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Blackwater Rafting 

Get ready for a legendary underground excursion like no other in the depths of the world known Waitomo Caves Glowworm Caves. Combine  walking, climbing, swimming, and tubing through  the spectacular Tumu Tumu cave for an adventure you’ll never forget.

This is an adventurous activity and only recommended to those with an adventurous spirit. All equipment is provided including wetsuits and head torches and you’ll be led by highly trained guides.

Allow a total time for this adventure of 4 hours.


Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Then discover the enchanting village of the famous Hobbiton Movie Set and explore the Shire on a guided tour of this world famous location of fans of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit. Even people who haven’t read the books or watched the movies find this tour fascinating.

On this tour you’ll be transported by bus to the 12 acre movie set where y our guide will then escort you around the set, showing the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made.

You will be fully guided on a walking tour  past Hobbit Holes™, the Mill and into the world-famous Green Dragon Inn where you will be presented with a complimentary, exclusive Hobbiton Southfaring Beverage to conclude your own Middle-earth™ adventure.

Allow 2 Hours for this tour.


Blackwater Rafting and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

6 - 8 Hours

$499 NZD

Head underground on a caving blackwater rafting adventure followed by a tour of the world famous Hobbiton Movie set.

Experience provided by

Waitomo Adventures & Hobbiton

Important Information

Black Water Rafting

  • Showers available afterwards so bring toiletries
  • Minimum Age is 12
  • Minimum Weight is 40kg
  • Allow 4 hours
  • Pre Booking essential

Hobbiton Movie Tour

  • Pre-booking required by Chuffed
  • Bring wet weather gear if there is a possibility of rain as this tour is in the open
  • Allow 2 hours for this tour

Black Water Rafting and Hobbiton  can be enjoyed separately on different days anytime during the validity period.


Blackwater Rafting Adventure

In a fully guided adventure, explore the caves and underground rivers of the Waitomo area with a tyre tube as river transport.

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Explore the Shire, visit the Party Tree, Bag End & the have a drink in the Green Dragon Pub, all the while learning fascinating insights about the filming process at the set.

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