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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

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Take in the highlights of New Zealand’s largest city on this half-day tour of Auckland and benefit from an expert guide and small group size. Admire views of Auckland Harbour and drive over the Harbour Bridge; gaze out over the city from the top of Mt Eden; visit K Road, the Auckland Domain, and the Mission Bay beaches; and explore atmospheric neighborhoods such as Parnell, Ponsonby, and Northcote Point.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$46.93
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$116.05
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Wellington Sightseeing Tour

Wellington Sightseeing Tour

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Whether it’s your first time in Wellington or you just want to see as much as possible during your time in port, this half-day sightseeing tour offers a great introduction to the city and a diverse range of sights. Visit the iconic Weta Cave and the historic Old St. Paul’s Cathedral, ride the Wellington cable car to the top of the city, and enjoy panoramic views from the top of Mount Victoria.
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  • 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour
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Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour

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See the sights of Auckland on a 3-hour small-group shore excursion in the ‘City of Sails.’ A knowledgeable guide takes you by mini-coach across the Harbour Bridge to tour the city center. You’ll drive along Queen Street and the suburb of Ponsonby, take a stroll at Devonport’s Narrow Neck Beach, visit the Auckland Fish Market and see the city spread out before you from the summit of Mt Victoria. Numbers are limited to 18 people to ensure personalized attention.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo
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Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

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Experience one of the wonders of New Zealand’s natural world on this glowworm caving adventure in Waitomo. Choose a morning or afternoon tour, then pull on your boots and helmet before heading through the pretty Mangapu Gorge to the Mangarongapu Cave with a guide. With your headlamp to light the way, hike around huge boulders and through shallow streams, and marvel at the millions of bright green glowworms illuminating the rocky limestone. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to six people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

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Cruise the waters of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park in search of whales, dolphins and penguins on a half-day tour from Auckland. You’ll board a spacious catamaran at Viaduct Harbour and hear expert guides share informative commentary about New Zealand’s natural wonders. During the whale and dolphin safari, keep an eye out for six types of whales that frequent these waters, as well as seabirds such as Australasian gannets, petrels and terns.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

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Visit a pair of New Zealand's must-see attractions with this combo tour from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Peek into Hobbit Holes, frolic in the Shire, and get a drink at the Green Dragon Inn on a guided tour of Middle-earth, followed by a Kiwi-style lunch. In the afternoon, explore Maori myths and history on a boat ride through mesmerizing caves lit by thousands of glowworms, and finish with a drive through some of the North Island’s most majestic scenery.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

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Cover plenty of ground in one day by combining several North Island highlights: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, and Rotorua. Ride a boat through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to see these radiant lights. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you find the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the home of Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Enjoy lunch at Te Puia, home to Pohutu Geyser. You can start and finish your tour in either Auckland or Rotorua, traveling one-way or round-trip.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$330.91
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

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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.
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  • 2 hours
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

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The fictional, yet globally famous, village of Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves rank among the most popular sites of interest in New Zealand. On this tour, visit both sites in one day—see the home of Bilbo Baggins and explore Waitomo’s subterranean caverns—and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this limited to 15 people.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland

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The Waitomo Caves and Rotorua rank among New Zealand’s top attractions, offering natural beauty, geothermal features, and native culture in equal measure. Ideal for travelers short on time, this adventurous tour takes in both sites in the same day, with entry fees plus round-trip transport from Auckland included. Discover subterranean stalagmites at the famous Waitomo Caves and hit top Rotorua attractions including the Government Gardens and Lake Rotorua.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

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Sail away on a harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

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For fans of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, visiting the official Hobbiton Movie Set is a truly unforgettable experience. On this tour, enjoy comfortable round-trip transport from Auckland and extra attention from your guide thanks to the small group size. On arrival, explore the famous film set on a guided tour, hear behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the movies, and see the Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and the Double Arched bridge. There will also be free time to shop for souvenirs or purchase lunch at the Shire’s Rest Café.
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  • 8 hours
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Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

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Auckland’s Sky Tower has stood 1076 feet tall (328 meters) over the city since 1994, and is one of its most popular attractions, especially for first-time visitors. Save money and time by pre-booking your general Sky Tower admission ticket, which allows you to spend one to two hours at three observation levels. Get quickly orientated and spot key landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge, Mount Eden, and Waiheke Island.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

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Visit two of the North Island’s most popular attractions in one day on this small-group tour from Auckland. First, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' films on a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. In the afternoon, continue to Rotorua to explore the city and visit the Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, where highlights include geysers, volcanic mud pools, sulphur springs, and geothermal craters.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

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Visit the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie set on this small-group Hobbiton tour from Auckland. At the Hobbiton Movie Set, visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and peer inside other hobbit holes of the Shire—filming site of ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogies. Your knowledgeable guide points out the Party Tree and the Mill. Enjoy cider, ale, or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn, and recharge with lunch at Party Marquee—both included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

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Join an America’s Cup sailing experience aboard an authentic racing yacht on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Feel the exhilaration of yachting as you take the helm and participate with the professional crew, or just sit back and soak up the harbor views. No experience necessary.
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  • 2 hours
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -

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This small-group day trip from Auckland features the highlights and hospitality of Rotorua. Visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute of Te Puia, witness the thermal activity of the Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, and tour the city with a knowledgeable guide. Opt for additional free time to explore on your own, or upgrade for a private soak at the Polynesian Spa, a visit to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, or a Maori concert. You have the flexibility to return to Auckland or end with drop-off in Rotorua.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS
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Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS

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Get a personalized introduction to Auckland’s most important sights on a half-day tour for your group of up to 11 people. Make the most of your time in Auckland with a convenient trip that includes round-trip hotel transfer from centrally-located Auckland hotels.
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  • 4 hours
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

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Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle-earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. Travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 16 travelers to ensure personalized service.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

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Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
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  • 45 minutes
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour

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Indulge in the succulent tastes of Waiheke Island on a 5.5-hour food and wine tour. An informative guide picks you up from your island accommodation or the wharf — if you’ve taken the ferry from Auckland — and takes you to boutique wineries. Taste wine accompanied by locally produced specialties such as award-winning olive oil, fresh-shucked oysters and artisan cheese. Then settle in for a platter lunch at a vineyard restaurant. If you like, stay longer and make your own way back to Auckland at your leisure.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

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Take a premium wine tour of Waiheke Island and sip fine wines at this famed North Island destination, just a ferry ride away from Auckland. An informative local guide accompanies you to award-winning boutique vineyards and shares knowledge of the island and its viticulture along the way. Includes wine tasting fees and round-trip island transport from the ferry terminal by luxury minibus.
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  • 6 hours
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Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience

Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience

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Enjoy time aboard a sailing yacht on Waitemata Harbour. Your Auckland cruise sets sail from Viaduct Harbour, passing the Auckland Bridge, Westhaven Marina, and Devonport while you listen to informative commentary on the sights. Relax as you take in the views or help the crew sail the vessel—it’s up to you.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
"Great tour. Michael informative and entertaining in equal measure. Hotel pick up and drop off an added bonus Would highly recommend."..."
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
"This was an enjoyable afternoon 4.5 hours tour that took us to see a beautiful part of Auckland and the north island. Piha beach was wonderful and the hike in the Waitekere Rain Forest was so beautiful and informative. Our guide, Wayne, was constantly giving information or telling jokes which kept us all entertained. Well done !!!"..."
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Wellington Sightseeing Tour
"From the start of our meeting up with our tour guide, James made the experience delightful! He’s very personable and laid back. He immediately learned our names and knew our voices, when we asked questions. We had a great time and really enjoyed our experience in Wellington!"..."
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Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour
"A delightful half day with an entertaining, knowledgeable tour guide, Wayne. Condensed a broad area into a rich understanding of the history, culture and humor of Auckland. In a short time it helped us see more of Auckland than we would have been able to do on our own. Good value for the time and money involved. Highly recommended!"..."
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Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo
"An amazing experience and one that takes you away from the crowds and give you a much better, less touristy experience"..."
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
"The crew were helpful and explained what was being done during the trip and what data was being collected for research. The Dolphins were a delight to see"..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
"Both Hobbiton and the fireflies very good, guides very good and knowledgeable, all in a very good day out from Auckland"..."
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
"A great way to see the country side of New Zealand. Had a great day seeing Hobbiton, Rotorua, and the Glow Worm Caves. Would highly recommend this tour although it is a long day."..."
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"The mastery of Tolkein's words brought to life by Jackson's film & recreated for us to experience at Hobbiton - magical."..."
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Tour was a woderful experience. We were picked up on time, at our hotel. Our driver/guide was friendly, organized, informative very accomidating to the groups needs. The tour at Hobbiton was great and better than I ever expected. The glow worm caves was wonderful."..."
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
"Nice full day tour to Rotorua from Auckland. Tour operator picked us up on time from our Auckland hotel. Waitomo glow worms cave boat ride was short due to high water level inside the cave. Rotorua hot spring geysers and hot mud ponds are fantastic. Tour driver explained well about various places during the tour and answered all questions."..."
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
"Fabulous female crew! Good dinner and whole thing cost what a restaurant dinner would have. Really sailed."..."
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland
"Our driver from Auckland to Matamata was very friendly, accommodating, and entertaining! I would recommend this tour"..."
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Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket
"It's nice to get the panoramic experience! Can't get it any other way. All aides were very nice and polite."..."
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Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Hobbiton was everything I expected and more! Wai o tapu is just unique, really amazing! Tour guide knew a lot and was very attentive."..."
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
"One of the most memorable experiences in NZ! This tour was well organized and Damian our guide was the best. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable, he made the tour a fantastic and unforgettable experience. Thank you Damian! Bruce"..."
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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
"Great day on the Hauraki Gulf. And they let me drive! Thrilling. Recommended to all Auckland sports lovers."..."
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
"Loved the Polynesian spa and the buffet. The geothermal valley was amazing as well as the tour of the museum."..."
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Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS
"We very much enjoyed the 4 hour tour of Auckland. We saw all the major highlights and the views of the city from Mt. Eden were spectacular. Mike was an excellent guide. Very professional, extremely informative and accommodating with a wonderful sense of humor. Would highly recommend this tour, especially if your limited for time."..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Just generally the whole day was great, from the short bus ride to walking around the set. Just so magical. We wished it would have lasted longer!"..."
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"Just a great little adventure under ground with a very nice guide.The adventure wasn't that long so interest was maintained throughout the tour."..."
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
"Excellent tour with three wineries but made best by our wonderful guide and driver Michael who also showed us much of the island including a drive down a popular beach."..."
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Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
"Would recommend such a good tour! Driver was great and really knowledgeable !!! 10/10 great service and great variety of wineries!"..."
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Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience
"Orcas in the harbour were the highlight! The guides Brad, first day James and Bridget (?) were superb. Friendly reassuring and professional"..."
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