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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland provided by Auckland & Beyond Tours

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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

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Fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies will love the chance to visit this set on an easy day trip from Auckland. It’s located in Matamata, in the scenic Waikato region, so enjoy the views en route. Take a two-hour guided tour of the Hobbit Holes, gardens, and sheep-grazing pastures Peter Jackson used when making the films, and hear fascinating stories from your guide.
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    Hobbiton Movie Set
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    2 Hours Guided tour inside the Hobbiton Movie Set including a complimentary drink at the green dragon Inn Admission is included if you choose the Transport & ticket option
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  • Hotel transfers from Auckland are included, for your convenience
  • Snacks and refreshments will be provided
  • Receive personalized attention on a small-group tour
  • Get behind-the-scenes glimpses into the making of your favorite movies
Important Information
  • Free snacks, water & soft drinks
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry Ticket if you choose Transport & Entry Option
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Food and drinks ( available for purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry Tickets if you choose the Transport Only Option
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hitomi wrote a review Jun 2020
11 contributions
Our driver Simon was a nice & friendly guy. Overall, I enjoyed the experience. I want to share my experience both good and a bit disappointed in Queen's BD, when was re-opened after Covid-19 closure. Good: *Hobbitton Movie Set was awesome place even it's little wet. I didn't
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Date of experience: June 2020
MikadeSa wrote a review Feb 2020
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil69 contributions22 helpful votes
Chris was lovely!!! We went to Hobbiton and also to Waitomo Caves. The van was really good, with places to charge my cell and free wifi. For sure I’ll recommend Auckland and Beyond to everybody!!
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Jfeline wrote a review Feb 2020
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I had a great experience! The transportation was very comfortable. Chris was our tour guide to The Hobbiton, he’s very approachable and nice. He made sure that we are comfortable throughout the tour. He also take good photos of me and my colleagues. We also had another tour
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Date of experience: February 2020
Sandra O wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
It was a very good experience with a good and nice driver from Auckland. They did however change our pick-up place and did so in very short notice, and the tour stated a three hour visit but it was only two hours (depending on Hobbiton's own guides) so all was good with a few
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Date of experience: February 2020
Rhiannon wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Such an enjoyable trip! Chris was very kind and accomodating - nothing was too much trouble! He made the trip to and from Matamata so enjoyable with his sense of humour. Had no issues upon arriving at Hobbiton (which was also fantastic) Was such a positive experience from the
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Date of experience: February 2020
About the operator

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By: Auckland & Beyond Tours
Driver Chris
I have wanted to do the Hobbiton Tour for many years now and in October 2018 it finally happened. I took my sister
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Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland
03/06/2020 Our Trip was terrific! Our guide, Tania was outstanding! She kept us engaged in describing the city and
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Hobbion movie Set day tour from Auckland with Tania
It was fantastic! Hobbiton far exceeded my expectations and Tania was a great guide. The drink at the Green Dragon
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Jody C
Hobbitown is amazing!
We had the best time on this tour. Our driver from Auckland to Hobbiton and back, David B, was accommodating, frie
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Overall the tour was okay. I enjoyed the Hobbiton but was disappointed with the geothermal park. I was really looki
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Very friendly, always made sure you where looked after. Enjoyed the commentary heading to and from the attraction.
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Great friendly service
We went on two trips, one to the Bay of Islands and one to west of Auckland. They were both timely , efficient and
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Peter and his crew along our Staying In differents citeis In New Zealand Was terrific. Thanks for sharing with ou
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All I needed to see the Shire
There was optional pickup from the airport that cost an extra 80 NZ dollars, but worth it for me. The car was extre
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Dakotah B
Hobbiton Set Tour & Waitomo Caves
We had the most amazing time on our tour with Chris! He is the most caring and friendly tour guide who by the end o
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Try to do this
Amazing tour of Hobbit Land and then the glowworm caves. A beautiful overcast day coupled with my guide Chris made
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Outstanding Service by Chris
Our tour guide Chris given us an expectional service. He looked after us as his family. Chris offered of lots of
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Hobbiton movie Set and the Cave *Chris*
Had the best tour guide possible in New Zealand with Chris! He starts the day with introducing New Zealand regions
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Hobbiton Tour
It was a great experience!! The tour was exactly as expected, and we really enjoyed the drink at the end in the Gre
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Fun day at Hobbiton
Great service from Chris — he was punctual, friendly, informative, and even had snacks. Very comfortable van with
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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