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The Hobbiton Movie Set tour is an essential stop on the itinerary for all visitors travelling through New Zealand, offering an interesting and entertaining experience incorporating the famous film set as seen in The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
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We started out by arriving at Hobbiton and lining up at our allocated time. We had the buffet lunch in the party tent. Talk about yum heaps of meat salads and veggies. And desserts. We then started our walking tour. It was pouring with rain...More
The movie set was so awesome! Even though you're aware that all these hobbit doors are fake, it's still such a treat to see them!
The place is also really beautiful. So even if you're not a fan you'd still enjoy everything.
Our tour guide...More
We visited as a group of 5 adults and 3 children aged 3-10. Our visit was enjoyed by all. The cafe serves food to suit all diets at prices that are not exorbitant. Good coffee !! The experience takes around 2 hours with a free...More
Totally recommend the Hobbiton Movie Set tour. From tour bus driver (Pip) to our guide Charlotte, the tour was absolutely fantastic. I hadn’t seen the movies but wanted to tour the site & scenery. I’ll be watching all the movies now. Worth every $$.
We expected the hobbiton tour to be a bit tacky, a bit touristy. It was actually really good. The set is well preserved and in a beautiful location. The guide really knew his stuff, and had a few interesting stories about what happened on set....More
My Husband organised the tour and I watched the Hobbit movies but not over and over again like my son so I had no expectations. The drive there was scenic beautiful with rolling pastureland that even my jet lag could not keep my eyes closed....More
We went as a family to celebrate a birthday with our two teenagers who are big fans of the films and read all the books, they had a ball. Our guide Nelson was very friendly and added to the nice experience. We also had lunch...More
Hi Emma, sadly I'd have to agree with the other guys; especially in wet conditions. However, I would contact the Hobbiton team as I'm sure they've dealt with this query before and I'm not experienced in this. Good luck.