Discover our Backyard

Tours

Discover, encounter and experience the best that the Waikato, and beyond, has to offer with full and half day customised tours. Some of the regions best cycle routes, walking trails, natural wonders, local flavours and cultural destinations are all close at hand and ready to discover!

Relax and take in the beauty.

  • Design your own half day and full day tour
  • Private Transport and Group Bookings
  • Attraction bookings
  • Assisted Driver Tours
  • Friendly advice on tour design with local knowledge

Simply choose your attractions, activities and group size and contact Greta to design your memorable private tour.

Attractions

Are you looking for inspiration of attractions to included in your private tour here are our favorites, but the options are endless so we advise you contact us today to discuss your interests.

Hobbiton Movie Set

Step into the lush pastures of the ShireTM, as featured in The Lord of the Rings Trilogies and The Hobbit.

Spellbound Glowworm and cave tour

Take a magical underground journey through limestone chambers and passages amidst a galaxy of tiny living lights.

Hamilton Gardens

If you only have a small amount of time, the Hamilton Gardens are a must see! The Hamilton Gardens Cafe overlooks Turtle Lake and is open for coffee and meals.

Whakarewarewa

Experience the unique Maori culture and heritage of the Tuhourangi/Ngati Wahiao tribe. You will gain insight into the day-to-day life of a Living Maori Village. Follow nature trails through geothermal fields, and watch traditional Kapa Haka performances.

Te Puia

The Centre for New Zealand’s Maori culture and geo-thermal wonders. Come face to face with the spectacular Pohutu Geyser and watch master carvers and weavers at work, as guides share stories passed down from their ancestors.

Waimangu volcanic Valley

A protected scenic reserve and wildlife refuge where you will discover thermal attractions and steaming volcanic crater lakes. Waimangu Volcanic Valley geothermal park encompasses beautiful Lake Rotomahana and is set in pristine native bush.

Mount Maunganui beach and township

Enjoy a walk around or up the mount for impressive panorama views, or take a stroll along the beach. This vibrant area has trend cafes and shops.

Tirau Shopping Village

Shop boutique shops, antiques and souvenirs in this quaint rural town.

Raglan Seaside Town

Take in the rural countryside and the magnificent wind farm while we travel to this delightful small seaside town on the west coast, boasting boutique shopping,

The Blue Springs

Marvel at the striking color and amazing purity of the water from this natural spring as you stroll on the Te Waihou Walkway

Okoroire Hot Pools

Relax and unwind in the natural hot pools nestled among ferns on the banks of the Waihou River or enjoy morning tea or lunch on the veranda of the Okoroire Hotel over looking the golf course.

Raglan Seaside Town

Excellent coffee and world famous surf breaks not to mention fish and chips on the wharf.

Otorohanga Kiwi House

Meet our native bird the Kiwi, eels and New Zealand’s own prehistoric reptile the Tuatara.

Marokopa Falls

Often described as the most beautiful walk in the country. Enjoy the picturesque landscape while you stroll through tawa and nikau forest down to the viewing platform.

Mangapohue Natural Bridge

Enjoy a break for lunch and an easy walk through an impressive gorge that passes underneath a 17m high natural arch.

Agrodome farm show

A fun and interactive show where you’ll be introduced to several breeds of sheep, hear amazing facts and see incredible live demonstrations!

There are many more attractions so contact Greta today to discuss your interests.

 

Start planning your adventure today

 

Tour Options:

Half Day Tour

  • From $70 per person – minimum 2 people
  • We offer group pricing for groups over 4 people

*All prices exclude attraction admission fees.

 

Full Day Tour Options

  • From $100 per person – minimum 2 people
  • We offer group pricing for groups over 4 people

Call Greta today to arrange your personalised tour 027 255 7225

 

*Bookings essential for: Hobbiton, Spellbound Glowworm & Cave Tour and any of the Rotorua cultural attractions.

  • Book direct through the specific attraction website
  • The Cambridge i-Site 07-823 3456
  • Or contact Greta to arrange