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 buffet lunch at Party Marquee.

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  • 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
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Party Marquee


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 between 6.30-7am 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 a beautiful buffet lunch at the Party Marquee. 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 3:30 PM. *please note from 1 December 2023 Hobbiton will be starting their amazing 'Bag Shot Row' experience. This will mean a 4pm return time to Auckland & a price increase to include this new enhanced tour where you can venture 'beyond the door' and into an authentic Hobbit Hole interior.


Hotel pick-up and drop off Roundtrip air-conditioned transportation from Auckland Dedicated guide who will provide full commentary Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour Complimentary beverage at the Green Dragon Inn Buffet lunch at Party Marquee Complimentary $10 Hobbiton Gift Shop souvenir voucher

Important Information

  • This tour has a dedicated guide and a maximum of 18 guests per vehicle
  • Your guide will drive you down to Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata and pick you up after lunch to return to Auckland
  • 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 3:30 P.M. • Lunch is at the Party Marquee at Hobbiton and is a buffet, with options for most dietary requirements

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