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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata is a popular New Zealand attraction, so going with a small group of fans makes it more intimate. From Auckland, hop on a minibus customized with Wi-Fi access, drop-down screens, and USB charging points to enhance your experience. On board, find an informative guide who is passionate about the filming site for 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Auckland Central
    Waikato Region
  • 1
    Hobbiton Movie Set
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Auckland
    Stop: 5 minutes
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Highlights
  • Small-group tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, round-trip from Auckland
  • Guide’s commentary keeps you entertained along the way
  • Drop-down screens aboard tour vehicle enhance the experience
  • Includes snacks, USB charging points for your devices, and Wi-Fi
Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Small Group & Fully Guided Tour
  • Entry ticket and fully guided tour - Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry ticket and fully guided tour - Hobbiton Movie Set (if Transport Only option is selected)
  • Optional extras and activities - please select the tour option you want at time of booking
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Children 7 years old and under are required to travel in a child safety car seat. If you don't have a car seat one can be provided, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance to arrange this.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Adrien B wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great experience great day.Michael is a good person and perfect guide We were just 2 in the van and yet he still agreed to carry on the visit, much appreciated
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Irene wrote a review Jul 2020
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We enjoyed Hobbiton. I am unsteady on my legs but found I could cope with the one hour walk. The tour was very informative both at Hobbiton and with our tour guide.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Iffah wrote a review Jul 2020
Wellington, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide, Michael is very friendly and hospitable despite us being a little late for pick up. He ensures that we’re comfortable throughout the trip. He’s also very knowledgeable as he gave us very detailed explanation about the places we passed by on our way to Hobbiton. He
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Nicki B wrote a review Jul 2020
Wellington, New Zealand22 contributions1 helpful vote
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Had THE most amazing day travelling to Hobbiton with Cheeky Kiwi Travel 😄 Was so great to finally get to tick off this must-see place! The detail and scenery of the shire is amazing and so great to finally see it all up close and personal! There is just something magical about
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kiwivagabonda wrote a review Jul 2020
Santa Marta, Colombia3 contributions4 helpful votes
Great trip, highly recommend it! Scenery was beautiful and Mike our guide/driver was super knowledgeable about the history and places where we drove through. We lucked out with superb weather, and we were the first group of the day through Hobbiton so we got to experience it
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Excellent Tour
We had a great time with our driver/guide Michael which made the tour more enjoyable. Great communication skills, v
Coaster80
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Book today
100% excellent - I booked the tour last year and could follow the booking numbers - I offered to withdraw as there
heritagead
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Amazing sights and learned a lot about the area and its history
Our tour was informative and I had the pleasure of learning about New Zealand history and some of the great spots t
BarbaraH4036
BarbaraH4036
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Te Anau to Milford Sound
Excellent communication. Lance was a most excellent driver and guide. We had a great day made even better by Lance'
KalGoeysinsup
KalGoeysinsup
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Fantastic day trip and tour guide!
Fantastic day trip. Thanks to Brendon. I do really enjoy the trip even though the weather was not great. Looking fo
vojtak574
vojtak574
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The most AMAZING MILFORD SOUND Tour ever!
We bought our tour from Queenstown and would definitely do it again. If you want to get the most out of your Milfo
Biggs1970
Biggs1970
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Great Customer Service - Above and Beyond.
I made a last minute booking with Cheeky Kiwi Travel and was surprised that they took my booking. Then it happened
EstherRDM
EstherRDM
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Fantastic day trip
Big thank you to Michael & Brendon for the amazing trip - you both were super hospitable, extremely friendly. Thank
Ryanmarie28
Ryanmarie28
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Great experience!
Amazing trip and awesome experience. Big thanks to Nick for making this trip great. You're such an awesome!. Hoping
maab901
maab901
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Awesome, great and worth it....
Thanks to Mr Michael Healey and Mr Manny (the man standing beside us) for a wonderful day during our trip. Keepin
WellyTraveller21
WellyTraveller21
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Highly recommended
Company is helpful in answering my questions. The tour was great. Tour guide is good. Overall great experience!
Flybye01
Flybye01
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Lovely trip to Mt Cook
My girlfriend and I had an amazing time with Kreig on our tour to Mt Cook! Although the weather was not at its best
260aun
260aun
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Awesome
I joined Waitomo cave and Hobbiton small tour with Michael. He is an amazing and passionate person who connected ec
gaganrayat
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Queenstown to Milford Sounds
Voyaged in a mini bus to Te Anau and then Milford Sounds from Queenstown. Callum ( driver ) was very informative o
anniecmm
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Chock full day
High standard of service, all perfectly well organized, no stress, many things in a short amount of time without fe
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