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Magical Wonderland Experience

Experience New Zealand’s must-see destinations on this luxury private tour from Auckland. Embark on a voyage of discovery to enjoy the hole in the rock, then to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and witness the most visited cities in the country: Waitomo, Rotorua and Matamata (Hobbiton), which are all connected to each other within a small radius. It’s the perfect route to get a taste for what this scenic country is all about, and you’ll also immerse in our rich and vibrant culture, history and traditions.

Duration

Three Nights &

Four Days

Location

Auckland,

Bay of Islands, Waitomo, Rotorua & Matamata

Tour Type

Scenic Tours

Overnight Experience

Price From

NZ $3,250

Per Person

Tour Summary

Experience New Zealand’s must-see destinations on this luxury private tour from Auckland. Embark on a voyage of discovery to enjoy the hole in the rock, then to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and witness the most visited cities in the country: Waitomo, Rotorua and Matamata (Hobbiton), which are all connected to each other within a small radius. It’s the perfect route to get a taste for what this scenic country is all about, and you’ll also immerse in our rich and vibrant culture, history and traditions.

Itinerary At a Glance

  • Day 1: Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Māori Cultural Performance. Overnight Stay in Paihia.

  • Day 2: Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise. Overnight Stay in Auckland.

  • Day 3: Waitomo Glow worm Cave, and Ruakuri Twin Cave Experience including lunch. Overnight Stay in Rotorua.

  • Day 4: Rotorua City Highlights, Te Puia Geothermal Valley (incl: Hangi Lunch & Cultural Performance) & Deluxe Lake Spa.  Overnight Stay in Rotorua.

  • Day 5: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour including buffet lunch at Party Marquee and return back to Auckland.

Tour Highlights

 

  • Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum, where the history began.

  • Enjoy a high-energy Māori cultural performance.

  • Journey to the iconic Hole in the Rock and stop off at Urupukapuka Island and lunch stop at Otehei Bay.

  • Discover some of the 144 stunning islands in the Bay of Islands on a scenic cruise.

  • Enjoy a 1.5-hour island stop-over and walk, swim, paddle board, kayak or relax.

  • Keep a lookout for dolphins, whales, or orcas (at mother nature's discretion).

  • Marvel at awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites during the visit to iconic Glow-worm Caves.

  • Explore the time in a landscape of steaming thermal wonderland.

  • Sightseeing historical government gardens, thermal springs and Polynesian spa.

  • Chance to see the towering water jets of Pōhutu Geyser and spot the iconic New Zealand kiwi bird at the nocturnal house.

  • Witness an awe-inspiring, authentic, and traditional Māori cultural performance.

  • Slip into five mineral hot pools overlooking Lake Rotorua and enjoy a bathing retreat at Deluxe Lake Spa.

  • Chance to step into a real The Lord of the Rings film set.

  • Remarkable 360-degree views of the rolling Kaimai Ranges.

  • Amazing photo opportunities in front of every hobbit holes.

Journey Inclusions

  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland.

  • Pick up and drop off from Auckland.

  • Refreshments and water onboard.

  • Complimentary High-Speed Internet onboard.

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

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled private transportation.

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities.

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

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission to 1 hour Guided Experience at Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

  • Admission to Cultural Performance at Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

  • Admission to 4.5 hours Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise.

  • Admission to fully guided 45 minutes experience at Waitomo Glow Worm Caves.

  • Admission to boat ride on an underground stream through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.

  • Admission to fully guided 90 minutes experience at the Waitomo Ruakuri Cave.

  • Admission to Café style lunch at Waitomo.

  • Admission to Te Puia Geothermal Valley; guided tour, cultural performance, and hangi buffet lunch.

  • Admission to Deluxe Lake Spa.

  • Rotorua city highlights – Government gardens, thermal springs & Polynesian spa.

  • Admission to 2.5 hours fully guided experience at Hobbiton movie set including buffet lunch at Party Marquee.

  • Complimentary Hobbiton beverages - Ale, cider, ginger beer or an English dark beer.

  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis including Breakfast.

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