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5 Day Experience the Trilogy

Be awed by breathtaking cave formations, world-famous hot springs, bubbling mud pools, and the enchanting Hobbiton Movie Set on this culturally immersive North Island adventure.

Itinerary by Louise Bilbie


price from 1,114 AUD per person (twin share)
duration 5 days and 4 nights
you will visit Auckland, Waitomo, Rotorua, Matamata
North Island


Leave the urban life of Auckland behind and delve deep underground on a guided tour of the Ruakuri and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. From here, travel on to Rotorua and the Te Whakarewarewe thermal valley, led by Maori guides with a deep ancestral connection to this volatile land. Your other-worldly adventure continues Day Three when you experience the real Middle-earth in Hobbiton, the bucolic setting for The Shire in the Lord of the Rings.


  • 5 days car hire in a Toyota Corolla Hatch Auto or similar
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Auckland City Hotel in a Standard room
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Distinction Rotorua in a Standard room
  • Full breakfast daily
  • Waitomo Caves and Ruakuri Caves guided tour
  • Te Puia General Admission
  • Maori cultural experience with traditional hangi
  • 2 Hour Hobbiton Movie Set tour ex Shires Rest

Terms & Conditions

Package prices are per person based on twin-share and are subject to availability. Price are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel from 01 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. Blackout dates, surcharges and minimum night stays may apply over special event periods and over school holidays. Inclusions are subject to change based on supplier operational capabilities Car Rental: Car hire is based on a GO Rentals Compact Toyota Corolla Hatch AUTO or similar. Excess reduction options are available, please enquire. For more information about the above packages please quote booking code NZH215DEXPTRI

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Rental Car

  • 5 days car hire in a Toyota Corolla Hatch Auto or similar
  • Unlimited kms and vehicle insurance (excess applies)

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