Short TourVarious North Island Locations
Our 2 & 3 day North Island LOTR tours whisks you away from Auckland on an adventure exploring Hobbiton , Trollshaws, Mt Ruapehu and some iconic Middle Earth scenery. There’s also time to take a tour of Waitomo’s magical glow worm caves along the way.
2 DAY ITINERARY
2 DAY TOUR~
• 8. 30 am we depart Rotorua and drive to the movie set at HOBBITON !
• Your movie set guided tour takes 1.5 hours .
• Enjoy a ʻpintʼ in the Green Dragon Inn • A buffet lunch follows in the adjacent marquee.
• Time now to begin our journey back to Auckland and return you to your accommodation there.
3 DAY TOUR~
• 7.00 am. Pick up from your hotel and head south from Auckland.
• First stop Waitomo glow Worm caves for a spectacular guided tour.
• Now to pick up a pre ordered picnic lunch and head for Trollshaws Forest.
(Hobbit, Unexpected Journey location)
• Enjoy a magnificent Trollshaws guided Tour.
• We head for our overnight accommodation in Ohakune
• Stay where the stars stayed.
• 7.45 am Depart Ohakune after a hearty breakfast and visit sites on Mt Ruapehu
• The locations of the Secret Entrance to Erebor (Hobbit) and Gollum's Fishing Pool
• On the northern side of Mt Ruapehu, visit Emyn Muil and Mordor.
• Taupo is our lunch stop, with a photo stop at Huka Falls - time permitting.
• Next we visit the 1st Barrels location from Desolation of Smaug (Hobbit)
• On now to our hotel accommodation in Rotorua, with a photo stop to see boiling
• An optional extra activity this evening of a Maori cultural experience, dinner cooked
in an earth oven called a Hangi and entertaining show. Highly recommended. www.mitai.co.nz/encounters
• We start today with a leisurely breakfast in our hotel before departing for “Hobbiton” !
• The set is on a working sheep farm and has been rebuilt for ʻThe Hobbitʻ movies
and looks magical !!!
• Enjoy a guided tour of the set and a ”pint” in the ʻGreen Dragonʼ Pub, followed by a
buffet lunch served in the Green Dragon marquee.
• Itʼs time now to travel through rolling farmland and small towns, back to Auckland
"All you have to do is make the most of the time you are given" - Gandalf.
2 Day Tour cost is NZ$1,085 per person share twin accommodation.
3 Day Tour cost is: NZ$1,660 per person Share twin.
Please note we require a minimum of 2 people to run these Tours, thank you.
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When proceeding to make a booking request, select 2 or 3 consecutive days of the calendar and advise any dietary requirements for the lunch in the booking form. Please type in your central Auckland pickup location into the Special Requirements field. We will contact you to confirm the dates and prices of the tour.