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Waitomo Caves and Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour including Lunch from Hamilton
"After being picked up from your Hamilton hotel at 10am (or another time if you prefer) sit back and relax on the 1 hour drive to the Waitomo Caves. The route passes through very scenic countryside and farmland in the beautiful Waikato region. At Waitomo join a 45-minute tour of the amazing glow-worm caves including a tranquil boat ride on an underground stream to ensure a good view of the glow worms. Then continue the journey in your private vehicle to a farm near the small town of Matamata and the Shire's Rest cafe where you can have some lunch and from where your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour begins. Lasting about 2 hours your tour takes you on a drive through the rural sheep farm that was chosen as the Hobbiton Movie Set for The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. Hear how the location was chosen how the sets were created and which scenes were shot here. Visit famous sites from the films
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Waitomo and Hobbiton day tour"Start the day in Auckland with selected inner city hotel pickups. Begin your action packed day at the famous ‘Hobbition’. On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest “green set” in the world and the Mill and double arch bridge the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bilbo’s house “Bag End” looking out over the whole set to the hills in the distance. Be treated to a delicious Hobbiton-style themed buffet lunch
From NZD350.00
 
'Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
"Spend some time in Middle-earth as you explore the Hobbiton Movie Set and delight in tales about hobbits on this half-day Lord of the Rings movie set and farm tour. After a 45-minute drive from Rotorua you will arrive at the Hobbiton Movie Set constructed on a working New Zealand sheep farm and one of the last remaining structures from the famous Lord of the Rings films. You’ll explore the Hobbiton Movie Set and village where Bilbo Baggins lived and the quest for the ring began. Have your photo taken in front of a hobbit hole or the by the pond while your guide entertains you with the stories and insider dish about filming these Hollywood blockbusters in New Zealand.
From NZD110.00

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Poppys Cafe.

Poppys (sic) Cafe in Tirau bakes it's own cakes and scones. There are delicious quiches and pies. The coffee is great and the prices what one would expect.Service can be a little slow and you might...
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Things to Do Near Tirau

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Wingspan Birds of Prey Centre

Wingspan is a very interesting bird recovery and education centre that specialises in Birds of Prey. Injured birds are rehabilitated here, with the main aim to return to their natural habitat. On...
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Agrodome

The Agrodome can be defined as an amusement park mixing adrenaline and family attractions. There is no entrance ticket, you just pay for the attractions you try. We stopped in the Agrodome to...
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Hamilton Gardens

The gardens have several distinct sections, including the Paradise Collection, the Productive Collection, the Fantasy Collection, the Cultivar Collection, and the Landscape Collection. I visited the...
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Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park, on the western side of downtown Rotorua has plenty of parking and lots of free mudpools to look at! This public area is a nice place to picnic or wander during the day. When I was a kid...
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Wai-O-Tapu

Even if you have been to Yellow stone park, here is still a must see wonder. The large area covered with various geothermal craters and hot springs and unlike in Yellow Stone, the color come from...
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Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua is a volcanic crater lake and is the second larest in the North Island after Lake Taupo. The town of Rotorua is located on the southern shore. Fishing is popular activity as are...
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