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GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours

102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-583 5790
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Founded in 1987, GreatSights New Zealand operates the most comprehensive range of premium day sightseeing tours in New Zealand. Our nationwide network provides luxury sightseeing tours to destinations throughout New Zealand. Day tours from Auckland include the Bay of Islands, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and the Hobbiton Movie Set. Everything is taken care of when you travel with GreatSights. Entrance fees are included within the tour price and optional extras like lunches can be added if required. Complimentary hotel transfers are provided on most tours and our experienced local driver guides will keep you entertained with informative commentary throughout the tour.
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“waitomo caves” (151 reviews)
“glow worms” (63 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went from Auckland to Waitomo Caves to Rotorua. Coach was clean, driver was friendly, lunch was provided. It was a full day.

Thank katlat29
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were traveling in a company of three 20 year olds. We took the day trip to Rotorua including glow worm caves, a farm tour and Te Puia to see Maori dancing, kiwis and géiseres. The glow worm caves were amazing, they just like stars...More

Thank Carin E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful day out. Hobbiton is magical for any Lord of the rings fans. Damian as our tour guide was very entertaining, helpful and informative.

Thank kajoligokarn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you so much to our tour guide Damian for the Amazing tour and teaching us all about New Zealand not just the sights. Overall the whole tour was amazing the sights were great would absolutely recommend.

Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time traveller to New Zealand and this tour package combines two amazing experiences in one day! Driver/tour guide Damian was brilliant! He gave us an insight with knowledgable and entertaining commentary throughout the drive. Damian was very helpful and enthusiastic about showing the culture...More

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hobbiton and Waitomo experience was AMAZING! Hobbiton (New Zealand) is beautiful and the Waitomo caves are stunning, so much beauty in one day, glorious! Damian our driver was an excellent tour guide, I learned so much about New Zealand in this one trip, and...More

Thank Rita_Sahu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was amazing, both places were more than I expected. It was a long trip, however the tour guide / driver (Damian) made it a great experience. He not only talked about the places we were visiting, organised the tour timing but spoke through...More

Thank NicoleSutton_Surrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I happened to do two tours with this company, bay of islands (on Monday) and the waitomo caves/hobbiton tour (just today). So I will rate both. First off, both of my drivers were EXCELLENT. both had amazing knowledge of New Zealand and both had interesting...More

1  Thank Karina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got picked up at my hotel. Great driver, I really enjoyed listening to his stories. The set on a sheep farm looks exactly like it does in the moves. Lots of photo ops. Buffet lunch was included, just ok. Learning about the waitomo caves was...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Discover the Bay inc Cape Brett (Bay of Islands), Auckland to Rotorua with Watimo Caves, Discover Rotorua Morning Tour, Milford Sound. All tours were excellent and well organized. Drivers/guides were personable, informative and professional. Our lunches were included and very good. Would...More

1  Thank ko5pin
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9 January 2017|
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Response from InterCityNZ | Property representative |
Kia ora, You should be able to tick a small box to the right of "Add Meal". This option is available on both tours and the Milford Sound Day Tour from Queenstown has three options to choose from - Buffet Lunch, Indian Lunch... More
6 January 2017|
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Response from VikramWKarve | Reviewed this property |
Yes - starting point Christchurch will give you better scenery. On the way back from Queenstown to Christchurch you will see Lake Tekapo anayway.
Mayrendezvous C
11 September 2016|
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Response from InterCityNZ | Property representative |
Kia ora Mayrendezvous, there is a honey centre located near Warkworth, a short journey north of Auckland. However, we don't visit this location on any of our day tours, sorry.