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Full day tours which combines two of New Zealand's most iconic attractions in a fun tours from Rotorua with the option of finishing back in Rotorua or Auckland. The Waitomo Caves excursions are one of New Zealand's oldest and most recognized attractions. We have a variety of Waitomo Caces' activities to choose from (see Tour Options). With these Waitomo Caves' activities you have the option to add in Hobbiton where you will get immersed in to the Movie Set location in a 2-hour tour Hobbiton Tour - you don't need to be a Lord of the Rings fan to love this.  Then return to your destination of choice - either Rotorua or Auckland. Enjoy all of this in the capable hands of your experience and local driver/guide.

Depart from Rotorua at approximately 7:00am from the Rotorua i-Site or your accommodation in a comfortable 11-seat van or 24-seat mini-bus. From Rotorua you can enjoy the almost two hour scenic drive to Waitomo.

Arriving at Waitomo at approximately 9:00 am, begin the 45-minute Glowworm Caves tour. Marvel at the stunning display as you learn about the Glowworms and the Caves history.

You can also enjoy some free time and further activities such as walks, lunch or other caving options (please note at own expense).

Once your time at Waitomo Caves is complete, you will be taken to Hobbiton. Enjoy the stunning 75-minute drive to Hobbiton, you will be sure to grab some great photos along the way.

Enjoy a 2-hour Hobbiton Movie Set tour, where you will see famous locations such as Bilbo's home Bag End, the Green Dragon Inn, and the Party Tree. You'll be amazed by the beauty, history, and size of this location.

After, return to Rotorua or finish in Auckland as it is also available for most Caving and Hobbiton options.

Please Note: times may vary dependent seasonality and traffic


    Location: Rotorua, New Zealand

    Duration: Flexible

    Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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    Additional Information

      Operates: November to April: Daily
      May to September: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
      October: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

      (Not operating December 25th or January 1st)

      Departure Point:
      We pick up at Rotorua i-Site or your accommodation in Rotorua. If you want us to pick you up at your accommodation please let us know which one you are staying at.

      Departure Time: 7:00 from Rotorua

      Departure Time Comments:

      Hotel pickups commence prior to this time

      Return Details:
      Return to same location as departure. Or Auckland if booked.

    • Inclusions:
      • Waitomo Glowworm Caves tour
      • Hobbiton Movies Set tour
      • Pickup from centrally located meeting point
      • Transport by air-conditioned coach or van

    • Exclusions:
      • Lunch
      • Personal expenses

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Child ages 4-14 half price of adult
      • Black Labyrinth: Minimum age 12 years old, & minimum weight 45kg
      • Black Abyss: Minimum age 16 years old, & minimum weight 45kg

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