From Rotorua: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour with Festive Lunch

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Explore the Hobbiton movie set from the Lord of the Rings film trilogy on this half-day tour from Rotorua. See and hear how New Zealand's landscape was transformed into the famous Hobbit holes.


  • Learn how beautiful New Zealand farmland was transformed into Hobbiton village
  • Visit the Mill, the world-famous Green Dragon™ Inn, and the double arched bridge
  • Tour the 12 acre original movie set location and stand in front of a Hobbit hole
  • Hear inside stories and details on how the Lord of the Rings films were made
  • Enjoy a coach ride across the Kaimai mountain range and marvel at the scenery


Venture to the lands of Middle Earth on this half-day Hobbit movie set tour from Rotorua. Visit the working sheep farm that director Peter Jackson transformed into the Shire. See where Bilbo Baggins lived and the quest for the ring began, and enjoy a festive lunch. After departing the Lake Rotorua area your coach will take you across the scenic Mamaku Ranges and through the native Fitzgerald Glade, before arriving in the Waikato Region and the rolling hills of the Shire. While exploring the Hobbit film set, your guide will recount fascinating details on how the set was created as well as hear inside stories on the making of the films. During your tour, you'll see the famous movie locations of the Green Dragon Pub, the Mill, the double arched bridge, and the famous Party Tree.


Transportation Guided tour of Hobbiton movie set Buffet lunch at Hobbiton

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