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Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua provided by Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer

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Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua

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1167 Fenton Street
1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New ZealandOur main pick up is at 6:45am at 1167 Fenton Street outside I-Site Rotorua. If you want to change to one of the pick ups below please call or email the local supplier with your Viator voucher ready so this can be arranged. Please be ready 10 minutes before departure time. Phone: +64 3 477 9083
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  • Pass by Headfirst Travel
  • 1
    Waitomo Glowworm Caves
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Hobbiton Movie Set
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll end at
1167 Fenton Street
1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New ZealandOur main pick up is at 6:45am at 1167 Fenton Street outside I-Site Rotorua. If you want to change to one of the pick ups below please call or email the local supplier with your Viator voucher ready so this can be arranged. Please be ready 10 minutes before departure time. Phone: +64 3 477 9083
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Important Information
Departure Point
1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Waitomo activity of choice (The Waitomo Cave option you have selected)
  • Hobbiton Movies Set tour (if chosen)
  • Pickup from centrally located meeting point
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or van
  • Glowworm Cave Option includes Waitomo Glowworm Caves Only - (45 minute Tour including boat ride)
  • 2 Caves Option Includes Waitomo Glowworm Cave (45 Minute tour) PLUS Ruakuri Caves (2 Hour Tour)
  • Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Hobbiton, unless chosen at check out
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child ages 4–14 half price of adult
  • Black Labyrinth: Minimum age 12 years old, minimum weight 99 pounds (45 kg.)
  • Black Abyss: Minimum age 16 years old, 99 pounds (45 kg.)
  • If doing a Black Abyss or Black Labyrinth Tour, a wet suit will be provided for you. However, please bring swimwear to wear underneath your wetsuit as well as a towel and a warm change of clothes.
  • Please note: if you decide to end your day in Auckland and do not want to join the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour you will have two hours at Hobbiton to relax in their cafe.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SABRA D wrote a review 15 Sep
Southport, United Kingdom37 contributions
My trip was on February 13th with Tony I think ? (Guy with the brummie accent) Tony was a brilliant tour guide and kindly showed me some walks around the Waitomo area( as I had free time as I chose just do the do the one tou) .I throughly enjoyed the area Tony showed to me
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Date of experience: February 2020
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BoardingPass419611 wrote a review Feb 2020
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Karen was our driver who was very informative about the local area and Mauri culture on route to the caves Karen made sure we got there avoiding the crowds well worth an early start I opted for the 2 caves both very different Make sure you take a hoodie or warm jacket !!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from HeadfirstTravelTeam, Director of Sales at Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Rotorua
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Hi Thanks for taking the time to review us, and thank you for your kind words about Karen, she is a very professional driver, and we will pass on your review to her. Yes, it can get cold in the caves, and we do recommend to take a jacket and warm clothing especially in the cooler months :)
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Unistudent wrote a review Jan 2020
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The tours themselves were great. But Headfirst Travel is just responsible for getting you there. For this overall it was excellent. However, Christine spoke non-stop while driving At 6:30am when you’re exhausted and just want a little quiet time, this was a bit frustrating. She
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edward e wrote a review Dec 2019
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Super excellent service and professional tour guide We went to Watomo cave and Rukuri caves , very scenic and beautiful places One thing need to mention is , i have left over my jacket at a cafe . the tour guide Christine and Murray helped me bring it over to the hotel i
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Daydream65801291495 wrote a review Dec 2019
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Amazing cave tours. Travel between the locations were also a joy. The shuttle drivers were exceptionally friendly and good guides.
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About the operator

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By: Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer
Josieelli
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AMAZING ACTIVITY!!
Honestly such a cool experience. My tour guide Dave took us through all the narrow holes in the caves and explained
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puckvhaaster
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An experience you will never forget!
I did the Waitomo Wanderer with Blackwater Rafting and Hobbiton. It was one of the best things I have ever done. I
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wayoutjack
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Amazing day trip from Auckland
Not long been in NZ but heard good things about Waitomo glow worm caves and Hobbiton, was pleased to know I could d
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loszsy2011
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Awesome experience!!
The trip was amazing! We departed early in the morning and the rafting must be your life time experience which you
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insideoutoreo
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Exciting, thrilling and super fun!
Our first guide Muzza (Murray) made us feel comfortable as soon as we hopped on the shuttle bus and made sure my fr
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KellyHalkyard
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North Island MUST DO! Black water rafting + Hobbiton
Absolutley reccomended as a must do while you're in the north island! From start to finish the tour was incredible.
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laraehmler
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More than just your average tour!
I travelled with the Waitomo Wanderer from Rotorua over Waitomo and Hobbiton, all the way back to Auckland - and le
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Handil5
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Fun, Easy and Exciting :)
Great day out. Very early start but well worth it. The Black labyrinth really wakes you up and then you have a nice
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NOSHEEN T
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Not as attractive as it looks in the pics.
First of all the boat right is literally a second long. There is nothing much to see there. Plus you cant even take
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karina f
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Jump on Board if you have no transport.
Impressed with the very knowledgeable bus drivers and guides coming from Auckland down to the mighty Waikato and on
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bchorner93
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Fab day out!
Black Abyss is an amazing experience to see the caves! Abseiling, ziplining, climbing waterfalls, tubing in the cav
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JohnPCauchi
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Waitomo Glow Worm Caves and Hobbiton
An excellent choice! I was picked up right out of YHA hostels at 6.30am and was taken to Waitomo Glow Worm Caves wi
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Rebecca M
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Don’t go on the “Glowworm Timesaver” unless you want to waste time
My sister and I were picked up from Auckland at 6 am, but despite this being advertised as a “timesaver” tour, we d
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Maris Z
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Perfect
A great underground adventure that everyone should try. Educational excursion in the Glowworm caves. Amazing and kn
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Sarina U
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AMAZING day
I left Rotorua with Waitomo Wanderer back to Auckland. It was the best experience I had! I did the Black Labyrinth
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  • Duration: 12h
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