Auckland to Hobbiton Movie Set Full Day Tour

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Tour #AHFDT Price is based on your own Private Charter of luxury vehicle & knowledgeable tour guide: 1-2 Passengers NZ$650.00
3-4 Passengers NZ$750.00
5 Passengers NZ$850.00
Duration: 8.5 hours
Depart: Morning Entry fees & Meals are additional – See Below

The Hobbiton Movie Set is number 1 attraction whilst visiting New Zealand.

Zealandier Tours offer private group Hobbiton tours from Auckland New Zealand. Our Hobbiton day tours from Auckland are ideal as pre or after cruise ship excursions.

Middle Earth may have just been an imaginary place for J.R.R. Tolkien but here in New Zealand there is certainly a lot of resemblance. Filming of the Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit trilogies was completed in New Zealand with the Hobbiton Movie Set being the only location left in its filming entirety. Come to the Shire , discover all about Hobbits and all that goes on behind the scenes of creating a movie . Enjoy the rolling fields, the Hobbit holes , the vegetable and flower gardens, orchards and honey hives.

Our Hobbiton tour from Auckland departs Auckland City taking Motorway south we travel. Spend an informative 2 hours around the Hobbiton movie set tour location.

The filming of the Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit trilogies was completed in New Zealand with the Hobbiton Movie Set being the only location left in its filming entirety. Come to the Shire, discover all about Hobbits and all that goes on behind the scenes of creating a movie. Enjoy the rolling fields, the Hobbit holes , the vegetable and flower  gardens, orchards and honey hives.

Departing Auckland City taking Motorway south we travel through Market Gardening area of Bombay, down to the plains of Te Kawhata, another wine growing region. Following the Waikato River, turning off main highway to enter the Waikato Valley, home to 1.8 million dairy cows, the most productive industry in the country.

green dragon inn

Green Dragon Inn

We travel through this picturesque landscape to the township of Matamata before arriving at the Hobbiton Movie Set location for Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogy films. Spend an informative 2 hour tour around the movie set location. Stand under the party tree, walk past the Hobbit holes, imagine yourself amongst the characters. Nestled deep in the rolling hills of the Waikato, this location was chosen for its unblemished landscape. Bilbo Baggins was no typical hobbit, he did not want adventure, but you will have to come and see why he was so reluctant to leave the comfort of The Shire. At the conclusion of your journey you get a special treat in the Green Dragon Inn where you will receive a local shire ale, cider or ginger beer. It is now time for your return journey – Hobbiton, Auckland and beyond.

Entry Fees Per Person:
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
NZ$75.00 per adult / Youth NZ$37.50 / Child NZ$10
Lunch at Hobbiton is Buffet Style NZ$20.00

 

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