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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Day Tour from Auckland provided by GreatSights

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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Day Tour from Auckland

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2 adults
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102 Hobson Street
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    Hobbiton Movie Set
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Journey south through lush rural farmland to the Hobbiton Movie Set, hidden on private farmland near the town of Matamata. Here, the village of Hobbiton was carefully created in amazing detail as a film location for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie trilogies. During your guided tour of this amazing location you’ll see sights like Hobbit holes, the Mill and the Green Dragon Inn, and learn how farmland was transformed into a living, breathing piece of Middle-earth..
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102 Hobson Street
102 Hobson Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Departure Point
102 Hobson Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Top off your day with a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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WalkieTalkie wrote a review Jan 2020
Vancouver, Canada301 contributions63 helpful votes
This is a review of a day tour with Great Sights to Hobbiton. We received an email confirmation asking us to wait at 7:45 am for pick-up at Grand Mercure Hotel in Auckland (not where we were staying). We arrived at 7:40. The driver came at 8:53. This, in a nutshell, is how that
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Day Tour from Auckland
Responded 2 Jan 2020
Kia Ora WalkieTalkie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Positive or negative, we take all reviews seriously as this helps us highlight the areas we may need to improve on. We do apologize for the disappointing experience you’ve had travelling with us. We understand how frustrating it is waiting for a late bus. We appreciate you writing about this incident in great detail, however, we still need to have this investigated. Can you please email us at with your booking reference so that we can start investigating and resolve this issue? We look forward to hearing from you. All the best for your future travels, Maye and the team at GreatSights
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You must see it.
spent a good four hours on the site. I had seen the film some months earlier. Here I was seeing the real thing !!
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I knew it would be a long day of riding on the bus, but this was one place I wanted to see but could not afford to
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Katie W
The cave and worms were very cool. Granted that was all we did but Im not sure it was worth the 3 hour drive there
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  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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