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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton - 3 Days - Thrifty Tours
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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton - 3 Days

From Auckland to Auckland
Tour Operator:
Thrifty Tours
Max group size:
50
Age range:
1 to 100
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
140947
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Highlights

  • Release your inner Gandalf with a trip to Hobbiton
  • Visit the mystical Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
  • Marvel at the Wai-O-Tapu thermal reserve
  • Enjoy a traditional Maori performance

Itinerary

Start and end in Auckland! With the discovery tour Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton - 3 Days, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 2 other destinations in New Zealand. Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton - 3 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - Auckland to Waitomo Caves to Rotorua Deluxe experience
    Start point Meet your Great Sight coach tour here, please be a few minutes early, SKYCITY Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland, Auckland Region 1010, New Zealand 07:30
  2. Day 2: Explore Wai-O-Tapu's bubbling mudpools and geysers, before an evening Mitai Maori village and dinner
  3. Day 3: Tour the wonderful world of Hobbiton on your journey back to Auckland
    End point Your tour will finish here, SKYCITY Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland, Auckland Region 1010, New Zealand 20:30
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
2 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
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  • WS
    · February 19, 2020
    Bus transfers were great. Activities were well organized and interesting. Copthorne Hotel looks good in the lobby and dining room but guest rooms need updating. Peeling paint and tired bathroom were not up to expectations. Waiting 3 hours for our last... Show more
    Thrifty Tours commented on this review
    Hi Wayne, We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with a few aspects of your tour. As an independent tour, you are correct that this is a selection of coaches, activities and accommodation put together to create an action packed itinerary over... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • RD
    · November 22, 2019
    Awesome trip! Well planned and helped to fit in a ton of activities in limited time!
    Trip date: November 2019
  • TF
    · November 21, 2019
    The 3 days was enough time to appreciate all the events included on the itinerary. A comment for the Tea Puhia management about the Kiwi house: make very clear to the foreign translator tour guides about the need for quiet during the visit. Our visit... Show more
    Thrifty Tours commented on this review
    Hi Terry, Thanks for getting in touch and it's great to hear that you had such a good time on your trip, and enjoyed seeing our kiwis. I have passed your feedback on to the above. Enjoy the rest of your travels! Kind Regards, The Thrifty team.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • MS
    · October 30, 2019
    The tour was well organised with good pickups.Could have been less Maori and geysers but overall a good variety of visits.
    Thrifty Tours commented on this review
    Thank you for your comments
    Trip date: October 2019
  • HD
    · April 06, 2019
    This tour was phenomenal- we loved every stop & it was nice not to have to worry about a thing!
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    Trip date: March 2019
  • NS
    · February 04, 2019
    Overall was good but there were quite signifficant waiting time in between activities
    Trip date: January 2019

Dates & Availability

3 days
Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton - 3 Days
From Auckland to Auckland
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