9 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
This small-group shore excursion from Tauranga is designed to maximize cruise passengers’ time on land and skip the lines, as all tickets are pre-booked. Visit two of New Zealand’s must-see attractions—the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set—in an easy day trip. Receive personalized attention on a small-group tour by private minivan rather than a big, impersonal tour bus.
- All entrance fees are included
- Be escorted by local guides around Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton
- Includes an underground boat ride at Waitomo Caves
- Port transfers are provided
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Transport by small mini van with air-conditioning
Professional Hobbiton guide to guide you around Hobbiton
Professional Guide to Waitomo Glowworms caves including a boat ride
Port pickup and drop-off
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This Is a Pre Booked Tour only!
- No sales on the day of the tour!
- Ensuring a quick departure for you!
- All vehicles are modern vehicles with duel air-conditioning uv protection glass and meeting the highest safety standards.
- Pick up time will be confirmed after booking confirmation, dependent on arrival time and departure time of your ship
- Pick-up is from the port directly and dependent upon time of arrival of your cruise ship!
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY New Zealand Discovery Tours Limited
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton + Waitomo Glowworm Caves Private Tour?
The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton + Waitomo Glowworm Caves Private Tour?
The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton + Waitomo Glowworm Caves Private Tour?
The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
Product code: 42230P3
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