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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour & Rotorua Living Māori Village Experience

Experience the magic of great value Hobbiton Movie Set Tour and the geothermal oasis of Rotorua on an exclusive luxury private tour from Auckland. Walk into the real-world landscape on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, and continue visiting the mighty Whakarewarewa Valley, for a truly culture rich experience, the home to a living Māori village and the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute including a Hangi Pie Meal. Set amongst a highly active landscape erupting with geothermal activity where you can experience bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pōhutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily.

Duration

Full Day

Location

Auckland, Matamata & Rotorua

Tour Type

Private Tour

Hobbiton & Māori Culture

Price From

NZ $599

Per Person

Tour Summary

Experience the magic of great value Hobbiton Movie Set Tour and the geothermal oasis of Rotorua on an exclusive luxury private tour from Auckland. Walk into the real-world landscape on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, and continue visiting the mighty Whakarewarewa Valley, for a truly culture rich experience, the home to a living Māori village and the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute including a Hangi Pie Meal. Set amongst a highly active landscape erupting with geothermal activity where you can experience bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pōhutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily.

Tour Highlights

  • Listen to fascinating stories from your guide as you explore the 12-acre set.

  • Chance to step into the real The Lord of the Rings film set and enjoy the remarkable 360-degree views of the rolling Kaimai ranges.

  • See where major scenes were filmed and discover behind-the-scenes secrets.

  • Opportunity to have a drink at the cosy Green Dragon Inn.

  • Amazing photo opportunities in front of every hobbit holes.

  • Discover the biggest active geysers in the Southern Hemisphere, the majestic Pōhutu geyser.

  • Explore the walking track to see the beautiful lakes, boiling mud-pools, steam vents and bubbling pools.

  • Be entertained by the cultural performance group by way of song and dance.

  • Explore an authentic fully carved ancestral meeting house, the great significance in history and traditions of Tuhourangi tribe.

  • Discover the vibrancy of Māori culture and their fascinating traditions.

Journey Inclusions

  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland.

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland.

  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard.

  • Complimentary high-speed internet onboard the minibus.

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey.

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled private transportation in a minibus.

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities.

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish.

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission to 2 hours fully guided experience at Hobbiton Movie Set.

  • Complimentary Hobbiton beverages at Green Dragon Inn.

  • Admission to 1-hour guided tour at Whakarewarewa Māori Living Village.

  • Admission to Cultural Performance at Whakarewarewa Māori Living Village.

  • Hangi Pie Meal at Whakarewarewa Māori Living Village.

Hobbiton Movie Set

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