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Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour
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Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour

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Tick off the top attractions of the Windy City on this private full-day tour of Wellington. Experience the myriad delights of New Zealand’s capital as you take in the views from Mt Victoria, spot seals at Red Rocks, then go behind-the-scenes with a 45-minute tour of the Weta Cave, where the special effects for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were created. After a scrumptious lunch at the Chocolate Fish Café (included), ride the cable car over Wellington and visit landmarks like the Botanical Gardens, the Parliament Buildings and the Beehive.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD185.14
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Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

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Ride along dirt tracks and trails on a 30-minute or 1-hour 4WD adventure in Rotorua, and experience New Zealand off-roading. You’ll explore rolling farmland and scenic native forests with an professional guide who will drive you to a viewpoint overlooking Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. This small-group 4WD tour is limited to five participants per buggy.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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The Farm Tour

The Farm Tour

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Ultimate Kiwi Farm Experience !! A Trip to Rotorua, New Zealand is not complete without a traditional farm experience. The Farm Tour is an hour long guided tour, travelling through 35 acres of farm environment on a covered trailer.  You will love interacting with all the friendly animals - make sure you have your camera ready to snap a selfie! There are so many different varieties, you will be spoiled for choice see alpacas, lamas ,goats, sheep, cattle, deer, pigs, chickens, rabbits, ostriches and more.  Your friendly guide will provide information, and food to feed the animals.  This is a must do Kiwi experience !
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  • 1 hour
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Scenic South Wairarapa Full Day Tour from Wellington
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Scenic South Wairarapa Full Day Tour from Wellington

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Get out of Wellington for the day and explore scenic wine-making country in South Wairarapa on a private tour. One benefit of going with a guide and driver is you can sample local wines without worrying about driving home. Visit two wineries, scenic Cape Palliser Lighthouse, and a seal colony, and relax over lunch at a top restaurant in Martinborough.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Monster 4X4 Thrill Ride at Off Road NZ

Monster 4X4 Thrill Ride at Off Road NZ

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Experience the Rotorua Monster 4x4 Thrill Ride, an adventure inside an all-terrain vehicle, purpose-built with a roll cage. With an expert driver at the wheel, you’ll climb and descend nearly vertical slopes and tilt over to an angle guaranteed to get your heart racing. Upgrade to include a 4WD Bush Safari or Raceline Karting, or do all three. Safety briefing and gear are provided.
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  • 10 minutes
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

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Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
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  • 45 minutes
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

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Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created.
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  • 2 hours
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

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Visit a pair of New Zealand's must-see attractions with this combo tour from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Peek into Hobbit Holes, frolic in the Shire, and get a drink at the Green Dragon Inn on a guided tour of Middle-earth, followed by a Kiwi-style lunch. In the afternoon, explore Maori myths and history on a boat ride through mesmerizing caves lit by thousands of glowworms, and finish with a drive through some of the North Island’s most majestic scenery.
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  • 11 hours
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USD188.33
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

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Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle-earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. Travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 16 travelers to ensure personalized service.
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  • 8 hours
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USD101.51
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

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The fictional, yet globally famous, village of Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves rank among the most popular sites of interest in New Zealand. On this tour, visit both sites in one day—see the home of Bilbo Baggins and explore Waitomo’s subterranean caverns—and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 12 people.
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  • 12 hours
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Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
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Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū

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While in Rotorua, see a cultural performance and take part in a traditional Maori ‘hangi’ feast at Te Pā Tū featuring the lesser known delicacies of the culture. A local guide escorts you by coach to the ‘marae’ (Maori village) for an immersive evening that begins with a welcome ceremony by New Zealand's indigenous people. Learn about local customs and watch a powerful display of song and dance before a hangi dinner.
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  • 4 hours
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

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Visit the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie set on this small-group Hobbiton tour from Auckland. At the Hobbiton Movie Set, visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and peer inside other hobbit holes of the Shire—filming site of ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogies. Your knowledgeable guide points out the Party Tree and the Mill. Enjoy cider, ale, or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn, and recharge with lunch at Party Marquee—both included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

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Cover plenty of ground in one day by combining several North Island highlights: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, and Rotorua. Ride a boat through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to see these radiant lights. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you find the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the home of Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Enjoy lunch at Te Puia, home to Pohutu Geyser. You can start and finish your tour in either Auckland or Rotorua, traveling one-way or round-trip.
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  • 13 hours
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

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Visit two of the North Island’s most popular attractions in one day on this small-group tour from Auckland. First, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' films on a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. In the afternoon, continue to Rotorua to explore the city and visit the Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, where highlights include geysers, volcanic mud pools, sulphur springs, and geothermal craters.
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  • 13 hours
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland

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The Waitomo Caves and Rotorua rank among New Zealand’s top attractions, offering natural beauty, geothermal features, and native culture in equal measure. Ideal for travelers short on time, this adventurous tour takes in both sites in the same day, with entry fees plus round-trip transport from Auckland included. Discover subterranean stalagmites at the famous Waitomo Caves and hit top Rotorua attractions including the Government Gardens and Lake Rotorua.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

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For fans of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, visiting the official Hobbiton Movie Set is a truly unforgettable experience. On this tour, enjoy comfortable round-trip transport from Auckland and extra attention from your guide thanks to the small group size. On arrival, explore the famous film set on a guided tour, hear behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the movies, and see the Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and the Double Arched bridge. There will also be free time to shop for souvenirs or purchase lunch at the Shire’s Rest Café.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

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Get out of your comfort zone on this challenging Bush Safari from Rotorua. This self-drive experience by 4-passenger 4WD vehicle takes you over steep climbs and descents, with guided instruction via two-way radio as you navigate waterfalls, lunges and tunnels. Upgrade to include a 4x4 Monster Thrill Ride or Raceline Karting, or do all three. Safety briefing and equipment are provided.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Gannet Safaris Overland tour to Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony

Gannet Safaris Overland tour to Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony

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The gannets at Cape Kidnappers are well known to conservationists and Hawkes Bay locals but, because their colony is situated on a private station, it can be difficult to get up close to say hello. With permits to cross the land, this tour offers an experience of the bay that most visitors to Napier miss out on. Cross Cape Kidnappers Station's riverbeds, gullies and pasture in comfort and style; your journey is operated using rugged, air-conditioned vehicles.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington
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Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington

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Sip your way around Martinborough — a once sleepy colonial town that’s now a prominent wine village at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail — on this private day trip from Wellington. Following hotel or port pickup and a scenic drive through the Wairarapa, you’ll visit three of Martinborough’s renowned wineries. Enjoy a guided wine tasting at each and a lunch platter with wine at Poppies Martinborough. Then, choose to continue hopping around Martinborough’s wineries or travel to nearby Greytown, whose pretty streets are thronged with cafes and antique stores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wellington Scenic Full Day Tour
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Wellington Scenic Full Day Tour

Your tour is your tour only! No mixed groups! You get to have your own dedicated Driver/Guide and 'Memory Creator' for your entire tour. Enjoy a 7 hour private tour capturing the best of Wellington - Oriental Bay, Mt Victoria, Weta Cave & Workshop, Massey, Wahine and Ataturk memorials, scenic drive of Eastern and Southern bays, Wellington Wind Turbine at Brooklyn, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park/Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Wellington Cable Car, Parliament Buildings and Old St Pauls Cathedral.
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  • 7 hours
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4x4 Self Drive Yamaha Experience

4x4 Self Drive Yamaha Experience

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Take a private two-seater buggy to one of the highest lookouts in the Rotorua region on this short forest adventure. Instead of hiking up the hills and working up a sweat, enjoy a wild ride to the top behind the wheel of a four-wheel-drive buggy. Your certified guide will drive you half the way there, but you can drive the rest of the way, navigating rugged, hundred-year-old forestry tracks cut into the dense Bay of Plenty forest.
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  • 1 hour
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Private Martinborough Foodie Delights Tour from Wellington

Private Martinborough Foodie Delights Tour from Wellington

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Your tour is your tour only! No mixed groups! You get to have your own dedicated Driver/Guide and 'Memory Creator' for your entire tour. Enjoy a 7 hour private tour from Wellington to the South Wairarapa covering majestic scenery, visit to an Artisan Chocolate factory, visits to Gladstone and Martinborough Wineries including a spectacular platter lunch at one of the wineries we visit and local cheese and craft beer tastings. We also visit the beautiful town of Martinborough well recognised for the 'Capital' of Pinot Noir of the North Island. If you have any particular winery you wish to visit this can be arranged in advance. Please note parts of this tour is only available for 18 years of age and older (wine and craft beer tastings).
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  • 7 hours
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Bay of Islands Heritage Experience

Bay of Islands Heritage Experience

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The Bay of Islands is an island paradise, has a long, fascinating and often wild history. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area rich in culture and history. Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings! Once a booming, bustling and seafaring centre, it’s now a peaceful and pristine spot, and offers the perfect base for exploring Northland through its beautiful beaches, pristine islands, energetic marine life, waterfalls, forests, and rich history. You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to must-dos in the Bay of Islands!
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  • 13 hours
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Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour
"John was a wonderful guide. We had plenty of time to see everything with out waiting in lines, looking for parking etc. what we did in one day would have taken us 3 days on our own."..."
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The Farm Tour
"A very nice tour!! The guide is nice & great!! A lot of intimate contacts with the lovely animals in the farm, with educational information about each of them. I'll definitely recommend it to everyone visiting Rotorua."..."
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Scenic South Wairarapa Full Day Tour from Wellington
"Had an absolutely wonderful day with Tom Collier from Kaewa Tours exploring the Wairarapa region and south coast! Tom has thorough knowledge of the region and tailors the itinerary to the individual's interests, all the while supporting local business and opting for eco-friendly initiatives. Despite having to fit in plenty of activities and long road transfers, nothing felt rushed and Tom makes sure you're comfortable at each step. Warmly recommended!"..."
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Monster 4X4 Thrill Ride at Off Road NZ
"So much fun! Would have loved for it to be a little longer, but it is what it is, we all had an amazing time. Driver was a laugh too."..."
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"The whole experience was an absolute pleasure. From start to finish. I will be recommending Waitomo glow worms to everyone."..."
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"Awesome experience and well worth the trip up from Dunedin. Highly recommend going and the staff at the shop and the tour guides are very friendly"..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
"A very fun day. With all the prior rain I was very happy with everything. The caves were amazing and guide was very informative."..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
"The tour was amazingly beautiful with a great drive from the city. We stopped half way through each way. Our guide Sunny at Hobbiton was so funny and friendly!"..."
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Our group through Cheeky Kiwi was absolutely phenomenal. If there was an opportunity to leave more stars I would’ve done it in a heartbeat. Can’t say enough about this amazing experience. Not just a highlight of our trip to New Zealand but in indelible memory for all time"..."
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Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
"Good overall show and dinner...was pretty late on the return ( 10PM ) but bus driver sang to us for fun!"..."
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
"The driver kept us entertained with many stories. It might have been useful to have him share more about the countryside. Some of the sharing was done and more depth would be enhanced the trive."..."
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
"The guides were very knowledgeable and accommodating. There was a lot of driving but it was a good way to see a lot in a small amount of time. There are definitely places I’d like to return to on my next trip to NZ."..."
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"A totally new experience, great fun, informative and confident guides to put any fear at ease. Look after them - they’re your biggest asset second to the natural environment and will make it break a trip and recommendation. Mitch and Ollie were the bees knees 🤩🤩"..."
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Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland
"We had a wonderful day out exploring Hobbiton and the geothermal hot springs with Grant our excellent guide."..."
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
"We were absolutely amazed by the beauty of the glow worm caves and the active geyser. The drive was a scenic one through lush and verdant lands and countryside and lots of cows and sheep. It was fascinating to hear about the history of New Zealand and the Maori culture from Mani, our guide/driver. He was funny and engaging. This tour is highly recommended!"..."
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland
"We truly enjoyed this experience- Peter was on time for pick-up, courteous and knowledgeable Would highly recommend this tour!"..."
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4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ
"Great experience enjoyed soooo much going back to do the other experiences for my birthday in June totally recommend"..."
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Gannet Safaris Overland tour to Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony
"A great experience. This was real, not a film. Our tourguide David gave a good explanation. We had enough time to watch the birds."..."
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Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington
"This tour was so much fun. The vineyards were beautiful . So picturesque. The wine was so good that we had to send some of it home. Lots of information and laughs"..."
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Private Martinborough Foodie Delights Tour from Wellington
"Tom our tour guide was fantastic. Very flexible and went the extra mile with grace and consideration. The whole family loved the beekeeper and olive grove experiences. Thoroughly recommend this tour for my fellow Aussies wanting to get a feel for the beautiful country around Wellington NZ."..."
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Bay of Islands Heritage Experience
"Mr. Karthek was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable, a careful driver, and a perfect organizer of this long day tour; he was very amiable and considerate; We liked the tour very much as it allowed us to see and visit a good part of the beautiful Northland landscape, the Bay of Islands - a great tour by itself - a Maori cultural performance and a great historical tour of Waitangi."..."
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