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Journey Through Middle Earth, New Zealand

Enjoy this fabulous trail throughout New Zealand taking in magnificent views of Middle Earth. This exclusive journey allows you to see all that New Zealand has to offer, with one week on North Island and two weeks travelling around the South Island.

New Zealnd Nort and South Islands

What's included

  • Return flights from London Heathrow or Manchester Airport (Other regional airports will be on request) inclusive of tax
  • 20 nights accommodation, including a stay in a luxurious chateau, a country lodge and a charming homestead
  • Daily breakfast and one dinner included
  • Private car transfers on your arrival at Auckland Airport to your hotel.
  • Your car for the duration of your tour will be delivered to the hotel for your morning departure
  • Enjoy a guided tour through Hobbiton, the 10 acre Lords of the Rings set, learning how the set was created
  • Drop off your rental car in Welligton and take the InterIslander Ferry across the Cook Strait to Picton where a new rental car will be waiting for you!
  • An overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound (Not included on tours operating from mid May to 30th September)
  • A full day exhilarating 4WD Safari of the Rings Tour – travel down the Road to Mordor, the Ford of Bruinen. Amon Hen summit and much more!
  • A trip to Middle Earth on the Dart River Jet, with spectacular views of the Southern Alps
  • Your own personal in-car tour guide


Day 1 : Auckland
Arrive Auckland. On arrival you will be transferred by private car to your hotel.

Day 2 : Auckland – Matamata – Rotorua
Your rental car will be delivered to your hotel. Depart Auckalnd and drive south to Matamata in the Waikato region (approx 200km). On arrival in Matamata, visit the original Hobbiton village set from Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. The remnants of the movie set are on picturesque private farmland. Enjoy a guided tourthrough the ten acre site and learn fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created. After your tour continue your journey south to Rotorua (approx 80km). On arrival, make your way to your hotel.

Day 3 : Rotorua
Full day at your leisure for optional sightseeing. You may like to visit the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, the native garden setting of the Rainbow Trout Springs and Kiwi House or the entertaining Agrodome Sheep Show.

Day 4 : Rotorua – Tongariro National Park
Depart Rotorua and drive south via Lake Taupo to the Tongariro national Park (approx 200km). On arrival make your way to your hotel. Tongariro National Park is New Zealand’s first National Park and a world heritage area.

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Prices from

£2,699 + taxes (per person, based on 2 people sharing)
£2,599 + taxes (per person, based on 4 people sharing)

*Date restrictions apply. Contact us with your preferred dates quoting 'Journey Through Middle Earth'