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Hobbiton™ Movie Set Half Day Tour Including Transfers departs Rotorua provided by Hobbiton Movie Set

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Hobbiton™ Movie Set Half Day Tour Including Transfers departs Rotorua

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Departure Point
1235 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Round-trip transfers from Rotorua to Hobbiton
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please Note: This activity requires reconfirmation. Failure to reconfirm may result in cancellation of your booking.
  • Sensible walking footwear is recommended as you will be walking through farmland
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We are unable to store luggage for the duration of your tour. If you wish to store your luggage, facilities are available at the Rotorua i-SITE.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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jandc8491 wrote a review 1 Apr
Wilmington, Delaware1,139 contribution228 helpful votes
This visit to one of the actual movie sets was one of the highlights of my visit to the north island of New Zealand. My wife and I were on an organized tour of New Zealand, and this was our first choice of included excursion when we arrived in Rotorua. We caught a bus in town
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Date of experience: March 2020
Cliff J wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom1,674 contribution123 helpful votes
The transfer by coach from Rotorua takes around an hour and we left at 0800 hours. On the way we were played several video's about the movie set and a welcome from Peter Jackson himself, to set the scene. On arrival at the transfer site there were lots of coaches and private
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Date of experience: March 2020
GRanger88 wrote a review Mar 2020
Arlington, Virginia102 contributions18 helpful votes
Admittedly, my whole family (wife, adult daughters and their husbands) love JRR Tolkien's books and enjoyed Peter Jackson's movies. Getting to visit Hobbiton and learn about the details behind its creation and some of the behind-the-scenes movie trivia was super fun. It's a
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Date of experience: March 2020
Brian N wrote a review Mar 2020
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Doesn't matter if you are not a fan of Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, you will appreciate the craftsmanship and atmosphere not the tour. Tour guides are very enthusiastic as well.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Michael T wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne2 contributions4 helpful votes
I'd read some really bad reviews of big crowds and poor guides and being rushed and having a horrible experience, but I could see these reviews were an extreme minority to the positive reviews so was hoping my daughter (19 yo) and I were going to have a positive day. We'd both
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Hobbiton Movie Set
A great experience!
We absolutely loved our trip to the Hobbiton movie set. The day was filled with plenty of fun and lots of photograp
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We visited in 2017 and had a fantastic experience. Easy to book a tour online and clear instructions on arrival to
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A must to do
Back in December we visited Hobbiton as we had a quest from another country staying with us that wanted to do it.
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We're Going on an Adventure!
Didn't know what to expect because had not seen any of the movies and had limited knowledge of the actual plots. In
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Six years ago we visited Hobbiton and as a huge fan of both the books and the films I was blown away. Everything we
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Douglas H
Memories of The Shire
* A wonderful bit of fantasy * Magical * Took the Marquee Festive Feast tour & Meal * Well worth the price and trip
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Lovely Setting - Too Many People & Rushed
We enjoyed looking round the cute little houses. What disappointed us was not being bale to get any good photos wit
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Hobbiton Dinner and Tour
We are not Hobbit fans but we have seen the film so we came to see this famous location and particularly the dinner
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You have no time to actually see it 😔
Although I absolutely loved the movie set, this experience was kind of a nightmare :( The Hobbit houses are so beau
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I came to NZ with no plans EXCEPT to see the Hobbiton set. Upon arriving there was only 1 night available to book
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A must see experience!
This tour is an absolute must if you're on the north island. The Hobbiton set comes alive. You feel as if you are
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Robert R
Walking Around Bilbo's Home
The movie set is out in the middle of nowhere but we could immediately see why Peter Jackson chose the site for the
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The guides made this place a must see
We were on a tour and this was a stop. Had no clue of what it was all about as I didn’t see the movies until flight
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What Fun! Great Activity regardless of Movie/Book Knowledge!
Friends convinced us we needed to see this and not knowing much about movies/books we were a little skeptical but f
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Hobbit for a day
Pretty cool to be in the shire! The walking tour was well led with plenty of time for providing insight and photo-o
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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