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Cheeky Kiwi Travel

414 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 March 15, 2018 via mobile

We did 2 tours with them and these guys are truly recommended. Our guide, Craig, who just started his new duty as tour guide was great and he is full of information. First tour we did with Craig was the Hobbiton and Glow Worms. They...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

thank you and we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed March 8, 2018

This is a long day-trip that starts early in the morning since lot of stuff is put in one day. So smooth operations are important. Cheeky Kiwi Travel managed to meet the high expectations: Friendly, well informed, and professional they led us through the day....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Great hint and great feedback thank you :)

Reviewed March 7, 2018

I struggled to find a small group tour company for a fair price, and am pleased to have finally come across this one! Mark was a fantastic guide, extremely knowledgeable, not just about the main sites listed on the tour, but was also able to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Glad you found us :)

Reviewed March 2, 2018

As an avid LOTR and Hobbit fan I can say that this was the highlight of my trip to New Zealand. We chose Cheeky Kiwi out of all the different tour operators based on other reviews and the schedule they offered to do both Hobbiton...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Wow thank you very much for the detailed review :)

Reviewed February 27, 2018

My husband and I decided to take this tour with our college age daughter (who is studying in NZ for a semester from the U.S.) and we had a delightful and lively time. Ciaran was professional, attentive, informative and most important fun! He engaged with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

thank you guys glad you had a good day

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome day with Mark as our driver, host, joke-teller and DJ. The trip is a 2.5hr drive and it was a tight fit for some. Overall a very enjoyable day with a knowledgeable tour guide in Mark.

Date of experience: February 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

thank you glad you had fun and good to know the owner can keep up with the amazing guilds still :)

Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a truly magical day touring the Waitomo cave & Hobbiton. It was a relaxed day & we were fully immersed in the experience. Our tour guide Ciaran was down to earth, provided heaps of information & took a lot of care...More

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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

We are so happy you had a good day and glad Ciaran looked after you. See you next time :).

Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Mark and Michaela from Cheeky Kiwi Travel took our Company including teenagers to Hobbiton for our work Xmas party. Not only did they put up with our Hijinx for the whole trip with grace they allowed us to just relax and thoroughly enjoy our day....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you for letting us be part of your xmas celebrations and we look forward to having you on our tours again.

Reviewed January 21, 2018

My husband and I am so glad we booked with Cheeky Kiwi Travel for the Hobbiton and Waitomo cave tours. The tours by themselves were awesome, but to have Alicia for a guide made the experience even better! She picked us up on time and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Thank you for the amazing feedback, we are so glad you had a great time :)

Reviewed January 12, 2018

Alicia was an excellent and informative tour guide. She took out only two of us, so it was like a personal tour. I also appreciated the USB ports in the van to charge my phone and being able to watch the LOTR movies on the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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markrZ7677RO, Owner at Cheeky Kiwi Travel, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

More great feedback thank you and safe travels :)

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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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PhamT1234
November 16, 2018|
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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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