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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
+64 7-888 1505
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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 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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501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
+64 7-888 1505
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You don’t have to be a LOTR or a Hobbit fan to enjoy the fantastic scenery, movie set wonder and totally enthralling 2 hour guided tour of the Shire. It is crowded, such is the popularity of the Oscar winning movie set location and the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did the dinner banquet tour. What can I say, it's the shire amd you feel like you're somewhere out of this world. The attention to detail and work that has gone into this place is astounding. The dinner banquet tour allows you to have the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you’re a fans of Lord of the ring trilogy , this is a place one should go . It’s quite a Long drive to matamata but it’s a worth drive up . There is a tour frm the city but we decided to drive...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm not a fan of the movies and visited with family as they have always wanted to go. I had read online that after this tour I would become a fan but unfortunately I can't say that is true. Our visit to Hobbiton was not...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although it is quite costly to visit Hobbiton, I do have to say it is worth it. We had been a little skeptical but it really does feel like you are in a hobbit village and it brought back many memories of the films. Our...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful place with a lot of charm. Unfortunately due to the vast number of tourists and frequency of tours, the tour felt very rushed. I didn't feel like there was enough time to take the pictures that I wanted, before people had their chance we...More

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Delilah D
24 October 2017|
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Response from ospreychick | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea if the tour guide would be prepared to accompany your daughter, you could email them and ask. Although each bus load of tourists have their own guide and tour the site together, guests do drop back and... More
Florence L
23 October 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
good question ...they are facades only...there are 2 with open doors including Bilbo's hobbit hole...they only go back about 1 meter and there is nothing inside...one you can stand in the doorway for a photo....Bilbo's has... More
Catherina A
22 October 2017|
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Response from MichaelHabre | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The set tour with the dinner actually starts at the best hour of the day when the light is perfect for amazing photos. Which is around 3-4 pm. Yet, I’m not sure this tour is available during September since it’s going to... More