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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Rotorua

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    What to Expect
    Step foot into The Lord of the Rings movie set on a half-day Hobbiton tour, starting with hotel pickup in Rotorua. After a 45-minute drive through spectacular North Island scenery, arrive at the Hobbiton movie set, located in Matamata. Then follow in the imagined footsteps of your favorite characters as you explore this working New Zealand sheep farm.

    See where the movie series began as you snap photos in front of places used as hobbit holes in the film trilogy and The Hobbit series, such as Bilbo Baggins’ home.

    Your guide points out LOTR favorites, such as the party tree, the pond, the mill, and the Green Dragon Inn before your return to Rotorua.

    Please note: The Hobbiton movie set is still in use for an upcoming movie that’s in the process of being filmed. Because of this, you may be required to sign a confidentiality agreement to not publish any images that you take during your tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The Hobbiton Shop
    Departure Time
    8am and 1:20pm
    4h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Round-trip transfers from Rotorua to Hobbiton
    • Guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Sensible walking footwear is recommended as you will be walking through farmland
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please Note: This activity requires reconfirmation. Failure to reconfirm may result in cancellation of your booking.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We (my partner and myself) arrived at Hobbiton Movie Set Tours from Rotorua and were met with our tour guide Jessie. She was absolutely great and made the whole tour so incredibly worth it with the best facts and cracked up the whole lot of us, her English accent making it the
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    What a wonderful place. 5 garden keepers taking care of all the little details with so much love and passion for the entire hobbiton experience. The guides came up with funny stories about the reconstruction and the actors. You shouldn't miss it.
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    DONT muss this!!! It’s the most magical place! To see how much love went into every detail of this tour. Listen to the fun behind the scenes stories of your guide while you walk through Bags End. Loved it!! ❤️
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    I took a tour of Hobbiton from Rotorua. When I reached there, I really felt like being on JRR Tolkien’s world of hobbits. They have maintained hobbit holes pretty well. The guides know almost everything about the LOTR & Tolkien. Very authentic experience. I took the tour with
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    Hobbiton Tour was included in my tour package. Altho I know/knew very little about it, the grounds and set up were interesting experience. The weather was rainy and extremely windy, making it a nasty day to be outdoors walking around. The furnished buffet lunch was good and
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    Key Details
    • Hobbiton Movie Set
    • Duration: 4h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
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