New Zealand SElf Drive middle earth 10 days
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New Zealand Self Drive, Middle Earth North Island 10 days

£1,385.00

Bring the Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton to life with this 10 day tour of the key filming locations in the North Island.

Highlights include: a scenic flight over Mt Doom and Mordor, a visit to the living village of Hobbiton and a behind the scenes tour of Weta Cave, exploring the creative genius behind the movies. In Waitomo, you’ll stay in your very own Hobbit Hole!

The approximate total driving distance and time for this itinerary is: 739 kms / 459 miles, 9.1 hours with all times given based on averages for this specific route and allow for stops. Use these times as guidelines and to assist in the planning for your day.

Auckland to Wellington.

Bring the Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton to life with this 10 day tour of the key filming locations in the North Island.

Highlights include: a scenic flight over Mt Doom and Mordor, a visit to the living village of Hobbiton and a behind the scenes tour of Weta Cave, exploring the creative genius behind the movies. In Waitomo, you’ll stay in your very own Hobbit Hole!

The approximate total driving distance and time for this itinerary is: 739 kms / 459 miles, 9.1 hours with all times given based on averages for this specific route and allow for stops. Use these times as guidelines and to assist in the planning for your day.

You can expect to spend around NZ$132 in fuel cost on this itinerary based on an intermediate sized car.

Image: Hobbiton, Matamata © Sara Orme

Your tour documentation pack and support

On arrival into New Zealand your tour pack is hand delivered to you by our representatives. The pack contains all the documentation you will need for your tour including a printed and bound detailed version of your itinerary with driving instructions and maps for each leg and all the reservation details for your accommodation and activities. You’ll also receive a wonderful New Zealand picture atlas and lots of relevant brochures and information on the destinations you’ll be visiting. While travelling throughout New Zealand we offer 24 hour support and help should you need it.

Complimentary New Zealand cell phone for your holiday

You will receive a New Zealand cell phone for the duration of your tour with $50 credit pre-loaded for your use. The number is allocated to you around 14 days before your arrival so you can leave this with friends and family if you wish. Receiving calls (including international) does not cost anything on this phone so there are no expensive roaming charges. It’s a great option to help you make dinner reservations, book an activity, call ahead to your accommodation or for calling us if you need any help.