Hobbiton Movie Set


Hobbiton Movie Tours is New Zealand’s top attraction, and pretty interesting even if you haven’t seen the movies, you will enjoy the visual experience and the story telling. Step back in time to JRR Tolkien’s Middle Earth on this fascinating tour to the Hobbiton movie set near Matamata. Cross the Kaimai Ranges and the Waikato lowlands to the Hobbiton movie set, built in 1999 for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Filming commenced in December 1999, and the stars on site were Gandalf (Sir Ian McKellen), Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), Bilbo Baggins (Sir Ian Holm) and Sam Gamgee (Sean Austin), along with director Peter Jackson. In 2010, the set was completely rebuilt in amazing detail for the three Hobbit movies. Enjoy strolling around the home of the hobbits, including Bag End where Bilbo Baggins lived. See the Party Tree, the restored bridge and the old pub.
  • Location

    Tauranga

  • Tour Code

    TRG045

  • Duration

    5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $199.99
    Children (12 & under) from $149.99

  • Snack included!
  • Popular!

Photography

Photo opportunities abound!

Refreshments

Soak up the unique atmosphere with great coffee and a sweet or savoury treat at Green Dragon Inn

Special Notes

Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Bring along additional cash/credit card for gift shop purchases Tour may operate in reverse order The bus journey is approximately 75 minutes in each direction
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