Are you looking for Hobbiton Movie Set tours and Rotorua from Tauranga? . Arrow toursoffer the best Rotorua and Hobbiton Tours as shore excursions from Port of Tauranga . Our day tour takes you from Tauranga to the wonders of Rotorua, we then travel to middle earth New Zealand to the Hobbiton New Zealand Movie Set. Your Rotorua attractions and Hobbiton entry fees are included in the Tour price.
Departing from our meeting point you will travel 1 hour to Rotorua via a quick stop at a Kiwifruit country store for tasting and gifts. Then through farmland and lakes while stopping at the scenic Okere falls, watch thrill seekers lkayak and raft down the Kaituna River . From here ontoWhakarewarewa Geothermal Valley and Maori Arts & CraftsCentre, situated in a landscape of erupting geothermal activity, hot geothermal springs and hot bubbling mud pools where you will see the famous Pohutu Geyser. Learn about the traditions and culture which has been passed down and upheld by the Maori people for generations. Visit the fully carved meeting house after which you will experience a traditional Maori welcome, traditional songs, dances and demonstrations of fighting skills including the famous Haka.
Travel 1 hour to Hobbiton Movie Set location, enjoy lunch before going into the movie set location for Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogy films. Here you will be met by your guide for an informative 2 hour tour around the movie set location. Stand under the party tree, walk past the Hobbit holes, imagine yourself amongst the characters. Nestled deep in the rolling hills of the Waikato, this location was chosen for its unblemished landscape. Bilbo Baggins was no typical hobbit, he did not want adventure, but you will have to come and see why he was so reluctant to leave
At the conclusion of your journey enjoy a complimentarylocally brewed ale, cider or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn
Then its time to depart the shire and travel back over the Kaimai ranges to your ship. If time permits on route we will stop at Mossop's honey to sample honey, premium NZ ice cream and view the gift store