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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
+64 7-888 1505
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such beauty in the scenery and the little hobbit houses were gorgeous. We loved the tour, our tour guide Niko was very informative and entertaining. Would definately recommend. You won’t be disappointed.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thank you very much to Kayleigh for a fun and informative tour of Hobbiton yesterday. Geoff and I are not full-on obsessed fans of the films, but we thoroughly enjoyed the Hobbit experience. Kayleigh passed on a few little facts about the making of the...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Magical! From the minute we arrived at the meeting point got our tickets then made our way for breakfast! One of us had the Continental another had Second Breakfast another had Elevensies while the last had toast (Hadn't seen the movies!) If your a Lord...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this gorgeous gem of a tour. Come dressed up if you can, tour guides love it! Very enjoyable and worthwhile experience for all ages if you're a tolkein fan!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you love the films you have to visit Hobbiton! Remember, it is a movie set so if you’re expecting to go inside the Hobbit holes then you’re going to be disappointed. We had a great tour guide who was entertaining and knowledgable which really...More

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15 January 2018|
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Response from Davyth | Reviewed this property |
It’s a bit tight but you should make it. The tour last 90 mins and I would allow 90 mins to get to Hamilton. (Rotorua Airport is closer to Hobbiton)
2 January 2018|
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Response from Raymond A | Reviewed this property |
No you are not allowed to drive to the movie set directly. You drive to "bus depot" where you can park your car. Then you are forced to buy the overpriced tickets so you can get on a bus, which will take you to the movie... More
Louie C
30 December 2017|
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Response from Batts65 | Reviewed this property |
Most definately. We visited in September last year and it was one of the highlights of our trip! They do have umbrellas at the hobbiton vilage, however we took our own and hardly needed to use them. At the end of the tour... More