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Enter a land of mystery and magic.  Suitable for small kids and big!  This day out will be one to remember for years to come.  Combined with some of the best spots Tauranga has to offer you will not be left disappointed.  
The Green Dragon Inn
Hobbiton Movie Set Sign
Hobbiton Tour Group 2019
The Shire Hobbiton Movie Set
The Cheese Makers Hobbit Hole
The Green Dragon Inn - Hobbiton
Piako Plains Look Out
Waterfall McLaren Park
McLaren Falls Park

Cost  $120 p/p
Excluding Tickets

Adult $250 
Youth $190 (11yrs to 17yrs) 

(A Minimum of 4 People Required for Tour to Operate)

Interested in a Private Tour?

Adventure and Cultural Tours Bay of Plenty operate customized private tours for groups up to 19 people in our Luxury Mini-Coach.  Provision of in-vehicle Wi-Fi, USB Charging Points and Nespresso Coffee Machine available upon request. 



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Adventure and Cultural Tours Bay of Plenty specialize in smaller tour groups with a maximum of 19 passengers in our custom built luxury coach.

On cruise ship excursion dates we will meet you at the Port of Tauranga Cruise Ship departure gate; our friendly guide will be waiting for you with your name on our display board . Your journey will begin with a drive along Pilot Bay and proceed along the wonderful Mount Maunganui beach. 

Situated on the East Coast, Mount Maunganui's Pacific coastline is a popular spot for surfers and swimmers alike.  With an exceptional view of Mauao ‘The Mountain’ you will be given the opportunity to take some photo’s and hear some local facts along the way.

​Visiting McLaren Falls Park you will see native New Zealand fauna, a lovely waterfall and a variety of wildlife including some native birds.  With lake setting this 190 hectare park truly is a magical place to visit and appreciate the New Zealand landscape.


​Continuing your journey to Hobbiton 'The Shire'  you will experience their new and improved Hobbit experience with full emersion in a Hobbit Hole + Shire Tour with complimentary Hobbit Brew.   This is a 2.5 hour fully guided tour with an experienced Hobbiton Guide.       Your Hobbiton journey with us is not complete without our actual set props and additional behind the scenes information.  Be assured, this is a unique and exclusive tour.

On your return to Tauranga there are a few special spots we would like to show you.  Given a clear day the view is breathtaking as you glance over the Matamata-Piako Plains. 

This tour consists of the following (tour times operate as per Cruise Ship Schedule between October and March):
- Discover Mt Maunganui 
- Waterfalls
- McLaren Falls Park

- In-vehicle Wi-Fi

- Chilled Water and Snacks
- Hobbiton Tour with Hobbit Hole Experience  

Tour Duration is approximately 7.0hrs

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