Experience The Trilogy: 2-3 days

The Experience The Trilogy offer includes three of the best that the North Island of New Zealand has to offer – Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Te Puia in Rotorua and can be done in any order to fit in with your travel plans. Below is a suggested itinerary when choosing the Trilogy packages that allows you to experience other attractions along the way.

Day 1: Auckland to Hobbiton Movie Set


Bag End, Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, NZ

Depart Auckland and travel to Hobbiton Movie Set (2 hours)

  • Take a tour of Hobbiton Movie Set, then browse the town of Matamata

Other activities include:

  • Browse the main street of Matamata and dine on Hobbit inspired pizza.
  • Visit the spectacular Wairere Falls.
  • Head north East to Te Aroha for great walking and cycling tracks as well as mineral spas.

Travel from Hobbiton Movie Set to Hamilton (40 minutes)

  • Along the way stop in at Cambridge for boutique shopping and on river activities including CAMjet jet boat tours and Karapiro Kayaks.

Overnight in Hamilton

  • Hamilton city provides a variety of top dining and accommodation options.

Day 2: Hamilton to Waitomo


Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Discover Waitomo, New Zealand

Depart Hamilton and travel to Waitomo (1 hour)

  • Take a magical tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and learn about the history of the caves before taking a serene boat ride under thousands of twinkling glowworms.

Other activities include:

  • Push the boundaries with an adventurous caving tour such as Black Water Rafting, dine in top restaurants and Cafés and explore the above ground walking tracks.
  • Head west to Kawhia and dig your own hot water spa in the sand at Ocean Beach.
  • Visit the Otorohanga Kiwi house for native birdlife encounters.
  • Take a tour of filming locations from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with Hairy Feet Waitomo

Overnight in Waitomo

Day 3: Waitomo to Rotorua


Te Puia - Rotorua, New Zealand

Depart Waitomo and travel to Rotorua (2 hours) via Cambridge and Tirau.

  • Visit Te Puia: Since the beginning of time, Te Whakarewarewa thermal valley, its gushing waters, steaming vents and fumaroles, have been a powerful reminder of the earth’s force. Home to the world famous Pohutu Geyser, hot springs, silica terraces, bubbling mud pools, healing and cooking pools, the area has been used by Maori for 700 years.

Experience the Trilogy Package


The Trilogy package combines some of the best that the North Island of New Zealand has to offer - Hobbiton movie set tours, Te Puia and Te Po combo, and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.

For more information and to purchase the Experience the Trilogy package visit www.experiencethetrilogy.com