Leaving from Tauranga, what you will see on your tour: erupting geyser-bubbling mud- boiling water pools- Maori culture & two hour tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set-all in one day
Private Tour. NZ $895 (US $611)
excludes entry fees & refreshments
After travelling thousands of kilometres to visit New Zealand you cannot miss this opportunity to see this amazing combination tour of two world-famous attractions that are only available in New Zealand. You may not come back this way again!
Rotorua: “Te Puia” Geothermal Wonderland
A must see! Experience the sights and sounds of Te Puia, Rotorua, On our arrival at Te Puia we experience a traditional Maori welcome, followed by a cultural performance that showcase’s traditional Maori dance, songs and the famous haka, see New Zealand’s iconic Kiwi bird, pre-European Maori village, wood carving and flax weaving.
Hear and see the world famous Pohutu Geyser rumbling as it erupts steam and hot water up to 30 meters, bubbling mud and boiling hot water pools plus steam vents galore are some of the things you will experience.
Hobbiton: Lord of the Rings Movie Set
On arrival at the Shire's Rest Cafe we take a break for refreshments. We are met by our guide and board the Hobbit Bus for the short drive through the 1250 acre sheep farm to the movie set for a two hour escorted tour around the 12 acre site.
Our local guide explains the history of the site as you wander along the rambling paths of The Shire, past Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and into the world famous Green Dragon Inn where you can sample specially brewed beverages.
After completing the Hobbit tour, we start the return trip to the Port and your waiting cruise ship on time on board time well before sailing hour.