3-Day Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua,Te Puia, Bay of Islands and Auckland Tour

This Tour encompassing 3 consecutive days enables you to maximize your time in the Upper North Island of New Zealand with this global multi award-winning Tour Company. It takes you to the 3 most famous and iconic attractions in New Zealand (Hobbiton, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Te Puia in Rotorua) plus also the idyllic Bay of Islands with the Dolphin Boat Tour to the “Hole in the Rock”, a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty House and Grounds plus also the most comprehensive Signature Full Day 8-Hour Tour of Auckland available.

Duration 3 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
  • Entry/Admission - Waitangi Treaty Grounds
What's excluded :
  • Accommodation
  • Lunches

Day 1: The Must See Trilogy-Hobbiton Movie Set(Lord of theRings), Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Te Puia (Rotorua)

Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
Explore the awe-inspiring Waitomo Glowworm Caves with the spectacular limestone formations (stalactites and stalagmites) and the amazing boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto. These World-famous Caves are the oldest attraction in New Zealand dating back to 1887 when the first guided tour was undertaken. Includes pick up and drop off from the Sky Tower or other downtown CBD locations (only) by prior arrangement. Pickup will occur between 6:00am-6:15am and return to Auckland approx 6:30pm.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
Then journey to Middle-earth and marvel at the magical and enchanting Hobbiton Movie Set, a picturesque, highly-elevated 1250-acre farm with spectacular panoramic views as you soak up the idyllic setting with the 44 Hobbit holes where The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit Movie Trilogies were filmed. Listen to your expert guide unfold behind the scenes stories. Be fascinated as the magical world of Hobbiton comes to life and see and take photos in front of your favourite places like the Hobbit holes, the Shire, the Green Dragon Inn. Includes complimentary drink at The Green Dragon
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
The adventure continues to Rotorua to the World Famous Te Puia which is home to remarkable geothermal features, including the famous Pōhutu geyser as well as rich layers of Māori culture, including art works, people, stories, traditions and architecture. There are lush nature trails teeming with native bird life and you will even find New Zealand iconic native flightless bird, the Kiwi, on site. Throughout the day, marvel at the stunning scenery en route as we journey off the motorways into the real hinterland of New Zealand.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: The Most Comprehensive 8-Hour Tour of Auckland and Its Surroundings

Stop At: Auckland, Auckland, North Island
This is the most comprehensive 8-hour Auckland tour available and showcases the spectacular beauty, history, culture, fauna and flora of Auckland. We venture further afield into the stunning countryside of Auckland with its rugged West Coast and black sand beaches so you can see the real Auckland. Sit back and relax in the luxury of one of our Mercedes Benz vehicles while you marvel at the stunning attractions and unspoiled scenery of the City of Sails, as Auckland is affectionately known. You will truly have a day to remember as your professional, affable and highly knowledgeable tour guide unfolds the breath-taking scenery and takes you out of the concrete jungle and into the stunning landscapes that surround the city. Includes: Wine Tasting at one of Auckland’s finest vineyards and pick up and drop off from the Sky Tower or other downtown CBD locations (only) by prior arrangement. Pickup will occur between 8:00am-8:15am and return to Downtown Auckland approx 4:30pm.

Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Bay of Islands Including the Waitangi Treaty House and Grounds and Hole in The Rock Cruise

Stop At: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, 1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia New Zealand
Your last day is an early start as we travel north over the Auckland Harbour Bridge with our destination, the Bay of Islands. Marvel at the spectacular and ever-changing rural and coastal scenery and sub-tropical bush as we head initially to Pahia. You will then embark on a 3-hour cultural journey of discovery through New Zealand’s most important historic site, The Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This will start with a guided tour of the Treaty Grounds and discover the amazing stories, people and events that shaped the past, present and future of New Zealand. Then a live Maori cultural performance with an authentic, high-energy concert inside the beautifully carved meeting house that will leave you spellbound. Experience waiata (songs), learn about traditional weaponry and witness New Zealand’s famous haka (war dance). Explore the museum with its stunning collection of taonga (treasured objects),the carving studios and take a bush walk and experience the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Bay of Islands, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
Then cruise on the spectacular waters of the Bay of Islands as you cruise past numerous islands. Keep a look out for the dolphins, whales and other marine life as you head past Cape Brett Lighthouse before arriving at the simply majestic Hole in The Rock. If conditions permit your skipper will navigate you through the narrow space before returning to Paihia for your return journey to Auckland. Day 3 includes: Full entrance fees to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Cruise ticket and Auckland pick up and drop off

Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :
Sky Tower, Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Please look out for our yellow Mercedes-Benz transportation and be ready and waiting 5 minutes before your advised pick-up time
Departure Time :
6:15 AM
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Auckland Scenic Tours

Activity ID: V-37991P15

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