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Waitomo & Hobbiton 1-Day Tour

1 Day Tour

Book for 3 people to get the 4th free!

Offer until the end of March, for bookings between April and June

Tour Details

 

Enjoy 2 spectacular places on one trip!  We will take you to both the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and the Hobbiton Movie Set.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

The glow worm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand.

Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Cave’s historical and geological significance.

Waitomo glowworm caves are a must see for any traveler, and were featured in Quora's 27 Surreal Places to Visit Before You Die.

Hobbiton Movie Set

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Discover the real Middle-earth on the most picturesque private farmland near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, where you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogy in a fascinating guided tour.

The set has been completely rebuilt and can be seen as it appeared in the films.

All tours groups visit the Green Dragon Inn as part of their tour and receive a complimentary refreshment.

Special Notes

  • Includes full round-trip transportation from Auckland.
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off  from/to your accommodation within Auckland Central Area.
  • Admission to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
  • Admission to the Hobbiton Movie Set and 1 drink at Green Dragon Inn.
  • Lunch is included. ( Vegetarian menu is available. )
  • We offer both English and Japanese-speaking driver for our shuttle transport.
  • Both Waitomo and Hobbiton provides their own English-speaking local guides for that portion of the tour.

Trip Plan

Tour Length: 1 full day

Minimum Number: This tour requires a minimum of 2 Adults total to offer. If you would like an individual booking, contact us for available dates. If you would like to book a group as a charter, please contact us for a quote.

Itinerary:

07:00 - Leave Auckland
10:00 - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
11:15 - Lunch at the Waitomo Homestead
13:30 - Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
17:45 - Arrive in Auckland

**Subject to availability, we may visit Hobbiton in the morning and Waitomo in the afternoon.

What to Bring: For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring-

  • A camera!
  • Lightweight jacket (in winter) or sun hat (in summer)

Tour Cost

$360 NZD / person

$180 NZD / Child under 11 years old
*Cancellation of this tour will cost NZ$89.00 per person as an admission fee of the Hobbiton Movie Set if cancelled after 5:00 pm four working days before the tour.

*The Hobbiton Movie Set is closed on Christmas day.

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Offer until the end of March, for bookings between April and June
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Booking

  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
  • Application for a tour must be made by phone, fax or e-mail no later than 5:00 PM of the day before the tour.
  • Your application may not be accepted if the tour is full, prior to your booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation of tours is free if carried out by 5:00 PM, two working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours carried out by 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost 50% of the price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours after 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost the full price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of fishing tours will cost 20% of the tour cost after you have sent in your form as the boat will be chartered.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton movie set tours will cost NZ$35.00 per person as a cancellation of lunch fee if cancelled after 5:00 pm four working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton evening banquet tours will cost the full price of the tour if cancelled after 5:00 pm eight working days before the tour.
  • If you won't show up at the pick-up time even after 15 mins of the time, we have to start the tours without you.

Tour Costs

  • If there are two adults attending the tour, the cost of the tour written is the cost for one person.
  • If there are two adults attending the tour, children ( aged 5~11 ) will cost half of what is written.

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