This wonderful tour to Hobbiton, a scenic drive from Tauranga, takes us to the farm selected by Peter Jackson as a setting for his Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie masterpieces. A guided tour will bring to life scenes from the movies, plus time to soak in the atmosphere at the Green Dragon...Read more
Explore Middle-earth on this 'Lord of the Rings' location tour. Re-create scenes from 'The Lord of the Rings' book and movies, and see how Middle-earth was created in the beautiful countryside outside Wellington. Go behind the scenes on a visit to the Weta Cave, where 'The Lord of the Rings' movies were produced, and see famous movie locations...Read more
Beat the crowds and explore this award-winning exhibitions before opening. Explore Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War with the peace and stillness this subject matter deserves by entering the exhibit half an hour before the public.
Te Papa has joined forces with Weta Workshop to create an exhibition like no other. After a short introduction...Read more
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...Read more
Discover the Matakana Coast, located less than an hour's drive from Auckland and the premier destination on New Zealand's North Island for food, wine and arts and crafts. On this Matakana Coast Food and Wine Small-Group Tour, be prepared to have your taste buds tantalized as you visit two wineries, taste delectable chocolates and try delicious...Read more
Follow in the footsteps of Bilbo, Frodo and Gandalf on a half-day 'Lord of the Rings' tour from Wellington. See where Middle-earth was created in New Zealand’s beautiful countryside on this Wellington 'Lord of the Rings' tour, and discover why the scenic region was chosen to film the famous ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ movies. Visit...Read more
Join this 75-minute tour for the chance to step back into the 1930’s. Immerse yourself in Napier’s Art Deco heritage as you visit some of the key attractions while in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. See famous buildings such as the Napier Municipal Theatre and National Tobacco Company...Read more
Waiheke Island is an artsy and creative place. On this tour you’ll discover the best of its arts scene, and meet talented artists, with the help of an expert local guide. Here's just some of what we'll do:
Visit art galleries in Oneroa, including an artists’ collective and the Community Art Gallery.
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...Read more
• Pick up & drop off from Auckland. • Complementary Snacks & water. • 1-hour guided horse riding on the beach. • Sculpture Trail Admission & Map. • Lunch at the Glass House Restaurant. • Wine tasting in one of Auckland’s top...Read more
Half day Lord of the Rings location tour brings the best locations in Wellington City. This is the best way to see Wellington’s Lord of the Rings locations in half a day with a knowledgeable Lord of the Rings specialist guide.
Includes; Mt Victoria, the Wellington film studios and post production facilities, including the Weta...Read more
This 2.5-hour Napier Art Deco Tour will allow you to take in all the main Art Deco components this unique City has to offer. On this tour you will learn about Napier's history including the huge earthquake of 1931 and enjoy driving through many of the Art Deco areas including local suburbs, such as Ahuriri the home of the National Tobacco Building...Read more
This 2.5-hour Napier History overview and Art Deco Tour will allow you to take in all the main Art Deco components this unique City has to offer. On this tour you will learn about Napier's history including the huge earthquake of 1931 and enjoy driving through many of the Art Deco areas including local suburbs, such as Ahuriri the home of the...Read more
Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set for the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at where ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and the 'Hobbit' trilogies were filmed. You and your small group will be one of the first to this popular attraction near Matamata, a small agricultural town approximately 2.5-hour drive from Auckland. . It's the perfect day for fans of...Read more
See stunning scenery and some of the most fascinating film locations from the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” movies on this Private Multi Day Tour. Step in Frodo and Bilbo Baggins’ footprints and explore the Hobbiton Movie Set in Middle Earth as well as the fascinating “Hairy Feet” Scenic Film Location. Marvel at the deserted...Read more
Join the locals on the fortnightly Saturday morning Walk & Talk an Art Precinct.
Explore art the best way, with other art lovers and an expert guide. Find the contemporary dealer art galleries in the city. Each Walk is to a different cluster of galleries. We are introduced to the gallery, gallerist, exhibition and sometimes we are lucky to...Read more
Matakana - A popular getaway spot for locals and visitors alike. Matakana is foodie heaven. A visit to Matakana coast comes with memories to treasure. Spend a day marvelling at unspoilt countryside, indulging in wonderful food and wine, exploring riverside towns, and enjoying the special things to do around Auckland. Explore the coastal treks...Read more
A very eclectic collection of sculptures laid out in a garden trail in a rural setting makes this place an ideal getaway location from Auckland. Spend an amazing day exploring beautiful gardens filled with unique sculptures, art galleries & then visit a boutique vineyard to taste premium selection of wines.