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  • See the "real" Middle Earth!
  • Includes return transfers
  • Entertaining guided tour
  • Includes complimentary snack
  • Scenic Mamaku Ranges
  • Waikato farmland

Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Hobbit Movie Set Tour ex Rotorua

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Discover and explore the real Middle-earth at the original Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbiton films. Set in the quaint regional North Island town of Matamata it is easy to see why this picturesque, rolling, Waiato farmland was chosen to bring Tolkien's Hobbiton to life. with half day tours departing twice each day from Rotorua. Your insightful, local guide will take you on an unforgettable journey of this captivating landscape, visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and Frodo, 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 films in this spectacular location. After filming was completed for Peter Jackson’s “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 get to hand feed some very cute, fluffy lambs before spending time in The Shire Store. This experience will take you on an enchanting journey into Middle-earth, definitely a must for all Lord of the Rings fans!

Inclusions

  • Guided tour through ten acre site were the Hobbiton movie was created
  • Complimentary snack

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

Highlights

  • Scenic Mamaku Ranges and through the native Fitzgerald Glade before arriving in the Waikato region and the rolling hills of “The Shire”
  • Your tour starts with a drive through a picturesque 1,250 acre working sheep farm
  • After your tour of the film set your host will then take you to The Shires Rest with time to bottle feed the pet lambs and visit The Shire Store
  • The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth

Tour Times and Location

  • Tour runs twice daily departing from the Hobbiton shop 1235 Fenton St, Rotorua
  • Morning service is now 8.00am and the afternoon service is 1.20pm
  • You must check in 15 minutes beforehand
  • 4 1/2 hours approximately

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
If you are a fan of the Lord if the Rings, you must do this tour. Be transported into Middle Earth and get up close and personal to one of the worlds most famous movie sets designed in nature.
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