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5 Day - North Island - Lord of the Rings Tour
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Brief Description
Price listed per person on a 2 Adult basis.
This specialised New Zealand Lord of the Rings Tour takes you through the spectacular landscape of Middle Earth. Visit the home of Hobbits, Elves and Orc's. This tour ventures in to the Dark and Light regions of Middle earth and also takes in some of the Real Worlds most spectacular areas. Take in one of the Worlds most Volcanic areas, visit Tongariro National Park - home of Mt Doom, Travel past New Zealand's biggest Lake, stay in the capital of Middle Earth (Wellington aka Wellywood) This tour also includes an evening of entertainment with local Maori a guided Lord of the Rings tour and much more.

Please enquire about single and additional person rates.
Day to Day Locations

Day 1. Rotorua
Day 2. Tongariro National Park
Day 3. Wellington
Day 4. Wellington
Day 5. Wellington


Tour includes

4 Nights in 4 Star Hotels including 1 Night in Boutique Grand Chateau Tongariro - Compact 4-Door Auto Transmission Air Conditioned Rental Car (Includes basic insurance and NZ Tax) - Entry into Hobbiton - Matamata - Tamaki Tours - Cultural Experience - Rotorua (Includes Dinner) - Tongariro National Park - Mt Doom - Lord of the Rings Day Tour Wellington (Includes lunch).



Please Note:

All products listed in this itinerary are subject to availability and price changes. If products are not available similar options will be offered which may alter this package price. This itinerary may also be altered to suite your needs. Please enquire for further information on our services.


Trip Itinerary



Day 1: Auckland - Hobiton - Rotorua 3 hours

Your Rental Car will be available for you at your chosen Auckland Destingtion. Travel to the rolling hills of Matamata otherwise known as “Hobbiton” This is the only place open to the public where a Lord of the Rings Set still remain. Continue on to Rotorua, one of the World's most active volcanic zones. For over 150,000 years, powerful volcanic activity has formed this region into the awe inspiring state that it is today. Enjoy an evening of entertainment with local Maori, who offer a traditional welcoming, Concert and “Hangi” (Dinner)

Accommodation: Park Heritage Rotorua or Similar


Day 2: Rotorua – Taupo – Tongariro National Park 2.5 hours

Today you have multiple adventures to choose in Rotorua, including but not limited to - skyline gondola and luge rides, white-water rafting, zorbing, mountain biking through native forest, culture and farm shows or checking out the famous thermally active areas in the area. This afternoon travel Past New Zealands biggest lake; Lake Taupo to Tongariro National Park (Home of Mount Doom) for your unique accommodation at The Grand Chateau Tongariro.

Accommodation: Grand Chateau Tongariro or Similar


Day 3: Tongariro National Park - Wellington 4 hours

Today Drive to Wellington. This afternoon you will arrive in the capital of Middle Earth. If you have enough time. Be sure to check out some of the Lord of the Rings locations. (Available in the Locations Guide Book). Take a stroll along the waterfront or visit Te Papa Museum. Wellington is famous for its nightlife and cafes and is known as the creative capital of New Zealand.

Accommodation: Duxton Hotel Wellington or Similar


Day 4:Wellington

Today will most certainly be a Lord of the Rings extravaganza. Take a guided tour of the Wellington region. Wellington was widely featured in the lord of the rings Trilogy. Explore the capital of Middle earth with a focus on the film locations used during filming of Lord of the Rings (LOTR) movies. Visit the Outskirts of the Shire, The Race to the Ferry, Dunharrow, Village of Bree, Rivendell, Fords of Isen, Gardens of Isengard, River Anduin, Minas Tirith and Helms Deep.

Accommodation: Duxton Hotel Wellington or Similar


Day 5:Wellington

Today is free for you to discover Wellington at your own leisure. Suggested Activities: Visit Te Papa (our national Museum), the Bee Hive (Parliament buildings),Get on cablecar then walk down to botanical garden indulge in the culinary delights of one of Wellington's many cafes and restaurants. Climb Mt Victoria and enjoy the fantastic Harbour views or perhaps just relax on the beach.

Accommodation: Duxton Hotel Wellington or Similar


 
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