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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
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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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We have gone twice now, and will be going again. My husband and I first went by ourselves for our 20th anniversary, but just went again with some close friends and my parents who are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The sunset tour is gorgeous, the...More

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Incredible place regardless of your fandom status. Surrounded by beauty and picture perfect. It’s a must.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went because it was a present for my partner who went on the tour -The gift shop is a rip off should have done my homework b4 i went . The shop only had one design of hoodie in the shop and it was double...More

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This is a must see for those visiting auckland but be aware of the high entry price. Adult : 82 NZD. Children : 41 NZD.

Thank Luther J
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Expensive but worth it. Great tour guides who are super passionate about LOTR. Even if you’re not that into this franchise, it’s worth it just to get a glimpse of how much went into the movie/set. Highlight was having a drink at the pub called...More

Thank Neha G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The hobbiton set was beautifully maintained. The whole set is lush and green. Our guide is very knowledgeable and explained every interesting aspect of the set. We were a party of 5 amongst a bus load of people, it did not feel crowded as they...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hobbiton named as the Shire in the movie of The Hobbit trilogy. It's located in Matamata, 1250 Acre sheep & beef farm owned by Alexanders. Visitors take by bus for seeing the whole area. It's cost around NZD 80 from Parking area at the location....More

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Response from Ismael J | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend you go in the first group doing the tour this way you take advantage of being the firsts to take pictures and admire all around, anyway the tour guides are very well organized and they don’t let groups mix... More
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harry s
8 June 2018|
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Response from Keitha S | Reviewed this property |
My friend bought one there a couple of years ago. They're the Weta Workshops rings so you could probably find the price through their website (or even order one through their website!)
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Response from raez52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do sell the rings honestly can't remember the cost there was so much to see in the gift shop
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