Hobbiton, Waitomo, Rotorua & Taupo 2-Day Small Group Tour from Auckland

Auckland Central, New Zealand
North Island Favorites Tour from Auckland in Small Groups 2 Days
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From US$456.77

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 days
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Visit some of the best spots in the upper North Island, in this tour from Auckland. From the glittering Waitomo caves and magical Hobbiton to the spray of Huka Falls, benefiting from an experienced guide, convenient transportation, and inclusive entrance tickets. This tour gets you to great locations swiftly.
  • No long drives: stops on the way break up the travel
  • Accommodation included: stay in four star lodgings
  • Stay hydrated: bottled water and snacks included
  • Commentary on board: learn about this unique landscape

What's Included

  • Small Group & Fully Guided Tour
  • Entry tickets - stated activities only
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Optional extra - One-way option from Auckland to Taupo
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Optional extras and activities - please select the tour option you want at time of booking

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

06:00 AM

Pickup details

Hotel pick-ups are from the below hotels only. If you do not see your pickup location please select the closest one to you to be picked up from. Pick ups start up to 20 mins before your tour time. Please see below what group your hotel is in and what your pick-up time is. Please be waiting in your accommodation's lobby or outside no later than this time to avoid missing your pick up. Guides have multiple pick-ups so can on occasion run up to 10 minutes late. Guides cannot wait for late passengers as it will mean the entire group is at risk of missing out, so please be waiting and ready (5-10 minutes before your listed time is highly recommended). Group 1: 20 minutes before tour start time. Park Hyatt, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park Group 2: 15 minutes before tour start time. Adina Apartments, Copthorne Hotel Auckland, Grand Mercure Hotel, Hilton Hotel Auckland, M Social, Nesuto Stadium Apartments, Pullman Hotel, Queen Street Backpackers, SO/Auckland Group 3: 10 minutes before tour start time. AVANI Metropolis, Barclay Suites, CityLife Hotel Auckland, Heritage Hotel Auckland (Hobson Street), ibis Budget Auckland, Rydges Hotel Auckland, JW Marriott. Group 4: 5 minutes before tour start time. Crowne Plaza Auckland, Airedale Boutique Suites Hotel, SkyCity Hotel, SkyCity Grand Hotel Group 5: At tour start time or up to 10 minutes after. Cordis Hotel Auckland, Grand Millennium Hotel, Haka Lodge Auckland City, Kiwi International Hotel, VR Auckland City (Hobson Street),Tetra Serviced Apartments Passengers that miss their pick up will be required to meet the tour at the tour's first stop at their own expense to continue on the tour. No refunds will be given to late or no show passengers. Auckland Airport (Butterfly Creek) pick up must be requested and approved by our team in writing to receive your pick up time. Pick up time will normally be 20 - 30 minutes after the tour start time.

What To Expect

Day 1

Auckland to Rotorua

7 Stops

Auckland Central

2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Waikato Region

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

2 hours Admission Ticket Included

Waitomo Big Bird & Miniature Animal Petting Farm

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Hobbiton Movie Set

2 hours Admission Ticket Included


Admission Ticket Free


10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Not included

Day 2

Rotorua to Auckland

4 Stops

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

2 hours Admission Ticket Included


2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Huka Falls

1 hour Admission Ticket Free


5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Not included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Near public transportation
  • Children aged 7 years and below are required to travel in a child safety car seat. If you don't have a car seat one can be provided, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance to arrange this.
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.


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