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From Tauranga: Private Day Tour, Magical Hobbiton Movie Set. provided by Tauranga Cruise and Tour

From Tauranga: Private Day Tour, Magical Hobbiton Movie Set.

From Tauranga: Private Day Tour, Magical Hobbiton Movie Set.
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$895.00
per group (up to 8)
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
About
A Visit to Middle Earth. Immerse yourself into the enchanting world of J.R.R Tolkien’s famous stories. After traveling thousands of miles to visit New Zealand you cannot miss this opportunity to experience this magical tour of the Hobbiton & Lord Of The Rings Movie Set. You may not come back this way again ... This two hour guided tour will take you into a world of breathtaking fantasy where these amazing films were brought to life by the world-famous New Zealand director, Peter Jackson. Nestled amid lush rolling farmland in a 12-acre valley is the Hobbit Village on the shores of the picturesque Long Lake and The Watermill. See Bilbo's house, The Water Mill, Green Dragon, the Arched Bridge, 44 Hobbit houses, gardens, wandering pathways, The Party Tree, lakes. Listen to the wonderful stories and tales of Gandalf, Frodo, and the villagers. If you haven't read the books or seen the movies you will still love it ... It’s a piece of history, and it’s magical.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 137971P7
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional local kiwi guide/driver
  • Full audio commentary
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Admission fees & lunch are not included
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
Duration
6h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Cruise ship tours; start times will fit in with ship arrival/departure times. I will meet you 15 minutes prior to the tour departing time at the Port entry/exit gates 5 -10 minutes walk from your ship. I will be waiting there with your name sign. For local accommodation pickup, the start time is more flexible
  • 1 The Mall, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand Cruise Ship Tours; start times will fit in with ship arrival/departure times. I will meet you 15 minutes prior to the tour departing time at the Port entry/exit gates 5 -10 minutes walk from your ship. I will be waiting there with your name sign.
  • Airports:
  • Tauranga Airport, Tauranga New Zealand
  • Ports:
  • Tauranga Port
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional local kiwi guide/driver
  • Full audio commentary
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Admission fees & lunch are not included
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Cruise ship tours; start times will fit in with ship arrival/departure times. I will meet you 15 minutes prior to the tour departing time at the Port entry/exit gates 5 -10 minutes walk from your ship. I will be waiting there with your name sign. For local accommodation pickup, the start time is more flexible
  • 1 The Mall, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand Cruise Ship Tours; start times will fit in with ship arrival/departure times. I will meet you 15 minutes prior to the tour departing time at the Port entry/exit gates 5 -10 minutes walk from your ship. I will be waiting there with your name sign.
  • Airports:
  • Tauranga Airport, Tauranga New Zealand
  • Ports:
  • Tauranga Port
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
6h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1 The Mall
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Hobbiton Movie Set
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    After meeting you at the port we take a scenic drive along Mount Maunganui's Pacific coastline & surf beach voted the best beach in New Zealand before heading over the Tauranga Harbor Bridge and inland over the Kaimai Ranges to Hobbiton. Our drive takes us through the panoramic rich fertile farmland of the lush Waikato countryside. The main industry of this wealthy region is dairy farming & racehorse breeding studs, typical of New Zealand hinterland. On arrival at Hobbiton, we are met by our professional guide and board the Hobbit bus for the 10 minutes drive through the 1250-acre sheep farm to the valley where the movie set is located. Your expert guide will walk you around the wandering pathways of the village, relating the stories of these fascinating films. Recognize the landmarks you know and love. See Bag End, The Party Tree, Gandalf's Cutting, The Mill House and more. Recognize the landmarks you know and love. Finish your tour with a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn. After a break for lunch, we head back over the Kaimai range and stop at Minden Lookout and panoramic views over Tauranga Harbour and beyond before returning safely to Port.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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