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Round-Trip Private Transfer from Auckland to Hobbiton

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    What to Expect
    Hobbiton is one of New Zealand's most popular must see attractions suitable for all ages and especially important for any Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit fans.

    A typical day in Hobbiton:

    The trip takes on average 2.5 hours each direction from Auckland through the rolling hills of the Waikato region and beautiful farming towns along the way.

    Located 10 minutes away from the bustling Matamata township the Shires Rest sits amongst the fills on a private working farm awaiting our arrival.

    While you explore the Shires Rest your driver & guide will collect the tickets & info pack which is available in many different languages.

    Explore the on-site gift shop and café for breakfast or lunch before the movie set tour commences.

    When your booking time arrives, you will board a bus with many other Hobbit fans and head down into the valley where the Hobbiton movie set has been beautifully re-created in amazing detail.

    The two hour guided tour with a local Hobbiton guide for will take you through the movie set exploring the many Hobbit holes, bridges and gardens before stopping off at the Green Dragon Inn for a local ale. I also highly recommended the pie! If your a fan a of the movie's, the detail and history behind the movie set is incredible and it's nice to see up close and personal the real thing normally only seen on the big screen.

    Also look out for the famous Hobbiton cat who lives there. Usually in front of the fire place. A prize is in order for the group should you find him and show your driver / guide a photo.

    Once the tour concludes, you will meet your Ezy Driver driver & guide back at The Shires rest.

    I recommend trying out the NZ Natural ice cream or 3 scoop ice cream thick-shakes before heading back to Auckland.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Anywhere in Auckland
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Return to Auckland or an alternative port or city as required.
    • Driver/guide
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local taxes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our driver (John) was personable and knowledgable. He was even able to get us last minute seating for lunch in Hobbiton. His driving and guiding services were extremely well-priced.
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    Response from Stuart T, Owner at Round-Trip Private Transfer from Auckland to Hobbiton
    Responded Dec 16, 2017
    Hi George, Amazing feedback, much appreciated, ill be sure to share this with John and happy the day worked out well. Enjoy your stay in NZ. Stu.
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    Key Details
    • Ezy Driver
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
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