland and finish in Rotorua
From US$298.84
Hobbiton Rotorua Waitomo
One day tour = Auckland to Auckland
From US$309.17
Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set, Rotorua, and Waitomo Caves on a tour from Auckland or Rotorua that combines three top destinations into a single day of exploring. You’ll step into the world of ‘Lord of the Rings,’ check out bubbling geysers and pools, then travel an underground river lit only by sparkling glow worms, following a route that makes the most of your travel time.
What to Expect
Meet a driver for pickup at your hotel in Auckland or Rotorua, then board a coach for the trip to Hobbiton Movie Set. You’ll pass through a sprawling sheep farm with views of the Kaimai Ranges and tour the Hobbiton Movie Set’s film sites and highlights.

After an included drink at Hobbiton’s Green Dragon Inn, continue 55 minutes to Te Puia in Rotorua. Dine in the Te Whakarewarewa Valley, then check out the simmering pools, springs, and geysers fed by Rotorua’s geothermal activity. The final stop of the day is Waitomo Caves, whose native glow worms shine and sparkle over an underground river. See thousands of the glow worms on a boat tour of the underground river as you learn about the geological significance of the caves.

This tour concludes with hotel drop-off, and you can choose between returning to Auckland or finishing the day in Rotorua.
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Reviewed 2 days ago
What a magical place

It was no surprise that when you go to New Zealand you do the Lord of the Rings tours. But Hobbiton is a must see and a must do to go and see these building was just great. The next place I went was the...More

Thank peterpO3294LE
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well organised tour from Rotorua, Hobbiton far exceeded my expectations, they have done a wonderful job with the authenticity of Shire's Rest. My only complaint would be that I would have enjoyed spending a little more time at the Green Dragon Taven to have...More

Thank jostewartgovs
Reviewed 1 week ago
Gardens are lovely

Everyone has to do a guided tour, even if you drive. Probably a good idea as the guides need to keep an eye on the public who have no respect and are told over and over again, please do not go off the trails to...More

Thank kiwicran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour and the 3 in one day was well worth it!

Quite to my surprise, I really enjoyed this tour. Rotorua was the only attraction of the 3 that I really wanted to see, but my traveling partner wanted to see the other 2, so we picked this all-in-one option. It was worth it! Hobbiton was...More

1  Thank Hsferre
Reviewed 11 March 2018
A must see visit in NZ

Our magical visit to Hobbiton greatly exceeded our expectations. The visit to the village is serene and beautiful. Dinner at the Green Dragon is unique. Doing both provides both a day-time and night-time perspective, both are gorgeous and not over-wrought. Altogether it was an unexpected...More

Thank JeremyLeeJonas
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Response from kiwicran | Reviewed this property |
If you are with the same company, you should be ok, however this is tight due to the distances. Waitomo caves is a flash in the pan and is not worth the money. Was a great tour a few years ago but is nothing now. You... More