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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an awesome way to spend a day when you are in Auckland NZ! Our tour bus driver/guide (Damian) was spectacular giving us much information about the history and present day events of the country - he was extremely informative and entertaining and made the...More

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If you’re a middle earth fan, like my son and I, you absolutely can’t miss this! But even if you don’t know a hobbit from a hole in the ground, like my wife, you’ll still have a great time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost skipped this one, but so glad we didn't. Had a wonderful time exploring and seeing the setting for the movies. Outstanding tour guides and really didn't feel crowded once you were on tour. However, BE SURE to book your tickets in advance. Odds...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jane, our tour guide made this experience memorable. The whole place is magic! Beautiful for the people sensible to esthetic, full of sense and memories for the ones who read the books or saw the movies and incredibly well rendered. They even have real gardens...More

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Enjoyed the tour and timing very much. It was well paced. Jasmin added humour throughout the tour and was interactive from ripping my ticket. Hendrick was an ace bar tender at the Green Dragon, saved my lost property too. Jasmin will look better in a...More

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Carl H
8 August 2018|
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Response from Chandansaha | Reviewed this property |
Only by guided tour, public driving is not allowed. You will have two hours, which is more than enough to explore inside hobbiton.
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rgsunshine
8 August 2018|
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Response from Marilyn M | Reviewed this property |
We traveled the end of May and the first week of June. The weather was marvelous. The temperature dipped and we got snow on the mountains. We did most of our tours in the afternoon so we could be back to the apt by dinner.
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Response from Deb C | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely plenty of room in the car park, saw a few parked there the day we went
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