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Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves - Full Day Tour from Rotorua

See two of New Zealand's most admired destinations in one epic day with a full day tour from Rotorua to Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton


  • The Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Bilbo's Bag End home
  • The Dancing Tree
  • The Green Dragon Inn
  • The Waitomo Caves
  • Glow Worms
  • Stunning Natural Wonders

Reality will soon feel like a dream on this visually stunning full day tour.

Perfect for families and a must-do for movie fans, we'll provide transport, all entry costs and a bottle of water to keep you refreshed.

We'll depart from Rotorua and your journey will be way more comfortable than Frodo’s in our air-conditioned minibus! Traveling through a stunning part of New Zealand, we first head for the Hobbiton movie set on the outskirts of Matamata.

44 hobbit holes line the hillside, with Bilbo’s famous Bag End home being an obvious highlight. Relive your favourite movie moments as you dance around the Party Tree and walk down Bagshot Row. The shires rest café offers additional sustenance to hungry hobbits and the Green Dragon Inn is just a stone’s throw away.

Once we’ve had our fill of fantasy we’ll set our course for Waitomo to admire the sensational natural wonders found within their caves.

Glow-worms adorn the cave ceilings with a magical glow. The cave formations are incredible and seem somewhat unreal while all the time being completely natural.

Once you're ready we'll head back to Rotorua where our friendly guide will drop you back at the Rotorua i-site.

All up the tour will take about 10 hours but the memories will last all your lifetime.


Departure Location: Rotorua i-SITE, 1167 Fenton Street, Rororua CBD.



The exact tour departure time is to be confirmed after booking. Please contact the operator on the contact information provided on your booking confirmation.

Adult $380.00
Child $195.00

What's included

  • Return transport in our comfortable mini-bus,
  • Entry fees to the Hobbiton Movie Set,
  • Guided tour of Hobbiton,
  • Entry fees to the Waitomo,
  • 45 minute Glow worm cave with boat ride tour

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Minimum numbers apply with a full refund if cancelled by us.

    Customer cancellations made within 24hours of the departure date are not eligible for a refund.

  • Child Age is 8 years and under.

Available Bookings from April 26 to May 02

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

To be confirmed
Fri 26 Apr
Sat 27 Apr
Sun 28 Apr
Mon 29 Apr
Tue 30 Apr
Wed 1 May
Thu 2 May

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$220.00
  • Child$175.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$220.00
  • Child$195.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$220.00
  • Child$175.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Ho Ying from Hong Kong wrote on 11 June 2018

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The tour guide is really great and helpful! Though I am a bit disappointed by the time in Hobbiton (cuz there is nearly no time for you to take pictures in a spot), it's still a must-go spot in the North Island.

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Sheila from United Kingdom wrote on 16 September 2018

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Lovely day trip

We had a small minibus of 8 of us plus the driver. The drive was smooth and the weather was lovely. If you are planning on visiting Hobbiton, don't go on a rainy day! We had a nice stop for lunch where there were cafe and buffet options or you could eat your own food. The Waitomo section was very brief only 45mins in the cave so it would be nice if the tour operator offered the option of an additional cave. The main glow worm cave does not allow photography.

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YIHSUAN LIAO from Taiwan wrote on 19 August 2018

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trip was awesome!

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Ger from Ireland wrote on 16 March 2019

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Excellent tour

Great day, tour guide was brilliant and threw in couple of cool extra add on hikes.

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Leslie from Spain wrote on 13 February 2019

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Fabulosos lugares. El staff muy servicial, puntuales, profesionales. Todo estuvo bien, sin complicaciones. Se nota que saben de su trabajo, por lo quw continuamente te están dando información. Los lugares son únicos.

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