We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bush and Beach

Auckland Central, Auckland 0650, New Zealand
+64 9-837 4130
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Waitakere Ranges Wilderness Experience Eco-Tour from Auckland
More Info
and up
Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Auckland City Tour
More Info
and up
Small-Group Tour: The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Bush and Beach is Auckland's premier small-group tour company. Daily award-winning tours take you to Auckland's coastal rain forest, wild black sand beaches, untamed Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula, Hobbiton and Waitomo area. Our experienced guides provide an interactive, unforgettable experience, including walks in lush rainforest, on awe-inspiring surf beaches, to lush wetlands and beautiful waterfalls.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Auckland Central, Auckland 0650, New Zealand
+64 9-837 4130
Write a Review
Reviews (523)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

11 - 20 of 506 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the Small-Group Tour: The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland and thought it was really good! Scenery (both during the drive and on location) was beautiful and the tour has been very informative. Went with my husband and...More

Thank Cindi G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did today the best of both worlds tour with Wayne in the morning and Alex and Dave in the afternoon (I hope the guides names are correct😊). I loved the tour. All the guides were very informative, nice and funny. I recommend this tour...More

Thank AnaPGV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wayne was the tour director and driver. Nice bloke with good sense of humor. He has stories to tell and always vigilant for the tourists providing excellent advise. The Hobbiton Shire movie set is made for the hobbits at heart. The trip is long (from...More

1  Thank Alfred H
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip with Kevin and Stefan. The office kindly offered to pick us up from our airbnb to save us the 15 minute walk. Bus was immaculate and we had a total of 9 guests on board. Great pace, informative, comfortable. Beautiful sights. Easy walks...More

Thank perthmarlin
Reviewed 14 September 2017

On a business trip I had only a day to get out of Auckland, to see some of its environs.All paths were easy, no heroics required. Scenery fantastic. Pickup was prompt. The tour guide Dave is very knowledgable about NZ geology, weather (which helped as...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A wild west beach which attracts tourists but great care must be taken because of hidden rips. During the summer months this beach has a very well organised surf life saving club well manned by wonderful volunteers.

Thank muntrof
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Whichever west coast beach you go to they all have their attractions and wildlife that you cant afford to miss. All of these beaches form a part of New Zealand's wild west coast which is exposed to all the elements. Amazing surfing locations and some...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My two teenage sons and I spent four days in Auckland in August and did two separate tours with Bush and Beach. Their guides are top notch and they are well organized. Hobbiton is a must to visit - absolutely charming and the drive is...More

Thank NYC455
Reviewed 28 August 2017

There is so much to choose from, the wild west coast with its black sand and surf to the more sedate East Coast, with its picturesque bays and close by shops

Thank paulmA338PH
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Because the actual Hobbiton Movie Set tour is done by their own staff, the choice of tour operators is basically about getting to the location and back. After researching different operators I settled with Bush & Beach from Auckland even though they are more expensive...More

Thank Michael C
BushandBeach, Owner at Bush and Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tour to Hobbiton with us and thank you for extolling the benefits of going to Hobbiton with Bush and Beach so succinctly! All the best.

Nearby Restaurants
Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar
2,123 reviews
.06 km away
The Sugar Club Auckland
718 reviews
.04 km away
Cafe Midnight Express
374 reviews
.07 km away
Federal Delicatessen
1,046 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sky Tower
8,347 reviews
.02 km away
St. Patrick's Cathedral
202 reviews
.23 km away
Sky City Casino
445 reviews
.10 km away
St Matthew-in-the-City Church
37 reviews
.23 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Julie C
27 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from KrystleBT | Property representative |
Hi Julie, We cannot promise a waterfall but we do endeavour to visit one on each trip. Thanks Krystle Bush and Beach
4 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from KrystleBT | Property representative |
Hi there, We are fully booked for these dates but if you wanted to email us with your contact details we can let you know if seats become available. Sorry I am unable to share an email address through this portal but you... More
Jennifer L
18 September 2016|
Response from BushandBeach | Property representative |
Good Morning Jennifer, Yes our tour just visits Hobbiton. We cannot pick up from the Waldorf St Martins as access is quite tight for our vehicles but we can pick you up from the lower lobby of the Langham Hotel which is... More