6.30-6.50am      Pickups from any inner city accommodation

Enjoy the scenic drive with your driver/guide to the Shires Rest to be joined by your local guide for the 2 hour tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Drive through part of the 500 hectare (1,250 acre) sheep and cattle farm to the Hobbiton Movie Set, centre of Middle Earth. learn from your local guide 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, cider, or non alcoholic ginger ale. Return to the Shire's Rest and transfer by shuttle to the thermal and cultural wonders of Rotorua, just one hours drive away.

Tour Rotorua include an introduction to the lakefront and gardens, and Kuirau Park Thermal Area.

Enjoy  a hangi basket lunch (Te Puia) or hangi pie lunch (Whakarewarewa thermal village) before a scintillating display of Maori culture including the famed poi dance and haka. 

Your local guide will take you through the thermal area to see famed Pohutu geyser, mud pools, and the meeting house.

Return to Auckland by scheduled coach arriving 10pm.. 

Please Note: This tour may be shared with other operators..


Tour 106

Depart Auckland 7am DAILY


* Pickup and drop off at inner city accommodation

* Driver guided tour to Hobbiton

* Guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie  set.

* Transfer to Rotorua 

* One hour of Rotorua.

* Hangi basket lunch  

* Maori Cultural concert 

* Guided tour of the Te Puia thermal area, or Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village.

* Return to Auckland airport or city

Tour cost per person 

Adults                                 $379    

Children age 10-14            $340   

Children age under 10       $300


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