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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
+64 7-888 1505
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The Hobbiton Movie Set tour is an essential stop on the itinerary for all visitors travelling through New Zealand, offering an interesting and entertaining experience incorporating the famous film set as seen in The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Fall in love with the Alexander family sheep and beef farm, just as acclaimed director Sir Peter Jackson did, as you journey through the village, with the mighty Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. Your guide will then escort you around the set, showing you the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made. You will be taken around the 12 acre set; past Hobbit holes, the Mill and into the famous Green Dragon™ Inn, where you can indulge in our exclusive, specially brewed beverages to conclude your own Middle-earth™ adventure.
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501 Buckland Road | Matamata, Hinuera 3472, New Zealand
+64 7-888 1505
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just like the movies this place inspires wanderlust even when you arrive to keep exploring! They even have special options for wheelchairs (although call ahead and let them know and they can figure this out with you) really a gorgeous place! food was alright maybe...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whether or not you’re a fan of the movies it’s worth the visit purely for the beautiful scenery. Amazing to see how much work went into creating the set that would transport moviegoers to the fantasy world of hobbits. Book your tours early so you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there today in the morning and it was insane! Get to see all the places you know from the movies and there's enough time for pictures etc very nice guides! Don't think it's worth it for people who don't know or like the movies...More

Thank contarim
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well you have to remember it is “used” movie set so don’t expect a hobbit to come out of a door. Yes it is nice and amazing how it was build but it is totally overpriced. If you did not see the movies recently it...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Got there a few mins late for the last tour. But very nice office man drop is down to where the group was and walked us in. For me our conversations on the shuttle was much better then listening to the sqeeky voice of the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago


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grace c
30 November 2017|
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Response from Sherri S | Reviewed this property |
Shire's rest is closer and you don't need to take a bus in. BUT that is the busy season so parking might be difficult. I would suggest taking the first available tour so you can get a good parking spot.
Delilah D
24 October 2017|
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Response from ospreychick | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea if the tour guide would be prepared to accompany your daughter, you could email them and ask. Although each bus load of tourists have their own guide and tour the site together, guests do drop back and... More
Florence L
23 October 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
good question ...they are facades only...there are 2 with open doors including Bilbo's hobbit hole...they only go back about 1 meter and there is nothing inside...one you can stand in the doorway for a photo....Bilbo's has... More