EARTH (Whenua)

 All our itineraries start and finish in Rotorua, the hub of Little Green Tours.

Transfers from and to other points can be arranged at additional cost.

These itineraries are designed like modules so you can add on places you want to visit, returning after your overnight stay back to Rotorua, our hub.

Tour 1: Waitomo, the Earth Element (2 days)

Day 1:

Pick up from Rotorua Accommodation

Middle Earth: Hobbiton in Matamata to experience the land of the Hobbit. Guided tours of this recreated film set take approximately 2 hours and will include lunch.

Lake Karapiro and hydro-electric dam on the Waikato River  The high-performance base for Rowing New Zealand and Canoe Racing New Zealand, two sports with a long tradition of success at Olympiads and world championships.

Waitomo Caves one of the must-see natural attractions in the North Island of New Zealand.

The glow worm (Arachnocampa luminosa) is unique to New Zealand. Marvel at Mother Nature’s light display as you glide silently on a boat through the starry wonderland of the Glow worm Grotto.

Day 2:

Pick up from accommodation.

Sanctuary MountainMaungatautari is a world class conservation project with walks that encompasses 3400 hectares within a 47 km predator free fence. Home to several endangered and vulnerable native species reintroduced including: Hihi /Stitchbird, Kaka, Takahe, North Island Brown Kiwi, and Kokako.

Arapuni, Cross the narrow dam that houses the Arapuni Power Station to have lunch at the local Rhubarb Café and walk over high swing bridge across Waikato River

Over the Moon Cheese Shop and Factory Specialty boutique cheeses of international ( 120 medals and awards to date) acclaim made from goat, cow, sheep and buffalo milk. 

Rotorua, our hub and the completion of this tour where we will deliver you to your accommodation.

Cost from $270 per person per day.

Includes transport, guide and driver and overnight accommodation based on twin share. 

Excludes entry fees to attractions underlined in the Itinerary.

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