Rotorua tours

Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves
Gray Line Day Tour NZ16HW

Let us take you on a magical journey to two of New Zealand's world famous attractions!

Begin your action packed day at the famous ‘Hobbiton’. On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest "green set" in the world and a beautiful natural setting. You'll see 44 hobbit holes, the Mill and double arch bridge, the party tree, and the Green Dragon Inn. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bilbo’s house, "Bag End", looking out over the whole set to the hills in the distance. Be treated to a delicious Hobbiton-style themed buffet lunch, fit for a hobbit, at the Shire Party Marquee. At the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, take a 45-minute guided tour through impressive underground caverns and learn how stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone structures were formed over millions of years. Your tour includes a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - glide silently along an underground river as you gaze at the twinkling glowworms overhead. Travel back to Auckland on board our luxury coach, taking in the stunning scenery that New Zealand has to offer.

Highlights of this tour

  • Luxury return coach transport
  • Entertaining and informative commentary from your driver guide
  • Morning tea
  • Guided tour of Hobbiton
  • Buffet lunch at the Shire party marquee
  • A complimentary Hobbiton ale, cider or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Waitomo Caves - 45-minute guided tour
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off

Adult: $348   Child: $174

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Adult: $348

Child: $174



Daily (ex Christmas Day)
Departs: 8:00am (from Auckland) Returns: 7:30pm

Fare Includes

Coach, Selected hotel/motel pickups & drop-offs, Entry Fees, Guided Tours of Hobbiton, Hobbit Style Buffet Lunch at the the Shire, Hobbit Style ale, cider or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn, Guided tours of teh Waitomo Caves, Morning Snack,Tax

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