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Auckland & Beyond Tours

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“hobbiton tour”(25 reviews)
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If you are looking to explore New Zealand and it's hidden gems, join our Daily tours departing every day from Auckland or We can customize a private tour anywhere in New Zealand. We Offer Day Trips from Auckland to Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Glow...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide and driver Chris makes the long trip from Auckland to Rotorua and Waitomo Caves very enjoyable and informative. He comes to pick us up from our Auckland hotel on time as promised. He is very friendly and helpful and offers to take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Freedom43013
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the Hobbiton tour just a few days before our preferred date and they graciously accommodated us. We were picked up by our guide and driver, Paul, who was very friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable about Auckland and its surrounding towns. We were picked up...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for this amazing feedback. I appreciate that you took the time to write these lovely comments about your tour guide Paul. Thanks for choosing Auckland & Beyond Tours and we look forward to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THIS tour was amazing, from the pick up to the end our tour guide, Chris, was humorous and so hospitable!! I definitely recommend it to family, friends and everyone!

Thank najatzh
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an amazing review! Thank you for your lovely feedback and for recommending Auckland & Beyond Tours.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris was great! Very smooth pickup and drop-off. We stopped mid-way there for a few pics of the countryside. Hobbiton was amazing, thank you Auckland and Beyond for an unforgettable experience!

Thank Syed H
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You're most welcome! Glad that we left you with an unforgetabble experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this tour of hobbiton, great insight into the story behind the film set. We were lucky enough to be there on a warm day with clear blue sky's and the whole place really came to life. The drive to and from Auckland with our...More

Thank Pello91
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Love your review! Chris (tour guide) is a very informative & funny person.. glad you learnt allot from him. Thank you for taking the time to post on TripAdvisor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing day, our guide Chris was brilliant! Would definitely reccomend this tour to anyone interested in visiting the hobbiton movie set!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah C
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for recommending Auckland and Beyond Tours.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually we only booked the Hobbingen tour with pick up and return from/to Auckland, because the double tour with the glow worm wasn‘t available anymore. Our driver guide Chris (great guy) picked us up at our hostel around 06:00h. The bus had wifi and we...More

Thank caribic90
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review & i'm glad that we managed to book you in for the double tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris was awesome getting us to this incredible experience. The tour was great and would highly recommend it.

Thank rdhinkle
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your amazing feedback!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a tour with these guys and went to hobbiton! We really only spent four hours in a luxury bus with Paul our tour guide but he was the most friendly man ! Great service, great knowledge and always opened the door for everyone....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank timothyjgm
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad that you enjoyed our luxurious Mercedes vehicle, the souvineer present & had fun with your tour guide Paul.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr Paul made our 2hr journey to Hobbiton very informative and we learned about this beautiful country so much.He was helpful and guided us till the last stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 865sonamk
Aucklandandbeyond, Manager at Auckland & Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review.

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Escape104040
8 December 2018|
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Response from Aucklandandbeyond | Property representative |
Hello Kanchan, We have different options that can suit your itinerary: Option 1: Small group tour 21st Dec: Waitomo Glow Worm Caves + Rotorua: (Price: $395 per Adult & $195 per child) Option 2: Private Tour 20th Dec: Pick... More
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PhamT1234
17 November 2018|
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Response from Aucklandandbeyond | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your enquiry. Yes, we can pick you up from Auckland take you to Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set and drop you off in Rotorua. Price per person: $549 NZD Includes: entry tickets, transport, tour... More
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Andrew T
29 September 2018|
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Thank you for your enquiry. I have researched OGO, looks like a great technology. The paths at the Hobbiton are gravel and gets steep at some point, It looks like OGO can go through it but I have a better option to book you... More
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