Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour information and booking

8 hours
Departs from
Copthorne Harbour City Hotel
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 3pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

When your ship is docked in Auckland, enter the magical world of ‘the Shire’ on this small-group movie-set shore excursion to Hobbiton. See where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies were filmed and pose for pictures in front of hobbit holes. Visit the party tree, Green Dragon Inn and Bilbo Baggins’ house, and learn from your guide about the making of the films. Afterward, enjoy lunch at The Shire’s Rest Café. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 18 people. It’s a must-do tour for The Lord of the Rings movie lovers!

While you’re in port in Auckland, travel south over the Bombay Hills to the rich farmland of the Waikato region. Stretch your legs and enjoy morning tea (own expense) in the heritage town of Cambridge, with its tree-lined streets, quaint colonial architecture and beautiful rolling hills.Arrive in Hobbiton, where your movie set tour begins. Explore the magical world of ‘the Shire’ as your guide entertains you with stories about the making of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie trilogies. See the hobbit holes, the mill and the double-arch bridge, the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. Pose for pictures at the door of Bilbo Baggins’ house and see stunning views overlooking the largest ‘outdoor set’ in the world!After your tour of Hobbiton, enjoy lunch (included) at The Shire’s Rest Café before traveling back to Auckland.Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Auckland cruise port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • Small-group tour
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee
  • Cruise port pickup and drop-off at copthorne hotel

What isn't included

  • Morning tea and additional food and drinks