Private Tour [2 Days]: Auckland City Highlights, Hobbiton & Hamilton Gardens

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From $421.10

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Get to know Auckland’s past and present with day tour of its scenic city highlights on the first day followed by Hobbiton Movie Set day tour, the award-winning attraction made famous by the popular Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies where you'll see the intricately created 'Hobbit holes' the Green Dragon Inn, the Party Tree and so much more cinematic magic! Along with an open-air museum of the history of gardens, where you can travel through time and see how gardens have grown (literally) and evolved around the world.

What's Included

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

Admission to 2 hour fully guided experience at Hobbiton movie set

Admission to Auckland city highlight spots

Admission to Auckland museum guided experience

Admission to themed Hamilton garden

Amazing photo opportunities in front of every hobbit hole

Auckland Harbour Bridge, Devonport and Parnell Village

Auckland Waterfront, Bastion Point, Mission Bay, Tamaki Drive and Achilles Point

Chance to step into a real The Lord of the Rings film set

Complimentary Hobbiton beverages - Ale, cider, ginger beer or an English beer

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Cruise through the city to Tamaki Drive, Auckland Domain, the suburb of Parnell

Discover Auckland's highlights including Queen Street, the CBD, Auckland University, & the Domain

Enjoy one of the largest Maori and Pacific Island collections in the world

Explore the multi award winning Hamilton Gardens

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

Opportunity to have a drink at the cosy Green Dragon Inn

Remarkable 360-degree views of the rolling Kaimai Range

Take in stunning views at Auckland's iconic vistas including Achilles point and Bastion Point

Visit the Auckland Museum to learn about New Zealand's impressive history

Visit the North Shore and Mt Victoria for incredible views looking back to the city

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge


Admission to Sea Life Aquarium


Child safety car seat rental NZD $50.00 plus booking fees payable directly (with 24 hours’ notice).



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Souvenir photos are available for purchase after your tour
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • There is uneven terrain on the set; approximately 75% is wheelchair accessible
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended
  • Tours operate in all weather conditions; umbrellas are provided in the event of rain in Hobbiton
  • We are able to accommodate a stroller or a pram, provided it is fully collapsible and can fit in the luggage compartment of our buses.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as Hobbiton is the perfect place to get some great travel photos.
  • COVID-19 precautions -Safety measures in place. All areas that exposed to customers are frequently cleaned & sanitised.
  • Easy and good fitness level required
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer & essential personal items.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • The only way to access the Hobbiton Movie Set is with a guided tour
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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