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Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour Waitomo

1411 Mangaotaki Road, Piopio 3971, New Zealand
+64 7-877 8003
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Amazing guide

You can definitely see the passion and enthusiasim Suzie the owner/guide has for this place. Knows... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Teddy L
Tokyo, Japan
A beautiful place to visit

This is a great place to visit even if you're not a Hobbit but it is a must see if you yearn for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
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MIDDLE EARTH AT IT'S BEST Join our small, personally guided tours through our sheep & beef farm near Piopio in the Waitomo district which featured in Sir Peter Jackson’s "THE HOBBIT" Be entertained with our behind-the-scenes stories as we show you all the sites used in the filming. Re-enact where Bilbo gets his famous sword "Sting" from Gandalf under the Trolls Cave. We're proud to have received the MOST SCREEN TIME OF ALL LOCATIONS. Have your camera ready as we wander through ancient native forest, under massive limestone cliffs and among unusual rock formations. AN ENJOYABLE TOUR FOR MORE THAN JUST MIDDLE EARTH FANS.
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1411 Mangaotaki Road, Piopio 3971, New Zealand
+64 7-877 8003
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Reviewed yesterday

You can definitely see the passion and enthusiasim Suzie the owner/guide has for this place. Knows her stuff with great attention to detail. Amazing sceneries, can't fault this place at all!

Thank Teddy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit even if you're not a Hobbit but it is a must see if you yearn for hairy feet. Suzie was a great guide and the tour is a very personal experience. We really felt like we were reliving...More

Thank Cameronholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited on 06 February and we had a wonderful time. Suzie was such a fantastic guide. So enthusiastic and she explained everything with so much detail. We just loved it and we could have stayed so much longer. But it was...More

Thank 31ninetyeighty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suzie is a fantastic guide, this was the 4th time i've visited Hairy Feet and I seem to hear different stories or find different experiences here everytime. The different areas you walk through you'd expect to find miles apart and the anecdotes from filming are...More

Thank Leah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just wanted to let people know what a lovely day my wife, daughter and myself had with Suzie showing us around the farm and the Hobbit locations. We had just come from Hobbiton the day before and the Hairy feet tour was the perfect...More

Thank Rodney V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an amazing trip. We drive into the middle of nowhere (middle of the earth I’m told) and wasn’t sure what to expect. We entered the village and became family immediately. The owners of the farm (film location) were such wonderful hosts. It’s...More

Thank hlng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour operator booked this venue for us and WOW! We were lucky enough to be the only 2 people on Susie’s tour and I would highly recommend a visit here to anyone. Suzie was terrific as our host and was full of fascinating facts,...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic afternoon at the farm. Suzie told us so many personal stories about not only the making of the film but the farm itself too. What an amazing area, the landscape is fantastic. The tour is about 90 minutes but the time...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I have never seen The Hobbit & have no interest in doing so as it's not my type of movie, but I absolutely loved this tour. Suzie, our guide who is also one of the owners of this 1800 acre sheep & cattle farm, was...More

Thank JellyCom
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This was easily our favorite tour we did over 3 weeks. Both my husband and I are HUGE Lord of the Rings fans- our dog is named Frodo Baggins. The drive to get here is a bit out of the way from anything, but definitely...More

Thank Emily S
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Kristin Y
25 July 2017|
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Response from irvine71 | Reviewed this property |
About 2 and a 1/2 hours, but Suzie was flexible - she asked if any of us had anywhere else to be before continuing longer