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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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Wayne was a great guide. The stops on the way to/from helped from making the ride seem to long. Only wish was that we had a little more time to shop, but we were able to buy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Wayne was a great guide. The stops on the way to/from helped from making the ride seem to long. Only wish was that we had a little more time to shop, but we were able to buy everything we wanted and we were each given a $10 voucher.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We are not huge Hobbit fans, but if you are you must go! We were in the area and so we thought we must go!! It was BEAUTIFUL and the kids loved seeing it! I wouldn't go way out of your way or pay the price unless you are either close by or a huge LOTR fan! You do line... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Though artificial, it was one of the most beautiful man made nature that we seen. The colors of the place are beautiful as we take photos of the little houses and the movie set. My 3 year old girl enjoyed posing for pix at the movie set. We went for the last session of the day and though it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Booked tour from our Auckland hotel. It starts early due to location being 2 hours drive from Auckland. This was a terrific tour which included a walking guide to the grounds of the set and lunch and drinks. You will be walking on elevated ground so wear good shoes. It also was very windy so coats are recommended. Even if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is how it works! You have to be on the North Island of New Zealand, not far from Auckland, or Hamilton. (Nearest town is Matamata) You drive, or get driven to the combination gift shop, ticket office, and after buying an adult ticket for $75.00 (kids about half) you catch a bus to the "set", about 5 minutes away.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Second visit to the movie set. This time I visited with much more of an appreciation. After watching the Hobbit Movies with the kids it was time to take them along. The joy on their faces and on The faces of overseas visitors made from a great day out. Thanks to Belinda for an informative overview of the set. Size... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My family of 5 with 3 teens took a bus tour here recently. It was so well organised right from the start. Very informative guide who was so knowledgeable about the movies and what was filmed where and what was and wasn't included. The surrounding countryside was beautiful and made for many wonderful photographic memories. Lovely beer in the cafe... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed to see and visit hobbiton, it's like the movie, beautiful house and stories! it's quite fast tho, in 30min your tour is pretty much finished and they push you to go and get your bus back to the city. Moreover, I don't understand why they charge you 70dollars for that tour.. For me it's too easy, they know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was my second time and my partners first time visiting hobbiton and it was great. The tour guide was great! Lots of facts and interesting insights as well as a great sense of humour! Make sure you take a camera !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

As fans of the whole LOTR and Hobbit world we weren't going to miss this one, we arrived and booked on to the next starting tour (we went in the winter when there aren't too many people but in the summer we were told that the tours get full real quick so book a day or so in advance just... More 

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Address: 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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