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Hobbiton Movie Set and the Geysers of Te Puia, Rotorua

Tauranga, North Island, New Zealand

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Adult(s) x (Age 14 To 80)
Children x (Age 4 To 13)
Infant(s) x (Age 0 To 3)
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  • Pick up from the port area
  • Transport in a small air-conditioned mini bus with a full commentary from your professional guide
  • Stop to see spectacular beaches and volcanoes
  • Hear about New Zealand’s unique ecology created by 80 million years of isolation
  • Pass through kiwi fruit orchards
  • Learn about Maori culture, how they got to New Zealand and who their ancestors were.
  • 95% of geysers can only be found in five countries in the world. At Te Puia you will see Pohutu, Te Tohu and the Kereru Geysers as well as bubbling mud and boiling cooking pools
  • Visit a ‘kiwi house’ and see our national icon, the endangered, flightless, nocturnal kiwi bird
  • Then drive through rolling rural countryside to the ‘Shire’ where your tour of the Hobbiton movie set begins
  • Lunch at your own expense at the ‘Shire’s Rest’ or earlier at Te Puia depending on timings
  • Spend 2 hours having a fully guided tour of Hobbiton as you walk through the movie set. See the famous ‘Party Tree’, Bag End and take ‘selfies’ in front of, and in, Hobbit holes.
  • Finish the tour with a complimentary ‘ale’ or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Then you have a short 45minute drive back to your ship over the Kaimai ranges (AKA Misty Mountains) stopping at the top to enjoy spectacular views, and on a clear day, distant views of ‘Mt Doom’ from Lord of the Rings
  • Price includes drive/guide, full commentary, pick and drop off at the port, entry to Te Puia and Hobbiton, a bottle of mineral water and Wi-Fi on request


  • Entrance fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Meeting Point

Just outside the port's pedestrian gate at the end of the wharf.
Departure Time:
Usually 45 minutes after your ship docks. You will be advised of the actual time when you book.
Departure Comments:

Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port

  • Hobbiton Movie Set and the Geysers of Te Puia, Rotorua


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