Tour 107

8.30am - 9.00am     Pickups from any inner city hotel

Your morning tour of Auckland includes our volcanic legacy, Queen Street, Albert Park, Auckland Domain, Harbour Bridge, Mt Victoria in Devonport for a panoramic view over the city, and Westhaven Marina finishing about 12pm.

Take a lunch break (own expense) before joining our Hobbiton Bronze tour departing 1pm for the scenic drive with panoramic views of the Hauraki Plains, Kaimai Mountains, and rich dairy farmland.

Stop in Matamata for a brief visit to the I Site built like a Hobbit Gate House and Gollum statue.

Just 20 minutes away is the Shires Rest where you join your local Hobbiton guide for a 2 hour tour. Drive through part of the 500 hectare (1,250 acre0 sheep and cattle farm to the Hobbiton Move Set. learn how the set was created and see the Hobbit Holes, Gardens, Bag End, (Bilbo and Frodo Baggins Home, Party Tree, lake, The Mill, Green Dragon Inn, and much more. On arrival at the Green Dragon Inn one cold drink awaits - your choice of dark or light beer, apple cider, or non alcoholic ginger ale.

After exploring the Movie set relax and enjoy the drive home with a visit to Lake Karapiro and the Karapiro Hydro Dam on the mighty Waikato River, drive past of New Zealand's only tea plantation (Zealong), Taupiri mountain - sacred to the Tainui Maori tribe the coal mining town of Huntly, and the Rangiriri battle site. 

Tour 107 

AUCKLAND CITY AND HOBBITON      

Commence  Auckland    DAILY except Sundays and Christmas Day.  

Commence Auckland with hotel pickups 8.30 - 9am.  

Return 8pm     

Includes 

** Pickup and return from any inner city hotel

** 3 hour tour of Auckland City

** Travel to and from Hobbiton Movie Set

** Two hour guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set including one cold drink at the Green Dragon Inn 

**  Visit to Lake Karapiro, home of New Zealand rowing, and Karapiro hydro dam on the Waikato River. 

**  Drive by New Zealand's only tea plantation!

 

Tour cost per person 

Adults                              $330 

Children age 10-14         $280 

Children under 10 years  $240

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