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Waitomo & Hobbiton 1-Day Tour

1 Day Tour

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves

The glow worm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand.

Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Cave’s historical and geological significance.

Waitomo glowworm caves are a must see for any traveler, and were featured in Quora's 27 Surreal Places to Visit Before You Die.

Hobbiton Movie Set

Best Hobbiton cosplay costume

Discover the real Middle-earth on the most picturesque private farmland near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, where you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogy in a fascinating guided tour.

The set has been completely rebuilt and can be seen as it appeared in the films.

All tours groups visit the Green Dragon Inn as part of their tour and receive a complimentary refreshment.

Special Notes

  • Includes full round-trip transportation from Auckland.
  • You can select pick up and drop off hotel from following 5 hotels.
  •     Cordis / J W Mariott / M social/ Skycity / Pullman
  • Admission to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
  • Admission to the Hobbiton Movie Set and 1 drink at Green Dragon Inn.
  • We offer both English and Japanese-speaking driver for our shuttle transport.
  • Both Waitomo and Hobbiton provides their own English-speaking local guides for that portion of the tour.

Trip Plan

Tour Length: 1 full day

Minimum Number: This tour requires a minimum of 2 Adults total to offer. If you would like an individual booking, contact us for available dates. If you would like to book a group as a charter, please contact us for a quote.

Itinerary:

08:15 - Leave Auckland
1100 - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
12:15 - Lunch time ( Lunch is not included in this tour, but you have time to stop at cafe)
14:30 - Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
18:30 - Arrive in Auckland

**Subject to availability, we may visit Hobbiton in the morning and Waitomo in the afternoon.

What to Bring: For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring-

  • A camera!
  • Lightweight jacket (in winter) or sun hat (in summer)
  • Lunch( if needed- we have time to stop at cafe and you can purchase there)

Tour Cost

The NAVI team values customer's comfort and provides the best care for small groups.

☆From Apr to Sep 2024

$445.00 NZD / person

$223.00 NZD / child under 11 years old

*Lunch is not included.

☆From Oct to Mar 2025

$475.00 NZD/person

$237.50 NZD / child under 11 years old

*Lunch is not included.

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Tour Cost

The Navi Team works hard to bring you the best pricing anywhere! Let us know if you can find better pricing.

☆From Apr to Sep 2024

$
445.00
 NZD / person
$
223.00
NZD / child 
Child rate is applied under 11 years old

* The Hobbiton movie set is closed on Christmas day.

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Waitomo & Hobbiton 1-Day Tour
Cordis, Auckland
JW Marriott Auckland
M Social Auckland
Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments
SkyCity Hotel Auckland

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Tour Application Terms & Conditions

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Special Note for this Tour

All terms & conditions below apply as normal, with these differences;

  • Bookings cancelled more than 7 working days before your tour date are fully refundable.
  • Bookings cancelled between 2 and 6 working days before the tour date are 50% refundable.
  • Bookings cancelled within 1 working day of the tour date can not be refunded.

Booking

  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
  • Application for a tour must be made by phone, fax or e-mail no later than 5:00 PM of the day before the tour.
  • Your application may not be accepted if the tour is full, prior to your booking.
  • Hobbiton Movie Set is closed on Christmas Day.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations and refunds are based on the working day we receive your request. Please note that requests must must be received before 5 PM ( NZT ) to be processed on that working day.

  • Bookings cancelled more than 4 working days before your tour date are fully refundable.
  • Bookings cancelled between 2 and 3 working days before the tour date are 50% refundable.
  • Bookings cancelled within 1 working day of the tour date can not be refunded.
  • If you are not present at the specified pick-up location at the departure time, the tour must depart without you.
  • No refunds will be made after travel has commenced.
  • Refunds for Paypal payments do not include card fees ( 3% ) as per Paypal terms & conditions.
The above cancellation policy may have exceptions for certain tours, which will be communicated to you at the time of booking.

Tour Costs

  • If there are two adults attending the tour, the cost of the tour written is the cost for one person.
  • If there are two adults attending the tour, children ( aged 5~11 ) will cost half of what is written.

Warning

  • Please understand that changes of schedule, cost and tours may occur with no notice.
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