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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
 (795)
from: $182

Join this tour to visit two of New Zealand’s most famous attractions, Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves, in one easy day trip from Auckland. Be fascinated as the magical world of Hobbiton comes to life and take photos in front of your favourite places like the Hobbit Holes, the Shire and the Green Dragon Inn. Then journey to the World Famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves and be captivated by the thousands of magical glowworms twinkling in the Grottos, the stalactites and stalagmites as you glide silently through the cave by boat. Marvel at the stunning scenery en route as we journey off the motorways into the real hinterland of New Zealand. All admission fees and lunch included.

Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
 (296)
from: $196

Experience the world-famous Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set plus the Waitomo Glowworm Caves all in one day. This unforgettable combo tour takes you to the top tourist attractions in the North Island. Highlights: • Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm • Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Secret Animal Viewing Stops • Waikato Farming Region While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This tour is less rushed than others, making it the ultimate Auckland day tour, and is led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua
Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua
 (250)
from: $72

Mitai Maori Village offers you an authentic cultural evening incorporating a traditional earth cooked Hangi feast. Witness warriors in traditional dress paddle in an ancient canoe. Be captivated by the displays of weaponry, Haka, coupled with the grace of the poi dance. Learn about carvings and ta moko (tattoo art). Marvel at the sacred Fairy Spring flowing directly from earth, view our glow worms in their natural habitat. This experience is powerful, truly captivating and memorable.

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
 (1495)
from: $52

Experience the real Middle-earth™ at the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where, in the heart of the Waikato region, you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Fall in love with the Alexander family sheep farm, just as acclaimed director Sir Peter Jackson did, as you journey through the unequivocal beauty of the land with the mighty Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. Your guide will escort you around the set, showing the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made. You will be fully-guided around the 12-acre set: past Hobbit Holes™, the Mill and into the world-famous Green Dragon™ Inn where you will be presented with a complimentary, exclusive Hobbit™ Southfarthing™ beverage to conclude your own Middle-earth™ adventure.

Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
 (762)
from: $144

Feast on song, drama, tradition, and divine seasonal kai (cuisine) within our forest Pā (village) blanketed by towering Tawa trees, its blazing bonfires, and forest-formed amphitheatre. Te Pā Tū offers 4-hour evening events that change with each season of the maramataka, the Māori lunar calendar. Across summer, Tū Te Rā celebrates an abundant harvest, and we explore concepts, rituals, and stories of ancient Māori warfare and peace. Throughout winter, Tū Te Ihi marks promise heralded by the arrival of the Matariki star cluster which high and bright in winter skies, signalling the new lunar year – we share the energy and passion of this celebration. Cultural knowledge unique to each season is shared from the outset – rituals, songs, stories and continue across the night. From the beginning too, we share local, seasonal kai - plentiful and delicious. Kai horotai (indigenous canapes) is followed by a torch lit walk to a lavish 3-course fusion feast.

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
 (224)
from: $100

Explore and admire Auckland's largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges, on this 5 hour afternoon eco-tour. You'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before traveling 30-minutes west to the Arataki Visitor Centre. From the Arataki Centre take in panoramic views extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean and absorb the area's history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard there. From here enjoy a walk in the rainforest before visiting a beautiful black sand beach for a walk on the soft sand. Afternoon refreshments are provided along with full commentary from our driver guides.

Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
 (287)
from: $293

You will visit three amazing destinations in one day.  Hobbiton which is perfect for anyone looking to add a little fantasy to their holiday. This tour will bring you to the movie set in Hobbiton, where you will be swept away into the world of The Hobbit. After that you will travel to Rotorua and spend approximately 1.5 hours while enjoying a cafe lunch and visiting the Thermal Valley at Te Puia. Please note that this is a very short time in Rotorua and if you want more time please book an overnight tour or Waitomo or Hobbiton on a separate day. After leaving Rotorua, we travel to Waitomo to visit the Waitomo Caves. The tours at both Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves are of a set duration and are not shortened. This tour is flexible with options to to start or finish in Auckland or Rotorua. Guaranteed departure - Due to low numbers and sustained losses caused by Covid 19, until further notice we will need a minimum of 4 people (or price equivalent) to run tours

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
 (241)
from: $93

Fully guided day tour of the magical 12-acre Hobbiton Movie Set & Alexander Sheep Farm, famous from the Lord of the Rings movies. Highlights: • Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm • Green Dragon Inn • Waikato Farming Region • Surprise Stops While the destination you will be visiting is truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This tour is led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing
 (91)
from: $152

Enter a world of hobbits and hot pools when your cruise ship is in port in Tauranga. This shore excursion to Middle Earth takes you on a tour of the Hobbiton movie set, which featured in 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy. Enjoy a traditional Maori welcome at the living thermal village of Whakarewarewa, and witness the astounding thermal activity of spouting geysers and steaming hot springs. If time allows, play dress ups and pose as Bilbo or Gandalf when you stop for an impromptu photo shoot in a lovely redwoods forest. With a maximum of 19 participants, this tour provides a fun-filled small-group experience.

Wellington Sightseeing Tour
Wellington Sightseeing Tour
 (226)
from: $59

Must See and Fun Tour of Wellington Where your Wellington adventure begins … Features include: • Downtown entertainment area of Wellington • Mt Victoria • Rugged Coastline • Weta Cave • Southern Hemisphere’s largest roundabout • War Memorial park • Cable Car • Lady Norwood Rose Gardens • Southern Hemisphere’s largest wooden building • Parliament Grounds • Old St Paul’s Cathedral

Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
 (229)
from: $105

If you’re looking for a premium wine tour experience on Waiheke Island, this is the tour for you. Discover an abundance of beauty on Waiheke Island 'The Island of wine'. This tour is guaranteed to leave you with fond memories that will last a lifetime! Don’t miss out on this wonderfully fun, relaxing and informative wine tour. You will visit 3 to 4 award-winning vineyards and try 3-5 tastings at each.  You will have a 1.5- to 2-hour lunch stop at one of the vineyards, (Lunch is additional) where you can relax, enjoy the wine, food and scenery.

Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
 (58)
from: $205

Visit two of the North Islands most popular attractions in one day - Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Te Puia Geothermal Park and Maori Village in Rotorua. This tour combines the best nature has to offer with Maori culture & New Zealand scenery. Highlights: • Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Te Puia Geothermal Park & Pohutu • Maori Cultural Village and Arts School • Rotorua City Highlights While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it’s our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Our tours are led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
 (117)
from: $144

Enjoy succulent fresh oysters, award-winning olive oil and other locally-produced specialty foods, accompanied by wines from some of Waiheke Island’s top boutique vineyards.Your guide will provide an entertaining and informative commentary along the way.

Hole in the Rock Scenic Cruise Tour Island Stopover Dolphins
Hole in the Rock Scenic Cruise Tour Island Stopover Dolphins
 (4)
from: $85

Half day cruise of the Bay of islands including the famous Hole in the Rock, Island stopover and marine mammal viewing. The perfect water activity for your visit to the Bay of Islands.

Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
 (1134)
from: $76

Look for whales, dolphins and seabirds in the pristine waters of Hauraki Gulf just a short boat ride from Auckland city's Viaduct Harbour. Learn from experts on board working to protect these precious creatures and their fragile home.  As an active marine-mammal research vessel every passenger contributes to important conservation efforts, just by coming on board.

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
 (124)
from: $99

Step off your cruise ship in Tauranga and enter Middle-earth on a 2-hour guided visit to the Hobbiton movie set, featured in 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies. Snap photos in front of hobbit holes and the party tree, sip a drink at the Green Dragon Inn and dress up like your favorite character during this fun-filled experience with fellow LOTR fans.

Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS
Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS
 (102)
from: $109

We make no secret that this is the most comprehensive 8 Hour Full Day Tour of Auckland. Take in the top attractions of New Zealand's largest city on this full-day scenic tour of Auckland.Drive through the City to Tamaki Drive by air-conditioned Mercedes with our guide, discover sites of interest including Devonport, Mission Bay and gaze over the coastal scenery from Achilles Point. Travel to the top of 2 of Auckland's volcanoes for stunning 360 degree views; North Head, a volcano with the most commanding, spectacular views over the City, inner harbour and the Hauraki Gulf, and also see Auckland historic Mt. Eden, the highest volcano on the isthmus. Admire native birdlife at Muriwai Beach, the spectacular rugged coastline with black sand beaches and sip fine wines along the Kumeu Wine Trail. Visit the Auckland Domain, home to the Auckland Museum and visit the 2 stunning Wintergardens and Fernery. Enjoy our historic lunch stop in Riverhead. Marvel as we journey into the lush countryside.

Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from Tauranga
Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from Tauranga
 (16)
from: $105

Enjoy a magical 6 hour tour to the Hobbiton Movie set, which was used for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Hobbit film series. Departing from Tauranga, discover the wonders of Middle Earth on this guided adventure. This is a coach based tour as this allows us to book our own guide at Hobbiton, though on some days we do operate with 12 to 24 seat vehicles.

*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour
*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour
 (80)
from: $123

Create lasting memories on this half-day tour of the Bay of Islands from your cruise ships arrival at the Waitangi Wharf. The Bay of Islands is a popular tourist destination in New Zealand. This guided tour shows you an abundance of breathtaking picturesque views giving you plenty of fantastic photo opportunities. The area is often referred to as “the birthplace of New Zealand”, due to the past events that took place there. These historical events led to the shaping of New Zealand. Your tour will include a Bakery/Café stop for you to grab a coffee or something to eat “on the go”. Your Bay Of Islands tour guide will instruct you on where to catch the shuttle buses back to the tenders should you wish to stay in town longer once your tour ends.

Ziplining Forest Experience - The Ultimate Canopy Tour Rotorua
Ziplining Forest Experience - The Ultimate Canopy Tour Rotorua
 (1511)
from: $123

Experience New Zealand’s one and only cliff walk, built around a volcanic rock 50-metres above the valley floor. Soar down a 400m tandem Zip-line and race your loved ones. Climb up through the layers of the canopy on our staircases that are truly an amazing engineering feat. This adventure is the ultimate way to explore the ancient giants and lifeforms in this forest that you can’t see anywhere else in the world! Since we opened in 2012 we have been protecting this special place and when you come along, you will be too! A portion of your entry goes straight back to our conservation project to help us continue to rescue and look after this magic place. We take photos for you and they are FREE after your tour via an email link. You are welcome to take as many videos and photos as you like too – you’ll be wanting to share this experience with everyone!

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua
Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua
 (2997)
from: $99

Nowhere else in the world can you soar through an untouched New Zealand Forest and become a part of a conservation success story all in one! Since James and Andrew opened our doors in 2012, we have been working hard to preserve one of New Zealand’s most unique and untouched forests. We created this experience to transport you into a Jurassic world, showcasing New Zealand’s unique plants and wildlife. You help this project; your entry contributes back to our conservation efforts to save this ancient world. Thank you for your support! You will be part of a small group (maximum 10 per group) with two of our knowledgeable kiwi guides who will delight you, making sure you safely enjoy every moment. Ask as many questions as you'd like and capture the moments with pictures and videos (although we have free photos of your experience for you after the tour). There’s good reason we have been named the best nature activity in the world! – come and see for yourself!

Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
 (195)
from: $85

See the highlights of Auckland on a 2.5-hour sailboat cruise on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Cruise to a sheltered marina where you enjoy a 3-course dinner while at anchor, then see the highlights of the city, including Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Your expert captain shares fun and informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights throughout your tour. Appreciate the beauty of Auckland as evening falls during this memorable dinner cruise.

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights
 (195)
from: $88

Take in the highlights of New Zealand's most beautiful city, Rotorua, when your cruise ship docks in Tauranga. Receive a traditional welcome at Whakarewarewa, New Zealand’s only authentic living Maori village, and explore the Rotorua region, where otherworldly geysers, lunar landscapes, scenic countryside and Maori culture come together.

Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour with Optional Extra Activities from Auckland
Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour with Optional Extra Activities from Auckland
 (43)
from: $131

Experience the world famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Rotorua with the freedom to add the activities and attractions you want to see there (unique to our Rotorua day trip) all on this one day fully guided tour from Auckland. Highlights: • Lake Rotorua • Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Whangapipiro (Rachel Spring) & Rotorua Museum • Free time with options activities • Waikato Farm Region While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it’s our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Led by our famously passionate tour guides notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington
Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington
 (1)
from: $541

Deep in the Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Many Coves, a 5-star luxury resort, offers perfect seclusion in a pristine natural environment. Enjoy a helicopter journey to discover world-class cuisine, stunning scenery, adventure, romance and a sense of relaxation you could only dream of. Please allow 3-hours for this tour. 3-course meal and glass of wine included.

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland
Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland
 (70)
from: $168

Discover the famous wineries and top natural attractions of New Zealand’s North Island on this 7.5-hour Piha and Karekare rainforest tour from Auckland. Travel through the Henderson Valley to Babich Wines, Kumeu River Wines, and West Brook Wines with a guide and sample the chardonnay, pinot gris, and pinot noir wines in production. Admire panoramic rainforest views at the Arataki visitors’ center, and discover natural sites of interest including Piha beach and the Karekare waterfalls. This tour includes lunch and round-trip travel from your Auckland hotel.

Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu - Small Group Tour from Auckland
 (78)
from: $205

This small group, fully-guided day trip combines two of the top attractions in the North Island together to form the ultimate day trip from Auckland. Different from other tours, guided tours at both Hobbiton & Wai-O-Tapu ensure you get the full experience. Highlights: • Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm • Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park • Champagne Lake & Devils Bath • Rotorua City Highlights Led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life, sharing their stories and background knowledge, and run in modern minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety. While the destinations you will be visiting are spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.

InterIslander Ferry - Wellington to Picton
InterIslander Ferry - Wellington to Picton
 (228)
from: $44

InterIslander offers daily ferry services across Cook Strait linking New Zealand's North and South Islands. Cruise across in 3.5-hours whilst traveling in comfort and style as you savor one of the world's most scenic ferry journeys.The InterIslander is an experience not be missed.

Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
 (305)
from: $72

Hold on tight on an exciting 30-minute jet-boat ride on the Waikato River! Spinning and speeding your way to Huka Falls, New Zealand’s most spectacular falls, see the country’s beauty rapidly unfold as you zip past rugged cliffs and native bush.

Hobbiton & Waitomo Small Group Tour - EX Auckland
Hobbiton & Waitomo Small Group Tour - EX Auckland
 (85)
from: $175

Visit two of the top destinations in New Zealand in one exciting day trip! Explore Matamata and experience the real Middle-earth in a 2 hour fully guided tour inside the Hobbiton Movie Set, take photo's inside The Hobbit Holes & taste the locally brewed cider or beer in The Green Dragon Inn. We then head to Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, Marvel at Mother Nature's light display as you walk through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto.  

Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
 (304)
from: $42

Enjoyable, informative and a great day out... Explore Auckland in small groups for a more personalised experience. An exceptional value, we offer a very comprehensive tour covering all the best sights, with plenty of stops for photos. • Discover our sparkling harbour, stunning beaches, historic buildings, leafy parks, Victorian suburbs, and bustling shopping areas. • Enjoy fantastic views from the top of our volcanoes. • Travel over the Harbour Bridge for great views of our city. • Learn about Auckland, the geography, history, and our way of life.  • Comfortable air-conditioned Mini-Bus takes you to a greater variety of sights.  • Choice of Morning or Afternoon Tour. 3.5 hours - 4 hours.  • Hotel pick-up from Central City Hotels, or from our convenient downtown departure point.  

Coast and Rainforest Eco-Tour from Auckland with Lunch
Coast and Rainforest Eco-Tour from Auckland with Lunch
 (70)
from: $156

This full day tour is for lovers of nature and walking, your experienced local nature guide will take you to a range of rainforest, beach and clifftop walks. The black sand beaches and rainforest of West Auckland  are unique in New Zealand and this tour is a great way to experience the best it has to offer.

Hell
Hell's Gate Mud Bath & Spas
 (97)
from: $46

Experience the rejuvenating powers of the world-famous mud bath & sulphur spas at Hell’s Gate. Used by local Maori for over 800 years, open and clean your skin by lathering it in the unique mud, before exfoliating and cleansing with a soak in the sulphur spa. While you relax, take the opportunity to admire the geothermal reserve. Your body and soul will feel revitalized after this soothing experience.

Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch
 (253)
from: $173

Enter the magical world of ‘the Shire’ on this small-group movie set tour to Hobbiton from Auckland. See where the The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed and pose for pictures in front of hobbit holes. Visit the party tree, Green Dragon Inn and have your picture taken outside the gate to Bilbo Baggins’ house. This tour has smaller groups the public tours allowing your to learn from your guide about the making of the films. Afterward, enjoy a cider, ale or ginger beer in the Green Dragon Inn followed by lunch. This is a must-do tour for any The Lord of the Rings movie lovers!

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
 (339)
from: $32

Be amazed by the thousands of magical glowworms above on this 45-minute, small group guided tour, as you glide silently by boat in the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Many of the current guides are descendants of the Maori chief who originally explored the cave and can share with you the remarkable history of the area. Guided since the late 1880s, this is the original, iconic New Zealand attraction.

Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo
Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo
 (155)
from: $93

The top rated, most intimate, and most personalised glow worm cave tour in Waitomo. Our awesome Waitomo adventure is tucked away “off the beaten track” on our family farm and we LOVE it that way and so do our guests. Our “Glowing” Highlights • Amazing glow worm displays! • Just the right amount of adventure • Away from the crowds • Small group sizes • Cameras welcome • Authentic eco experience • Family owned and operated • Photos, tea, coffee and biscuits included • #1 Trip Advisor rated tour in the Waitomo District

Northern Explorer Train Journey from Auckland to Wellington
Northern Explorer Train Journey from Auckland to Wellington
 (29)
from: $109

New Zealand's longest running passenger service, the Northern Explorer is a long distance scenic train service running between Auckland and Wellington. Experience the extremes of New Zealand's scenery, from the fertile farmlands of Waikato to the volcanic peaks of the Central Plateau and the sparkling Kapiti Coast.

Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga
Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga
 (120)
from: $74

See, hear, smell, touch and taste on this full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. Experience the unique and special natural beauty of The Bay of Plenty. You will visit some out of the way spots that not everyone knows about and will go where the big buses don't. This tour is not a shuttle and will not drop you off anywhere to explore on your own. It is a fully guided small-group tour with a knowledgeable, fun and friendly tour guide. Along the way you will see and learn about the uniqueness that is New Zealand and you will learn about the geothermal region of Rotorua and its significance to the Maori people. We do not visit the commercial geothermal reserves on this tour, but we do see boiling mud pools, crystal clear bubbling hot springs, volcanic lakes and picturesque forests, just a few of the sights you can expect on this lovely tour. 

From Cave to Coast Wellington Highlights Tour
From Cave to Coast Wellington Highlights Tour
 (20)
from: $109

A 5 hour guided highlights tour of coastal Wellington. Tour highlights include spectacular views at the Mount Victoria Lookout, a scenic coastal drive from Oriental Parade around the Miramar Peninsula as well as a visit to the Weta Workshop Weta Cave with exclusive documentary viewing. Enjoy the views of the rugged south Wellington Coast as far as Te Kopahou Reserve and the Brooklyn Wind Turbine before optional central city stops including the Cable Car, Botanical Gardens and Lady Norwood Rose garden and Old St Paul's Cathedral. Lunch (a main and a drink) at a seaside cafe is included.

Shore Excursion: 4-Hour Premium Hawkes Bay and Napier Tour
Shore Excursion: 4-Hour Premium Hawkes Bay and Napier Tour
 (7)
from: $60

Join a small group tour (max 22 on the day) and discover Art Deco Napier and Hastings Cities in detail and the greater Hawkes Bay region. Napier is world famous as the “Art Deco Capital of the World”. You will discover much of the very popular Art Deco in and around this fantastic City and Suburbs including Hastings City. Opportunities to walk amongst these magnificent period buildings, often referred to as looking like a "Movie set".. Take the free Shuttle from the ship upon arrival to Napier, join fellow pre-booked passengers for this memorable 4 hour Napier Shore Excursion. You will learn what Art Deco is and discover in detail, the Art Deco suburbs in the "Art Deco Capital of the World", while learning about the huge Earthquake that shaped this City. Many photo stops on the day, enjoy fantastic vistas across the Hawkes Bay from Te mata Peak. Seats are strictly limited and only available as pre-booked. NO sales on the day. A tour to remember for a very long time.

Waiheke Island: Zipline And Forest Walk
Waiheke Island: Zipline And Forest Walk
 (139)
from: $76

A day of excitement and nature awaits on Waiheke Island, with three zipline flights above the forest, an interpretive walk through native bushland, and a mini-tour of the island. Just a short ferry ride from Auckland, Waiheke Island is an idyllic location for a zipline adventure, with stunning views over the Hauraki Gulf.

 Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options -
 (62)
from: $164

We pick up all customers using several vehicles. You will not be driven around the city from hotel to hotel for hours before we leave Auckland Rotorua is located in the North Island of New Zealand and is famous for its beauty, culture, hospitable locals, learn about Maori culture,and see the thermal activity. Add Waiotapu, Polynesian Spa or Maori Concert - this is added value - not in place of Te Puia This tour is flexible, with options to leave from and return to Auckland, or leave from Auckland and finish in Rotorua. If you do not buy additional options you will have free time to either explore on your own without a guide or extra time at Te Puia. You can book this tour one way and finish in Rotorua or return to Auckland at the end of the day. Guaranteed departure - Due to low numbers and sustained losses caused by Covid 19, until further notice we will need a minimum of 4 people (or price equivalent) to run tours

Lord of Rings Half Day Tour
Lord of Rings Half Day Tour
 (3)
from: $94

We make our way up to the Mount Victoria Lookout to see spectacular views of Wellington’s city by driving up Courtenay Place, past the Embassy Picture Theatre which held two world premieres; The last LOTR instalment The Return of the King (2003), and the first Hobbit movie An Unexpected Journey (2012). Then it is off to Hobbiton Woods where the filming of his epic trilogy began. Home of the Shortcut to Mushrooms scene; Sam & Frodo’s Second Breakfast; the location where the Hobbits hid from the Black Rider (“Get off the Road!”); the Race to the Buckleberry Ferry scene; and King Théoden’s Dunharrow Encampment. Now we are off to the Weta Workshop in Miramar. for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour where you see how props plus weaponry are made and probably maybe meet artists at work. At the Weta Cave see and have photos with Gollum, Lurtz the Uruk-hai, Bilbo’s three Trolls. The tour concludes with a drive around the bays where you will enjoy the delights of a ‘Rivendell Ripple’.

Rotorua Small Group Tour incl Te Puia, Traditional Maori Buffet Lunch & Concert
Rotorua Small Group Tour incl Te Puia, Traditional Maori Buffet Lunch & Concert
 (6)
from: $204

Experience the world famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Te Puia. This unforgettable tour combines natures power and beauty with Maori culture all in one day. Highlights: • Te Puia Geothermal Park & Pohutu • Maori Cultural Village and Arts School • Rotorua City Highlights • Waikato Farm Region While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it’s our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This day tour gives you the time to explore Te Puia fully and participate in the activities there, unlike many other tours. Led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour
Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour
 (26)
from: $52

See the sights of Auckland when your ship is in port and learn more about this beautiful ‘City of Sails’ on this 3 hour city tour. You’ll tour the city center and surrounding suburbs on this Auckland shore excursion. Travel through the inner city parks and enjoy full commentary from experienced driver guides. Cross the Auckland Harbour Bridge, take a stroll on a white sand North Shore beach before heading in up Mt Victoria to see the city spread out before you with 365 degree views. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.

Rotorua and Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour
Rotorua and Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour
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from: $111

Visit an authentic Living Maori Village deep in the geothermal region of Rotorua on this full-day excursion including a Hangi Lunch. Tour with a local Maori guide and learn about how the villagers have adapted to the harsh geothermal environment. You tour will also include visits to the famous Government Gardens and Rotorua Lake. This is a small group tour with a maximum group size of 16 travelers per booking.

Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS
Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS
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from: $53

Join this half-day Scenic Tour if you want to see as much of Auckland as possible in a time frame that suits you. Perfect for those who might not have a lot of time, this tour will ensure you are able to see the absolute best scenic and iconic Auckland sights. Free pickup and drop-off to all central Downtown Auckland hotels and cruise liners with a maximum of 14 people per tour to guarantee a personal and comfortable experience.

Private Tour: Bay of Islands Day Trip from Auckland
Private Tour: Bay of Islands Day Trip from Auckland
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from: $335

Head towards one of New Zealand’s favorite travel destinations – Bay Of Islands! Bay Of Islands is situated towards the Northern tip of the North Island. It is ranked as one of New Zealand's top destinations, with boat trips and water sports providing the best experience for your private tour. Enjoy experiences at Parry Kauri Park, Whangarei Falls, Haruru Falls, Waitangi Treaty Ground and more!

Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise Taupo
Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise Taupo
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from: $26

Daily Scenic Cruises – Maori Rock Carvings Our Daily Scenic Cruises depart from Berth #4 at the Taupo Boat Harbour on Cruise Cat. You’ll love cruising in comfort and style with fabulous views from both the top and bottom decks. Cruise Cat is fully enclosed with large outdoor decks to enjoy close up views of the Maori Rock Carvings.  Children are welcome, and we have colouring-in sheets and wheel certificates available for them.  Cruise Cat is also wheelchair and push chair/stroller accessible. An informative commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo, and you’ll enjoy a complimentary hot homemade muffin and tea/coffee as you take in the fabulous views of secluded bays and the spectacular snow capped mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park.

Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife
Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife
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from: $70

Escape the crowds and discover the Bay of Islands on our 5 hour personalised and interactive Island Cruise & Tour. Locally owned and operated, with a passion for sharing our beautiful area. Suitable for all ages, families, solo travellers and couples...experience it all! • Two remote island stopovers • Native bush walks and 360 degree views from the island lookout points • Enjoy complimentary beachside morning tea/coffee & biscuits • Snorkel untouched island reefs • Try stand-up paddle boarding • Lookout for unique wildlife throughout the day • Interactive commentary and information • Scenic cruising among 144 subtropical islandsThere's no better way to spend the day....join us for an Island Getaway Cruise and Island Tour

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