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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

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Address: 501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
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+64 7-888 1505
09:00 - 17:00
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The Hobbiton Movie Set tour is an essential stop on the itinerary for all...

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 trilogies.

Fall in love with the Alexander family sheep and beef farm, just as acclaimed director Sir Peter Jackson did, as you journey through the village, with the mighty Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. Your guide will then escort you around the set, showing you the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made. You will be taken around the 12 acre set; past Hobbit holes, the Mill and into the famous Green Dragon™ Inn, where you can indulge in our exclusive, specially brewed beverages to conclude your own Middle-earth™ adventure.

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We booked this tour through Celebrity Cruises since we were cruising with them. If you are cruising, this is the best way to go since Hobbiton is 2 1/2 hours from Auckland and... read more

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Minden, Nevada
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We booked this tour through Celebrity Cruises since we were cruising with them. If you are cruising, this is the best way to go since Hobbiton is 2 1/2 hours from Auckland and you want the security of knowing the ship will wait for you if you are caught in traffic. Hobbiton Movie Set tour was absolutely a dream come... More 

Amherst, New York
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Movie set tout was like walking in the footsteps of Bilbo Baggins. It was much bigger than I anticipated. The little houses in the hillside were all a little different. The green dragon in had drinks for everyone at the end of the tour. It's a beautiful site. Couldn't go into any of the houses, just the tavern. Lots of... More 

Thank Kathy C
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Had an amazing day with the family. We all love the Lord of the rings and Hobbit movies with a passion so this was the perfect start to our trip. Our tour guide was awesome. So friendly and was ready if anyone had any questions and always had the answers. We could have spent a lot longer walking around and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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We took this tour as non fans of LoTR but really enjoyed the tour and knowledge of our guide. Highly recommend a ginger beer as your free drink at the Green Dragon. Parking and accomodating for motor homes could be improved dramatically. We went the afternoon before our tour and could not park. Thankfully we were on an early morning... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Step into a different world, the world of Tolkien and the Hobbits, revert back to being a child, and for a while allow yourself to believe. You will be transported into a world of curiosity and wonderment, where your camera will be able to record what you senses struggle to take in, the magical mythical world of the Hobbit. Hobbiton... More 

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I pre booked ticket online and went with my partner and daughter on 22nd March . My partner was big Lord of the rings fan looking forward to it . Before tour started my partner and daughter used toilets . They where closed for cleaning so the cleaner said to use unisex . My partner replied she rather wait until... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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I was sceptical about Hobbiton due to the need to be on a tour and also due to the price of the tour. However, upon arrival (we drove ourselves - easy free parking) we were absolutely amazed. The tours we were beautifully organised and informative, the entire site being simply magical. On the tour you are not rushed, with plenty... More 

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You MUST book, the tours go every 10 minutes and they are always full. It's outside walking on uneven ground so if you are bringing babies like we did you will need a carry harness. We enjoyed the tour as the staff are all very passionate about their work. At the end of the tour you get a free cider/ale/apple... More 

Thank Lisa_Renee_Compain
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This place was so amazing to visit. I am a big fan of Lord of the rings and The hobbit and it was so cool to see where some of the movies where filmed and all the info behind it.

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This was brilliant. Informative guide, organised tour. The set is huge and very impressive. The place is so magical we didn't want to leave :( a must for any lord of the rings fan

Thank Sherri A

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