Tour of Tauranga, Hobbiton Movie Set and surrounding area's .
This tour is fully escorted by knowledgeable guides from Hobbiton.
We take you to Hobbiton via the Kaimai Ranges road calling into a Kiwifruit Farm,Honey Shop and a drive through Matamata, a cute little farming community close to Hobbiton. You will be picked up by bus and transported over to the Movie Set while we wait for your return to continue your day excursion.
We well spend about 2-4 hours there before making our way to McLarens Falls Park
McLaren Falls Park is 190 hectares of parkland set alongside Lake McLaren and is just ten minutes by car, from Tauranga. The park is popular for camping, fishing, kayaking, disc golf course, wedding photos, picnics, bush walks and summertime concerts. It is also home to one of the best botanical collections of trees in New Zealand. One of the highlights of the park is the waterfall track where you can see glow worms after dusk. Enjoy a short, easy stroll to the picturesque waterfall and spot the glow worms on either side of the track. Part of the waterfall track is also wheelchair and mobility scooter friendly
After spending 45 mins to an hour at McLarens Falls it's a short drive to a look out where you well see a vista of Tauranga City(on a clear day) and the group of Islands that surround our Harbour and catching a glimpse of your ship.
On heading back to your ship you well be taken for a scenic drive through the City including a close up look at the inner Harbour.
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Excursion takes 4 to 5 hours approx for 4 or more passengers.