From Auckland: Hobbiton Movie Set Half-Day Trip with Tour

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Experience the magic of the Shire on a premium tour from Auckland. Enjoy complimentary pick-up, transport in a luxurious Mercedes van, plus entry and a 2-hour guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set.

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  • Experience some of the best scenery New Zealand has to offer
  • Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set, New Zealand's top destination
  • Taste locally brewed cider or beer at The Green Dragon Inn


Travel in comfort in a luxury Mercedes van from Auckland to the famous Hobbiton Movie Set. Your trip begins with a pick-up at your preferred location in Auckland. Enjoy a scenic 2-hour drive into Waikato with stops for photos en route.  On arrival, spend 30-45 minutes at the official Hobbiton Gift Shop and have a chance to grab a drink or a bite at the famous Shire's Rest Café. Next, embark on a 2-hour guided tour of the 1,250-acre sheep farm with amazing views of the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will then lead the way through the 12-acre site that’s home to Hobbit Holes, the Old Mill and the Double-Arched Bridge. Stop for a complimentary drink at The Green Dragon Inn. At the end of the Hobbiton Movie Set visit, head back to Auckland along the scenic roads of Waikato, arriving at approximately 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM.


Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels in Auckland (the local partner will inform you) Transport in a luxury Mercedes van Professional driver/guide Scenic stop for photos Tickets for a 2.5-hours guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set Free drink at The Green Dragon Inn (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) Snacks, bottled water and soft drinks

Important Information

  • Pick-up time is usually between 6 AM to 6:30 AM (subject to change) depending on the nearest pick-up point to your location. This will be confirmed by the local operator by email on the day before your tour departure.
  • The Hobbiton Movie Set Tour, ticket included, is a fully guided walking tour, sensible footwear is recommended.
  • Minimum of 4 participants is required for the tour to operate, in the event that this is not met you will be offered an alternate date or full refund
  • If you use a wheelchair or have limited walking ability, please request a golf car inside the Hobbiton (limited availability) - surfaces are uneven at the guided walking tour inside the movie set
  • A free drink, at The Green Dragon Inn is included
  • Lunch is not included but is available for purchase

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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