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Rotorua 3007, New Zealand
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Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua
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Waimangu Volcanic Valley with Option to add Wai-O-Tapu, Hobbiton or Whakarewarea
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Headfirst Travel Rotorua offers several day tours out of Rotorua. - Geyser Link Shuttle - Explore Rotorua's thermal wonders. Start your day with a visit to Lady Knox Geyser and see the amazing eruption of a real geyser. Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland: Continue to the surreal Waiotapu thermal wonderland and have a look at all the unique lakes, pools, craters and the kaleidoscope of colours the park has to offer. Waimangu Volcanic Valley: Have a spectacular walk down the Waimangu valley, which sports seven craters formed by the eruption of Mt Tarawera. See natural geyser eruptions, hot springs and beautiful marmor terrasses. If you want to, you can also add the amazing boat cruise to see stunning geothermal activity on Lake Rotomahana. Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village: Experience the authentic culture of the Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village. The Whakarewarewa is the only living geothermal Maori village and therefore a must see in Rotorua. See the boiling hot pools and bubbling mud at their unique home and learn how they use the geothermal activity in their daily live. Enjoy an informative guided tour followed by a cultural performance and the option of a delicious Hangi meal. - Waitomo Wanderer - Enjoy the scenic ride through volcanic hills and lush farm lands. Arriving at Waitomo, you can experience New Zealand’s world famous glowworm cave as you glide silently by boat through the cave system as thousands of magical glowworms sparkle above you. See the formation of the stalactites and stalagmites in the Aranui Cave and the amazing spiral entry into the large Ruakuri Cave complex. If you are more adventures, experience the Black Labyrinth or the Black Abyss at Black Water Rafting Afterwards there is the option to visit Bilbo Baggins in the famous Hobbiton Movie Set. - SnapShOt - Get to know Rotorua better with our amazing SnapShOt Tour. We will take you to all the important sights in Rotorua. See The Redwoods Forest, Tihiotonga Look out (view of Rotorua), Kuirau Park, Ohinemutu, Sulphur Point, Rotorua Museum, Whakarewarewa and Te Puia and more. The dedicated driver/guides will provide a detailed commentary telling you stories you won’t hear anywhere else.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rotorua 3007, New Zealand
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"wai o tapu"
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"waimangu valley"
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"day trip"
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"always on time"
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"black water rafting"
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"hobbiton tour"
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"shuttle tour"
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"stopped briefly"
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"these guys"
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"interesting guide"
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"geothermal park"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"great company"
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"dropped off"
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"the lady knox geyser"
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"awesome tour"
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Me and my buddy we're picked up from the hostel at exactly the time they said they would be. That's already a good start to me. On the way down to the park Keith told us really great things about the surrounding areas wich was...More

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As a Kiwi wanting to see more of the country I found the tour to be more than I was expecting. We were picked up on time by a brand new bus and our Driver Capi told us great stories about Rotorua. He even sang...More

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ThatLostCanuck
21 April 2018|
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Response from HeadfirstTravel | Property representative |
Hi there! Thank you for your enquiry. We do have a Hobbiton only option that currently departs Rotorua around 2.15pm and returns around 6.45pm. From 1st May this schedule will change to departing 1.15pm returning around... More
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Mango211
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Hi there! The main difference is that tour #929 includes a Movie Set Tour at Hobbiton, which #918 does not. However, as both tours use the same bus, those passengers who choose not to do a Hobbiton Tour will have 2 hours to... More
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