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Auckland Scenic Tours

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Want to see the best of Auckland, Hobbiton and/or the Waitomo Caves in one day? Then Auckland Scenic Tours Award winning tours provide the ideal personalised escorted tours of the “must see” attractions, landscapes and sights of Auckland and beyond...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On Friday, 5th of October, Louise took us to Hobbiton and the Waitomo caves. She obviously knew what she was doing in terms of: getting there and keeping on schedule, knowing stuff about each place, stuff about New Zealand, being able to include everyone in...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome tour. We got there and were the first tour group to go in to hobbiton. Louise was great. Definitely recommend doing this tour. Caves were incredible.More

Thank Dylan R
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for choosing our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/ Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour and for your lovely comments about one of our tour guides. These 2 attractions are the most famous and iconic attractions in New Zealand. This are the best 1 day return...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a long drive from Auckland and we couldn't help but sleeping most of the drive. Our friendly guide was very informative about Hobbiton & Cave but all NZ and it's culture throughout. Highly recommend this!More

Thank Akiko N
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments about our Hobbiton (Lordof the Rings)/Waitomo Glowworm Caves Combo Tour. You are right that these are 2 jewels that we were privileged to share with you; widely regarded as the 2 most iconic attractions in new Zealand-"must-sees." But...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic day had by all, met some great people, visited some wonderful places. Just wish I paid more attention to the superb driver/guides name, we was a very knowledgable, funny and excellent driver. The ‘Liverpool Lad’. Sorry ! Trip was well thought out and...More

Thank Geoffrey W
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments about our Full Day Tour of Auckland and one of our guides. Our tour is widely regarded as the most comprehensive Full Day Tour of Auckland; ideal for those with a day in Auckland off a cruise ship...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awsome day out. Definitely recommend. Fair bit of travel time from/to Auckland City due to taking the scenic route, but well worth it.More

Thank I7194WQmario
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You are right that the Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves tour is the best 1 Day excursion out of Auckland. As our name, Auckland Scenic Tours, suggests we took the scenic routes to these 2 attractions as we want to showcase to you our stunning scenery en route....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I did the Hobbiton movie set and Waitomo glow worm cave day tour and had a great time. Our guide, Louise, did a fantastic job. She really cared about the experience of each member of the group. She was very knowledgable, friendly,...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments on our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/Waitomo Glowworm Caves Combo Tour. We particularly value the comments on one of our tour guides. Everyone of our tour guides are passionate about what they do, are highly knowledgeable, not only...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly thank you so much to our tour guide Nick for being so helpful in picking us up and dropping us off and also for being informative throughout the trip. Even if you are not a fan of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I love your headline........"Incredible Day Out." You are right that both Hobbiton and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves (nearby each other) are 2 hours from Auckland; you can't avoid the travel if you want to see the 2 most famous attractions in New Zealand in 1...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What makes a tour special are the people who are helping you. Nick, our driver, was informative, talkative and made our trip a lot of fun. We did the tour and the glowroom caves. Since I am a sci-fi freak, it was special seeing the...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely comments about our tour and our tour guide. We pride ourselves on the knowledge, attention-to-detail and ensuring that everyone of guests not only has a "fun" day but a day they will treasure. We were so pleased to read your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day on our tour. Special arrangements were made to pick us up from our hotel as it wasn’t on the normal pick up route. Slightly late arriving but these things happen. Our tour guide was really friendly and gave the group...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments about our tour, our company and our tour guide which we really appreciate. We pride ourselves on our punctuality but a slight issue with the late appearance of one of our guests rippled to your pick up, which was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the tour of the Hobbiton, it was really beautiful and a good hike. The guide was informative and entertaining. Lunch was good and the beer at the Green Dragon was awesome! The glow worm caves were a neat experience. The only thing is...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your comments on our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves tour which we really appreciate. Is there any better way to spend 2 hours than the gentle 2 hour walk around the Hobbiton Movie Set followed by a complimentary ale, cider, stout or ginger beer...More

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Momofthre3
19 May 2018|
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
We would love to take you to Hobbiton and back or show you our fabulous City. Both products available on line
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Momofthre3
18 May 2018|
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Hi. We presume that you are on the Radiance of the Seas which arrives in port at 6:30am and leaves at 6pm. You do not have time to do both Hobbiton and the Caves. You could do one or the other but definitely not both. You... More
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almurray35
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Cambridge is about a 30 minute drive to the Hobbiton Movie Set. Google maps will likely show you 2 routes that you could take Tours operate from 9am to 3:30pm, though later in summer.
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