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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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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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We were very pleased with the tour - it was in a gorgeous setting and we had a very lively and fun guide. Seeing the set, which is quite expansive, was unforgettable. We learned... read more

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very pleased with the tour - it was in a gorgeous setting and we had a very lively and fun guide. Seeing the set, which is quite expansive, was unforgettable. We learned lots of interesting things about the making of the movie and have some beautiful photos. We had lots of time to enjoy the scenery, visit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a fantastic visit to visit the Hobbiton Movie Set. We booked our tickets online ahead of time and drove directly to the main area in Hinuera. We booked our tour for about 9:30 in the morning - early enough so that there were not too many people on site yet, but late enough so that it had warmed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Expensive but well worth it. My husband didn't know what to expect as he has never seen the movies or read the books. He loved it. It is so well set out and the story behind the creation of Hobbiton is great. It was a wet morning but that didn't bother us because they give you large umbrellas and you... More 

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Thank Kruzi
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have wanted to visit Hobbiton for 3 years and this was well worth the wait! The set is amazing. Our young tour guide Jacob was excellent. He was enthusiastic and knowledgeable and took good care of his tour party. We were there on a wintry rainy day yet the rain held off for our entire tour. Beautiful set!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely day in New Zealand. Make sure to try the stout at the Green Dragon. The very tasty food was a very nice surprise as well.

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Thank Clint G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Better than Disney. We had so much fun, the place is amazing, our kids loved it!! We went straight to The Shire's Rest Café by car from Auckland and worked pretty much well. It is good to book before you go, but you can buy your ticket when you get there, what is handy.

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New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really expensive to look at a number of little doors in little hillsI know I am not a LOTR fanatic but I was so disappointed with our day out with overseas visitors. We were hustled through at such a rate it was like being on a conveyor belt fed in one end and spat out the other in the shortest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited with my wife and 3 kids (3 yrs, 8 yrs and 11 yrs) for a tour of Hobbiton. Only my eldest child had read the Hobbiton however we all had a great experience. The tour takes you through all the Hobbit houses that were built for the movies and includes a trip to the Green Dragon Inn for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visit on the farm is like entering the very Middle Earth. Very interesting story about dicovering the place for movie use & development from LOTR to Hobbit movies. And the gardes!! I wont to move inn...and stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The minute we step into the Hobbiton set ,we are immediately transported and feel like we are in the movie with Frodo and Gandalf. The weather was not great when we went but that didn't dampen our excitement. We enjoyed our tour. Each structure ,the hobbit holes where nicely preserve just like in the movie. The best time to visit... More 

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