1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Plenty Region
  3. Rotorua
  4. Te Puia

From Rotorua: Hobbiton and Te Puia Day Tour

Product ID: 263057
Combine two of New Zealand's most popular attractions on this full-day small group tour from Rotorua. Explore Te Puia geothermal landscapes along with a tour of Hobbiton where you'll see and learn secrets from the Lord of The Rings films.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Your Hotel/Accomodation in Rotorua Please wait for your driver guide at the entrance of your hotel or accommodation Pick up start at 08.00am - 08.20am depending on your location in Rotorua
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Walk through the majestic Redwood Forest
  • Have a complimentary drink the Green Dragon Pub
  • Explore geysers, mud pools, steam vents and learn about Maori history
  • Experience the magic of Hobbiton
Full description
Combine two of New Zealand's most popular attractions on this full-day small group tour from Rotorua. There will be plenty of time for photos and souvenir shopping at both attractions.

Make your way to Te Puia and immerse yourself in Maori stories, arts and traditions. You will be guided around this amazing geothermal landscape where history, culture and nature collide. Your guide will share stories passed down through generations. You'll also gain an insight into features of Maori carvings, which have deep cultural significance. You'll also be able to observe the legendary Pohutu Geyser. This is the largest geyser in the Southern Hemisphere, which can erupt to a height of 100 feet or 30 meters and as often as 20 times per day. Get up close to hot bubbling mud-pools, steam vents and hot pools and learn more about the Kiwi bird, the national icon of New Zealand.

After leaving Te Puia, you'll be driven through Rotorua, visiting the lakefront with it's many black swans, the Tudor-style museum, Rosegarden, and Rachel's Spring. Then, head on to the Redwood Forest to experience these giants and the peaceful atmosphere they create. Learn about the silver fern and it's significance as one of New Zealand's national symbols. 

A tour of the Hobbiton film set is an experience that amazes visitors from all across the globe. Guests will find themselves engulfed by the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of The Shire, the home of the Hobbits in The Lord of the Rings films. An official guide will show you around the Hobbit holes including Bilbo and Frodo's home. Wander around the vegetable patches were Hobbits grow their food and learn about some of the many secrets of the film-making process.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Official guide
  • Full commentary on board the vehicle throughout your journey
  • All entrance fees
  • Bottled water
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From US$ 317.12 US$ 187.10 per person

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New Zealand Discovery Tours

Product ID: 263057