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Hobbiton Movie Set and Bay Of Islands Combo Pass

Venture to the "real" Middle Earth with a tour of Hobbiton, witness the stunning Bay of Islands & visit the charming Waitomo Glow Worm Caves in one package!


3 essential NZ experiences
Visit the Hobbit movie set
Magical Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Epic Bay of Islands cruise
Take in the spectacular views and wildlife
Hole in the Rock

What you need to know

Three essential New Zealand experiences, one low price: Venture to the "real" Middle Earth with a tour of the Hobbiton movie set, take in all the spectacular views and wildlife with a Bay of Islands cruise, and cap it off with a visit to the magical Waitomo glow worm caves with this great value combined tour package! Departing from Auckland and spread out over two days, you'll take in all the highlights of each of these famed New Zealand sightseeing spots; walk through the spots Peter Jackson used as the base for Hobbiton from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies; follow it up with a tour and boat ride combination to explore the wonders of the Waitomo Glow Worm caves with their many limestone formations and magical Glow Worm Grotto

Then cap it all off on the second day with an epic land-and-sea based adventure to the stunning, wildlife-rich Bay of Islands, taking in the likes of the Cape Brett Peninsula, the Cape Brett Lighthouse and - of course - the iconic Hole in the Rock (which you may even be able to cruise through!) Keep your eyes peeled for marine life such as dolphins, whales and more before heading back to Auckland at the end of the day

More info


  • Two full day tours in consecutive days
  • Bay of Islands day tour including dolphin watching cruise
  • Tour of Waitomo Caves
  • Tour of Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Transfers from your Accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Luxury coach travel with driver commentary
  • Wifi on board the coach
  • Lunch on day two


  • Accommodation


  • Luxury coach travel with informative driver commentary
  • Waitomo Caves tour including Glowworm Grotto boat ride
  • Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour
  • Dolphin cruise to the famous 'Hole in the Rock'

Day 1 Highlights - Bay of Islands

  • Journey through native forests and sub-tropical bush to Paihia, on the shores of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Consisting of 144 picturesque islands, the sheltered waters of this subtropical paradise are abundant in marine life
  • Step on board our purpose built catamaran Dolphin Seeker for a three-hour cruise around the islands. You'll travel out to the Cape Brett Peninsula, home of the solitary Cape Brett Lighthouse and the impressive Hole in the Rock – if conditions permit, your skipper will navigate right through the hole
  • Following your cruise the tour will return to Auckland

Day 2 Highlights - Waitomo Caves & Hobbiton Movie Set

  • Discover the real Middle-earth as seen in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies with this full day tour including the world famous Waitomo Caves
  • Enjoy a 45-minute small group guided tour through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves with their incredible stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations
  • End the tour with a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto – an enchanting underground cavern lit up by thousands of tiny glowworms
  • Following the tour you will be served a picnic-style lunch (vegetarian and other dietary options available on request) en route to Rotorua, where you will transfer to the Hobbiton tour bus for a short but scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges to Matamata
  • Learn how this picturesque 1,250 acre farm was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth and walk through Hobbiton village. Your guide will show you Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and many other structures from the movies, and reveal some secrets about how the movie magic was made
  • After a short stop in Matamata township, you'll board the GreatSights coach for the final part of the day as we return to Auckland

Tour Times

  • Both tours depart daily all year round

November to March

  • Day 1 - Departs at 7.30am
  • Day 2 - Departs at 8am

April to October

  • Day 1 - Departs at 7.30am
  • Day 2 - Departs at 7:30am


  • This tour departs from Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland OR please provide your Hotel name for complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off

Additional Information

  • This tour combo must be taken over two consecutive days in the above mentioned order, both tours depart daily

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of your purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Hobbiton Movie Set and Bay Of Islands Combo Pass

The Millennium Centre Level 2 Building C/602 Great South Road, Greenlane, AUK 1051