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From Auckland: Day Tour to Hobbiton and Rotorua

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Journey from Auckland into the heart of Middle-earth. Spend the day exploring Hobbiton, learn about the development of the set, and enjoy lunch at the Green Dragon Inn. Finish your day off in Rotorua.

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  • Guided Tour of Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Banquet feast fit for a Hobbit
  • Free Wifi


Take a guided tour of the famous Hobbiton Movie Set, located inside a picturesque 1,250 acre sheep and beef farm near Matamata. Here, the village of Hobbiton was carefully created in amazing detail as a film location for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie trilogies. During your guided tour of this amazing location, you’ll see sights like Hobbit Holes , the Mill, and The Green Dragon Inn, and learn how farmland was transformed into a living, breathing piece of Middle earth. After exploring Hobbiton, tuck into a delicious lunch at The Green Dragon Inn. Then finish the tour with a coach ride down to Rotorua.


Guided tour of Hobbiton Entry fees Full buffet lunch One-way transportation from Auckland to Rotorua Wifi onboard coaches

Important Information

  • This tour ends in Rotorua; it is not a round-trip day trip

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