Enter the magical world of ‘the Shire’ on this small-group movie set tour to Hobbiton from Auckland. See where the The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed and pose for pictures in front of hobbit holes. Visit the party tree, Green Dragon Inn and have your picture taken outside the gate to Bilbo Baggins’ house. This tour has smaller groups the public tours allowing your to learn from your guide about the making of the films. Afterward, enjoy a cider, ale or ginger beer in the Green Dragon Inn followed by gorgeous buffet lunch at The Green Dragon marquee. This is a must-do tour for any The Lord of the Rings movie lovers!
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Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
This small group tour is an easy day trip from Auckland to Hobbiton movie set. The day includes a fully guided tour of the set as seen in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy and we also include a sumptuous lunchtime feast in the Party Marquee.Our experienced guides look after you all day from pick up to drop off at your Auckland City Accommodation. They include a full commentary on the way with insights into the areas you are travelling through and background to the movie set you are visiting
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: The Green Dragon™ Inn, Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata 3472, New Zealand
At Hobbiton we will take you down to the set itself and have one of the specialist Hobbiton guides take you on a walking tour around the 44 Hobbit holes. You will get the chance to have a photo in the doorway of a Hobbit house, see the Party Tree and stand by the gate to Bilbo’s house ‘Bag End’ overlooking the whole set to the hills in the distance. Before your feast in the Party Marquee (which is included in the price) you cross the bridge by the mill to go into the Green Dragon Inn where you can enjoy a complimentary ale, cider or ginger beer.
Duration: 20 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
- Local Experienced Tour Guide
- Enjoy a Buffet Lunch At The Marquee Behind The Green Dragon
- Includes a Drink Inside The Famous Green Dragon Inn
- NZ$10 Shopping Voucher For Use In The Hobbiton Gift Shop
- Inner City Auckland Hotel Pickup + Drop-Off (selected hotels only)
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set
- Entry/Admission - The Green Dragon™ Inn
- Morning tea and additional food and drinks
The Grand by SkyCity, 90 Federal Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
The above list does not include all pick up hotel locations - Pick up is included from most inner city Auckland accommodation - please advise where you are staying and we can give you a pick up time or meeting location.
Returns to original departure point
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