Travel to the Waikato region of New Zealand's North Island and immerse yourself in the rural Kiwi town of Matamata. Here you will find the famous Hobbiton movie set, known for its dramatic views of picturesque countryside and the Kaimai Ranges, where the award-winning films of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were filmed by Sir Peter Jackson.
Visit this magical movie set and pristine countryside of The Shire, which was created on the grounds of an actual beef and sheep farm. Take a guided tour through beautiful landscapes and hobbit homes where Pippin, Merry, Sam, Frodo and Bilbo came to life. Peek into hobbit holes and explore many of the sets and structures like the Mill and the Green Dragon Inn which were created specifically for these two famous films. Learn about the complex process of transforming farmland into Middle-Earth.
Meeting Point Pick-up/Drop-off
Return Bus Transportation from Rotorua
Time at leisure in Matamata
Two Hour Guided Tour of The Shire Film Set Including:
- Hobbit Holes
- The Green Dragon Inn
- The Mill
- The Party Tree
- and more..
Free WiFi Available on-board the Bus
Meals & Drinks