Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Movie Set Experience - Day Trip from Auckland

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Take a day trip to two stunning North Island attractions - Waitomo Caves and the famous Hobbiton Movie Set.

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Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Movie Set Experience - Day Trip from Auckland

Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Lunch at the Green Dragon Inn / English-speaking guide/driver

Schedule

  • 07:50-08:00

    Pick-up at Auckland Hotels or Check-in at Sky City Coach Terminal

  • Head to the Central North Island

    Travel through the lush farmland and picturesque vistas of the Waikato and King Country regions. Enjoy your driver guide's entertaining and informative commentary about the different areas you come across with as you head for you destination.

  • Hobbiton Movie Set

    Take a guided tour of the famous Hobbiton Movie Set used for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie trilogies. Located inside a 1,250 acre sheep and beef farm near Matamata. The village was carefully recreated in amazing detail and will make you feel like you're really in Middle Earth.

  • Tour the Buildings of the Shire

    See the familiar hobbit holes, the Mill and the Green Dragon Inn through this fascinating tour. Learn how this humble farmland was transformed into a real life depiction of the Shire. After feasting your eyes around Hobbiton, head to Dragon Inn for a sumptuous lunch.

  • Journey to Waitomo Glowworm Caves

    Head deep underground into the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Take a 45-minute guided tour through a series of limestone caves formed over 30 million years ago. Learn more facts about the cave and end the tour with a captivating boat ride to the Glowworm Grotto, illuminated by thousands of tiny glowworms.

  • 19:00

    Check-out at Sky City Coach Terminal or Drop-off at Auckland Hotels

Schedule

  • 07:50-08:00

    Pick-up at Auckland Hotels or Check-in at Sky City Coach Terminal

  • Head to the Central North Island

    Travel through the lush farmland and picturesque vistas of the Waikato and King Country regions. Enjoy your driver guide's entertaining and informative commentary about the different areas you come across with as you head for you destination.

  • Hobbiton Movie Set

    Take a guided tour of the famous Hobbiton Movie Set used for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie trilogies. Located inside a 1,250 acre sheep and beef farm near Matamata. The village was carefully recreated in amazing detail and will make you feel like you're really in Middle Earth.

  • Tour the Buildings of the Shire

    See the familiar hobbit holes, the Mill and the Green Dragon Inn through this fascinating tour. Learn how this humble farmland was transformed into a real life depiction of the Shire. After feasting your eyes around Hobbiton, head to Dragon Inn for a sumptuous lunch.

  • Journey to Waitomo Glowworm Caves

    Head deep underground into the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Take a 45-minute guided tour through a series of limestone caves formed over 30 million years ago. Learn more facts about the cave and end the tour with a captivating boat ride to the Glowworm Grotto, illuminated by thousands of tiny glowworms.

  • 19:00

    Check-out at Sky City Coach Terminal or Drop-off at Auckland Hotels

Description

See the magical Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day sightseeing tour from Auckland. Step on board your luxury coach and travel south, taking in typical New Zealand scenery as you ride - lush green farmland and rolling hills.

The Hobbiton Movie Set has become one of New Zealand's must-see destinations. A working farm near the small town of Matamata was transformed into a film set for the world-famous Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies, and today you can visit the set and see where the magic was created.

During your guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set you'll see highlights like the original Hobbit Holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Party Tree and more. Your tour guide will share amazing behind-the-scenes stories and fascinating facts about how the film set was brought to life.

After you've had your fill of movie magic, sit down to lunch - a delicious feast worthy of a true hobbit - outside the Green Dragon Inn.

Your next stop is at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, a network of underground tunnels and caves made from incredible limestone formations. Set off on a 45-minute guided tour of the caves, ending with a truly special boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto, where glowworms twinkle and shine overhead as you sail through a dark and silent cavern.

After exploring these two top New Zealand visitor attractions, your driver guide will take you back to Auckland, returning in the early evening.

Please Note

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge provided no seat is occupied.

  • Children ages 7 to 12 years old, if traveling without an adult over 18 years old, must have an Unaccompanied Minor Form completed before travel.

  • Vegetarian and other dietary options for lunch are available on request.

  • If your hotel is not on the list, you may choose to proceed to Sky City Coach Terminal. Please indicate your choice upon booking.

Includes

  • Lunch at the Green Dragon Inn

  • English-speaking guide/driver

Notes

Additional Note(s)
  • Children ages 7 to 12 years old, if traveling without an adult over 18 years old, must have an Unaccompanied Minor Form completed before travel.

  • Vegetarian and other dietary options for lunch are available on request.

  • If your hotel is not on the list, you may choose to proceed to Sky City Coach Terminal.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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