Hobbiton Movie Set tour

A must do for Lord of the Rings fans! - but fun for all
Experience Middle Earth for yourself!
Travel to the farm selected by Peter Jackson as the setting for his Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie masterpieces. Now a New Zealand must-do destination, your guided tour will bring to life scenes from the movies plus much more.

Escape into the enchanting world of JRR Tolkein's imagination on a trip to the Hobbiton Movie Set and farm.

Intricately recreated after being used as a film set for both the Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, this tour will take you to another world set deep in New Zealand farming countryside.

Whether you have read the books, seen the movies, or neither at all - this is one day you won't forget. Even LOTR sceptics are blown away by the location.

Our guides will set the scene as we leave the Bay of Plenty region and climb over the Kaimai Ranges. Admire the amazing scenery of the Waikato region before arriving at 'The Shire's Rest' visitors centre where your Hobbiton experience begins.

Hobbiton Highlights:

 
  • See all 44 Hobbit holes set across 12 acres of lush pasture and manicured "Middle Earth" gardens. You can even pop inside a doorway for a photo.
  • Learn inside tips from your specialist guide about how the movie was made and get wrapped up in the fascinating stories they tell.
  • Make a visit to Bag End, the Party Tree, Gandalf's Cutting, The Mill House and more. For you movie buffs there are recognisable landmarks at every turn!
  • We end the tour with a complimentary ale, cider or ginger beer in the Green Dragon Inn where you can sit by the fire, admire the expert craftsmanship and imagine life as a hobbit, you may not want to leave!

There is time to enjoy some food at the Green Dragon as well as the Shires Rest cafe during our visit if you want, plus of course browse the extensive range of souvenirs at the gift shop before we depart to Tauranga.
Time permitting we will visit a stunning viewpoint high above the city of Tauranga on the way back to the ship.

After a great day out we will guarantee you are back at the port in plenty of time to board your ship, taking with you lots of wonderful memories from your tour with us into New Zealand's heartland!
If your cruise ship is in port long enough then why not take our Combo tour to see the amazing Hobbiton Movie set and the geothermal wonders of The Living Maori Village of Te Whakarewarewa in Rotorua.  See here
Cost:          
   NZ $ 179 Adults        
   NZ $ 139 Child (5-15y)
   NZ $ 89 Infants (0-4y)
                   

Length:     6 hours

Includes:  
Pickup and Drop off at Tauranga port
Entrance fees
Fully guided tour
Ale or Ginger Beer at Hobbiton
Full commentary throughout the tour
Comfortable Air conditioned vehicles