Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour Waitomo

Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour Waitomo

Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour Waitomo
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
About
LIMITED OPENING HOURS - PRE BOOKING ONLY Embark on a personally guided tour of this beautiful family farm, which many directors and actors have fallen in love with. Witness for yourself the untouched beauty of the Denize Bluffs, strange rock formations and lush native bush. Your guide will escort you through locations used for Middle-earth, telling stories from the days of filming and helping to get your photos just right. All tours are fully guided, starting with a short drive through farmland before taking an easy walk around the sites used for filming. Our guides pride themselves in making every tour a personalised experience and showing a true sense of what it means to be a New Zealander. Join us today and experience a tour not easily forgotten.
Piopio, New Zealand

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2023

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Lukas S
Munich, Germany3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great tour of Suzie and Warrick's private farm. The two of them were simply fantastic and particularly impressed us with their kind nature and the insights into the time of the filming of "The Hobbit" on their farm.
Written 2 March 2024
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Carla S
Aliso Viejo, CA3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Amazing experience especially for Hobbit fans
An incredible experience! A must do for any Hobbit fan. The place is beautiful. Suzie was an amazing guide and really made the tour fun and immersive. One of the highlights of our trip for sure!
Written 11 February 2024
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Christian W
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
The scenery at the Hairy Feet farm is such a majestic sight so you won’t regret your visit whatsoever. Suzie, the owner and guide was so welcoming and had a lot of stories to share, not just about the Hobbit but about the farm in general. Even if you’re not interested in the hobbit movies, it’s a great pleasure walking around the scenic farm.
Written 14 December 2023
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Mollie T
Denver, CO19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
It was a great tour. Great stories and locations and plenty of opportunities for pictures. Cannot recommend it enough!
Written 13 December 2023
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Sarah C
Worcester, MA4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
This was the first tour we did on our self guided trek throughout New Zealand to see Lord of the Rings filming locations. Suzie was absolutely wonderful as a guide. We loved hearing about her time being a part of the Hobbit filming on her family's farm. The scenery is absolutely breath-taking. Highly recommend making the drive out to this tour if you can!
Written 30 September 2023
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
This tour was absolutely amazing. It's on the family farm of Suzie and her husband Warrick. Suzie was our tour guide, so welcoming from the get go and so knowledgeable. The tour was extremely well organised with a lovely pace. We were in such good hands right from the very beginning. The site itself is so beautiful and the place is made that bit more special with Suzie's commentary. The land has been in the family for a long time and you can tell. It is imbued with their love and care. Suzie and her Warrick have done a super job setting up the tour investing so much of themselves. We highly recommend the Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Written 29 July 2023
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Chris V
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We ended up getting lucky, and Susie booked us in, even though there were no tours going on the day we were in NZ. She met us at the shop, and immediately I knew we were going to have a great time on her beautiful farm. Susie and her husband worked extremely hard to put together a cohesive and scenic tour around the property where multiple scenes were shot and it shows. She has little hidden treasures around the property, so make sure to be on the look out! She was very knowledgeable of the movies and scenes which made it all the more pleasant to recreate some of them. I would recommend if you're going around NZ and going to see other sites, make sure to check out Hairy Feet!
Written 25 July 2023
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1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Exceptional your very personalized with beautiful scenery. Suzie mad sure we saw every spot where the Hobbit movie was filmed and gave us personal stories of her time with the film crew when they were ok her family farm.
Written 17 May 2023
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J D
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
Beautiful scenery, and the owners are very welcoming! They clearly enjoy recounting how the location was chosen for 'The Hobbit' and some of the antics that occurred on set. They sprinkled a few surprises around the environment to add further entertainment to the overall experience.
Written 3 May 2023
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DOMENICA M
15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
My wife is a fan of both the novel "The Trilogy of The Lords of the Rings" and the film adaptations made by Sir Peter Jackson. So this year we decided to finally visit this beautiful country. We booked the tour at Happy Feet Waitomo Piopio and we're truly satisfied even me who had never read nor watched the films. Susie and her husband were professional, competent and gave us the true feeling of the experience since you could say they were "behind the scenes". Our booking was for 10 but we got lost getting there and kindly asked if we could still do it. No problem even being 2 hours late Susie took us on the tour. Being there, seeing where each shot was filmed was breathtaking and the landscape was really worth it. We both recommend this tour whether your a fan like my wife or a "non-fan" like me.
Written 23 April 2023
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HAIRY FEET SCENIC FILM LOCATION TOUR WAITOMO (Piopio) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go