Tour title bar

3 Day Caves, Hobbits and Geysers

3 days 2 nights
Auckland to Auckland
from NZD$1,225pp
Breadcrumb
Tour summary and feature with map

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Tamaki Maori Village, Hobbiton Movie Set and Wai-O-Tapu thermal area on this action packed 3 day tour.

Family touringThe Hobbit & LOTRWildlife & nature
Tour full itinerary
Itinerary
Jump to Day 1 /Day 2 /Day 3
Day One - Auckland to Waitomo Caves to Rotorua Deluxe experience
Tour day 1
3 Day Caves, Hobbits and Geysers - Day 1
Auckland to Rotorua including Waitomo and Rotorua Experience with GreatSights

Departing early, this full-day tour has it all! From the magical glowworms and world-famous limestone formations of Waitomo to the rich cultural heritage and geothermal bounty of Rotorua. Includes a visit to the glowworm caves, a Māori cultural performance, a visit to the Agrodome and bubbling mud pools and geysers.

Accommodation: Sudima Lake Rotorua
Accommodation type: Hotel 3 star
Meals included: Lunch
Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua boasts a location that is second-to-none, right on the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua. Adjacent to the world-famous Polynesian Spa complex and just a short stroll to all the attractions in Rotorua.

Return to Top

Day Two - Day tour to Hobbiton including a movie set tour, evening Tamaki Maori village and dinner
Tour day 2
3 Day Caves, Hobbits and Geysers - Day 2
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Rotorua

Discover the real Middle-earth when you take this two hour guided tour of Hobbiton. Beginning with a drive through a picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm, you'll experience stunning views over the Kaimai Ranges. You'll then be escorted through the 12 acre movie set learning memorable anecdotes about the shooting of the films. Visit Hobbit Holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the Party Tree, as well as learning how this piece of Waikato farmland was turned into the Shire.

Tamaki Maori Village Cultural Tour and Hangi Dinner

Journey back in time to a Pre-European lifestyle experience of customs and traditions. Enjoy the night's festivities with the people of Tamaki Maori Village as you are treated to a banquet of succulent foods cooked the traditional Maori way. Rediscover the Maori village as it comes alive to the sound and activities of tribal songs, dances, myths, and legends and browse throughout the largest after hours tribal marketplace in Rotorua. Includes a hangi buffet feast that has cooked slowly underground.

Accommodation: Sudima Lake Rotorua
Accommodation type: Hotel 3 star
Meals included: Breakfast, Speciality Dinner
Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua boasts a location that is second-to-none, right on the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua. Adjacent to the world-famous Polynesian Spa complex and just a short stroll to all the attractions in Rotorua.

Return to Top

Day Three - This morning take the Thermal shuttle to Wai-O-Tapu, free time this afternoon before travelling to Auckland early evening
Tour day 3
3 Day Caves, Hobbits and Geysers - Day 3
Thermal Land Shuttle and Entrance to Wai-O-Tapu

Take the Thermal Land Shuttle to Wai O Tapu thermal wonderland. This thermal area around 30 kilometres south of Rotorua has many walking tracks to take you through this strange landscape. Bubbling mud pools, simmering waters rising from the depths and colourful sulphurous pools make this a fascinating insight into the geothermal activity that goes on below Rotorua's surface. Lady Knox Geyser can be seen erupting at 10:15am daily, shooting water up to 10 metres into the air. There are 3 well signposted walking tracks and an informative brochure tells you about each feature. A gift shop and cafe are also on site.

Rotorua to Auckland Express with GreatSights

Take the non-stop, express service with GreatSights this evening back to Auckland City.

Return to Top

Tour departure list
Departure dates and prices
This tour has 1032 departure dates.
All prices are in
Go to dates in
Starts Status Twin/Double (2 people sharing) Single occupancy You save  
Dec 4, 2021
(Saturday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 5, 2021
(Sunday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 6, 2021
(Monday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 7, 2021
(Tuesday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 8, 2021
(Wednesday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 9, 2021
(Thursday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 10, 2021
(Friday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 11, 2021
(Saturday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 12, 2021
(Sunday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
Dec 13, 2021
(Monday)
Check with us
NZD$1,225
NZD$1,495
save
NZD$0pp
Enquire
All prices are in
Go to dates in
Tour quick quote
Get an Instant Quote - 3 Day Caves, Hobbits and Geysers
Step 1: Select a chosen start date
Step 2: Select number of passengers and room configuration
Select number of adult per room type
Single occupancy (based on 1 adult in one room)
Double room (based on 2 adults in 1 room, 1 bed)
Twin room (based on 2 adults sharing 1 room with 2 beds)
No pricing loaded - please choose another date or contact us
Your quote for this tour:
Start date:
End date:
Guests:
Rooms:
The total cost for this tour package is:0
This quote is based on vehicles to accommodate your party in the vehicle type. We suggest changing the car type or contacting us for the best options.
Save and send a copy of this quote to

NOTE: Quotes are subject to the availability of specific accommodation and other inclusions. Our touring experts will be in touch with you regarding this. Costs quoted in currencies other than New Zealand dollars (NZ$) are estimated on today's exchange rate and are subject to change and may fluctuate. The NZ$ value will not change. Terms and Conditions apply.

Remember - we can create this itinerary with any style of accommodation or customise it to suit your interests and timeframe. Just contact us here.

Enquire about this tour

We can adjust travel dates to suit you, add activities, extra passengers, adapt to your budget. Just get in touch and let us know what is required.

Contact form

See our privacy policy here

Spam Protection* complete the spam test below
Tour recommendation
Other tours you might like
3 days Map
3 Day Bay of Islands including Cape Reinga
View Tour
 
3 days Map
3 Day Uluru Outback Escape
View Tour
 
3 days Map
3 Day Adelaide Food and Wine Lovers Tour
View Tour
 
Can we help?
Call us on +64 3 443 0812

Our friendly support team is just a phone call away.

Contact Us Today