Auckland Day Tours to Waitomo, Hobbiton and Rotorua

Journey with us from the Big Smoke of Auckland, into the heart of Middle Earth, with plenty to see before you even arrive at your destination!

Glowworm Caves and Hobbiton from Auckland

Auckland to Waitomo, Hobbiton and Rotorua

In Auckland with a day spare? Up for an adventure of black water cave tubing or perhaps a more gentle float in a boat under a stadium of Glowworms? How about trying top find a Goblin on the Hobbiton Movie Set tour?

Whatever your needs Glowworms, Geysers and Goblins can help get you to your destination for a fun-filled day in some of New Zealand’s premier tourist destinations. Offering a daily return service from Auckland you can enjoy a day of excitement and intrigue at Waitomo and the Hobbiton Movie Set without the hassles of driving and traffic.

We have many activity options in Waitomo including a gentle guided boat trip through a glowworm grotto in the Waitomo Glowworm Caves or  a thrilling Legendary Black Water Rafting trip including caving, abseiling / rappelling and tubing.

Our tour departs Auckland daily at 7:00am (if your tour includes Hobbiton) or at 9:30am (if your destination is only Waitomo). We also have pickups at Manukau City, Bombay Hills and Hamilton. We arrive back in Auckland at 8:15pm. If you like you can finish your trip in Rotorua.

Some of our more popular trips from Auckland (winter schedule) include:

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves tour

Experience the majestic, original Waitomo Glowworm Caves by foot and boat on a 45 minute guided tour. Full day tour from Auckland including entry to the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves.

Includes:

  • Return transport from Auckland
  • Guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm caves duration 45 minutes
  • 3 hours free time to explore Waitomo

Adult $209 / Child $125

  • add the Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Adult $299 / Child $179

To book your Waitomo Glowworm Caves trip Click Here

With the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Click Here


2 Caves Combo

Ruakuri Cave Formations

Combine the original Waitomo Glowworm Caves with the Ruakuri Cave ( Den of Dogs ). Full day tour from Auckland including entry and tour in the Waitomo Glowworm and Ruakuri Caves.

Includes:

  • Return transport from Auckland
  • Guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm caves duration 45 minutes
  • Guided tour of Ruakuri Caves, duration 2 hours

Adult $239 / Child $143

  • add the Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Adult $329 / Child $197

To book your 2 Caves Combo trip Click Here

With the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Click Here


Black Labyrinth

Day trip from Auckland that includes the three hour Black Labyrinth trip operated by the Legendary Black Water Rafting Company.

Includes:

Black Abyss – internal waterfall

  • Return transport from Auckland
  • Guided Black Labyrinth tour duration three hours
  • Caving, walking and cave tubing (black water rafting)
  • Glowworms, underwater streams and pools
  • A small waterfall jump. Moderate level of fitness required.
  • Togs and towel required. Wetsuits and booties provided.

Minimum age 12 years old, minimum weight 45kg.

Adult $385 / Child $171

  • add the Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Adult $375 / Child $225

To book your Black Labyrinth trip Click Here

With the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Click Here


Complete list of all of our Auckland and Rotorua services

All of our Auckland day tours in summer Click Here. 

All of Rotorua day tours in summer Click Here.