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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Experience the real Middle-Earth with a visit to the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire™ that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.


Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the twelve acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton Movie set was created.


The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon™ Inn, Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-Earth.


Upon completion of your tour you will return to The Shires™ Rest.


Tours depart from The Shire’s Rest, 501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata.


Including transport to and from the movie set from The Shires Rest please allow approx. 2 hours.


Tour prices from the Shires Rest

Adult                                      $75.00

Youth  (10-14yrs)                $37.50

Child   (5-9yrs)                     $10.00

Infant (0-4yrs)                       $0.00


Please report to The Shires Rest ticketing centre no later than 15 minutes before your tour is due to depart.


Children are welcome: Youth rate is 10 – 14 years, Child rate is 5 – 9 years, Infant rate is 0 – 4 years


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