HOBBITON MOVIE SET & ROTORUA THERMAL POOLS TOUR FROM AUCKLAND
Begin the memorable day with pickup from your hotel in Auckland’s CBD and head south over the Bombay Hills and across the Hauraki Plains to a sheep farm in Matamata, Home of Hobbits. On a 2-hour guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, see recognizable scenery created for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films and learn the secrets and stories behind the creation of Middle-Earth. Take a Spectacular views of the Kaimai Ranges as you visit meticulously crafted sets including Hobbit Holes, the Mill, and the Green Dragon Inn, where you can even enjoy a specially brewed drink. After the tour, trade Hobbit trivia with your fellow travelers over a Kiwi-style lunch.
After the Hobbit Tour You head East to The Thermal city, Rotorua
On the outskirts of the city, get a taste of New Zealand's farming industry with a four-wheel drive tour of the Agrodome, a working organic farm. You'll also witness an entertaining farm show, including sheep-shearing and a sheep dog trial. On Arrival at Rotorua, Enjoy your lunch and continue to Te Puia where you will enjoy a performance of Māori culture including singing and dancing, followed by a guided tour of the neighboring Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley where you will see the mighty geysers and boiling mud pools, signs of the geothermal activity for which Rotorua is famous.
Then in the evening to head towards your Hotel in Auckland