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 glow-worm 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 6:15am ( 6:00am if your are goingwith pickups from your accommodation starting at 6:05am. We also have pickups at Manukau City, Bombay Hills and Hamilton. We arrive back in Auckland at 7:15pm. If you like you can finish your trip in Rotorua. Please note our summer schedule operates from 1 November 2018 to 30 April 2019.

Some of our more popular trips from Auckland (summer 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
  • 1 hour free time in Hobbiton

Adult $238 / Child $143

  • add the Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Adult $333 / Child $200

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 Ruakauri 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
  • 1 hour free time in Hobbiton

Adult $271 / Child $163

  • add the Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Adult $366 / Child $220

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 $315 / Child $189

  • add the Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Adult $410 / Child $260

To book your Black Labyrinth trip Click Here

With the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Click Here

Black Abyss

Day trip from Auckland that includes the five hour Black Abyss trip operated by the Legendary Black Water Rafting Company

Includes:

  • Return transport from Auckland
  • Entry to the Black Abyss tour duration five hours
  • Caving , walking, cave tubing (black water rafting)
  • Abseil a unique 35 metre tomo (abseiling training provided)
  • Glowworms, underwater streams and pools
  • Whizz down the flying fox and climb three waterfalls
  • Togs and towel required. Wetsuits and booties provided

Minimum age 16 years old, minimum weight 45kg. The experienced guides will support and encourage you through the whole breathtaking tour.

 Adult $420 / Child – Not Available

To book your Black Abyss trip Click Here

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Otorohanga Kiwi House and Hobbiton Tour from Auckland finish Auckland

Day trip from Auckland that includes the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Otorohanga Kiwi House and Hobbiton Tour from Auckland finish Auckland

Includes:

  • Return transport from Auckland
  • Guided tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Self guided tour of the Otorohanga Kiwi House
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

 Adult $378 / Child $227

To book your Glowworm Caves, Kiwi House and Hobbiton day trip Click Here

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Hobbiton Movie Set tour

Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton fans will love our express service from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set for a 2 hour guided tour. For this tour we depart Auckland at 6:00am with pickups starting at 5:45am. Return to Auckland at 2:30pm.

Includes:

  • Return transport from Auckland
  • Hobbiton Movie Set tour duration 2 hours
  • option to return to Auckland Airport ( extra $20 per person )

Please note:

  • Minimum of 4 people required

Adult $225 / Child $135

To book your 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 our Auckland day tours in winter Click Here. 

All of Rotorua day tours in summer Click Here.