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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest provided by Hobbiton Movie Set

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Hobbtion™ is the only intact set from the 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies, spread over 12 acres. Don’t miss any of the highlights with a guide who takes you through the stories and scenes on the set during a walking tour, which grants you access to places tour vehicles can't reach. Plus, included transportation to and from the set makes visiting easy and convenient.
Highlights
  • Hassle-free access with transportation to and from to the movie set
  • Learn about the set and the movies from your guide
  • Enjoy an intimate Hobbtion™ experience with a small group
  • Sample a Hobbit™ Southfarthing™ beverage at the Green Dragon™ Inn
What to Expect
Meet your driver, who transports you to the Hobbiton™ movie set. On this guided tour, a guide takes you and your small group through the only intact set from 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies. As you explore the enormous set, admire the Hobbit Holes™ tucked into the hillsides, visit the Mill, and wander the green paths of The Shire. Stop in at the Green Dragon™ Inn, where you can taste a complimentary Hobbit™ Southfarthing™ beverage. At the end of your guided walking tour, your driver transports you away from the movie set.
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Important Information
Duration
2h
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Shuttle services in the grounds
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-Free options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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tipaniqueen wrote a review Yesterday
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions4 helpful votes
What an awesome experience to visit Hobbiton, the hobbit homes looked so amazing, Mike our tour guy was very informative and hilarious true kiwi humor made our group laugh thru the whole tour, highly recommend this tour especially if you love the Lord of the Ring trilogy and the
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Pete wrote a review 21 Sep
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
This is one trip on my bucketlist for New Zealand and it did not disappoint. The guide was fun and being a Hobbit fan I was able to answer her questions about the movie! It was lovely to see in person the actual movie set. I was like a kid! The cider after the tour was a nice
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Sarah Gearing wrote a review 21 Sep
Auckland Central, New Zealand106 contributions20 helpful votes
My husband and I have had a wonderful time at Hobbiton. It is worth the long drive from Auckland CBD. Even if I am not a Hobbiton movie fan, I enjoyed the visit so much. The guided tour is very informative, and fun. Never miss this when in Auckland!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Voyager_1958 wrote a review 21 Sep
South Island, New Zealand10 contributions7 helpful votes
Most enjoyable experience. Our guide Mike was funny and knowledgable. We loved the attention to detail in the whole Hobbiton ser. Covid precautions were carefully followed and we felt safe.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Quick Brown Fox wrote a review 21 Sep
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If you have the imagination, then you have the journey ahead of you. Fantastic experience. To walk through a movie set where imagination becomes vivid, is a unique experience. Umbrellas are available should the weather have Hobbiton weather appeal. Such a small world is
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Date of experience: September 2020
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By: Hobbiton Movie Set
carol J
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Transported to a magical world
Absolutely amazing experience and worth every cent. I am not a Hobbit follower but the day was awesome. Sun was out
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RobynT793
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Iconic and fantastic
There are many treasures dotted around our beautiful country, and Hobbiton is certainly one we had taken far too lo
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roddrs1
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Lives up to all the hype!
This is a must do for all fans of the books and movies, but my wife, who has not seen any of the movies, or read th
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469iaind
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It’s a must
If you are a fan of the Hobbit and Lord of the rings then you will not be disappointed with a visit here, you feel
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BrittTravelsAround
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Our main reason to explore NZ!
Hobbiton brought us to New Zealand. And it did not disappoint! We met in Matamata at Shires Rest where we took a to
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Kiwiscanfly2010
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One of the best things to see and do in NZ
As a lover of the books and movies it doesn’t get much better than this. The attention to detail is amazing with a
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rarudwall
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Fun to live out my Hobbit & LOTR dreams!
As a fan of The Hobbit book and LOTR film series, it was a real treat to explore this setting in person. While it c
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Steveruthcox
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Great Tour
We started the tour in the Cafe with a coffee and then our guide took us all around Hobbiton which was awesome and
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oceandave29
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If you are a fan of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit...this is a must see attraction.
This was an excellent walking tour of the movie set. It takes 2 hours but that time seemed to go too quickly. They
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buckbeee
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EPIC Banquet Tour
Had an amazing time on the banquet tour with Sonny and Luke geeking out in this special place. Ate like dwarves at
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Tionapea
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DO IT
We had Cass for our tour and she was amazing! Super fun and really went in depth with what we were looking at. She
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cjake082015
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A magical experience
This is a must. Both my partner (who hadn’t seen any of the movies) and myself (I have seen all the movies) loved o
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karensR2402MO
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A magical experience
My husband and I called into Matamata on our way home from holiday. We visited Hobbiton and were so glad we did. It
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mariabA4727NF
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Beautiful but too stressed
Very nice guide (young woman) but far too stressed with groups following every 15 minutes and the following guide (
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Sqddo
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3-5 stars depending of what I’m rating
5 stars - It is a well run operation and an interesting tour 3 stars - we’ve been to a number of experiences on thi
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Key Details
  • Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
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