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Small Group Tour to Hobbiton Movie Set from Auckland

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8 hrs
Guided tour
Transfers included

Lord of the Rings fans, assemble! It is time to explore New Zealand's stunning landscapes and iconic film sets with these round-trip transfer tickets from Auckland.

highlights

  • Bask in the majesty of New Zealand's Waikato region, an iconic film location where the Lord of the Rings movie franchise was shot.

  • Start your day bright and early on a comfortable bus, equipped for your pleasure.

  • Round-trip hotel transfers ensure you don't have to give transportation a fleeting thought.

  • Enjoy the company of an expert tour guide, who will share facts and stories along the way.

  • Pass by the iconic Waikato countryside with idyllic views gracing your frame

  • Discover hobbit holes, drive past scenic gardens, and learn interesting secrets on the set.

  • With the guided movie set tour, you can also avail a cold, crafted, and complimentary beverage at The Green Dragon Inn.

inclusions

  • Expert tour guide

  • Round-trip hotel transfers from Auckland

  • Bottled water & snacks on bus

  • WiFi, charging ports & on-screen entertainment on bus

  • Access to Alexander Family Sheep Farm and Shire's Rest

  • Admission & fully-guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set

  • Complimentary crafted beverage at The Green Dragon Inn

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

Travel Across Rolling Hills

Visit the world-famous Hobbiton Movie Set where the magical Lord of the Rings movies were shot. This excursion from Auckland makes for an interesting day, starting and ending with convenient hotel transfers. That, and the accompaniment of an expert tour guide, sharing intriguing intel along the way make sure you're in good hands. On the way to the movie set, you'll drive past the stunning Waikato countryside, one of the world's most extensive farming areas. Gasp at the stunning countryside scenery, serene mountains, mighty rivers, and friendly farm animals along the way.

You'll then reach the Alexander family sheep farm and Shire's Rest, at the entrance of the movie set.

What You Get With the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

On your guided tour you will deboard and reboard at the Hobbiton Movie Set. Hop on a big green Hobbiton bus here for a 2-hour fully-guided tour of the 12-acre movie set. A professional Hobbiton guide will walk you through the location and be happy to answer any questions you may have. Gape at the lush pastures of the Shire, visit 44 hobbit holes, look out at the lavish gardens, and listen to hushed secrets and stories from the making of the movies. Top up your trip with a complimentary cold crafted beverage at the famous Hobbiton pub ‘The Green Dragon Inn’!

know before you go

COVID Safety Information

  • All required protective equipment to be worn will be provided

  • All areas that guests touch are frequently cleaned

  • The number of visitors per tour is limited to reduce crowds

  • It is advised to bring along face masks and maintain social distancing between other guests

Itinerary

  • Hotel pick-up

  • Drive from Auckland to Waikato

  • Arrive at Hobbiton

  • 2-hour guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set

  • Alexander Family Sheep Farm and Shire's Rest

  • Complimentary crafted beverage at The Green Dragon Inn

  • Hotel drop-off

What To Bring

  • Comfortable shoes

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunhat

  • Sunblock

Important Information

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility or serious back or heart problems

  • Children aged 14yrs must be accompanied by adults

Discounted Tickets

Infants aged 3yrs and under and children aged 4-14yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry valid photo ID)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID while boarding

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 10-15 min prior to your scheduled departure

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel

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