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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

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Address: 501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, 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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I am a fan of Lord of the Rings trilogies and Hobbit so this review might seems over the top. But if you are nature lover then you have no reason to miss this place. It is a... read more

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Orchard Road, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am a fan of Lord of the Rings trilogies and Hobbit so this review might seems over the top. But if you are nature lover then you have no reason to miss this place. It is a full guided tour and there will be detailed explanation on how this place originated from the film set. What Peter Jackson did... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No doubt Hobbiton was one of my favorite places in New Zealand. The scenery is gorgeous, the sets are fantastical and detailed, the staff are friendly, the food is delicious, and the experience is magical. I highly recommend doing the tour through New Zealand Discovery Tour because this company has top-notch staff and service. My daughter and I signed up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was an amazing place on earth and must go destination. The place gives you the memories of the Lord of the Ring and Hobbit trilogy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whether you have seen, "Lord of the Rings", or not this area offers spectacular scenery. Emerald green hills filled with sheep, cows, and amazing people, this area of New Zealand was my favorite. Wild open nature and no tourist advertisements lend to keeping the area much as it has been for hundreds of years. The hobbiton set has done extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic time there we were well looked after would definitely recommend this place to anyone and can't wait to visit there again which will be 2018

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved our visit to Hobbiton. The scenery is stunning, the staff were all amazing and both kids and adults loved it. The attention to detail and the loveliness of the scenery was unexpected, and even if you have never watched the movies or read the books it is still magic. The Green Dragon was fantastic - my only complaint... More 

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Matamata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived at 4pm For the guided tour. Commentary on the bus to the movie set Excellent. Walked with tour guide around Hobbiton Very informative from enthusiastic dedicated guide. Warm welcoming reception and fire at the Green Dragon. Night walk was Fantastic seeing the Hobbit holes all lit and reflection on the lake was well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though I am not a fan of the Hobbits or Lord of the Rings, this was an impressive place. The tour was well done with a very knowledgeable young lady as our guide who explained everything we needed to know both about the setting and the story behind the set. So well done and picturesque, credits must go to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fortunate enough to have the tour guide to ourselves (only 2 of us). She was incredibly knowledgeable of all the scenes from the films that each part of the set appeared in. This is a fascinating look into a well-known movie set plus a drink in the Green Dragon Inn at the end. Even if you're not a huge fan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my mum to this - she's a camera-nut and an active 68 year old, who used to be a tour guide. We had such fun. The cafe was lovely while we waited for the bus, then we moved down to amazing green scenery that just took your breath away at times. The whole place was just as you... More 

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