Step into the enchanting village of Hobbiton™ movie set. Less than an hour away in the heart of the Mighty Waikato region, you can explore the lush pastures of the Shire™ with a guided walking tour of Hobbiton™, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.


Secret Spot Hot Tubs Rotorua

Secret Spot Hot Tubs is forest bathing at its finest. Soak in your own cedar hot tub surrounded by native ferns, overlooking the stunning Whakarewarewa Forest and Puarenga Stream. Each hot tub accommodates up to six people, with drinks delivered directly to your hot tub at the push of a button.


Redwoods Treewalk

Majestic and magical, the Redwoods Treewalk™ experience is truly a walk to remember. Suspended high above the forest floor, encounter 75-metre-tall redwoods as you walk across eco-suspended bridges and platforms intricately designed to honour and accentuate the stunning natural environment. Regarded by many as one of the best tree top walks in New Zealand.


Polynesian Spa

Polynesian Spa is New Zealand’s original and iconic geothermal bathing experience, with exclusive access to both acidic and alkaline natural mineral springs, and unique day spa therapies for the ultimate in rest and relaxation. Polynesian Spa’s geothermal hot mineral waters are sourced from two natural springs and feed into 28 hot mineral pools.


McLaren Falls Park

McLaren Falls Park is one of Tauranga’s most treasured spots – a 190 hectare parkland situated alongside Lake McLaren. A wonderfully popular place where people can simply relax and enjoy themselves. At McLaren Falls you are able to camp, kayak, swim, go fishing, have a picnic or treat yourself to one of the many walking tracks.


Karangahake Gorge

The Karangahake Gorge is home to many scenic walks and hikes, and the Historic Walkway is the easy way to explore the entire main valley. This walkway follows the river and features historic railway and gold mining remains including bridges and a 1.1 km-long rail tunnel (for which a torch is recommended).