Waitomo Glowworm Caves + Hobbiton Movie Set, Rotorua Pick Up Day Tour

Explore two of New Zealand's top attractions in one day with this fantastic guided tour from Rotorua!

Waitomo Glowworm cave's in the morning and "The Hobbiton Movie Set" in the afternoon!

The start of the day is a pick up from your accomodation and travel to Waitomo to visit the Glowworm caves! Take a magical boat ride through the stunning Waitomo Glowworm Caves, from here we Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.

Relax and join this small group full day tour in a modern air conditioned mini van with your driver guide!

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Duration 9 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Complementary at the Green Dragon Inn in Hobbiton
    • Entry/Admission - New Zealand Discovery Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch - Food is available to purchase from Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: New Zealand Discovery Tours, Fenton Street, Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    After being picked up from your hotel/accomodation (inc airbnb) in Rotorua, enjoy a pleasurable and scenic drive through the New Zealand countryside and learn about the region from your professional local driver/ guide.

    Travel in the comfort of your modern and fully air-conditioned vehicle.

    This tour is the ultimate full day tour for Rotorua and New Zealand!

    Duration: 15 hours

    Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand

    Discovery the infamous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Sit back and relax as you take a magical boat ride beneath thousands of glowworms. Discover more about the 120 years of cultural and natural history on this fully guided tour and marvel at this mesmerizing natural light display as you silently glide through the wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand

    Continuing your fantastical journey, step into Hobbiton, where an official guide will show you around this breathtaking and impressive movie set. Wander into Hobbit holes, including Bilbo and Frodo's home, and take a turn around their vegetable patches with giant pumpkins! At the end of the tour, be transported to Middle Earth as you enjoy a complimentary drink in the Green Dragon Inn. If you're looking to experience some of New Zealand's top attractions, or are an avid Lord of the Rings fan, then this is a truly unmissable and unforgettable experience!

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please note that this tour is a Rotorua pick up and drop of Tour / There is no pick up from Auckland!Please state your Rotorua accomodation / airbnb for pick-up!Pick up will be from the entrance of your accomodationPlease note drop off is for central Rotorua hotels.airbnb will have central Rotorua drop off
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Organised by New Zealand Discovery Tours Limited

Activity ID: V-42230P49

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