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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.04
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US$109.04

Panoramic Auckland Night Tours

Panoramic Auckland Night Tours

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Whether you’re looking for Auckland’s hottest nightlife spot or you just want some stunning photos of the city skyline after dark, this tour is designed for you. Start your evening with some sightseeing at sunset – travel to the top of Mount Eden, one of the highest summits in Auckland, and gaze over the Hauraki Gulf from Bastion Point. Later, explore the bustling Britomart and Viaduct Harbor areas with your guide, getting personalized recommendations for bustling bars and tantalizing restaurants to visit after your tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.87
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Auckland City Small-Group Morning Discovery Tour

Auckland City Small-Group Morning Discovery Tour

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With limited time to explore Auckland, this morning discovery tour takes in all the highlights. Visit sights including The Domain, Waitemata Harbour, and Queen Street; cross the Harbour Bridge to the beaches of the North Shore, explore the vibrant neighborhoods of Devonport and Ponsonby, and take in the views from Mount Victoria.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56.44
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

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Take in the highlights of New Zealand’s largest city on this half-day tour of Auckland and benefit from an expert guide and small group size. Admire views of Auckland Harbour and drive over the Harbour Bridge; gaze out over the city from the top of Mt Eden; visit K Road, the Auckland Domain, and the Mission Bay beaches; and explore atmospheric neighborhoods such as Parnell, Ponsonby, and Northcote Point.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.39
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US$45.39

Private Tour: Auckland City and Countryside Tour

Private Tour: Auckland City and Countryside Tour

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Explore Auckland and its surroundings with your own private guide for a personalized look at this beautiful part of New Zealand’s North Island. Tour the city center and see Waitemata Harbour from MJ Memorial Park. Check out Auckland Domain and take a walk on Mt. Eden. You'll go to rainforest, volcanic sand beaches, and waterfalls, and hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$182.29
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

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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.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

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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.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$186.01
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

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

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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.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$320.07
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$57.09
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

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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.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland

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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.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$223.86
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$93.01
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

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For fans of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, visiting the official Hobbiton Movie Set is a truly unforgettable experience. On this tour, enjoy comfortable round-trip transport from Auckland and extra attention from your guide thanks to the small group size. On arrival, explore the famous film set on a guided tour, hear behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the movies, and see the Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and the Double Arched bridge. There will also be free time to shop for souvenirs or purchase lunch at the Shire’s Rest Café.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.97
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Skip the Line: Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

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Auckland’s Sky Tower has stood 1076 feet tall (328 meters) over the city since 1994, and is one of its most popular attractions, especially for first-time visitors. Save money and time by pre-booking your general Sky Tower admission ticket, which allows you to spend one to two hours at three observation levels. Get quickly orientated and spot key landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge, Mount Eden, and Waiheke Island.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland

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

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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.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$223.86
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$121.87
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -

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This small-group day trip from Auckland features the highlights and hospitality of Rotorua. Visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute of Te Puia, witness the thermal activity of the Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, and tour the city with a knowledgeable guide. Opt for additional free time to explore on your own, or upgrade for a private soak at the Polynesian Spa, a visit to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, or a Maori concert. You have the flexibility to return to Auckland or end with drop-off in Rotorua.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from Wellington

Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from Wellington

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An hour or so north of Wellington, Martinborough is fast making a name for itself as one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading wine regions. Each weekend, Wellingtonians make the trek over the Remutakas to escape to this European-style wine village. This small group tour is a convenient way to visit Martinborough. There’s no need to stress about driving on country backroads, and no need to plan the day’s itinerary - leaving you to focus on the wine and the iconic scenery.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.10
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.99
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

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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.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35.28
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$96.21
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Waitomo Glowworms Cave Express Tour

Waitomo Glowworms Cave Express Tour

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This small-group tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves provides express service with air-conditioned transport from Auckland. A guide explains the phenomenon of glowworm formations inside the caverns. Afterward, ride on a flat-bottom boat and glide along the Waitomo River while you gaze silently at the glowworms. Get an early start from your hotel and have free time to spend in the afternoon.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience

Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience

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Enjoy time aboard a sailing yacht on Waitemata Harbour. Your Auckland cruise sets sail from Viaduct Harbour, passing the Auckland Bridge, Westhaven Marina, and Devonport while you listen to informative commentary on the sights. Relax as you take in the views or help the crew sail the vessel—it’s up to you.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
"Awesome half day trip to the beautiful black sands of Piha Beach. Alexander was knowledgeable and a great guide. The rainforest walk was an easy enjoyable stroll. Travel accommodations were comfortable and thoughtful. Would highly recommend."..."
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Auckland City Small-Group Morning Discovery Tour
"Good tour and excellent narration. The guide was very accommodating. Perfect timing of the hotel pickup."..."
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
"A great half day tour of the city and beyond, covering the highlights and more with a very knowledgeable guide."..."
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Private Tour: Auckland City and Countryside Tour
"This was a wonderful way to take in all the sights and understand the layout of this beautiful country. Our driver was so fun and personable, it made the trip even better. It was as a perfect way to fit everything in on a short trip."..."
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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
"It is awesome that this safari helps with marine biological studies. Seeing the dolphins totally made the day"..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
"Such a great experience on both tours. The scenic views were amazing and tour guides were friendly & knowledgeable. Our tour guide operator Mike was absolutely superb, friendly, funny and extremely informative. We would 💯 recommend this package. Long day but definitely worth it 👌"..."
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
"Very magical trip. Very well organized. Our driver was very professional, good driver, very accommodating. She shared with us the story of New Zealand, customs, traditions. Hobbiton was magical, views breathtaking. Very well organized. Rotorua glaziers were spectacular. We had very delicious lunch buffet at Rotorua. Caves were magnificent. This trip was a highlight of our journey."..."
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Hobbitonâ„¢ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"Seeing Bagend and drinking in the Green Dragon were the best, especially the ale and meat pie. Very good."..."
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Bush and Beach Tour company was very professional throughout the tour. Especially Alex our guide/driver was very informative and helpful. I would recommend this tour and company to anyone traveling to New Zealand."..."
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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
"We were absolutely amazed by the beauty of the glow worm caves and the active geyser. The drive was a scenic one through lush and verdant lands and countryside and lots of cows and sheep. It was fascinating to hear about the history of New Zealand and the Maori culture from Mani, our guide/driver. He was funny and engaging. This tour is highly recommended!"..."
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
"The food and the company it was a fun night great food fun people the staff were great. The scenery was beautiful the harbour full of lights. A great way to see a part of Auckland"..."
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland
"We had an excellent tour. Our driver made extra stops as well, so that we can get the most of our trip. He was very knowledgeable and made this excursion an unforgettable trip. Thank you so much."..."
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Skip the Line: Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket
"Amazing time!!! Loved it!!! The staffs were very nice and very helpful. The view was too good! Had good time in the cafe area, food was delicious can't complain."..."
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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."..."
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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."..."
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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
"Fun time! Got to sail with the kite up on return trip back to port. We worked in teams to raise the sail and were given the chance to steer, if we wanted too. Beautiful weather and nice, knowledgeable crew."..."
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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
"We thoroughly enjoyed our guides experience and the timetable for the day. The Polynesian baths were a great stop to relax."..."
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Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from Wellington
"Value for money. Learned a lot from Phil. From history, culture, and his own experiences. We got lucky and got some side trips, so it was really worth it. Love all the wine we tasted. Appreciated good reds because of this trip. Will definitely recommend to friends and book again :)"..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Great trip with a very informative tour guide! Hobbiton tour was amazing and very well timed between the remaining Auckland tour. 7/5!"..."
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"Our guide was the great grandson of the man who discovered the cave. It was amazing. He sang in the cathedral and I cried. The glow worms on the ceiling as we floated on a boat in silence was breathtaking. Highly recommend!!! One of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever had."..."
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"A totally new experience, great fun, informative and confident guides to put any fear at ease. Look after them - they’re your biggest asset second to the natural environment and will make it break a trip and recommendation. Mitch and Ollie were the bees knees 🤩🤩"..."
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Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience
"Wonderful sail around Auckland Harbor. Boat had plenty of room for everyone to enjoy. Great sailing experience. Crew was very nice. Everything as described. Highly recommend!"..."
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