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Private Tour: Hobbiton & Waitomo Glowworm Cave Experience

Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
$622.83
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Embark on a full-day adventure tour on our private luxury vehicle from Auckland to see New Zealand's two most famous attractions in one day. Grab a great value Hobbiton Movie Set tour, the award-winning attraction made famous by the popular Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies where you'll see the intricately created 'Hobbit and float down a boat cruise on an underground river lit by twinkling glowworms including a sumptuous BBQ buffet lunch.
Private Tour: Hobbiton & Waitomo Glowworm Cave Experience
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 13 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

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  • Admission to 2 hours guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Admission to a boat ride through the Glowworm grotto
  • Amazing photo opportunities in front of every hobbit holes
  • Remarkable 360-degree views of the rolling Kaimai ranges
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • BBQ Buffet Lunch
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Complimentary High-Speed Internet onboard the minibus
  • WiFi on board
  • Opportunity to have a drink at the cosy Green Dragon Inn
  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland
  • Be captivated by the thousands of magical glow-worms as you glide silently on a boat
  • Listen to fascinating stories from your guide as you explore the 12-acre set
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Immerse yourself in geology and history of the Waitomo caves with the help of your tour guide
  • Walk through the Cathedral Cave and experience the amazing acoustics
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Complimentary beverages at Green Dragon Inn
  • Admission to 45 minutes guided tour of Waitomo Glow worm Caves
  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland
  • Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites inside the iconic Waitomo Glow-worm Caves
  • Private transportation
  • Chance to step into a real The Lord of the Rings film set
  • Stare up at thousands of glowing glow-worms above you
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Auckland Central
    We pickup travellers from most locations in the Auckland CBD location. If your pickup location is not available on the list, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.
  • The Bombay Hills are a range of hills to the south of Auckland, New Zealand. Though only a small and seemingly insignificant range of hills, they lie at the southern boundary of the Auckland region, and serve as a divide between Auckland and the Waikato region. directly named after the ship Bombay, The ship itself was named after the Indian city of Bombay (now Mumbai). Bombay Means: a breed of black short-haired medium-sized cat. (pass by)
  • We stop to get some great coffee at your own expense and a comfort break before we continue our journey into the Waikato region.
  • Te Awamutu calls itself the ‘Rose Capital of New Zealand’. During the blooming season, November to April, the garden next to the visitor centre is a technicolour dream as 2000 rose bushes turn on the charm. (pass by)
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
    We then depart to stop for a BBQ style buffet lunch before we uncover the magical beauty of Waitomo Caves. Be amazed by thousands of magical glowworms above as you glide silently on a boat in the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The enchanting Waitomo Caves have been attracting visitors for more than 120 years, thanks to their incredible limestone formations and luminescent glowworms. Ride a boat beneath thousands of tiny glow-worms which inhabit the caves and put on a mesmerising light display, likened to the twinkling night sky. After re-joining the luxury coach, we will be back to Auckland at the end of the day.
  • Hobbiton Movie Set
    Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created. Look at Bag End, where Frodo and Bilbo’s adventures began. Get lost among the hobbit holes and visit the Green Dragon Inn, the mill and the Party Tree. Listen to spell-binding tales of how Hobbiton came to be. Your guide will escort you around the set, showing the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made.
  • Auckland Central
    After an exhilarating fun-filled adventure experience at Waitomo & Hobbiton, it is now time to head back to Auckland to conclude your evening and drop-off at your hotel in Auckland.
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, Sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as Hobbiton is the perfect place to get some great travel photos.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.
  • No photography is permitted inside the Waitomo caves, and cameras and Go Pros cannot be taken on the tour.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • Tours operate in all weather conditions; umbrellas are provided in the event of rain.
  • We can accommodate a stroller or a pram, provided it is fully collapsible and can fit in the luggage compartment of our buses.
  • The caves are accessible to those with reasonable mobility, as there are good handrails and paths. There is no wheelchair access.
  • We stay dry – the tour does not involve using a wet suit or abseiling or river rapids, it’s very easy.
  • The tour takes place in the outdoors and cave temperatures are cool even in summer (10°C/50°F) so we do recommend bringing a jacket and comfortable walking shoes.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
  • All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
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    Private Tour: Hobbiton & Waitomo Glowworm Cave Experience

    Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
    $622.83
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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