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Hairy Feet Scenic Film Location Tour Waitomo

1411 Mangaotaki Road, Piopio 3971, New Zealand
+64 7-877 8003
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There is not enough nice things in the world to be said about Susie or "Hairy Feet"! The tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristin Y
via mobile
Outstanding Experience

What an experience to walk in the footsteps of the stars and crew in the actual places the filming... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pete W
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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MIDDLE EARTH AT IT'S BEST Join our small, personally guided tours through our sheep & beef farm near Piopio in the Waitomo district which featured in Sir Peter Jackson’s "THE HOBBIT" Be entertained with our behind-the-scenes stories as we show you all the sites used in the filming. Re-enact where Bilbo gets his famous sword "Sting" from Gandalf under the Trolls Cave. We're proud to have received the MOST SCREEN TIME OF ALL LOCATIONS. Have your camera ready as we wander through ancient native forest, under massive limestone cliffs and among unusual rock formations. AN ENJOYABLE TOUR FOR MORE THAN JUST MIDDLE EARTH FANS.
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1411 Mangaotaki Road, Piopio 3971, New Zealand
+64 7-877 8003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is not enough nice things in the world to be said about Susie or "Hairy Feet"! The tour takes place on the Denize Bluffs Farm, where Susie starts you off with a 5-6 minute informational video. The video shows how the farm looked before...More

Thank Kristin Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience to walk in the footsteps of the stars and crew in the actual places the filming took place. What a brilliant guided tour with Susie making things come alive with stories and pictures of what actually happened. What awesome scenery on site....More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

An abosulute gem and by far one of the best tours I've been on. It's nature at its finest with a lot of opportunities for you to take plenty of pictures. Suzie was an awesome host and gives you plenty of time to admire the...More

1  Thank Rosie L
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Really well organised with lots of great photo opportunities! The guide had great enthusiasm and energy.

Thank Dan T
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

I loved this tour. Susie made it just that much better by making you feel so welcome and keen to see everything. The thing that this tour trumps hobbiton with is the information you get on the tour. Hobbiton now just hires any random person...More

1  Thank DamoTravels23
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This place is so stunningly beautiful whether you are a super fan or not I'm sure you can appreciate it. Suzie is so dedicated to showing you around and has such a passion for her farm and the story behind filming the hobbit too. A...More

1  Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Suzie was excellent in guiding us around her farm. A beautiful place with all locations mapped and photos to show from the movie. Suzie was very informative and enthusiastic.

Thank ros2305
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

An awesome location made all the better by a tour guide (Susie) who has immense passion to share the story in an interesting & engaging manner

Thank John G
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We loved this tour. After a beautiful drive off the main road, we arrived to meet the lovely Suzie, who handed us Swords and staffs to have photos with. We then wandered through the gift shop - very reasonable prices and some pre loved books....More

Thank irvine71
Reviewed July 9, 2017

This tour was probably the highlight of our trip, LoTR-themed or otherwise! Suzie was a delight, and the small group size made the tour truly memorable. Between the beautiful views and the awesome props to use for photo opportunities, this is a not-to-be-missed stop (even...More

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Kristin Y
July 24, 2017|
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About 2 and a 1/2 hours, but Suzie was flexible - she asked if any of us had anywhere else to be before continuing longer