New Zealand Middle-earth Trilogy™ Package Tour: Hobbiton, Te Puia, Waitomo Glowworm & Ruakuri Caves

Unique trilogy tour combines some of the best the North Island of New Zealand has to offer

  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour™​ from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies 
  • Waitomo Glowworm & Ruakuri Caves
  • Te Puia

Experience Lord of the Rings Tour / Hobbiton Movie Set Tour™​ at the Hobbiton Mo​vie Set, the picturesque setting for the Shire that featured in the Sir Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

This offer includes Te Puia, the home of Maori culture and cuisine. Be mesmerized by the world famous geyser Pohutu under stars following a de​licious indigenous meal.

Descend into the magical Waitomo Glowworm Caves under a galaxy of glowworms and to ancient Ruakuri Cave, a spectacular cave full of legends and tales. Walk amongst magnificent cave formations and see sparkling glowworms up-close.

Experience the Trilogy​ 

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Trilogy: Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Te Puia





Price is valid from the 1st April 2014 – 31st March 2015, is in NZ dollars and includes GST.

Package price only is available (individual experiences must be purchased directly from each operator). Opening days: Ruakuri Cave and Hobbiton is closed on the 25th of December each year. All other experiences are open every day of the year.

Opening hours/tour times: Hobbiton tours depart every half hour from 9.30am - 3.30pm, with extended hours in summer. Te Po Combo commences at 4.30pm each day at Te Puia, Rotorua. Waitomo Glowworm Caves tours depart every half hour daily from 9am-5pm daily (with extended hours in summer) and Ruakuri Cave tours depart daily at 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm.

Duration: Hobbiton tour allow 1 hour, 45 mins. Te Po Combo allow 4 hours, 30 mins. Waitomo Glowworm Caves tour allow 45 mins and Ruakuri Cave tour allow 2 hours (allow a minimum of 3 hours, 30 mins to complete both tours).

Location where tours commence: Hobbiton (Shires Rest Café, Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata), Te Po (Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua), Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Ruakuri Cave (Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre, 39 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo). Infant age is 0-4 years inclusive and are free of charge. Child age is 5-15 years inclusive (proof of age may need to be shown). Family pass (2 adults and 2 children) with extra child available to add to family pass.

Refer to individual attraction website for full terms and conditions: Hobbiton (​); Te Po (; Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Ruakuri Cave ( Transport is self-drive.

Please note:​ Hobbiton / Te Puia (Te Po) / Waitomo Glowworm Caves & Ruakuri Cave are owned and operated by different entities. These entities have entered into an arrangement to provide a package offering to customers. All bookings are fielded through Te Puia (Te Po).​​