Explore the home of Bilbo Baggins and friends on this full-day Hobbiton tour from Auckland. Travel into Matamata with a guide and admire panoramic views over the rolling hillsides. During your 2-hour Hobbiton tour, explore sites made famous in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ movies. Take in sites of interest including the home of Bilbo Baggins’ himself, and stop for a drink at the Green Dragon Inn. This full-day tour includes round-trip travel from Auckland.
Following a pickup between 9:30am and 10am (depending on your location) in Auckland, take a seat in your vehicle for the 2-hour journey to Matamata to begin your full-day tour. Along the way, stop at lookout point for a great photo opportunity over the scenic landscape.On arrival at Matamata, stop for lunch (own expense), then join your 2-hour guided tour of Hobbiton — the lush landscape famous as the hobbits’ home in the popular movies The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.Explore Bilbo Baggins’ hobbit hole home and listen as your guide shares behind-the-scenes tales from Middle-earth. During a 15-minute visit to the Green Dragon Inn, enjoy an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink and imagine yourself on-set with your favourite stars from the trilogy. When your guided tour comes to an end, browse the souvenir shop then return via a different route through the New Zealand countryside to your starting point in Auckland.