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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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Excellent tour. Must do tour and meal at the Green Dragon. The tour is done in the afternoon and then you have the fabulous meal.After you stroll back to the buses by the use of lanterns. They even transport you back to your local lodging....More
This is a movie set in a isolated farm. You can only expect it to be quiet and personalized. hell no!
I was there in November - apparently not even the busiest month - and could not believe the amount of people there was.
On a tour of NZ a visit to Rotorua and the Hobbiton Movie set had to be right up the top of the list. We wondered how a film set could be such an attraction but once there the answer was obvious. Set in a...More
Hobbiton is sooo beautiful! Even if you’re not a Lord Of The Rings fan the property is so gorgeous and the work they put into the tour is phenomenal. It’s definitely worth the price and the “green dragon” really does have great food and drink....More
What a great tour. Our young guide was enthusiastic and kept us all together without being 'bossy'. We loved the flowers and vegetables and the story of the artificial tree. The coloured doors were perfect in the setting and so were the details of the...More
To visit Hobbiton has been something of a dream of mine for a long time - ever since the Lord of the Rings movies first came to the big screen in the early 2000's. So when I realized that on a trip to Australia and...More
Response from T1222MHsamanthas | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on how mobile that person is.
Hobbiton is set in the side of a hill, but didn’t seem hilly to walk around. There was a walk from the set to the pub where they serve a drink and the bus picks you up again.
With almost all tours fully booked, I do not believe you can change the time, unless there is a cancellation. You only take your allotted bus at your tour time to the movie set. You then stay with your tour guide until you... More
With almost all tours fully booked, I do not believe you can change the time, unless there is a cancellation. You only take your allotted bus at your tour time to the movie set. You then stay with your tour guide until you take your allotted bus back to the parking lot.