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Auckland: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour with Lunch

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Journey from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set for a fully-guided tour and a tasty lunch at the Shires Rest Cafe.


  • Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a small group tour from Auckland
  • Enjoy a glass of ale or cider at the Green Dragon Inn
  • See the home of Bilbo Baggins at Bag End


Tour includes return transport with full commentary from Auckland, entry and guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set, a tasty lunch, and a complimentary beverage at the Green Dragon Inn.  Be picked up from your Auckland accommodation at 7 AM and travel down through the Waikato region. Your guide will share insights with you about the surrounding areas as well as the movie trilogies 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'. On arrival at Shire’s Rest, your Hobbiton guide will greet you and take you on a magical journey to Middle Earth. Be immersed in the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of The Shire, at the home of the Hobbits!  Sample an exclusive specially brewed beverage at the Green Dragon Inn to conclude your adventure. Then enjoy lunch at the Shires Rest Cafe. In addition, you'll have a $10 souvenir voucher to spend at the Hobbiton gift shop. Afterwards, depart for Auckland to be dropped back to your accommodation at approximately 3:15 PM.


Hotel pick-up and drop off Transport Dedicated guide who will provide full commentary Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour Complimentary beverage at the Green Dragon Inn Lunch at Shires Rest Cafe Complimentary $10 Hobbiton Gift Shop souvenir voucher

Important Information

  • If you are booking the tour within 2 hours of departure, please call the local operator immediately after booking via the phone number provided on your voucher to confirm your pick-up details. Alternatively, make your way to the SKYCITY Grand Hotel by 6:35 AM for a 6:40 AM pick-up
  • This tour has a dedicated guide and a maximum of 18 guests
  • Your guide will drive you down to Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata and pick you up after lunch
  • The complimentary beverage can be alcoholic (ale or cider) or non-alcoholic (ginger beer)
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements on booking
  • This tour finishes at approximately 3:15 PM • Lunch is taken in the Shires Rest Cafe and guests are invited to choose anything on the menu

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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