Auckland is New Zealand's largest and most vibrant city built around 2 harbours and bounded by the Tasman Sea and Hauraki Gulf. Explore the city, cruise the harbour, relax in the parks, take a tour to the beaches, rainforests, and countryside, take in a show, enjoy the museum and/or Art Gallery, and at the end of the day enjoy one of the hundreds of restaurants and cafe.
Our AWESOME AUCKLAND tours provide a great value base from which you can explore the city and enjoy our day tours to Hobbiton Waitomo, Rotorua, and the Bay of Islands
On arrival in Auckland our driver will be waiting to take you to your accommodation. Arrivals before 4pm will receive a short orientation tour of the city en route including the Domain, Museum exterior, Parnell, Rose Garden, Mission Bay, central city and viaduct harbour.
HOBBITON SILVER TOUR including scenic travel to and from Hobbiton, 2 hour guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, visit to Lake Karapiro, Time to exploire the award winning unique Hamilton Gardens.
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HOBBITON SILVER TOUR includes
Two hour guided tour of 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. (Note: exterior of Hobbit Holes only). One cold drink at the GREEN DRAGON INN. Your choice of dark or light beer, apple cider, or non alcoholic Ginger Ale.
Brief visit to LAKE KARAPIRO and the Karapiro Hydro dam on the Waikato River.
One hour to explore the award winning HAMILTON GARDENS, voted garden of the year 2014, by the International Garden Tourism Network, with over 1 million visitors a year. Hamilton Gardens has been transformed from a rubbish dump into 21 fascinating themed gardens including Te Parapara Maori Garden, Kitchen Garden, Herb Garden, Tudor Garden, Rose Garden, Rhododendron lawn, Camellia Garden, Victorian Flower Garden, Sung Dynasty Chinese scholars Garden, Italian Renaissance, Indian Char Bargh, Japanese Garden of Contemplation, Modernist, and English Flower Garden. When you have explored the gardens relax in the cafe on the banks of the lake for a wide variety of quality food - extra expense.