Hobbiton Movie Set

501 Buckland Rd, Waikato 3472 New Zealand

3 Reviews
Open Now
Wed 9:30a-5:30p
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  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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“In the heart of New Zealand, you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.”

On the most picturesque private farmland you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies in a fascinating two-hour guided tour. The set has been completely rebuilt for The Hobbit and will remain as it was seen in these films and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. our 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. Tours Depart daily from The Shire's Rest Cafe.

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Belle A.

Loved this place; one of my favorite planned stops during our trip to New Zealand this past December. Our tour leader, though he seemed like he might be a little new to the job, did pretty well.... Read more

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Rebecca C.

I love New Zealand! Whether you like the movies, books or neither, this is a must see! It is so interesting to get an insight into how the movie was made and just how intricate every detail is.... Read more

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Austin B.

An excellent experience on every level. The guides had a lot of stories about the makings of the movies & notes of the local area. The movie set is everything we dreamed it would be. We went in... Read more

Hobbiton Movie Set

501 Buckland Rd
3472 New Zealand


Open now until 5:30 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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