- Lord of the Rings tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set from Rotorua
- Get the insider gossip on how Lord of the Rings was made
- Have your photo taken in front of one of the hobbit holes
- Opportunity to hand-feed baby lambs
You’ll explore the Hobbiton Movie Set and village, where Bilbo Baggins lived and the quest for the ring began. Have your photo taken in front of a hobbit hole or the by the pond while your guide entertains you with the stories and insider dish about filming these Hollywood blockbusters in New Zealand.
As the Hobbiton Movie Set was constructed on a working sheep farm, the regular goings-on of the farm still exist, and you will experience part of its daily life and the have the chance to hand-feed baby lambs.
You don’t have to be a Lord of the Rings movie lover to enjoy this tour with all its wonderful North Island scenery, but if you are, this tour will be all the more special.
Please note: The Hobbiton Movie Set is still in use for an upcoming movie that is in the process of being filmed; because of this, you may be required to sign a confidentiality agreement to not publish any images that you take during your tour.
Reviewed by Dominick, USA, November 2012
Absolutely worth the trip! Loved every minute of the tour and the scenery. A Hobbit wonderland!
Reviewed by Jennifer M L, July 2012
Great trip. Enjoyed the set tour with the guide (Uncle Ben) who had worked on the set during filming so had a wealth of stories. He was great fun. The variety of souvenirs in the shop is a bit limited.