7 days in Waikato Region Itinerary

7 days in Waikato Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Waikato Region Trip Planner

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Taupiri
— 1 night
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Hinuera
— 1 night
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Taupo
— 2 nights
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Waitomo Caves
— 1 day

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Taupiri

Taupiri ©
Before you visit Taupiri, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

New Delhi, India to Taupiri is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Taupiri is 6.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, you will find days in Taupiri are much colder (20°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hinuera.

Things to do in Taupiri

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Candyland ©
Candyland
Hamilton Gardens ©
Hamilton Gardens
Hamilton Zoo ©
Hamilton Zoo

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Hinuera

Hinuera ©
Hinuera's claim to fame is Hobbiton, the setting for the shires in the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies by New Zealand director Peter Jackson.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Hobbiton Movie Set and then look for gifts at Tirau Shell & Jade Factory.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hinuera itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Taupiri to Hinuera takes 1.5 hours. In October in Hinuera, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Taupo.

Things to do in Hinuera

Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hobbiton Movie Set ©
Hobbiton Movie Set
Tirau Shell & Jade Factory ©
Tirau Shell & Jade Factory

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Taupo

Great Cloak of Tia

The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
On the 27th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Huka Prawn Park, then admire the sheer force of Huka Falls Walkway, then stop by Huka Honey Hive, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taupo online day trip planner.

You can drive from Hinuera to Taupo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Waitomo Caves.

Things to do in Taupo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Prawn Park ©
Huka Prawn Park

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Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves ©
Head deep beneath the surface of the earth at Waitomo Caves, a village and cave system that draws both extreme sports enthusiasts and those wanting something a little more relaxed.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Waitomo Glowworm Caves and then explore the fascinating underground world of Caveworld.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Waitomo Caves trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Taupo to Waitomo Caves in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Waitomo Caves

Nature · Parks
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves ©
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Caveworld ©
Caveworld