Departing Tauranga, we head to Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings movie set location) in the rolling hills near the town of Matamata. Take a 2 hours tour of the shire. We then continue our journey through the Mamaku Ranges to Rotorua. Here we experience the thermal wonderland of Whakarewarewa. Enjoy a traditional Maori welcome and the famous Haka plus much more.