Recent Searches
Clear

Top North Island 4WD Tours

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises
Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises
How to Get Around
How to Get Around
Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Outdoor Activities
Outdoor Activities
Tours by Duration
Tours by Duration
Adventure Tours
Cruises & Sailing
Cruises & Sailing
Day Trips
Day Trips
Bus Tours
Bus Tours
Extreme
Extreme
Ports of Call Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Tickets & Passes
Tickets & Passes
Shore Excursions
Shore Excursions
Sporting Events
Sporting Events
Motor Sports
Motor Sports
Private Sightseeing Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Full-day Tours
Full-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Nature and Wildlife
Nature and Wildlife
Art & Culture
Art & Culture
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in North Island. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
US$0
US$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

146 results | All North Island Tours

Sort by: Featured

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

star-4
301
Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$39.91
From
US$39.91
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

star-4.5
1425
Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$64.58
From
US$64.58
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Trip from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Trip from Auckland

star-5
704
Visit a pair of New Zealand's must-see attractions with this combo tour from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Peek into Hobbit Holes, frolic in the Shire, and get a drink at the Green Dragon Inn on a guided tour of Middle-earth, followed by a Kiwi-style lunch. In the afternoon, explore Maori myths and history on a boat ride through mesmerizing caves lit by thousands of glowworms, and finish with a drive through some of the North Island’s most majestic scenery.
More
  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$199.54
Price varies by group size
From
US$199.54
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

star-5
231
Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle-earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. Travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 16 travelers to ensure personalized service.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$115.37
From
US$115.37
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

star-5
265
The fictional, yet globally famous, village of Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves rank among the most popular sites of interest in New Zealand. On this tour, visit both sites in one day—see the home of Bilbo Baggins and explore Waitomo’s subterranean caverns—and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 12 people.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$216.95
From
US$216.95
Taking safety measures

Rotorua Māori Hāngi Dinner and Performance

Rotorua Māori Hāngi Dinner and Performance

star-4.5
755
While in Rotorua, see a cultural performance and take part in a traditional Maori ‘hangi’ feast at Tamaki Maori Village. A local guide escorts you by coach to the ‘marae’ (Maori village) for an immersive evening that begins with a welcome ceremony by New Zealand's indigenous people. Learn about local customs and watch a powerful display of song and dance before a hangi dinner.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$97.95
From
US$97.95
Taking safety measures

Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

star-5
250
Visit the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie set on this small-group Hobbiton tour from Auckland. At the Hobbiton Movie Set, visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and peer inside other hobbit holes of the Shire—filming site of ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogies. Your knowledgeable guide points out the Party Tree and the Mill. Enjoy cider, ale, or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn, and recharge with lunch at Party Marquee—both included.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$210.42
From
US$210.42
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

star-4.5
280
Cover plenty of ground in one day by combining several North Island highlights: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, and Rotorua. Ride a boat through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to see these radiant lights. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you find the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the home of Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Enjoy lunch at Te Puia, home to Pohutu Geyser. You can start and finish your tour in either Auckland or Rotorua, traveling one-way or round-trip.
More
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$334.89
From
US$334.89
Taking safety measures

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

star-5
115
Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$108.84
From
US$108.84
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

star-5
74
Visit two of the North Island’s most popular attractions in one day on this small-group tour from Auckland. First, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' films on a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. In the afternoon, continue to Rotorua to explore the city and visit the Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, where highlights include geysers, volcanic mud pools, sulphur springs, and geothermal craters.
More
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$238.72
From
US$238.72
Taking safety measures

Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland

Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland

star-5
45
The Waitomo Caves and Rotorua rank among New Zealand’s top attractions, offering natural beauty, geothermal features, and native culture in equal measure. Ideal for travelers short on time, this adventurous tour takes in both sites in the same day, with entry fees plus round-trip transport from Auckland included. Discover subterranean stalagmites at the famous Waitomo Caves and hit top Rotorua attractions including the Government Gardens and Lake Rotorua.
More
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$238.72
From
US$238.72
Taking safety measures

A personalised introduction to Auckland. Auckland Express Tour

A personalised introduction to Auckland. Auckland Express Tour

star-5
175
Step off the tourist trail and discover hidden corners of New Zealand’s largest city on this Auckland express bus tour. Travel with your guide to One Tree Hill, Mt. Eden Volcano, the Wintergardens, Parnell Village, and the historic Holt Trinity Church. Visit Bastion Point for panoramic views over Waitemata Harbour, delve into Auckland’s rich maritime history, see a working farm in action, and gain insight into the native Maori heritage for which New Zealand is famous.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$66.24
From
US$66.24
Taking safety measures

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

star-5
210
Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$119.72
From
US$119.72
Taking safety measures

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Small-Group Day Tour From Rotorua

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Small-Group Day Tour From Rotorua

star-5
30
Experience two of New Zealand's top attractions in one day. Travel on a small-group tour from Rotorua to Waitomo Glowworm Caves where an official guide explains the natural features. Then explore the Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set, and hear behind-the-scenes stories from “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” trilogies. Visit Bilbo’s hobbit hole and enjoy a drink at the Green Dragon Inn.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$199.54
Price varies by group size
From
US$199.54
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk

Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk

star-5
162
Secure a limited ticket to Tiritiri Matangi island, a protected sanctuary for rare and endangered bird species of New Zealand. A 75-minute ferry ride across the Hauraki Gulf brings you to the island preserve, where you have the day to stroll the trails and enjoy the coastline after a ranger orientation. Gain a deeper understanding of Tiritiri Matangi’s role in preserving birdlife with an optional 1.5-hour guided hike.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$59.50
From
US$59.50
Taking safety measures

Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua

Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua

star-4.5
25
Visit Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Rotorua that can be customized to your interests. Choose a walking tour of the glowworm caves, enjoy independent time in Waitomo, or splash through the caverns on an adventurous rafting or caving tour. Next, head to the Hobbiton Movie Set to explore hobbit holes and sip a hobbit-themed brew at the Green Dragon Inn. This full-day tour includes pickup at selected locations in Rotorua, with drop-off in Rotorua or Auckland.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$154.02
From
US$154.02

Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

star-4.5
178
Sail away on a harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$105.21
From
US$105.21

Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

star-4.5
1112
Cruise the waters of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park in search of whales, dolphins and penguins on a half-day tour from Auckland. You’ll board a spacious catamaran at Viaduct Harbour and hear expert guides share informative commentary about New Zealand’s natural wonders. During the whale and dolphin safari, keep an eye out for six types of whales that frequent these waters, as well as seabirds such as Australasian gannets, petrels and terns.
More
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$71.83
From
US$71.83
Taking safety measures

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

Special Offer

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

star-5
871
Go on an adrenaline-filled rafting excursion down the Kaituna River during this 3-hour adventure tour from Rotorua. Here, white-water rapids flow past a subtropical rainforest lining a deep canyon. See stunning waterfalls, including rafting over Tutea Falls, and jump at the opportunity for exhilarating cliff diving. Tour operates winter and summer. Wetsuit, booties and helmet are provided. No experience necessary!
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$57.14
US$76.19
US$19.05 savings
From
US$57.14
US$76.19
US$19.05 savings
Taking safety measures

75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo

75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo

star-4.5
26
The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are among the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island and Ruakuri Cave is the longest of the underground caves. Explore the magnificent cave on this 75-minute guided walking tour and marvel at the unique rock formations, subterranean rivers, and thousands of glittering glowworms.
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$57.32
From
US$57.32
Taking safety measures

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

star-5
62
Volcanic beaches, native rain forest, and vineyards abound on this full-day tour of West Auckland. Begin with a wine tasting in Henderson Valley, then continue to the Waitakere Ranges, where more than 40,000 acres (16,000 hectares) of coastline and forest await you. Get elevated views of the reserve from the Arataki visitor center, explore the black-sand beaches of Piha and Karekare, and get close to the Karekare waterfalls. Then, enjoy an included lunch before finishing your tour with more wine tastings.
More
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$202.44
From
US$202.44
Taking safety measures

Arrival Transfer: Auckland Airport to Auckland Central City Centre

Arrival Transfer: Auckland Airport to Auckland Central City Centre

star-4.5
210
With this shared arrival transfer from the Auckland airport to your Auckland hotel by comfortable minivan, you can skip the taxi line. Simply book your transport then start a hassle-free vacation with easy pickup outside the arrivals hall by your professional and courteous driver. Airport transfers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$21.77
From
US$21.77

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

star-4.5
105
Join an America’s Cup sailing experience aboard an authentic racing yacht on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Feel the exhilaration of yachting as you take the helm and participate with the professional crew, or just sit back and soak up the harbor views. No experience necessary.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$137.86
From
US$137.86

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

star-5
203
Sail the Bay of Islands on a working tall ship aboard the famed ‘R. Tucker Thompson,’ built in the tradition of a 100-year-old Northland schooner. Ply the waters of the pristine bay, where you can help hoist the sails, climb the rigging or simply relax on board, then swim while anchored in a sheltered bay in the maritime park. Enjoy morning tea and a barbecue lunch, with an optional complimentary ferry ride from Paihia to Russell, where your vessel departs.
More
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$115.37
From
US$115.37

Filters

What people are saying about 4WD Tours in North Island

star-5
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"What an incredible experience! The glowworm cave was just spectacular and coupled with the history (both scientific & Maori) we learned from our guide, Moi, made it an unforgettable experience! We’ve recommended the tour to family and friends and will continue to do so."..."
star-5
Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"Fantastic set. Our tour guide was awesome. My kids really enjoyed aswell as ourselves. Would highly recommend."..."
star-5
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Trip from Auckland
"Great tour, with amazing scenery. Our guide David was friendly and gave a lot of general information about Auckland. He allowed us to take photos at many different locations, being overly enthusiastic himself."..."
star-5
Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Do not miss this experience, well organised from the moment you are picked up till the drop off by Michael who informed us not only about the making of the movie but the countryside that surrounds the set."..."
star-5
Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Martin did an excellent job of explaining about the sights along the way as well as getting us oriented for our Hobbiton and Glow Worm cave tours. Would highly recomeythis tour and Martin as our guide."..."
star-5
Rotorua Māori Hāngi Dinner and Performance
"Good overall show and dinner...was pretty late on the return ( 10PM ) but bus driver sang to us for fun!"..."
star-5
Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
"The driver kept us entertained with many stories. It might have been useful to have him share more about the countryside. Some of the sharing was done and more depth would be enhanced the trive."..."
star-5
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
"Great 3 stop tour! Kelly was a great host and very kind to fellow passengers that made him repeat information when they didn't listen the first time. The caves were other worldly! Biggest geyser in southern hemisphere. Hobbiton movie set was a great tour too! Well worth the price! Take a pillow to nap between stops."..."
star-5
Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"The whole experience was memorable. Our guides were absolutely fabulouso! So much fun, it was just amazing. Thank you all for making it a trip to remember xx"..."
star-5
Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland
"We had a wonderful day out exploring Hobbiton and the geothermal hot springs with Grant our excellent guide."..."
star-5
Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
"Lance is the best storyteller. He shows passion for what he does. Recommend the tour and the location."..."
star-5
A personalised introduction to Auckland. Auckland Express Tour
"Paul was a very cheery and knowledgeable guide. Put us at our ease straight away. We know now that Auckland is a more interesting city than first impressions. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you."..."
star-5
Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
"I had a really good time on this tour and the guide, Alex, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the local plants and wildlife. He took us to the Waitakere Ranges and Piha beach and explained about the rainforest ecosystem, it's history and how it's now being conserved as we went along. The rainforest was amazing and there are beautiful, scenic views over the ranges from the Arataki Visitor Centre. Piha beach was beautiful as well and we stopped on an overlook for some amazing views of it before we went down to it properly. We stopped for lunch at a bakery on the way (which does a really good stake pie by the way), and Alex had tea, coffee, juice and biscuits on the bus for a snack. It's a tour of nature so toilet stops are limited, being at the visitor centre and Piha Beach, but we were warned and it wasn't really a problem as it isn't a long drive between the sites. I thoroughly recommend this tour to anyone who's visiting New Zealand and wants to explore it's wilder side and even to locals who may want to learn a bit more about the wilderness and history of the ranges around them. This tour deserves the 5 stars I gave it and I'll definitely consider booking Bush and Beaches again in the future for another tour."..."
star-5
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Small-Group Day Tour From Rotorua
"Andrew, the tour guide, was awesome, really sweet. The tour was incredible, everything it's super beautifull."..."
star-5
Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk
"What a beautiful and peaceful place especially with nice weather. Got to know more about birds. Friendly and helpful staff."..."
star-5
Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua
"I loved both the caves and the Hobbiton tour. Both were unique experiences you can’t get elsewhere and I am so glad I did both! While you are on a small bus for part of the day from Rotorua and back the tours made it worth it. I learned a lot, saw amazing things and would recommend the tours to anyone!"..."
star-5
Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
"Hi all, i would say the best two and half hours of my life of sailing ⛵️.. really enjoyed every min of that. The champagne 🍾 and the good time with travellers n crew member, it was whole lot of fun 🤩"..."
star-5
Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
"Will be looking for the dolphins for a long time and we found them, That was amazing!! And we have a nice sunset after, really a good trip"..."
star-5
Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting
"Great Fun Family Activity with awesome guides and knowledge of the river and area. A must do for the bucket list. Definitely recommend this trip!"..."
star-5
75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
"We had an excellent tour guide who was highly knowledgeable about Ruakuri. Having been to both caves, we much preferred this tour to the one at Waitomo."..."
star-5
Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland
"We absolutely recommend this tour with great guide John. Perfect Tour for Nature and Wine Lovers! We spent a lovely day enjoying great views and wineries. Food was good too. Would do this tour anytime again."..."
star-5
Arrival Transfer: Auckland Airport to Auckland Central City Centre
"Smooth and easy transfer. Easy to find when you arrive. Driver was pleasant and helpful with the luggage after a long flight."..."
star-5
America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
"This excursion was magnificent and memorable from start to finish. Happily, exactly as advertised! The expertise and knowledge of the crew proved to be very interesting and informative along with their friendliness which was sincere and delightful. We would highly recommend to anyone and everyone who enjoys sailing and being on the water!"..."
star-5
Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch
"Steve, Abbie and Michelle were awesome. Very friendly and Steve was a real character, he had some very tall tales to tell hahaha It was our first time on a sail ship and loved everyy minute of it. I was a little disappointed that I had a shoulder injury and couldn't help out but there's always next time. Highly recommended Adventure 😁👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾"..."

Frequently Asked Questions