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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Day Tour from Auckland (Return Trip)

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  • Full-day tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set
  • See New Zealand's lush farming landscape
  • Guided tour of the movie set
  • Includes a Hobbit-themed drink at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Small-group tour limited to 11 people
  • Pickup and drop-off at selected locations in Auckland
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Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle Earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. You'll travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 11 travelers to ensure personalized service.
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Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, Hinuera, Waikato Region, North Island

One day tour from Auckland return, to the world-famous and magical Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set in the heart of Middle Earth.
On this tour you will be picked up from the hotel in our comfortable 12-seater mini-bus and driven through the stunning Waikato countryside (the most extensive farming area in the world) on a fully guided journey to Hobbiton. During the trip south, encounter stunning scenery, great photo opportunities, beautiful mountains and see several different farm animals along the way.
After the drive you will arrive at the Alexander family sheep farm and Shire's Rest (the entrance to Hobbiton) where you can see thousands of sheep, grab a bite to eat, get your coffee fix or enjoy an ice cream while we collect your tickets to the movie set.
Next, we board one of the big green Hobbiton buses to depart on a two hour fully guided tour of this amazing 12 acre movie set with a professional Hobbiton guide to ensure you get the most out of your visit. During your tour step into the lush pastures of the Shire, visit 44 hobbit holes, see amazing gardens, hear the secrets and stories about the making of the movies and enjoy a cold beverage at the famous Hobbiton pub The Green Dragon Inn.
After the tour you will be guided back through the Alexander Family Sheep Farm for another stop at Shire's Rest for a spot of souvenir shopping and maybe a bite to eat before we begin our journey back to Auckland.

Duration: 3 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Despite a super early start and not the best weather, this was an amazing tour!! Our guide, Louise, was spectacular and very friendly. We were given a snack, water, and even a cute souvenir! The earlier tour is worth waking up for because you are...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide was friendly, helpful and professional. Pick up was on-time and tho we were a bit late, we did not feel rushed. The instructions for the tour and where to be when was on point. I would book another tour with Cheeky Kiwi again.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TheUtahAikaus
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a tourist visiting Auckland I was told going to Hobbiton is a must! I didn't want to rent a car and was fortunate to find Cheeky Kiwi Travel. The driver picked us up promptly at the designated area. We were able to stop at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bridget W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a magical place this is to visit, I actually didn't want to leave, I felt like I was a character in a fairy tale, it was just so beautiful, and so lovely. I think what Peter Jackson has done here in Auckland is truly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annie o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really fantastic tour. Pick up was very punctual and the tour bus was comfortable (although New Zealand roads are bumpy!) Our driver/guide, Louise, was warm and friendly, and told us lots of interesting facts and stories during the drive to and from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AC2194x
April 24, 2019|
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Response from trickyluv3n | Reviewed this property |
The tour was only 2 hours long at the movie set if you could drive there and get the ticket yourself. Because I booked this tour with cheeky, we didn’t get pick up around 10am then stopped by other hotel to pick up others... More
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Trinh T
April 14, 2019|
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Response from awaywego2019 | Reviewed this property |
The website is "hobbitontours" to order your tickets direct. Also, it is important if you go you allow time to line up for your assigned tour time of the site. They wait for no one; you must be prompt.
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59bethc
March 17, 2019|
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Response from bilboHobbiton | Reviewed this property |
Hi 59bethc, sorry, just logged into my account. We booked with Cheeky Kiwi Travel and returned to Auckland approximately 7PM.
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