Full-Day Small-Group Hobbiton Tour from Auckland

Day Trips & Excursions in Auckland

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Experience Hobbiton made famous by The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbits trilogies on a full-day small-group tour with a local guide. You will get to walk in the footsteps of Frodo and friends and visit the Green Dragon Inn for a mug of Southfarthing’s finest. You will be provided with bottle waters and lunch. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off is included.
You will travel south from Auckland over the Bombay Hills to the rich farmland of the Waikato region and through the heritage town of Cambridge, where tree-lined streets add to the English-style atmosphere. You will arrive in Matamata with a population of around 7,500. Matamata is located near the base of the Kaimai Ranges and is a thriving farming area known for Thoroughbred horse breeding and training. You will embark on this full-day guided tour of Hobbiton, made famous by Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. You will experience a day in the life of a heroic Halfling. You’ll be guided through the gorgeous 12-acre movie set, back dropped by the Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. You’ll journey past Hobbit holes, the famous Mill and into the instantly recognizable Green Dragon Inn for a complimentary ‘South-Farthing’ beverage. A full lunch is also provided at the Shire’s Rest.

What’s included

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Hobbiton Movie Set

What’s not included

  • Souvenirs
  • Alcoholic Drinks (Available to purchase)


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included