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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Scenic Attractions in Waikato
Price range:
$79.00 - $114.00


Description

The Hobbiton Movie Set Tour is an essential stop on the itinerary of all visitors travelling through New Zealand offering an interesting and entertaining experience incorporating the famous film set and a special insight into rural life. The Shires Rest Cafe is situated at the entrance to the set and provides an ideal place to stop for refreshments or that Second Breakfast

Daily tours are available to visit the original Hobbiton village from the Lord of the Rings film trilogy

Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created.

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

Upon completion of your tour of the set you will return to The Shires Rest to enjoy time in The Shire Store.

Tours depart frequently from the Shires Rest Cafe, 501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata with signposting between Matamata and Cambridge.

Courtesy transport is available from the Matamata i-SITE and tours depart twice daily from Rotorua.


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#1 - Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Matamata

Experience the real Middle-Earth with a visit to the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire™ that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.

Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the twelve acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton Movie set was created.

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.

Upon completion of your tour you will return to The Shires™ Rest.

Tours depart from The Shire's Rest, 501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata.

Including transport to and from the movie set from The Shires Rest please allow approx. 2 hours.


#2 - Hobbiton Tour from Rotorua

Tour Duration: 4 1/2 hours

The Hobbiton Movie Set Tour is an essential stop on the itinerary of all visitors travelling through New Zealand offering an interesting and entertaining experience incorporating the famous film set and a special insight into rural life. The Shires Rest Cafe is situated at the entrance to the set and provides an ideal place to stop for refreshments or that Second Breakfast

Your tour starts with a scenic drive from Rotorua to The Shires Rest Cafe. Then travel through the picturesque 1250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created.

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

Upon completion of your tour of the set you will return to The Shires Rest to enjoy time in The Shire Store before returning to Rotorua.


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CANCELLATION POLICY

If a cancellation is made within 2 hours of arrival day, loss of 50% of the total booking price.