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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
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from: $193

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.

Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
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from: $97

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.

Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
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from: $120

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.

Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise Taupo
Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise Taupo
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from: $23

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.

Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
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from: $156

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.

America
America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
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from: $127

Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or sit back, relax and enjoy the sail on an America's Cup match racing yacht as you sail Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Become part of the crew and feel the thrill of yachting at its best. Or just sit back, relax and soak up the atmosphere and stunning habor scenery.

Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
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from: $223

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.

Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
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from: $83

Explore Lake Taupo as you kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings at Mine Bay. You will start your half day tour from the sheltered waters of Acacia Bay before paddling out on the lake below native bush, past steep cliffs and mini inlets that can only harbor a kayak. The experienced guide will explain the carving's cultural significance to the lake and surrounding areas while you float beneath them. On the way back stop for gourmet refreshments and can take the opportunity to swim or go for a rock jumping into the clear waters of the beautiful lake. If the breeze comes up, you can raft your kayaks together and sail back – bliss! Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Departure time is at 8:30am and 1:30pm in summer and 10:00am and 1:30pm in winter from our base in Acacia Bay. Allow approx 4 hours per trip (3 hours on the water). 

Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
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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.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
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from: $37

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.

Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga Cathedral Cove Cruise
Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga Cathedral Cove Cruise
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from: $73

Our unique tour is the only one to show you the marine life without getting wet. The glass panels provide a clear window to spotting marine life. Our crew are passionate about the ocean, conservation and our marine reserve.

Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
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from: $86

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.

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting
Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting
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from: $65

Spend three adrenaline-crammed hours white water rafting down the Kaituna River on this tour from Rotorua. Start at a spot where wild waters meet subtropical rainforests and canyons engraved in the earth. Raft past beautiful cascading waterfalls, including the stunning Tutea Falls, and even take the opportunity to do some adventurous cliff diving. This tour is good for novice and expert rafters.

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
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from: $59

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.

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua
Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua
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from: $106

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!

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
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from: $113

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.

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
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from: $100

If you seek an adventure tour that plays with your senses and provides an unforgettable thrill then this tour is for you. Choose between the Black Abyss or the Labyrinth and let the fun begin!

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
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from: $113

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.

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ
4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ
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from: $73

The ultimate 4WD adventure that puts you in control. Buckle up and take on an off-road adventure deep into native New Zealand forest. Back in the early 1900's the area Off Road NZ is set on, was used by logging pioneers who logged our native timbers until closing up in the 1970's. The tracks that the pioneers used back then are the same tracks that you will be diving on today. This is an unforgettable self-drive 4WD adventure using high-performance 4WD Suzuki Jimny's with automatic transmission and power steering. From 45 minutes to 1 hour this experience is suitable for the whole family, with children under 5 going free! No previous 4WD experience necessary, drivers require a valid driver's license.

Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS
Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS
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from: $107

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.

Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua
Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua
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from: $142

You can design your own ideal day with a full-day tour to Waitomo. Choose between Waitomo Glowworm Cave, Ruakuri Cave and or Hobbiton! At the famous Waitomo Caves Waitomo Glowworm Cave, you will skip the queues and ride a boat beneath thousands of twinkling glowworms in the famous Waitomo Cave. Choose to either have free time in Waitomo and stroll through native forests and the spectacular limestone landscape or visit the nearby Ruakuri cave. The vast Ruakuri Cave features waterfalls and limestone formations. Feeling adventurous? Join us for a sensational underground Black Water Rafting Adventure, floating down an underground stream on a rubber tube admiring the glowworms above. Choose to add on Hobbiton Movie Set (2 hour guided tour) and drink at the Green Toad on completion. Finish your day in Auckland or Rotorua. Please note; if you decide to end your day in Auckland and do not want to join the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour you will have a 2-hour wait at Hobbiton

From Tauranga. Private Day Tour. Rotorua Geysers and Hobbiton Movie Set.
From Tauranga. Private Day Tour. Rotorua Geysers and Hobbiton Movie Set.
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from: $780

See two world-famous attractions in one day. Small-Group, Max 8 People. Te Puia Geysers ... Heartland of Rotorua's geothermal activity & Maori culture. See and experience 'Pohutu' geyser the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere in action rumbling away as it erupts boiling water and steam up to 100 feet. An awesome sight. See & smell boiling mud pools, hot water pools, steam vents, a steaming volcanic landscape. HOBBITON ... A Visit to Middle Earth - Escape into the enchanting world of JRR Tolkien’s famous stories. A world of enduring fantasy where the amazing films were brought to life. Set across the 12 acres Hobbit Village. See Bilbo’s house, The Water Mill, Green Dragon Inn, the Arched Bridge, 44 Hobbit houses, gardens, wandering pathways, The Party Tree, lakes. If you haven’t read the books or seen the movies you will still love it.

Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
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from: $345

Follow the eruption trail of Mt. Tarawera on a helicopter tour that includes a landing on the volcano. Best viewed from the air, the rugged landscape of this geothermal wonder is set amid a series of crater lakes. You'll take off from Rotorua and soar above the Northern Lakes district, listening to commentary about the region’s history and geology from the pilot-guide. Then take a 20-minute walking tour for up-close photo ops of the volcanic scenery.

Adventurous Eco Zipline Tour in Coromandel
Adventurous Eco Zipline Tour in Coromandel
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from: $85

Coromandel Zipline Tours is a fully charitable company with all the profits from your tour going towards restoring and preserving New Zealand’s native forests and supporting the New Zealand clay arts.

12,000ft Tandem Skydive
12,000ft Tandem Skydive
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from: $269

Take the leap and Fall for Tauranga! You will start your experience with an incredible 20-25 minute scenic flight over the beautiful Bay of Plenty, offering up some of the most beautiful views in New Zealand. Take off to breathtaking views of The Mount and golden beaches expanding as far as the eye can see. Higher up, you’ll be able to see White Island, Mount Ruapehu, the Rotorua Lakes, The Coromandel and even Mount Taranaki. And if you still had some breath left after that, freefalling back towards Tauranga at 200km/h might help!

Maori Rock Carvings Scenic Cruise
Maori Rock Carvings Scenic Cruise
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from: $23

Ernest Kemp Cruises cruising Lake Taupo for over 30 years. We specialise in visiting the Maori Rock Carvings daily. Enjoy the history of the area and this unique replica steamboat. Friendly skipper and crew offer a live commentary and a colour brochure explaining the meaning of the carvings. Lots of great photo opportunities with viewing and seating both inside and out. Bring a towel in summer months your skipper may decide there is time for a swim in our crystal clear lake. Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies. Free wifi on board. 4 cruises daily in the summer months, from 90 - 120 minutes. Our popular 5 pm Cocktail Cruise includes a couple of complimentary glasses of wine or beer and pizza, this is all included in the ticket price. Sit back and relax you will have great experience on board Ernest Kemp Cruises.

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
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from: $106

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.

Waitomo Caves Adventure from Auckland or Rotorua
Waitomo Caves Adventure from Auckland or Rotorua
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from: $245

More than 30 million years ago, the legend of Waitomo Caves began with the creation of limestone at the bottom of the ocean. Now these limestone formations stand as one of New Zealand's most inspiring natural wonders and a must-see destination. The Waitomo Caves offer a once in a lifetime underground experience that is a must try for anyone wanting to challenge themselves in a beautiful yet safe environment. You will be guaranteed to leave with a huge sense of achievement. Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime with this thrilling black water rafting and caving experience. With 3 exhilarating caving and rafting tours to choose from, there is something to suit all adventurous spirits. This tour is flexible with options to either start and finish in Rotorua or Auckland. 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

Ocean Leopard Tours - Cathedral Cove Boat Tour
Ocean Leopard Tours - Cathedral Cove Boat Tour
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from: $77

Jump on board with Ocean Leopard Tours for the tour of your lifetime! Our custom built boat will carry you in ultimate comfort to some of the most beautiful spots you've ever been to, there really is no better way to see Cathedral Cove and the rest of this stunning coastline. Need an easily accessible and spacious boat? Want cushioned seats with backrests? We've got you covered. Need experienced local guides who love their job? We've got you covered. Need absolute safety and sun protection from New Zealand's harsh sun? We've definitely got you covered! Choose Ocean Leopard Tours today and you won't be disappointed.

Jet Boat Ride Tour in Bay of Islands
Jet Boat Ride Tour in Bay of Islands
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from: $52

This Jet Boat ride is sure to keep you on your toes with speeds of up to 80km on the water and twists, turns and spins that will make you scream with laughter! This is a great activity for both the old and young!

Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour with Optional Extra Activities from Auckland
Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour with Optional Extra Activities from Auckland
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from: $148

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.

Wai-O-Tapu & Waimangu Full Day Tour
Wai-O-Tapu & Waimangu Full Day Tour
 (8)
from: $95

Visitors get to explore spectacular nature at New Zealand’s most colourful volcanic area, which has been thousands of years in the making. Visitors will be picked up from Rotorua and transported to Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland. En-route the driver guide will share insights in the region and wonderland. Guests will get to experience the daily eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser. The driver-guide will accompany visitors through VIP ticketing and then visitors will be able to walk at their own pace (unguided) past the unique volcanic features which include the Champagne Pool, hot springs, bubbling mud, steaming ground and huge volcanic craters. Then off to Waimangu Volcanic Valley, guests will be accompanied through VIP ticketing and then will be able to walk at their own pace (unguided) and enjoy views of mysterious and beautiful Inferno Crater, the unique valley and home of the Frying Pan Lake, one of the largest hot water springs in the World.

Hell
Hell's Gate Mud Bath & Spas
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from: $53

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 - 4-5 people. Cathedral cove and Hot water beach, Coromandel
Small group - 4-5 people. Cathedral cove and Hot water beach, Coromandel
 (4)
from: $233

There a number of places in New Zealand that every tourist should visit. One of them is Coromandel. Amongst hundreds of points of interests there, two are standing out - Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach. Our tour offers you an unforgettable experience - soaking in a hot water bath made by you and exploring magnificent Cathedral cove. All in one day. Also, we will make a couple of stops on the way to take some photos or just enjoy the beautiful scenery. Our small group tour (only 4-5 people) starts at your hotel or at the meeting point (Victoria Park) After that, we will drive to Cathedral Cove or Hot Water Beach. Our first destination will depend on the tide schedule. Once we reach Hahei we will have time to explore the tiny town, Cathedral cove and Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve. We will have lunch at Hahei and move to our next destination. At hot Water beach, you will have an opportunity to explore the beach, chill in a hot water bath or just enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Rotorua Duck Boat Guided City and Lakes Tour
Rotorua Duck Boat Guided City and Lakes Tour
 (262)
from: $57

Discover Rotorua on a unique 90-105 minute sightseeing adventure on-board a WWII amphibious vehicle able to travel on land and water! Our tours leave at regular intervals from a central city location and explore Rotorua's most stunning scenery. We have 18 lakes in the Rotorua region all set within lush native New Zealand bush. Our tours are fully guided as well with our tour guides covering everything from Maori migration, geothermal history, history of Rotorua and much more.

Auckland Maori Tour
Auckland Maori Tour
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from: $197

See the very best sights of Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and the wild West Coast with an indigenous guide. Explore some of Auckland’s amazing volcanoes, historic Devonport and the Waitakere Ranges with its subtropical rainforest and black sand beaches, all through the eyes of an indigenous guide. Marvel at views of Maungawhau (Mount Eden) plus Takarunga (Mount Victoria) to see some of Auckland’s ancient volcanoes. Learn about Maori culture, myths and legends as well as the ancestors who shaped this land. Visit Auckland and its stunning West Coast Waitakere Ranges. The tour includes a gourmet lunch and luxury transport.

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour & Rotorua Living Māori Village Experience
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour & Rotorua Living Māori Village Experience
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from: $286

Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit, the Green Dragon Inn, the Party Tree and so much more cinematic magic! Continue visiting the mighty Whakarewarewa Valley, for a truly culture rich experience, the home to a living Māori village and the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Set amongst a highly active landscape erupting with geothermal activity where you can experience bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pohutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily..

Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
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from: $118

Enjoy world class boutique wines in amazing settings as Waiheke Island punches way above its weight, producing some of the best wine and olive oil on the planet, not to mention some incredible gourmet food (lunch options available on the day). Get off the beaten track with Waivino as we connect you with the real Waiheke. We go the extra distance to get you in touch with the authentic experience and spirit of this unique environment. Journey through native bush and open country dotted with happy sheep, on the way to local boutique wineries where the wine makers who maximise the potential of this magical island with their skill and genius and their expert staff are waiting to delight you with their stories and have you taste their wines. Enjoy your day with a small group of like minded people and your dedicated, passionate local guide who is obsessed with Waiheke Island. We love to hear your stories and invite you into our world. So many great people return to us year after year. Cheers!

Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
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from: $50

Hop into the saddle and experience the best of New Zealand’s great outdoors on this 1 hour horse trekking adventure from Rotorua. Choose the start time to suit your schedule, then follow a guide on horseback into the countryside around Mt. Ngongotaha. Explore green paddocks and working farmland, and enjoy fine views over Lake Rotorua in the distance. This tour includes all safety gear plus wet weather gear if raining.

Katoa Jet Boat tour on Lake Rotorua
Katoa Jet Boat tour on Lake Rotorua
 (45)
from: $57

FEEL THE EXCITEMENT AND EXHILARATION ON LAKE ROTORUA WITH KATOA JET Experience the white-knuckle rush of a 30 minute jet boat tour on Lake Rotorua. Feel the rush and power as our V8 engine boats push you through the water, reaching speeds up to 85km/hr. Visit iconic landmarks including Kawaha Point, the Sacred Mokoia Island and Sulphur Bay, while discovering the history of the area. This is a very unique experience that won't disappoint. Suitable for all ages . Come and have fun with all the family or friends.Groups are welcome . We can carry 50 people at once with our 3 boats . We supply spray jackets if required and life jackets are mandatory. So come and give us a go. This is not to be missed when you visit Rotorua.

Maori Rock Carvings Eco Sailing Taupo
Maori Rock Carvings Eco Sailing Taupo
 (518)
from: $33

Our electric yacht is 100% sustainable, emissions and noise free, making it climate safe, and Lake Taupo’s best sailing experience. We have been sailing to the iconic Maori Rock Carvings since 1982! This all-year-round activity offers relaxation, fun and adventure on the water, the Kiwi way. Get right up close to this culturally significant 46 foot (14m) high rock art. Excellent, amusing and current commentary on lake, the volcanics and the carvings. Free refreshments including tea, coffee, hot chocolate and mulled wine (winter only). We are licenced but you are welcome to bring your own. BYO Swimming is encouraged. Sail Barbary is the only boat in Taupo rated 'Qualmark Gold' by Tourism NZ under the 'sustainable business' category.

Napier Afternoon Wine & Gin Tasting Tour + Optional Beer Tasting
Napier Afternoon Wine & Gin Tasting Tour + Optional Beer Tasting
 (95)
from: $93

Join this wine tour for an afternoon of relaxing and good wine! * Visit NZ's oldest winery The Mission, taste and tour. * Wine, gin or beer tasting at the Urban Winery. No gin tasting Sundays, no beers Monday/Tuesday. * Seated wine tasting at Linden Estate. * Wine chees and biscuits biscuits out amongst the vines at my private vineyard location. (Seasonal) * Brief discussion about grape growing principals as I actually planted most of the vines in the vineyard. * Tour duration 4hrs to 5hrs. * Pick up and drop off from your accommodation. * A surcharge of NZ $ 30.00 may apply for Hastings and Havelock pick ups

75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
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from: $53

Ruakuri Cave offers a captivating blend of Waitomo's most compelling subterranean experiences. Journey down through the spectacular spiral entrance, and marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations and crystal tapestries. Hear the distant thunder of the subterranean waterfalls and get up close to the glowworms. Spectacular and unique, Ruakuri Cave offers a captivating blend of Waitomo's most compelling subterranean experiences. In this 2 hours sightseeing tour, your guide will bring you up close to glowworms, elaborate cave formations, underground rivers, myths, legends and sacred Maori sites.

Waitomo Glow Worm Cave & Ruakuri Cave & Aranui Cave Tours From Auckland
Waitomo Glow Worm Cave & Ruakuri Cave & Aranui Cave Tours From Auckland
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from: $370

Combo Tours of Waitomo, Aranui, and Ruakuri Cave. A small group tour/activity maximum of 6 people ensures personalised experience. Please bring your cameras ready for taking photos in Aranui and Ruakuri Caves. Taking photos in Waitomo Cave is not permitted. Includes: Attraction Tickets Included Pick up and drop off from Auckland central Friendly Driver. Experienced Tour Guide in the Activities Hotel pick up is offered (inner city hotels only) Airport Pick-Up is offered (outside Butterfly's Creek) Travel in comfort of air conditioned private van. Free Wifi on private deluxe van. Supplementary of drinks and snacks on board. Private Transportation. Duration: 11 to 12 hours (approximately) Additional Informations: Confirmation will be received at time of booking. Travelling children must be accompanied by adults. Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance prior to departure of the tour/activity.

Twilight Progressive Winery Tour Including 3-Course Meal and Matching Wines
Twilight Progressive Winery Tour Including 3-Course Meal and Matching Wines
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from: $199

The Twilight Progressive Winery Tour is your chance to dine at 3 of the world class restaurants and enjoy the very best wines of Hawke's Bay all in one memorable evening. A typical twilight tour includes stops at Craggy Range, Mission Estate & Elephant Hill or Urban Winery. As well as sunset views at the top of Te Mata Peak - on the peak you will find out first hand what makes it the regions #1 sightseeing destination. You will travel with like-minded visitors from NZ and overseas and we guarantee you will have fun, learn about Hawke's Bay and taste some of the best food & wine in New Zealand. Bay Tours is Hawke's Bay's longest running wine tour company. We are family owned with a number of wine tour hosts that all share the same passion for Hawke's Bay, its wine and showing our region off to visitors. Each tour will either be in our Luxury BMW 7 series sedan or EVM Mercedes Sprinter van. Restaurant venues are subject to availability.

*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
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from: $140

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.

 Island and Wildlife Day Cruise
Island and Wildlife Day Cruise
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from: $99

Experience with us and help protect our wild dolphins! Surrounded by deep blue waters, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife, sailing on Carino NZ our 50ft catamaran is the best way to experience the stunning bay of islands. We are a small, local family owned and operated wildlife cruise. Join us on our marine wildlife conservation vessel. On board help to set sails or sit back and relax.Time to take a deep breath and unwind. Watch for wild dolphins in their ocean habitat. We are only yacht licensed to view wild dolphins in the Bay. Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat is an amazing and wonderful experience. A portion of every fare contributes directly to marine mammal conservation – Protect the future While we are sailing, watch for our local little blue penguins and our crazy diving gannets. An island stop is included, where you get to explore a historic scenic island walks, snorkeling at the beach. Bbq lunch aboard Carino NZ, a cash bar available.

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on
Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch
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from: $106

What better way to explore the peaceful waters of the Bay of Islands than by the "R. Tucker Thompson" tall ship. This replica of a 100 year old schooner looks just like a working ship of the 18th century and you can spend the day on board exploring the bays and beaches of this beautiful Maritime Park. Operated by a charitable trust, funds raised from our sailing goes to support our youth development voyages over winter.

Coromandel, Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Full Day Tour From Auckland
Coromandel, Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Full Day Tour From Auckland
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from: $130

Renowned for the pristine white-sand beaches, the untouched lush native forests and breathtaking natural formations, discover the Coromandel Peninsula on this 1 Day excursion from Auckland. Our amazing tour, travelling in one of our air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicles, takes place over 8 hours and with the insight of our highly knowledgeable local tour guides, it truly will be a day to remember. No trip to New Zealand’s North Island is complete without a visit to ‘the spectacular Coromandel Region. Bring your own swimming gear and towel. We will provide the spade Our Coromandel Day Tour includes --Small group tours to give that personal,intimate experience --Magical day encompassing walking, hiking, swimming, spa-ing --Unbelievable photo opportunities all day --Relaxing, scenic drive as we get off the beaten track --Highly knowledgeable local guide --Plenty of time to explore Hahei, Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove --Drop off to your accommodation in Auckland CBD or the Sky Tower

 The Farm Tour
The Farm Tour
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from: $25

Ultimate Kiwi Farm Experience !! A Trip to Rotorua, New Zealand is not complete without a traditional farm experience. The Farm Tour is an hour long guided tour, travelling through 35 acres of farm environment on a covered trailer.  You will love interacting with all the friendly animals - make sure you have your camera ready to snap a selfie! There are so many different varieties, you will be spoiled for choice see alpacas, lamas ,goats, sheep, cattle, deer, pigs, chickens, rabbits, ostriches and more.  Your friendly guide will provide information, and food to feed the animals.  This is a must do Kiwi experience !

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