2 Day Waitomo, Rotorua & Hobbiton Express

2 Day Waitomo, Rotorua & Hobbiton Express

Waitomo Glow worm Caves are a must see and for 120 years they have attracted millions of people from all over the world. The moment you enter this subterranean wonderland you’ll discover an ancient underground labyrinth of limestone caves and grottos. You’ll experience a silent yet magical boat ride through the Glow worm Grotto - a subterranean cavern lit up by the lights of thousands of tiny glow worms.

Rotorua has been known for its geothermal activity for over 150 years now and today you are able to see, feel, smell and hear some of this wonder of nature. Gain an informative insight into agriculture in New Zealand with the world-famous and live Sheep Show at the Agrodome. See 19 sheep breeds walk the stage, sheep shearing, sheepdog demonstrations. Audience participation is a major part of the show and you’ll have the opportunity to hand-milk a cow, feed a lamb or take part in an exciting sheep auction.

Visit Te Puia geothermal area to view the boiling mudpools and cascading Pohutu geyser that make Rotorua famous as New Zealand’s thermal city. Enjoy a concert and cultural show inside the sacred meeting house. Visitors are treated to perfect harmonies, the rhythms of the Poi dance, the ferocity of the haka and the complexity of the Tititorea (stick games).

Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings. Drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth.

Tour Info

Tour Name: 2 Day Waitomo, Rotorua & Hobbiton Express
From: Auckland to Auckland
Valid: May 18 - Mar 19
Price:
From (NZD) $645 per person
Duration: 2 Days
Tour Code: SBROT2G

Inclusions

1 nights hotel accommodation at Holiday Inn Rotorua
Full breakfasts
Waitomo Caves Guided Tour
Agrodome Sheep Show & Farm Tour
Te Puia Admission and Cultural Show
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Short Break Exclusions & Extras

Additional travel arrangements can be organised by Relaxing Journeys based on your requirements. International & domestic flights within New Zealand are not included in this package price.

Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua

Travel from Auckland by coach to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves for a guided tour. Continue onto Rotorua and enjoy the Agrodome and Te Puia with a concert and cultural show.

Day 2
Rotorua - Matamata - Auckland

This morning is at leisure. This afternoon, depart Rotorua and drive to Matamata for a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie set. Continue back to Auckland where your tour concludes on arrival.

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28/04/2017
We had a great time in NZ :) Our tour consultant, Mani, was very helpful. He accommodated all our requests and quickly addressed all our queries about the tour. We'll definitely lookup Relaxing Journeys when we plan another visit to NZ.
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04/04/2015
We enjoyed the tour immensely and would contact Relaxing Journeys again when we tour the Southern Islands. The drivers were friendly and provided lots of insights to the places that we've been to. They were also conscious of time and made sure that we got to all the places that we had to see. Marie, our consultant at Relaxing Journeys provided all necessary arrangements and documentations, including reminders and instructions pertaining to our tour.
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2 Day Waitomo, Rotorua & Hobbiton Express
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Tour Code: SBROT2G
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Departures: May 18 - Mar 19
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