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Glowworms at Waitomo Caves

Private Hobbiton & Waitomo Cave Tour

Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Glowworm Cave | Private Day Tour From Auckland And Return.

  • 11 hr 30 min
  • From 2,280 New Zealand dollars
  • We pick up from Cruise Ships off Ports of Auckland and all Auckland CBD hotels

Service Description

Choose from a Luxury Sedan For 1-2 Travelers or a Luxury Van for 3-5 Travelers. Duration: 11 hours and 30 minutes With this tour, you will visit New Zealand’s two most sought-after, iconic, and famous attractions, the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Pick up: From 6 am Your 2-hour tour will begin at the Shire’s Rest in Matamata with an experienced guide giving you behind-the-scenes information on how part of the movie Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton was made there. In the 10-acre site, you will see Hobbiton Holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill, and the kitchen. A complimentary specially brewed beverage is available for all guests at The Green Dragon Inn. Your journey will continue to the mesmerizing Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The Glowworm known as Arachnocampa Luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as your expert guide will provide information on the Cave’s historical and geological significance. The caves were formed over 30 million years ago and comprise 2 levels. The upper level is dry and includes the entrance to the caves and formations known as the Catacombs. On the lower level are stream passages and the Cathedral, a walk from the upper level to a 45 minutes boat journey through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto. Walkthrough the majestic Cathedral Cove famous for its acoustics. Your return journey would be through The Waikato farming region with the different animals that you would see along the way. Drop off: Your trip will conclude at your hotel or cruise ship between 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm depending on weather and traffic conditions. Includes -Pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD Hotels -Entry and a 2-hour guided tour of the Hobbiton movie set -Entry and 45 minutes guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves. - Light Snacks - Bottles of pure New Zealand Springwater Prices include all entry fees taxes and tolls.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact us 24 hours before the start time of booking.

Contact Details


Auckland, New Zealand

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