From Tauranga – Surreal Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Movie Set One day – Private Tour 9.5 hrs

Waitomo Glow -Worm Caves and Hobbiton Movie Set.  After traveling thousands of kilometers to visit New Zealand you cannot miss this opportunity to see these two awe-inspiring world-famous attractions, only seen in New Zealand.


Deep underground in the heart of the Waikato country is a series of unique caves that will take your breath away. Take this awesome day trip to the amazing Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves,


Descending into the world-famous caves you can only marvel at the thousands of tiny glow-worms and the wondrous display as they radiate their luminescent lights.


Visit Middle Earth with a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Escape into the enchanting world of JRR Tolkien’s famous stories as this tour will take you on a world of enduring fantasy where the amazing films were brought to life, set across the 12 acres Hobbit Village.

Your expert guide will take you on an amazing tour and relate stories of this fascinating movie set. See Bag End, the Party Tree, Gandalf’s Cutting, The Mill House and more.


After an early start from the Tauranga Port or Rotorua pick up point we travel over the Kiamia Range into the Waikato region through arguably New Zealand’s best farmland, dairy farms, horse studs, and hydro dams – plenty to see on this trip!


We stop at the rural township of Otorohonga to view our iconic national bird, the Kiwi at the Otorohanga Kiwi House.


Arriving at the Glow-Worm Caves your cave guide will take you on a magical boat ride on the underground river through prehistoric caves that resemble a fairytale world as you silently glide through the starry wonderland.


On the return journey, we stop for a two-tour fully guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. We return you to Tauranga Port to your waiting ship  on time on board well before sailing away


A busy wonderful day of photo opportunities, fun, adventure and great memories of New Zealand’s world-famous attractions. 



Private Tour:  1 – 8 people  9.5 hrs

NZ$1045   (US$710)  excludes entry fees and refreshments

Adult entry fee: Waitomo Caves  NZ$53   (US$$38)

Adult entry fee: Hobbiton Movie Set  NZ$84  (US$59)