North's Favorites - 3 Days, 2 nights  


Tour Summary 

Auckland to Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Taupo.  

This tour takes you to all the most popular destinations and attractions in the north island. Enjoy the magical glowworm caves at Waitomo. Experience real middle earth at Hobbiton. Be Amazed by natures wonders, and Maori culture at Rotorua's geothermal parks and Maori villages. Be a bit adventurous at the Skyline adventures park or Polonesian Spa and be in owe of the huge Lake Taupo.    


  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves   
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour 
  • Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park 
  • Tamaki Maori Village and Hungi dinner
  • Skyline or Polynesian Spa Rotorua  
  • Lake Taupo cruise 
  • Auckland sights

Tour Dates:

Custom tours leave on your preferred date. Please make an inquiry to book date of your choice or for advice on when is best to come. 

Tour (Only) Price 

Adult $1255

Child $1125

Tour with accommodation price

Cheeky Kiwi can arrange accommodation for you at discounted prices for 4 star hotels and motels or you can book your own to save money.   

Twin Share Accommodation $1499 per person 

Single Share Accommodation $1699 per person

Group discounts:

5-6 people: 5% Discount, 7-8 people 10% Discount, 9-10 people 15% Discount

*All prices are based on at least 4 passengers per tour. Cheeky Kiwi reserves the right to cancel the tour or add a surcharge if less than 4 passengers are booked.

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Tour Inclusions:

  • Accommodation (Stated level)
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel/Airport Pickup
  • Comfortable 12 seat minibus
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Stated activities and entry tickets
  • Refreshments in minibus
  • Entertainment in minibus
  • Wifi Available in minibus (extra) 


Receive 10% discount on upgrades/ add on's  

*discount applies to the shortest or lowest price tour. Activities booked through Crew Adventures will receive a 5% discount while on tour. 


Day 1: Auckland to Hobbiton, Waitomo and Rotorua.

6am Hotel/ Airport pick up. From Auckland we head South for a action packed day. First Stop is Hobbiton where you will receive and 2 hour tour of this famous movie set finishing at the Green Dragon Hobbit pub for a refreshment. Next we head to Waitomo caves stopping for a included buffet lunch and the Waitomo Homestead. While in Waitomo you will explore the world famous Waitomo caves and cruise down a underground river with thousands of glowworms above your head. Next we make our way to Rotorua to check into your hotel for your first night but the day doesn't end there. Once you have settled into your hotel we will head to Tamaki Maori Village for a night of Maori cultural shows and a delicious traditional hungi dinner.  After this we think that's enough for a day and it's time to rest back at your hotel.         

Included Activities: Hobbiton Movie Set, Buffet Lunch, Waitomo Caves and Glowworm Tour, Tamaki Maori Village, Hungi Dinner.

Optional Activities: No need for extra's we have your day covered!

Day 2: Rotorua GEOTHERMAL Park, Skyline and Lake Taupo

Today starts with breakfast at the hotel before leaving at 9am to make our way to one of the most surreal places on earth Wai-O-Tapu geothermal reserve. While at Wai-O-Tapu you will enjoy watching the Lady Knox Geyser erupt, see one of the most photographed pieces of water on earth Champagne Lake  and experience all the other geothermal wonders this surreal place has to offer. From here you have the option between Skyline for lunch with a remarkable view and some adventure on the Luge or relax and rejuvenate at the famous Polynesian Spa. We continue our day with a Rotorua city tour and discounted souvenir shopping before heading to Lake Taupo to check into your hotel with some free time to explore and have dinner.      

Included Activities: Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park, Skyline Gondola and Lunch or Polynesian Spa, Discounted souvenir shopping.        

Optional Activities: Skyline Half Day Adventure - (5 luge rides + Skyswing + Zipline), Polynesian extra spa therapies or massages  

Day 3: Lake Taupo CRUISE and Auckland City Tour  

After breakfast in the hotel the day starts at 9am with a cruise on the beautiful Lake Taupo including a visit to the famous Maori carving in the cliff. After to Cruise you will have some free time to enjoy anyone of Taupo's great activities including bungy jumping, jet boating and sailing or just explore this beautiful area. Now it's time to start heading back to Auckland and your trip is nearly at an end but not before we show you some of the famous Auckland sites if time permits.    

Included Activities: Taupo Lake Cruise, Auckland City Tour   

Optional Activities: Bungy Jumping, Sailing, Skydiving, Jet Boating, White Water Rafting, Prawn park and fishing