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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Day Tour from Auckland

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  • Pass by Auckland Central
    Pass by Waikato Region
  • 1
    Hobbiton Movie Set
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Karapiro
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Taupiri
    Pass by Huntly
  • 3
    Pokeno
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pick-ups are from the below hotels only, starting up to 20 mins before your tour time. Please see below what group your hotel is in and what your pick-up time is. Please be waiting in your accommodation's lobby or outside no later than this time to avoid missing your pick up. Guides have multiple pick-ups so can on occasion run up to 10 minutes late. Guides cannot wait for late passengers as it will mean the entire group is at risk of missing out, so please be waiting and ready (5-10 minutes before your listed time is highly recommended)

    Group 1: 20 minutes before tour start time.

    Grand Mercure Auckland

    Group 2: 15 minutes before tour start time.

    Pullman Auckland

    Group 3: 10 minutes before tour start time

    SkyCity hotel Auckland

    Group 4: 5 minutes before tour start time.

    Four Points by Sheraton

    Group 5: At tour start time or up to 10 minutes after.

    Cordis hotel Auckland

    Passengers that miss their pick up will be required to meet the tour at the tour's first stop at their own expense to continue on the tour. No refunds will be given to late or no show passengers.
    Auckland Airport (Butterfly Creek) pick up must be requested and approved by our team in writing to receive your pick up time. Pick up time will normally be 20 - 30 minutes after the tour start time.

    Ports

    • Auckland Airport (pick up from Butterfly Creek, 10 Tom Pearce Drive)
    • Ports of Auckland (pick up from Grand Mercure hotel)
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Live commentary on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry ticket and fully guided tour - Hobbiton Movie Set (If option with ticket included selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hobbiton Entry & Tour Ticket (if transport only option selected)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
    • Children below 5 years old are required to travel in a child safety car seat. If you don't have a car seat one can be rented from us for $50 per child (with 24 hours notice). Children between 5-7 years old are also recommended to be in a booster seat for their safety.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was a wonderful all day small bus (there were 6 of us) tour from Auckland to Hobbiton. Michael, our driver/guide, was very knowledgeable about New Zealand and the countryside we traveled through on our way to and from Hobbiton. The price included the entrance fee for the
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    I was fascinated by Hobbiton and the trivia behind some of the sets and scenes. Our guide was nice with false humor enthusiasm that was a little off-putting. The terrain really does require some extended uphill walking, so if you aren't up for it don't go. The site is not
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    Had a lovely small group tour to Hobbiton. Our driver Michael was very friendly and an excellent guide. Would recommend this tour to everyone!
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    Great day out. Our Guide on the tour, Louise, was excellent lot of local knowledge on the trip down and good advice for the tour. Welcome stop for ice cream on the way back. The hotel pickup was very convenient. Would recommend the tour.
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    This was a fantastic day. Lance, our driver, was very entertaining and told some fascinating stories on our drive to and from Hobbiton. Hobbiton itself was amazing! Well worth visiting if you are a fan of the books and/or films. Hassle free and a great day out. Highly recommend
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    About the operator
    By: Cheeky Kiwi Travel
    Robyn
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    272
    The highlight of our trip so far!
    Our tour guide, Louise, was absolutely fantastic. The drive down to the attractions and back takes a couple of
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    Vanessa
    10
    Excellent Day with Louise at Hobbiton and Worm Cave
    We had a great day traveling to Hobbiton and the Waitomo glow worm caves with Louise. She was very knowledgeable
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    OregonVoyagers
    Beaverton, Oregon
    143
    Hobbits and More of New Zealand
    This was a wonderful all day small bus (there were 6 of us) tour from Auckland to Hobbiton. Michael, our
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    Marcia B
    Palm Springs, California
    17166
    Fascinating and Informative Tour
    Grant, our driver & guide, was so knowledgeable - we enjoyed every aspect of this trip. While there is a long
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    Caitlin
    10
    Great tour
    Lance was a lovely guide to some amazing locations. We had an incredible time! You can't beat the price either.
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    Getaway198146
    Menomonie, Wisconsin
    20
    Thank goodness it was cloudy
    I was fascinated by Hobbiton and the trivia behind some of the sets and scenes. Our guide was nice with false
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    Getaway198146
    Menomonie, Wisconsin
    20
    Life gives you...
    Other than a glitch, which I will mention later, Cheeky Kiwi was great. Louise, our guide, was personable,
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    Nebffuts
    10
    Wonderful!
    Lance, our tour guide, promptly picked us up from our hotel for the long day. His humor, knowledge of New
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    Marcia B
    Palm Springs, California
    17166
    Long but Memorable Day Tour
    Small group (7) - be prepared to spend at least 3 hours each way on the van - but it is well worth the effort.
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    895CarolC
    2017
    Amazing fun-filled day!
    We could not have asked for more! Our guide Andre was fantastic! He is extremely knowledgeable,a very safe driver
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