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From Auckland: Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves Day Tour

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Discover the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves on a day trip from Auckland. Enter the world of Tolkien on a walking tour of Hobbiton and admire the glowworms in the world-famous Waitomo Cave.


  • Explore Hobbiton and see glowworms of Waitomo Caves on a day trip from Auckland
  • Take a guided walking tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set used in the LOTR movies
  • Sip on a free drink at the Green Dragon Inn and browse Shires Rest souvenir shop
  • See the sparkling glowworms on a boat ride through the famous Waitomo Caves
  • Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off from central Auckland hotels


Get extra value by visiting both the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo in one day with this tour. Upon arrival at Hobbiton, have some time to get something to eat or explore the Shires Rest souvenir shop before joining Hobbiton Tours for a tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Be transported into the movie set by bus, then join a guided walking tour of the set. Used for filming scenes set in the village of Hobbiton in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie series, the popular attraction is a must-see for any film or literary fan. Enjoy a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon before boarding the coach for your next stop. On arrival in Waitomo, enjoy a 45-minute tour of the Glowworm Cave. Walk in the stunning cave and admire its complex underground formation. Exit on a small boat through the Glowworm Grotto and marvel at millions of glowworms. Your tour concludes with a return to Auckland and drop-off at your hotel. A picnic lunch is included between stops.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Guide Hobbiton entry fee Waitomo Caves entry fee Packed picnic lunch

Important Information

  • Photography is not permitted in Waitomo Cave

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