Hobbiton Movie Set - Private tour

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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent)

On location at Hobbiton with a private guide

New Tour - Hobbiton Movie Set is situated in one of New Zealand's most beautiful rural areas. Hobbiton is located on a private farm which adds to the magic and beauty of this specially built movie set.
Following the filming of Lord of the Rings the movie set was dismantled leaving only a few holes and the remains of the gardens. With the filming of The Hobbit it was agreed to build a permanent Hobbiton village and this is what you see today - 44 Hobbit houses, gardens and pathways, trees, lakes, the Green Dragon, the Water Mill and the double arched bridge. You will see Bilbo's house, learn the tricks of movie making, and hear beautiful stories of Gandalf, Frodo and more from your expert Hobbiton guide.
Even if you have not seen the movies you will love Hobbiton and the surrounding area.
Evening tours include the Hobbit Banquet and are available on request.
I'm very happy to make changes so if you have more than 6 people or special interests please contact me for details.


A two and a half hour drive through a beautiful landscape will see us arrive at the Shire's Rest. Travel through farmland and as we get closer you will understand exactly why Sir Peter Jackson selected this location for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.
Join a 2 hour tour which takes you out onto a private farm to enjoy the Hobbiton Movie Set experience. After walking around more than 40 Hobbit houses, dancing under the Party Tree and taking thousands of photos you will have a chance to relax at the Green Dragon and enjoy a drink.
After the tour we travel on for lunch before heading back to Auckland and continuing with sightseeing around Auckland city. We will view the city from one of the many volcanoes, drive along the harbour and see the inner city sights.
Evening Hobbiton tours by arrangement and include the Hobbit Banquet so please message me regarding this.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will collect you from your Auckland city address or Auckland airport.

End location: I will return you to your Auckland city location.

Duration: 9 hours


Mercedes Benz minivan with 6 passenger seats. Modern, clean with aircon. Larger vehicles available if your group is more than 6 people

What’s Included

Transport, guide, morning or afternoon tea, entry to Hobbiton, information pack and government taxes.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 NZ$ - This is for lunch

What’s Extra

Lunch and any personal shopping

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