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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • 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
  • Free Cancellation
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USD323.67
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -

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This small-group day trip from Auckland features the highlights and hospitality of Rotorua. Visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute of Te Puia, witness the thermal activity of the Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, and tour the city with a knowledgeable guide. Opt for additional free time to explore on your own, or upgrade for a private soak at the Polynesian Spa, a visit to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, or a Maori concert. You have the flexibility to return to Auckland or end with drop-off in Rotorua.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour

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Indulge in the succulent tastes of Waiheke Island on a 5.5-hour food and wine tour. An informative guide picks you up from your island accommodation or the wharf — if you’ve taken the ferry from Auckland — and takes you to boutique wineries. Taste wine accompanied by locally produced specialties such as award-winning olive oil, fresh-shucked oysters and artisan cheese. Then settle in for a platter lunch at a vineyard restaurant. If you like, stay longer and make your own way back to Auckland at your leisure.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
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Hobbitonâ„¢ 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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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 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
  • 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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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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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
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75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo

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The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are among the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island and Ruakuri Cave is the longest of the underground caves. Explore the magnificent cave on this 75-minute guided walking tour and marvel at the unique rock formations, subterranean rivers, and thousands of glittering glowworms.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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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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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Swap the Tauranga cruise port for the Shire, featured in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, on a Hobbiton Movie Set shore excursion. Your tour includes movie structures such as hobbit holes, the party tree and the Mill. Sip a drink at the Green Dragon Inn, and then suit up in a favorite LOTR costume with a stop at McLaren Falls Park.
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  • 6 hours to 6 hours 30 minutes
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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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Waitomo Glowworms Cave Express Tour

Waitomo Glowworms Cave Express Tour

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This small-group tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves provides express service with air-conditioned transport from Auckland. A guide explains the phenomenon of glowworm formations inside the caverns. Afterward, ride on a flat-bottom boat and glide along the Waitomo River while you gaze silently at the glowworms. Get an early start from your hotel and have free time to spend in the afternoon.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour
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*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour

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When your ship docks in Waitangi Wharf, explore the beautiful Bay of Islands and see the best of New Zealand’s spectacular North Island. Travel through the Bay of Islands with your guide and take in top attractions including Kawakawa and the Kawiti glowworm caves. Explore the Puketi Forest’s rich ecological diversity, sample New Zealand sweet treats at the Makana Chocolate Factory, and gaze out over the Haruru Falls and the Waitangi River.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

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Take in the highlights of New Zealand’s largest city on this half-day tour of Auckland and benefit from an expert guide and small group size. Admire views of Auckland Harbour and drive over the Harbour Bridge; gaze out over the city from the top of Mt Eden; visit K Road, the Auckland Domain, and the Mission Bay beaches; and explore atmospheric neighborhoods such as Parnell, Ponsonby, and Northcote Point.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
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Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga

Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga

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When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, experience the wonders of New Zealand's North Island in a small group on this full-day tour to Rotorua. Take in sights such as Mount Maunganui, Sulphur Bay on Lake Rotorua, hot springs around Rotorua, and places of importance to the Maori people. Taste fresh kiwi fruit at an orchard, stroll through the Redwood Forest, and admire the manicured grounds of Government Gardens. Your small-group tour includes guide, entrance fees, air-conditioned transportation, and port pickup and drop-off.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

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Cruise the waters of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park in search of whales, dolphins and penguins on a half-day tour from Auckland. You’ll board a spacious catamaran at Viaduct Harbour and hear expert guides share informative commentary about New Zealand’s natural wonders. During the whale and dolphin safari, keep an eye out for six types of whales that frequent these waters, as well as seabirds such as Australasian gannets, petrels and terns.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Half-Day Bay of Islands Discovery Tour from Paihia
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Half-Day Bay of Islands Discovery Tour from Paihia

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Explore subtropical islands, Maori heritage sites and golden beaches on this cruise around the Bay of Islands from Paihia. Soak up the scenery as you float between the bay’s 144 islands, sail straight through the iconic Hole in the Rock (weather permitting) and tuck into a BBQ lunch or dinner at the stunning Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Along the way, spot dolphins swimming and playing alongside the boat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

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Explore one of the North Island’s most impressive natural wonders and see the national symbol of New Zealand on this shore excursion from Tauranga. Walk through the caves to see stalagmites and stalactites before boarding a small boat to the incredible Waitomo Caves, filled with glittering glow-worms. Then visit the Otorohanga Kiwi House to learn more about the native birds. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

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Sail away on a harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
"Amazing trip! Hobbiton was iconic! Waitamo caves was beautiful! And the tour guide was exceptional! This tour is a must!"..."
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"I liked the tour with Michael very much. The small group size allowed us to stop at a number of places in addition to the main attractions. Coming here in winter and starting very early proved to be a good idea as there were not too many people at the movie set. There was plenty of time to take some pictures and to enjoy the beautiful scenery."..."
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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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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
"Had a wonderful day! Andy took us around and was very informative about the area to extra sights. The spa was the perfect end to day. Highly recommended this as a must see."..."
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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
"The day was a fantastic, with friendly staff and a great tour guide. Wine and food where excellent and a great way to experience the wine."..."
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"walk. with guide was easy and interesting the attention to detail was wow introduction and exit videos answered many questions"..."
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"Brilliant ! Loved the whole experience but especially the song sung by wii . This was very emotional . Well done"..."
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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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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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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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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
"Beautiful views and the hike wasn’t difficult at all. Wish we had more time to see the waterfall though."..."
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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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75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
"I think that this excursion was made particularly special because of our tour guide - Joel. He had a great depth of knowledge but wasn't overpowering in his presentation or personality. I felt like I knew so much more about the history and structure of the Waitomo Caves after this experience. Good Job Joel!"..."
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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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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
"A thoroughly delightful shore excursion, well planned and executed. Much natural beauty and human interest."..."
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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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*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour
"Our guide, Nick, was fantastic! Made the day feel like he was enjoying it as much as we were. His enthusiasm was contagious. Took us to some unique and local experiences."..."
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
"A great half day tour of the city and beyond, covering the highlights and more with a very knowledgeable guide."..."
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Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga
"Thoroughly enjoyed our day with Richy as our guide! Incredibly knowledgeable and informative. The geothermal park was a highlight!"..."
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
"Great experience seeing pod of dolphins in their own habitat. Staff were highly professional and knowledgeable."..."
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Half-Day Bay of Islands Discovery Tour from Paihia
"Really enjoyed the scenery. However on booking details it should tell you what to bring eg.... packed lunch, towel for swimming and stopping at the island of Otehei bay."..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House
"Best tour on our 3 1/2 week vacation. She was very knowledgeable. We had some extra time and she took us to a kiwi farm. She was the best!"..."
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
"Took my sister and nephew visiting from London out on their first night in Auckland. Lovely cruise, nice simple food and canapés, friendly crew. The city lights were gorgeous. Recommended!"..."
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