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Exclusive Access Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Exclusive Access Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Beat the crowds with early access to the Hobbiton Movie Set, where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were filmed. Your guide gives you a behind-the-scenes peek at places normally only visited by the film crews. This small group includes round-trip coach transport from your Auckland hotel and breakfast at the Green Dragon Inn.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.32
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$325.32
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Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Visit the home of Bilbo Baggins on a small-group shore excursion to Hobbiton, a New Zealand farm-turned-filming site for ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogies. While your cruise ship is docked in Auckland, embark on a Hobbiton Movie Set tour of the Mill, the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. Crouch next to hobbit holes and enjoy lunch at the Green Dragon Inn on this must-do tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$221.65
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$221.65
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Tu Tika Tours - A unique cultural experience with a local Maori family

Tu Tika Tours - A unique cultural experience with a local Maori family

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Looking for a genuine connection with a local Maori family? We welcome you to step off the tourist trail and come join us for a personal and meaningful life-time experience. Embrace the warmth of true Maori culture through our family. You will immediately feel welcomed and at ease with your hosts as you experience our culture, land, nature, amazing stories and food on this unforgettable experience. Sure to create friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$212.67
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$212.67
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

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Join a Bay of Islands sightseeing tour from the Waitangi Port. See some of the best locations that this region has to offer while your ship is berthed in the harbour, including a guided tour of Kawiti Glowworm Caves, a stop at the picturesque Kerikeri, with tastings at Makana Confections, and a visit to the beautiful Haruru Falls and lookout point over Waitangi and the Bay of Islands.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.67
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$124.67

Meet The Makers Art Tour to Raglan from Auckland

Meet The Makers Art Tour to Raglan from Auckland

Art tour to Raglan from Auckland. This tour is a visual feast of galleries, creative spaces, workshops, and breath-taking rugged west coast beaches. Raglan is a west coast beach town with a laid-back surfy vibe. It's home to a lot of talented people, all with fascinating stories to share. Explore with a Raglan local, step into the world of some of the most talented New Zealand artists based in Raglan, and experience this special place that inspires their creativity. You will have time to explore Raglan township on your own or let your host take you around and meet the locals'.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.03
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$178.03
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermals at Whakarewarewa Maori Village

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermals at Whakarewarewa Maori Village

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Explore the geothermal landscapes of Rotorua on this 6-hour shore excursion. Visit the city’s top attractions such as Government Gardens, Rachel’s Pool, and the Ohinemutu Maori Village. Then head to the Whakarewarewa geothermal valley and discover the bubbling mud pools and the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere before heading back to your cruise ship.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.27
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$109.27
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Geothermals Combo

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Geothermals Combo

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Explore traditional Maori culture and discover movie history in the New Zealand hills on this full-day Hobbiton and Te Puia combo shore excursion from Tauranga. Travel through the breathtaking Kaimai Mountains in Waikato. Explore the Hobbiton movie set with your guide and discover famous sites such as the party tree and the hobbits’ dwellings. Head through the forests of the Mamaku Ranges to Rotorua, and admire top attractions like the Bath House and Government Gardens. In Te Puia, see the famous Pohutu geyser and learn of Maori traditions and culture.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$182.60
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$182.60
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Te Puia Geothermals, Maori and Kiwifruit

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Te Puia Geothermals, Maori and Kiwifruit

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Discover geothermal activity among top North Island attractions in New Zealand on this full-day shore excursion to Te Puia from Mt Maunganui Port. Visit a kiwifruit orchard with your guide in Te Puke. Head through the geothermal valley of Whakarewarewa to the mud pools in Te Puia and see the famous Pohutu Geyser erupt. Discover ancient Maori arts and crafts, and watch a performance of the ‘haka’ — the traditional Maori war dance. Take in top Rotorua attractions including the Government Gardens, the Bath House and Rachel's Pool.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.94
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$123.94
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Bay of Plenty Highlights with FREE lunch

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Bay of Plenty Highlights with FREE lunch

Take the opportunity to explore the countryside of the Bay of Plenty region on this relaxed short tour. Escape the city and see local horticulture at work at one of the thousands of local kiwifruit orchards. Learn about the pre-European history of the area, and find out why James Cook named it the Bay of Plenty. A delicious fish and chip lunch at a seaside cafe is included. Tie this all in with other scenic stops on this popular value for money tour. About us: Our team has been delivering world-class Shore Excursions for over 16 years - we have over 100 years combined tour guiding experience so you know you are in capable hands. Travel in a modern, air conditioned vehicle with a passionate local as your host. We specialise in small groups to allow an intimate and personalised experience. Every tour is commentated from start to finish - we delight in showing off our little corner of the world. And, we guarantee to have you back to the ship on time!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.27
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$65.27
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Wai-O-Tapu Plus Te Puia Geothermals

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Wai-O-Tapu Plus Te Puia Geothermals

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This Tauranga shore excursion allows cruise passengers to explore Whakarewarewa and Wai-O-Tapu—one of New Zealand’s most colorful and diverse geothermal attractions. With a guide in the lead, there’s no need to worry about navigation, just take your time visiting geothermal landscapes and famous geysers. After a morning in Wai-O-Tapu, visit the Living Maori Village, and take a drive through Rotorua—also known as “Sulphur City” for its sulfur-rich air.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.94
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$145.94
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Shore Excursion: Small Group Bay of Islands Highlights Tour with Glowworm Caves

Shore Excursion: Small Group Bay of Islands Highlights Tour with Glowworm Caves

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Spend your Waitangi port day exploring the Bay of Islands best attractions on this jam-packed shore excursion. From natural wonders like Haruru Falls and the Kawiti Glowworm Caves to cultural gems including the historic Te Waimate Mission House and famous Hundertwasser Toilets, make the most of your time on New Zealand's North Island while traveling with a guide and small group.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.67
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$91.67
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Shore Excursion: Tauranga Morning Highlights - with FREE lunch

Shore Excursion: Tauranga Morning Highlights - with FREE lunch

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Discover golden sand beaches, kiwi fruit orchards, historic buildings and traditional New Zealand culture on this Tauranga shore excursion including Mt. Maunganui. Travel along Pilot Bay with your guide and gaze across Tauranga Harbour to Matakana Island. Discover evidence of ancient Maori settlements near Mt. Maunganui. Soak up the sunshine at Mt. Ocean Beach, admire the affluent Marine Parade and visit a kiwi orchard. Then, head into the hills for panoramic city and harbor views.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.27
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$65.27
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: 6-hour Private Vehicle with Professional Guide

Tauranga Shore Excursion: 6-hour Private Vehicle with Professional Guide

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Design your own perfect shore excursion with a 6-hour, private tour from the Port of Tauranga that’s tailored to your cruise schedule and interests. Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua, step into Middle Earth at Hobbiton, or visit a Maori marae to see traditional carving, crafts, and dances. This 6-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your cruise port, and accommodates your private group of up to 15 people.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$800.79
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$800.79
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Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour

Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour

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Maximize your time in port in Wellington with this shore excursion and take in the highlights of the New Zealand capital. Ride the Wellington Cable Car, take in the views from Mount Victoria, explore the old and new St. Paul's Cathedral, visit the famous Weta Cave, and enjoy free time to explore independently. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Shore Excursion: The Ultimate Hobbiton and Lord of the Rings Movie Set Tour

Shore Excursion: The Ultimate Hobbiton and Lord of the Rings Movie Set Tour

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Explore the sets from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ movie series at Hobbiton during this shore excursion. Cross Tauranga Harbour and head through the Kaimai mountain range en route to Hobbiton, the movie set location for the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy. Meet your guide at the Shires Rest to start your guided tour. Discover top sites including the famous party tree in Bag End. Finish your tour with an ale in the Green Dragon Inn and imagine yourself among your favorite characters.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.27
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$131.27
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Hobbiton Tour ( Max 11 Passengers)

Hobbiton Tour ( Max 11 Passengers)

our tour guides are multi lingual and have 10 years experience and we provide services so that our customers feel comfortable and enjoy their trip,our vehicles are fully air-condition with Luxury seats.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.33
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$128.33

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.58
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$49.58

Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Express ex Coromandel

Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Express ex Coromandel

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We are passionate about the Coromandel and, as this is our playground, our local guides are able to showcase what the peninsula has to offer better than anyone and give you an insight into the local life. We design the tour according to low tide times on Hot Water Beach and make sure you make the most of the experience by providing shovels and a guide to help you find the perfect spot for you beach bath.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.33
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Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

This full-day Bay of Islands tour with wine tasting is designed for cruise ship passengers who want to make the most of a short stay in the area. You’ll travel with a private guide, so you have the freedom to adjust the itinerary, go at your own pace, and ask questions. Visit several must-see sights around the Bay and some of New Zealand’s best vineyards at Kerikeri, all on an easy day trip.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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$227.33
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Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island, and this private 6-hour tour from Paihia combines all its highlights with wine tasting in the Kerikeri wine region. Along the way, discover New Zealand’s colonial history at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, marvel at natural wonders such as Haruru Falls and Wharepuke Falls, and immerse yourself in Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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This full-day Bay of Islands tour has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers, so you can get the most out of your short time in the area. You can choose to see natural spots like waterfalls and glowworm caves, or sites of historical importance, like the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. The choice is yours, as this is a private tour just for you and your party.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited destinations of New Zealand’s North Island, but it has the traffic to match. Escape the crowds on this private 6-hour tour and enjoy a personalized itinerary, taking in attractions such as Wharepuke Falls, Rewa’s Village, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and Rainbow Falls.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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$227.33
Price varies by group size
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Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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Enjoy a private half-day sightseeing tour of the Bay of Islands region led by a knowledgeable guide. Personalize the itinerary with options including historical sites like the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, The Stone Store and Kemp House in Kerikeri, and Russell — where Europeans first settled in New Zealand. See St Paul's Anglican Church in Paihia, learn about Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village, and admire natural attractions including marine wildlife, Haruru Falls and Rainbow Falls. Or check out wineries and gourmet shops with handmade treats, fine wine and fresh seafood.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$176.00
Price varies by group size
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$176.00
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Bay of Islands Half-Day Private Tour

Bay of Islands Half-Day Private Tour

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The Bay of Islands encompasses 140 small, mostly undeveloped islands surrounding North Island. Explore a few highlights on this half-day tour with a local guide. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the site of the first treaty between British settlers and the indigenous Maori people. You’ll also visit Haruru Falls, Kemp House, Rainbow Falls, Rewa‘s Village, the Stone Store, St. James’ Anglican Church, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$146.67
Price varies by group size
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