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Offered in: English

Overview

View sets from important scenes in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ movies during this Hobbiton Movie Set tour from Auckland. Your full-day tour departs from three convenient locations in Auckland, and stops en route for photo ops and lunch in Matamata. Enjoy the picturesque round-trip journey through the New Zealand countryside, and enjoy a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn in Hobbiton.
  • Full-day tour to Hobbiton Movie Set, from Auckland
  • See hobbit holes and other key sets from the The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
  • Have one complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Stop for photo ops and lunch in Matamata
  • Includes round-trip transportation from Auckland

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$136.04 USD

After pickup from select locations in Auckland, get comfortable on your bus or minivan and receive a warm welcome from your driver.

Travel for two hours along a scenic road to reach Matamata, stopping en route at a cafe and a lookout point with great photo ops. Have time to purchase lunch in Matamata, which has an excellent bakery and other options.

In the afternoon, join your guided tour of Hobbiton, created at a farm that was transformed into sets for major scenes in the popular movies The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Your Hobbiton tour lasts approximately two hours. Take photos in front of Bilbo Baggins’ hobbit hole home, and hear tales of the quest for the ring and Middle-earth that make the stories from JRR Tolkien's classic books come alive. Your tour includes a 15-minute stop in the Green Dragon Inn where you can enjoy a complimentary alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink. 

After the tour, you can browse the souvenir shop at the information center before returning to Auckland on a different road, offering another perspective on New Zealand's gorgeous countryside.

Your tour ends in the early evening with drop off at your starting point in Auckland.

Reviews

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m
, Sep 2018

When in Auckland, you have to see Hobbiton even if you are not a fan of the books. In this day and age, Hobbiton is like a hug for your soul, evoking feelings of something so magical, so pure, and so good that you can't but come away a better person at least for the day. The tour itself was nice, comfortable bus, awesome knowledgeable guide Barry and great itinerary. The one thing to make this tour even better would be to leave Auckland earlier btw. 8 and 9 AM and come back earlier, but other than that, a great tour indeed.

S
, Aug 2018
S
, Jul 2018

If I can only divide the rating between Kiwi Fun Tour (who brought us from Auckland to Matamata) and The Hobbiton itself; I would give Kiwi Fun Tour a 5 and 1 for Hobbiton. David, our driver, was great and engaging! He gave us information about the places/towns when we passed by. However, the Hobbiton Tour itself was disappointing. I felt that we were rushed and didn't have enough time to explore the Hobbiton on our own. There was time limit per section and the tour guide restricted us to go to the other parts of Hobbiton. Example, once you passed by an area, you're not allowed to go back. To add to my disappointment, our tour guide in Hobbiton was sort of not in the mood and was blurting out inappropriate comments. She said twice that she definitely would need a drink after our tour.

Y
, Jul 2018

David was a very good guide. Though the weather was not well, he introduced to us a lot about the new zealand and of coz the hobbiton! Thank you David!

C
, Apr 2018

Was really nice and definitely worth the trip. Pickup from Auckland was spot on and the drive to Hobbiton smooth, with 2 stops to have a quick breakfast and a nice lunch break before hitting Hobbiton land. The Hobbiton tour was great, I enjoyed seeing the little houses, the gardens and of course the visit to the Green Dragon Inn.

v
, Apr 2018

Absolutely amazing! Worth every penny and time. Highly recommend to anyone, not even a Tolkien’s fan.

l
, Apr 2018

great fun day out of Auckland with the amazing set of LOTR. Very friendly guides and some stunning views await!

K
, Mar 2018

This tour is a must for J.R.R. Tolkien fans and for fans of the Hobbit movies. We were amazed at the measures Peter Jackson took to recreate Tolkien's vivid imaginary world. We were hosted around the movie set in small groups which made it easy to take photos. Considering the large number of visitors to the movie set, the site is very well maintained. We enjoyed a self catered lunch break on the
way down and an icecream on the way back.
Kevin and Jenny

P
, Mar 2018

Fantastic tour! Great stops to get ice cream and lunch, beautiful scenes on the journey, and the driver was really nice and helpful. Would definitely recommend!

s
, Mar 2018

Hobbiton was great to see, however, the group is guided through the tour rather quickly. If you are at the back of a large group then you will not have very much time to take photos as those at the front have used up the allowed time. If you do happen to be in a group of 30 people then try and keep close to the guide.


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