Hobbiton Movie Set, Hinuera

Revisit Middle Earth at Hobbiton Movie Set, used extensively in both "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" film series. As your guide takes you around the Shire, you'll discover just how filmmaker Peter Jackson made his movie magic here. The journey across the 4.8 hectare (12 acre) set includes stops at Hobbit holes, the Mill, and the Dragon Inn, where you'll be able to enjoy a special beverage. Located in a scenic setting with the picturesque Kaimai Range in the distance, this attraction isn't just for die-hard Tolkien or movie fans. You can also arrange for a farmstay package, or organize a daytime, nighttime, or wedding function on site. Book your guided tour in advance, and explore the website for details about farmstays, functions, and events. Take the guesswork out of planning a Hinuera vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • The tour was a lot of fun - the place is amazing and looks exactly as though it does in the films, though I wouldn’t say it was good value for money. Our tour seemed somewhat rushed and we felt as...  more »
  • Such a beautiful time! Gorgeous setting and so realistic. Our guide was funny and informative. Especially loved the cold drink in The Green Dragon at the end of the tour.  more »
  • It's really nice to be here and definitely a place you should visit when you are in New Zealand! The famous movie set is full of people from young kids running away from their tour guides to the biggest Lord of the rings and the Hobbit fans. One highlight is the green dragon where you can sit and drink one of the best ginger beers in New Zealand (for free!). The staff is really friendly and always finds something new and interesting to tell you. And also gives you enough time to take a lot of photos. Because it's so famous plan to spend some money.
  • We did the lunch combo tour. Our tour guide (Dart) was very friendly, knowledge and funny. The lunch buffet was average to be frank. We spent about 2 hours on the actual tour. The scenery was very beautiful. We took lots of photos. Dart shared quite a bit interesting "behind the scene" stories relating to the movies. Overall we really enjoyed the tour, and would recommend it to anyone (you can definitely skip the lunch though)
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