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Reviewed 30 January 2019

This attraction is like a grown ups Disney Land. I couldn't stop taking photos. The Shire takes up most of my scrapbook from New Zealand. Our tour guide obviously enjoyed working here and did an amazing job explaining everything to us. They provided golf carts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dillnbee
Reviewed 18 January 2019

great time in Hobbiton with family but overpriced.Our kids Enjoyed seeing it,The tour is well presented and memorable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Manny P
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Along with my husband, we planned this trip for such a long time and wanted to visit Hobbiton badly. I can tell you, we were not disappointed. We loved the whole set, the tour guide James was keeping up the spirit with jokes and fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Iri_taz
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Though I hadn't watched The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies movies, but I was so glad I had chose to join this optional tour with the rest to The Shire, home of the Hobbiton Movie Set where the movies were filmed. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sy3717
Reviewed 19 December 2018

This was one of our bucket list items so we can now cross it off. We had a great time walking through the Movie Set and seeing all the hobbit holes. The Farm is an amazing piece of property with rolling hills and old growth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DonDory
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Booked a time for our tour. The place was very well kept and organised. Its a fair walk around the place, probably not wheel chair accessible in all parts, certainly not the tour. The shop was a little disappointing given I had a large shopping...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 516ronnied
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Whether you are a Lord of the Rings fan or not this is a must to visit! You can pick up a mememto or two - I recommend a Hobbit postcard posted from Hobbiton - from the gift shop. A great day exploring the site...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Lesley V
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I am falling love with NZ. Had a beautiful tour to Hobbiton and Glowworm cave. What a wonderful experiences, also the scenery of NZ is breathtakingly. Our tour leader CHRIS is such an awesome personality made my day even more beautiful. Overall, a 10 for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vonny D
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I’m a Lord of the Rings fan so this exceeded my expectations in every way. The plants, flowers, herbs and vegetables planted throughout made it feel so real. I loved the special touches like mauka wood chips burning inside the holes with chimneys so that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maureenb312
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Hobbiton is approximately 2 hrs from Auckland CBD. The drive is absolutely fantastic with lush green grazing fields as far as the eyes can see, fringed by hills & blue skies with puffy clouds above you. After checking in, groups of approx. 20 guests are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sally J
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Response from Sally J | Reviewed this property |
The actual tour is approx. 45 minutes from the time you board the bus. However, you would need to keep at least another 5 hours in hand as its a 2 hour drive each way from the CBD and approx. 1 hour to hang out at the... More