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Hobbiton Express Auckland Tour Movie Set

Experience Middle-earth in the Hobbiton Movie Set

Beat the usual crowds on an exclusive tour of Middle-earth at the Hobbiton in NZ. Visit The Shire and Bag End as you explore one of the world's largest green sets. Complete the Auckland Hobbiton tour with a complimentary drink and/or lunch buffet.

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Embark on your own Middle-earth adventure with expert commentary from your guide as you visit the 12-acre set of The Lord of The Rings trilogy and The Hobbit film series.

With no other stops included, avoid the traffic build-up on the Southern Motorway and explore the site earlier than the expected rush of tourists.

Snap away as you pass by Bilbo Baggins' house, Party Tree, The Mill, and more iconic locations in Tolkien's fantasy world. Then, head on to Party Marquee for a sumptuous lunch buffet and/or receive complimentary ale, cider, or ginger beer at The Green Dragon Inn. Opt to complete the tour with a free 10 NZD shopping voucher for your souvenir purchases.

Lunch Buffet at Party Marquee Sample Menu:
Slow roasted beef rump
Minted lamb casserole
Marinated chicken
Fish bites with a grain mustard dressing
Creamy pesto pasta
Tomato and coconut vegetable curry
Chefs choice seasonal vegetables
Herb-roasted gourmet potatoes
Steamed rice
Garden fresh green salad
Hobbit slaw
Seasonal roast vegetable salad
A selection from the Green Dragon dessert kitchen including sweet slices, cakes, truffles, and tarts
Baked apple crumble served with vanilla custard
Macerated pear and peach fruit salad
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Price
Hobbiton Express Tour from Auckland
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 189.77
USD 189.77
Child (Age 5-14)
USD 104.07
USD 104.07
Infant (Age 0-4)
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free
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Adult (Age 15 & over)
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from USD 189.77
Child (Age 5-14)
USD 104.07
USD 104.07
Infant (Age 0-4)
free
free
After having a magical tour of Middle-Earth, hop on the shuttle at Shire's Rest Cafe and enjoy a convenient trip back to your accommodation in central Auckland.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8.5 - 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide/driver / Ale, cider, or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn / 10 NZD Hobbiton souvenir voucher
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 06:30-07:00 Pick-up from Specific Auckland Hotels or 188 Quay Street
  • 07:00 Departure from Auckland
  • 08:20 Morning Tea in Gordonton (Approx. 15 minutes)
  • 09:30 Arrival at The Shires Rest Cafe, Matamata
  • 09:45 Hobbiton Movie Set
    Hobbiton Movie Set Auckland Tour Journey south from Auckland to the Waikato Region, where rich green hills greet visitors as they approach the Hobbiton Movie Set. An expert commentary is given during the tour, with insights about the locations and fascinating facts about the movies.
  • Bilbo's Residence Bag End
    Hobbiton Express tour Auckland Bilbo Bag End On this small-group walking tour, visit 44 hobbit holes, the Mill, a double arch bridge, and the party tree. Participants may also take photos at Bag End, by Bilbo's house gate, which also provides a majestic backdrop of the rolling hills.
  • The Green Dragon Inn
    Green Dragon Inn Hobbiton Express Tour Auckland At the inn, where the hobbits would meet for a drink in the movies, guests can enjoy a complimentary drink of either ale, cider, or ginger beer.
  • 11:10 Lunch Buffet at the Party Marquee
    Green Dragon Inn Lunch Feast Complete your Hobbiton adventure by indulging in a delicious lunch buffet at the Party Marquee before heading back to Auckland. After lunch, you may spend the rest of your time shopping for Hobbiton souvenirs with the 10 NZD voucher provided.
  • 12:15 Departure from The Shires Rest Cafe
  • 15:15 Drop-off at Specific Auckland Hotels or 188 Quay Street
Package detail / Schedule
Hobbiton Express Tour from Auckland with Rotorua Drop-off
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 30.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 189.77
USD 189.77
Child (Age 5-14)
USD 104.07
USD 104.07
Infant (Age 0-4)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
from USD 189.77
from USD 189.77
Child (Age 5-14)
USD 104.07
USD 104.07
Infant (Age 0-4)
free
free
After completing your Middle-earth experience at the Green Dragon Inn, hop on the shuttle at Shire's Rest Cafe and enjoy a convenient trip to your central Rotorua accommodation.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 - 7 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide/driver / Ale, cider, or ginger beer at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 06:30-07:00 Pick-up from Specific Auckland Hotels or 188 Quay Street
  • 07:00 Departure from Auckland
  • 08:20 Morning Tea in Gordonton (Approx. 15 minutes)
  • 09:30 Arrival at The Shires Rest Cafe, Matamata
  • 09:45 Hobbiton Movie Set
    Hobbiton Movie Set Auckland Tour Journey south from Auckland to the Waikato Region, where rich green hills greet visitors as they approach the Hobbiton Movie Set. An expert commentary is given during the tour, with insights about the locations and fascinating facts about the movies.
  • Bilbo's Residence Bag End
    Hobbiton Express tour Auckland Bilbo Bag End On this small-group walking tour, visit 44 hobbit holes, the Mill, a double arch bridge, and the party tree. Participants may also take photos at Bag End, by Bilbo's house gate, which also provides a majestic backdrop of the rolling hills.
  • The Green Dragon Inn
    Green Dragon Inn Hobbiton Express Tour Auckland At the inn, where the hobbits would meet for a drink in the movies, guests can enjoy a complimentary drink of either ale, cider, or ginger beer.
  • 12:15 Departure from The Shires Rest Cafe
  • 13:15 Drop-off at Specific Rotorua Hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • Children four (4) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
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    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • To guarantee an exclusive experience, this tour can only accommodate no more than 30 participants with a maximum capacity of 18 per vehicle.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 30.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 07:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 189.77
From USD 189.77

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(4.60/5.00) 4.60 / 5
(5 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 6.5 - 9 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Emma
Enjoyed the interesting information given on tour and of course the Set itself despite the rain. The lunch was good though I should have checked for allergies but the staff responded well. The ride t...more
by: Azreena
Very satisfied with this tour. The *** & *** were very informative, friendly, welcome & helpful. We departed on time & arrived on scheduled. Good job.
by: Nicholas
One of (If not the best) Tour I have ever been on, Kev was our guide, an absolute legend! Most definitely going to use this service again. :D Made middle earth come alive!
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4.60 / 5
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