Bay of Islands, Hobbiton & Waitomo 2-Day Tour from Auckland
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- Admire the breathtakingly scenic Bay of Islands on the first day
- Cruise through the iconic Hole in the Rock plus spot dolphins and whales
- Discover Hobbiton movie set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves on the second day
- Immerse yourself in the landscape of Middle Earth and enjoy a delicious lunch
- Experience the serene beauty of the Glowworm Grotto on a boat ride
DescriptionDay 1: Bay of Islands Day Tour with Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise Depart Auckland at around 7:30 AM and travel to Paihia in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Journey through native bush and lush farmland, enjoying engaging commentary from your experienced local driver-guide. After a stroll around Paihia, board a half-day cruise to explore the region’s 144 picturesque islands and sheltered waters. Keep an eye out for dolphins, whales, seals and birds. Cruise out along the Cape Brett Peninsula to the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’. If conditions are just right, your skipper will navigate the boat through the hole. Admire great views from the large outdoor viewing decks. After returning to shore, head back to Auckland arriving around 8:10 PM. Day 2: Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Caves Day Tour Board your coach at around 7:30 AM in Auckland and travel south to Matamata, home of the Hobbiton movie set. Discover the specially-built set and behind-the-scenes stories on an official 2-hour guided tour. Pose for photos outside Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and more. Feast on a delicious lunch at the Green Dragon Inn before climbing onboard your coach. Journey through scenic countryside to the township of Waitomo. Join an official 45-minute Waitomo Caves tour to marvel at stalactites, stalagmites, columns and pillars. Visit the breathtaking Cathedral cave, before taking a short underground boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto. Admire glowworms twinkling overhead in the darkness. At the end of your tour, join the coach for the return drive Auckland, arriving around 8:10 PM.
IncludesHotel pick-up & drop off Experienced driver-guide Engaging live commentary in English Transport by luxury coach Two full-day tours Hole in the Rock half-day cruise Hobbiton Movie Set 2-hour tour and lunch at the Green Dragon Inn Waitomo Glowworm Caves 45-minute tour Free WiFi onboard the coach
Accommodation Lunch on the first day (Bay of Islands Day Tour)
- The tour combo must be taken in order, over two consecutive days
- Both tours depart and return to Auckland each day
- Accommodation is not included with this tour combo
- If the Waitomo Caves tour cannot operate, a free upgrade to the Ruakuri Cave will be provided subject to availability. If the Ruakuri upgrade is provided, the Waitomo Caves portion is non refundable
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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