Discover and explore the real Middle-earth at the original Hobbiton Movie Set and Farm Tour for The Hobbit movie. Set in the quaint regional North Island town of Matamata, it is easy to see why this picturesque, rolling, Waikato farmland was chosen to bring Tolkien’s Hobbiton to life. Your insightful, local guide will take you on an unforgettable journey of this captivating landscape, visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and Froddo, take a wander around the Shire and even sit under the famous “Party Tree”.
There are plenty of amazing photo opportunities to be had and your friendly guide is full of insights into the making of the movie in this spectacular location. After filming was completed for Peter Jackson’s latest creation “The Hobbit”, Hobbiton was left behind, beautifully re-designed and constructed with thoughtful consideration to the smallest detail and is now available for the enjoyment of visitors and fans alike.
To top off your magical Hobbiton Movie Set Tour visitors can observe New Zealand farm life first-hand with an authentic sheep shearing demonstration and you may even get to hand feed some very cute, fluffy lambs! This experience will take you on an enchanting journey into Peter Jackson’s fascinating realm of The Hobbit, definitely a must for all Lord of the Rings fans!