Experience the magic of Middle Earth and the enchanting Waitomo glowworm caves on a small group Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves day tour from Auckland. As one of the best day tours from Auckland, this 11 hour (not unexpected) journey allows you to explore two of New Zealand's most iconic destinations in one day. Travel onboard a premium Mercedes van with plenty of legroom and a maximum capacity of 19 guests. Begin your adventure with a scenic drive from central Auckland through the picturesque countryside, as you make your way to the charming village of Hobbiton, the real-life movie set of the beloved ""Lord of the Rings"" and ""The Hobbit"" trilogies. Immerse yourself in the whimsical world of hobbits as you stroll through the lush green pastures and visit the iconic hobbit holes. Learn behind-the-scenes stories from your knowledgeable tour guide, see sites such as The Mill and The Double Arched Bridge, and enjoy a drink at The Green Dragon Inn - all included in your day tour from Auckland. The small group Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves tour then continues on to the second portion of the trip, the world-famous Waitomo Caves. Marvel at the stunning limestone formations and be mesmerised by the thousands of twinkling glowworms that illuminate the caves like a starry night sky. Explore the caves on foot and learn about the fascinating geological history and cultural significance of this natural wonder. After your underground exploration, your Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves tour concludes with the scenic drive back to central Auckland. Day tours from Auckland offer a convenient and hassle-free way to experience these must-see attractions. Sit back, relax, and let the experienced Auckland and Beyond guides take care of all the details, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the magical Waitomo Caves and step into the fantasy realm of Hobbiton on this unforgettable tour. Book your adventure today!