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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

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Address: 501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3400, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-888 1505
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Description: The Hobbiton Movie Set tour is an essential stop on the itinerary for all...
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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'Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Great family trip!

Wonderful to visit the Hobbiton set and see all the Hobbit houses. The natural landscape around is fabulous too. You are in a conveyor belt of tourists, but there was enough time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wonderful to visit the Hobbiton set and see all the Hobbit houses. The natural landscape around is fabulous too. You are in a conveyor belt of tourists, but there was enough time to see everything and take photos. Kids loved it. Bus driver and guide round the village were excellent.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The only thing wrong with this tour is that it's too short (likely because people like me could spend all day in the shire, so they need to make room for others). It's pricey ($75NZD pp) but totally worth it for those who are fans. It's a two hour tour from the Shire's Rest cafe, where you can purchase your... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Its true what they say, this tour of Hobbiton is really fantastic. I'm a fan of the LOTR and Hobbit movies and the knowledge from the tour guide just really makes the trip worth it. Even though the tour is only an hour/half you get to see a lot and learn a lot too, plus the complimentary drink in the... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This place had the potential to be awesome, but the guide to tourist ratio was insane! 1 tour guide for a coach full of tourists is very overwhelming. Too much pushing and shoving to get a photo of all the stops. Pressure to stay on a narrow path with a bunch of shovey tourists is not very fun. The food... More 

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Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The set is so so wonderful and it even look like a backdrops when taking a picture. Been to other place, but never seen something like this before. Even I'm not hobbit fanatic, it's so worthy and enjoyable. Highly recommended

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The tour was great, it is fantastic to walk in this universe. Our guide had lots of funny stories about the filming and gave us lots of time to take pictures. Even the drive there is beautiful and enjoyable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely loved this tour! The sets are so beautiful, and you feel like you're actually walking around Middle Earth! We actually did the night time dinner tour that was offered, which included a meal "fit for a hobbit," which was massive and delicious. We also got to see the entire set at night. With all the lights on, it looks... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A lot has been said about the Hobbiton Movie Set tours and I cannot agree more with all the rave. When I initially researched for tours online I got discouraged of the cost, ranging between US$200-400 per person. I diligently searched and came across a TA review that pointed me to a link. It directed me to the InterCity NZ... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Im not a Lord of the rings fanatic, and to be fair I cant remember much of the films but even I had a decent time on this tour. Im a fan of hearing about the behind the scenes stories and set stories and there were plenty of them from the tour guide. The only thing that was a little... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was most excited about visiting Hobbiton out of all of our bookings in New Zealand, and it didn't disappoint! They run heaps of tours during the day so you can tailor it to your itinerary pretty well, and you can choose where you need to be picked up from which also helps. The bus drivers are full of great... More 

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Additional Information about Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Address: 501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3400, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-888 1505
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hinuera
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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