Discover our Backyard

Full and Half Day Customised 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 and cultural destinations are all close at hand and ready to discover!

Call Greta today to plan your tour: 027 255 7225


Half Day Tour Options

$70 per person – 2 person minimum tour

$50 per person – 4 to 10 people maximum tour

  • Hobbiton Movie Set*
  • Tirau Shopping Village
  • The Blue Springs
  • Okoroire Hot Pools*
  • Hamilton Gardens and Cafe
  • Raglan Seaside Town

*Tour price excludes admission fees into attraction.


Full Day Tour Options

$100 per person – 2 person minimum tour

$80 per person – 4 to 10 people maximum tour

  • Any of the Rotorua Cultural Attractions*
  • Otorohanga Kiwi House*
  • Marokopa Falls
  • Mangapohue Natural Bridge
  • Spellbound Glowworm & Cave Tour – Waitomo*
  • Mount Maunganui Beach and Township

*Tour price excludes admission fee into the pools.


Half Day Tour Options:

Hobbiton Movie Set*

Experience the magic of Hobbiton in the heart of the Waikato, where you can step into the lush pastures of the ShireTM, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. There is also a cafe on site which serves delicious meals and a range of boutique New Zealand beer and cider.

*Bookings Essential. Tour price excludes admission fee.

Tirau Shopping Village

Shop boutique shops, antiques and souvenirs in this quaint rural town only 20 minutes drive from Cambridge.

The Blue Springs

The Blue Spring at Te Waihou Walkway is internationally acclaimed with water so pure it supplies around 70% of New Zealand’s bottled water. The Blue Spring walk takes about one and a half hours each way.

Okoroire Hot Pools*

Okoroire is a small settlement just a few minutes drive from Tirau. 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.

*Tour price excludes admission fee into the pools.

Hamilton Gardens & Cafe

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.

Raglan Seaside Town

Enjoy the 85km journey to Raglan via the magnificent wind farm. Take in the rural countryside while we travel to this delightful small seaside town on the west coast, boasting boutique shopping, excellent coffee and world famous surf breaks.


Rotorua – Full Day Cultural Attractions 

All tour prices exclude admission into the attractions


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. Guided tours run on the hour every hour from 9am to 5pm.

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! If a hands-on experience is what you want, jump up on stage for the opportunity to feed the baby lambs or even hand-milk a cow!

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.


Other Full Day Tour Options:

Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park

Meet our native bird the Kiwi, eels and New Zealand’s own prehistoric reptile the Tuatara. Enjoy the Kiwi feeding at 10am.

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.

Spellbound Glowworm & Cave Tour*

You will be taken on a magical underground journey through limestone chambers and passages amidst a galaxy of tiny living lights.


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