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Cheeky Kiwi Travel

415 reviews
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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About Cheeky Kiwi Travel
Day trips to the most popular attractions and tours around the country to see the best of New Zealand. Hobbiton, Waitomo, Rotorua, Queenstown, Milford Sounds, Mt Cook, Lake Tekapo, West Coast, Coromandel, Bay of Islands and Auckland City. We are all about giving you a real Kiwi Adventure. Our tours and day trips have a maximum of 11 guests so are small and intimate! This means we can be more flexible, show you more amazing sights and give you more information. We believe its the small extra things we do combined with being flexible that makes all the difference to your experience and giving you an amazing trip. On our tours not only will you receive everything you would expect from a tour but we have many extra little surprises for you as well. Our trips have been described as fun and informative with of course a little bit of cheekiness. We look forward to giving you a Cheeky Kiwi Experience.
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104 reviews
Visit New Zealand’s must-see Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves on a comprehensive full-day tour from Auckland. Along with a guided bus tour of the Lord of the Rings locale and a boat cruise through illuminated glowworm caves, enjoy the lush New Zealand views as you pass. Travel in comfort through the rural countryside with a small group, which allows for a more personalized tour.
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$162.65 per adult
82 reviews
Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle Earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. You'll travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 11 travelers to ensure personalized service.
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$116.66 per adult
25 reviews
The Waitomo Caves and Rotorua rank among New Zealand’s top attractions, offering natural beauty, geothermal features, and native culture in equal measure. Ideal for travellers short on time, this adventurous tour takes in both sites in the same day, with entry fees plus pickup and drop-off at selected Auckland hotels included. Discover subterranean stalagmites at the famous Waitomo Caves and hit top Rotorua attractions including the Government Gardens and Lake Rotorua.
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$169.99 per adult
28 reviews
Visit two of the North Island’s most popular attractions in one day on this small-group tour from Auckland. First, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films on a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. In the afternoon, continue to Rotorua to explore the city and visit the Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, where highlights include geysers, volcanic mud pools, sulphur springs, and geothermal craters.
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$199.32 per adult
8 reviews
The lakeside resort town of Rotorua is renowned for its geothermal wonders and rich Maori heritage. On this full-day tour from Auckland, benefit from the personal touch of a small-group excursion and customize your itinerary with a choice of different tour options. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the city, followed by free time to explore independently, or up to two extra activities, including the Te Puia Maori Village, Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, the Polynesian Spa, or the Agrodome.
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$119.99 per adult
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing day!! We had a small group of 6 which was great also and our guide was amazing and entertaining!!

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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Great to hear you had an amazing time, and thanks for the awesome review! Small groups are definitely the way to go to get more in depth, and have a more intimate, personalised experience. Hopefully we can host you on another tour again soon!

Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

This tour was excellent! Had a magical time all day. Our guide Louise was fantastic!!! She was very knowledgeable and super friendly! She went above and beyond to make sure we got as much out of the tour as possible.More

Date of experience: April 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks for the awesome review, and so glad to hear you enjoyed the tour and Louise as your guide - all of our guides tailor each tour to the guests to make sure you have the best time, and a personalised experience. Hopefully we can...More

Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Fab! I wanted a tour that was informative, would pick me up from where I was staying (or just down the road) in Auckland and let Hobbiton be the highlight, yet show me some extras on the way. Well this was superb! Our guide Jack...More

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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks for the amazing review - we're so glad you had an amazing day and tour with Jack. All our guides personalise the day and tour to the guests on board, so guests have the best day possible and get the entertainment and information that...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Thanks to Louise and Simon of Cheeky Kiwi Travel we had a wonderful time. Genuinely to be recommended. Nice to have the personal touch of well-informed guides looking after your every need, and meeting people from all over in an intimate small group. A great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Great to have you onboard Fritz & Louise and so glad to hear you enjoyed the day, guides and tour! Thanks very much for the lovely review and recommendation. We totally agree that travelling in a small, intimate group is the way to go! Hopefully...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019

Was firstly impressed with our driver/guide's prompt pick up from our chosen location. Louise's safe driving then brought us nice and early to Hobbiton ahead of the crowds which turned out as a huge advantage for us as people started flooding in. Needless to say,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks so much for the amazing review and comments! We always like to get into Hobbiton early for exactly that reason - space, atmosphere and amazing photos with hardly any people in them! It definitely gets busier later in the day. So glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

With only one day to see something outside of Auckland, we are soooo happy we found and contacted Cheeky Kiwi Tours! Mark and Kreig were our hosts and they were entertaining and informative with encyclopedic knowledge everywhere from the history of New Zealand’s environmental advances...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

So great to have you all on board to the Poor Knights, and thanks so much for the incredible review! The Poor Knights is truly a magical spot, definitely one you want to do at least once if you enjoy diving, snorkeling or just relaxing...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019

Hobbiton was my husband’s dream, and that dream was completely realized for both of us with this wonderful experience! Starting with our awesome tour driver Kreigh (Cheeky Kiwi Tours), who kept us laughing while enlightening us all with info on Hobbiton, Matamata, and New Zealand,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks so much for the lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your day, the tour and guide Kreigh. Our guides are very passionate and knowledgeable, and love to keep everyone on board entertained! We're glad we could help to bring one of your...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Lance, our guide picked us up from our hotel in Auckland in a small van. His commentary was both informative and entertaining. I learned more about sheep and dairy farming then I ever wanted to know, but don't let that put you off, I was...More

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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

Thanks so much for the awesome review and comments about your guide Lance. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the journey as much as the destination... we try to make the drive as entertaining and informative as possible, and tailor what we talk...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019

This is a well run tour, but be prepared for the regimental style of the bus schedule, a lot of people, the directions from the tour guide and the the time limits imposed on you. If you are there for the 10:15 tour the bus...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks very much for your review and comments, and we are glad you thought the tour was well run. We do try and tailor each tour to the passengers on the tour, and take the time to ensure the tour does not feel rushed, hence...More

Reviewed March 31, 2019

Contraté con Cheeky Kiwi Travel el tour a Hobbiton/Rotorua y la experiencia no pudo ser mejor. Me recogieron en una Vanette comodísima y únicamente con 3 mujeres filipinas y yo. Es decir, fue un tour prácticamente privado. Desde el primer momento, el tour fue una...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CK_Travel_Queenstown, Marketing Executive at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thanks so much for the awesome review and for choosing Cheeky Kiwi Travel for your Hobbiton Tour! It was our pleasure to guide you and Louise says a big THANKS for the lovely comments about her professionalism and guiding! We hope we can welcome you...More

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Hi There, The Hotels are to long to list but there is a drop down menu of hotels while booking on our website. Better to view our website directly cheeky kiwi travel. in general we pick up from most Auckland Central hotels... More
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Hi there, No I’m sorry we don’t do all three in one day as it’s to much of a rush for customers and not the high quality and enjoyable experience that we pride ourselves on. We do have a 2 day tour that covers all three... More
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Lina S
June 21, 2018|
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Hi there. Yes all our Hobbiton tours include the entry tickets.
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