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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$112.74
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Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour
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Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17

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Enjoy a magical 5.5 to 6-hour tour to the Hobbiton Movie set, used for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series. Leaving the Port of Tauranga, we first travel past the stunning beaches of Mount Mauganui, a top NZ holiday destination, then across the harbour and out into country, up and over the Kaimai mountain ranges and then down into the lush farming district of the Waikato, location of Hobbiton. At Hobbiton there is time to buy a light lunch at The Shires Rest cafe, browse the extensive souvenier shop or just realax and take in the stunning views. The Hobbiton guide will then join us for a 2 hour guided tour. This is a coach-based tour of up to 36 passengers, which allows us to book our own private guide at Hobbiton, though on some days we do operate with 12 to 24 seat vehicles. As the ships arrival time in port varies so much, we adjust the start and end times each day to suit. When your booking is accepted by us, we will confirm the tour start time for the day.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wellington Craft Brewery Half Day Tour
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Wellington Craft Brewery Half Day Tour

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Wellington, long-celebrated for its bohemian liberal arts and cafe culture, is fast-becoming renowned as New Zealand’s capitol of craft beer. Visit four Wellington and Hutt Valley breweries, tasting a range of tasty local beers at each establishment on this small group day tour designed for lovers of ales, stouts, lagers and everything hoppy in-between.
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  • 4 hours
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See Auckland's Secret Glow Worms

See Auckland's Secret Glow Worms

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There’s no need to travel far out of Auckland to see glow worms as there are great places to see them right in the city. On this private tour you’ll be taken to a secret glow worm dell in a bush reserve. The walk is easy, once your eyes adjust to the dark. Learn more about the cool little creatures on a short evening tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Auckland Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

Auckland Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

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Instead of hopping on a crowded bus for a scripted and impersonal introduction to the City of Sails, learn about its hidden gems and exciting subcultures from your own local tour guide. On this fully customizable walking tour, explore Auckland with a private guide and get their take on the city. Whether you’re curious about sports or theaters, nature or art, discover things to do and places to see that are tailored to your interests.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington

Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington

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Sip your way around Martinborough — a once sleepy colonial town that’s now a prominent wine village at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail — on this private day trip from Wellington. Following hotel or port pickup and a scenic drive through the Wairarapa, you’ll visit three of Martinborough’s renowned wineries. Enjoy a guided wine tasting at each and a lunch platter with wine at Poppies Martinborough. Then, choose to continue hopping around Martinborough’s wineries or travel to nearby Greytown, whose pretty streets are thronged with cafes and antique stores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour with Lunch from Auckland
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Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour with Lunch from Auckland

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The Hobbiton movie set and the Waitomo glow-worm caves are two of the most popular attractions on New Zealand’s North Island. Visit both in one day and enjoy a more personalized experience on this small-group tour. Discover behind-the-scenes of the legendary LOTR films during a guided tour of Hobbiton, then cruise the underground river of the Waitomo Caves, beneath a glittering canopy of glow worms.
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  • 12 hours
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Half Day Tour
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Half Day Tour

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With innovative brewers, New Zealand’s biggest craft beer festival and a craft beer bar around every corner, Wellington is the Southern Hemisphere’s craft beer capital. With new breweries popping up around the city, however, it can be hard for hop heads to know where to go. On this private tour, check out some of the city’s most successful craft breweries and brewpubs.
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  • 4 hours
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Craft Beer Tour from Tauranga

Craft Beer Tour from Tauranga

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Spend the afternoon tasting the fruits of Tauranga’s craft beer boom with your friends – all without the risk of drawing the short straw and ending up the sober driver. On this easygoing tour around a handful of the city’s breweries and brewbars, sample a range of beers made in the region and even go behind the scenes at a local brewery to discover how they make their lagers and ales.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Original New Zealand Craft Beer Tour
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Original New Zealand Craft Beer Tour

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On this afternoon walking tour around Auckland city, taste-test the products of New Zealand’s craft beer renaissance… and maybe discover something unexpected. Instead of stopping into a random bar and guessing what you might like, go behind the scenes at a number of Auckland bars and breweries and enjoy a series of tastings to help you find what you like and don’t like.
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  • 3 hours
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3-Hour Private Photography Tour in Waitomo Caves
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3-Hour Private Photography Tour in Waitomo Caves

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Photograph New Zealand's spectacular scenery both inside and outside of the caves on a private photography tour with your own photographer-guide. Visit a pristine glow worm cave in the Waitomo district, and take your time to capture great shots of the glow worms and other sights. You can use larger cameras and equipment like small tripods on this photography tour, with the freedom to take more time for your photography than on standard tours. Includes guide, use of wet weather gear, and snacks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Full Day Tour

Private Wellington Craft Beer Full Day Tour

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Choose this day-tour for a personal and comfortable visit to a number of craft beer breweries in Wellington.  With beverages and lunch included, you’re all set to have a low-stress, informal day away from the hustle and bustle of your cruise ship. This is a great way to understand, from beer to beer, why the city is the craft beer capital of New Zealand.  Make the most of Wellington’s array of craft beer and its friendly, knowledgeable residents!
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  • 7 hours
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Private Modern Vegetarian Cooking Class with Anna in Northland

Private Modern Vegetarian Cooking Class with Anna in Northland

Enjoy a unique opportunity to visit the home of a local and cook delicious vegetarian cuisine with this private cooking class. Step into the beautiful 140-year old villa of your host Anna and learn to cook a range of vegetarian dishes in her wonderful kitchen. After you have finished cooking, enjoy your meal alongside the family at either the dining table or, in summertime, on the vine-covered deck.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Cooking Class with Chef of the Year in Hawke’s Bay at Your Residence

Private Cooking Class with Chef of the Year in Hawke’s Bay at Your Residence

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class and home cooked meal with your host Joe in the comfort of your own residence. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Joe brings a diversity of culinary experiences unseen before in a local New Zealand chef – he was crowned Chef of the Year in 2013 specializing in Oriental cuisine in the UK, and awarded the privilege of overseeing the Relais and Chateaux Kitchen as sous chef. Joe is passionate about sharing his deep culinary knowledge to create fun and relaxing dining experiences for his guests. Joe's cooking focuses on gastronomic fusion delivered in a down-to-earth, socially interactive, and family friendly setting. Most of all, Joe loves creating memories with travelers from all over the world. He looks forward to teaching you and introducing you to the flavors of the region.
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  • 3 hours
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What people are saying about Unique Experiences in North Island

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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"Action packed, challenging, great fun, very professional, awesome caves, floating along under glow-worms was very special. Bucket list experience!"..."
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Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour
"One of the must dos in Rotorua! The tour by Stephen was fun, eye opening and definitely one of the highlights of my New Zealand trip! The night ended with star gazing and hot chocolate making me all warm and fuzzy inside :D Highly recommend that you sign up for this tour if you’re in Rotorua!"..."
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
"Hannah and the team did a great job guiding us and being patient with me as it was my first time kayaking. Overall, I felt like I learned a new skill and would definitely recommend this experience to anyone who wants to try something new and cool!"..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17
"Knowable tour guide, Well organised. They were mindful of the return schedule, working well with cruise timetable."..."
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Wellington Craft Brewery Half Day Tour
"Listed pickup spot was easy to get to, across the street from the 2nd "free shuttle bus" stop. The driver tried to call us, we didn't have a phone plan, to arrange pickup at the ship to save us doing the shuttle. We had a great time and when we returned to the ship and spoke of it there were a number of people that were envious of us. There were just two of us on the tour (my wife and myself) and the tour guide, Philip. Philip did not skimp on the tour because of the low turnout. We saw 4 breweries, had numerous samples at two of them and a 4 and a 6 "flight" of larger samples at two others. Along the way Philip talked of Wellington and New Zealand, being such a small group we also were able to talk about more personal things such as schooling, sports etc Highlight was Kereru Brewery. Highly recommend, too often Wine tours are seen and something like this is overlooked."..."
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See Auckland's Secret Glow Worms
"Would re-take this tour over and over again. Loved it! Would highly recommend this one for any nature lovers. Tūīs, moreporks, and a waterfall serenaded us during our walk to the secret spot. Saw crayfish along the way, an eel, silver fern... and of course glow worms all over the place. Small group size ensured Covid safety and maximum time with the worms."..."
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Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington
"Our wonderful and accommodating tour guide Kelvin was there waiting for us by the cruise ship upon our arrival. We visited three fabulous wineries and had an amazing charcuterie lunch at Poppies! Also cause we had extra time in the morning we even had a forest walk at a national park. Highly recommend this memorable tour!!!"..."
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Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour with Lunch from Auckland
"Hobbiton and the Waitome cave were an amazing experience. But, Damian, our driver gave us memorable information about these local. Damian’s knowledge is extraordinary. He was able to keep us entertained and informed for the 2 hour ride. He was able to relate to each passenger."..."
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Craft Beer Tour from Tauranga
"Excellent tour and excellent service by Katy. The other four people booked on the tour cancelled at the last minute which left only me to do the tour but it was still run. Katy was very good at making sure I didn't feel lonely. Good beers to taste."..."
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3-Hour Private Photography Tour in Waitomo Caves
"Most important to my husband in choosing which glow worm tour to take was his allowance to bring in all of his camera gear. So, we took the photography tour and we couldn’t be happier that we did. Heath ,our guide, knows every nook and cranny of his caves and we very much benefited from his knowledge. He’s also very good company. We also got lucky because Heath took tons of very good photos of us and then allowed us to download them for free! Which was so refreshing after being on tours that would try to make extra money from taking your photo."..."
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Full Day Tour
"We really enjoyed our day. Selwyn was a great tour guide. He added a lot of local knowledge of the area and took us to several points of interest. Would highly recommend it! Really enjoyed the local breweries and would highly recommend it!!"..."
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