Hobbiton Movie Set

5 hours | Tauranga | T R G - 2 2 5
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Shopping Opportunities, Includes snack, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

WHAT YOU VISIT
Hobbiton Movie Set
Nestled in the iconic rolling hills and lush green pastures, the Hobbiton set from "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy sits in a 1,250-acre sheep farm in the tiny farming community of Matamata. When you arrive, your guide will lead you through this Middle Earth wonderland of hobbit holes with their wonderful exteriors, including Bag End where Bilbo Baggins lived, the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill, the Party Tree, the old pub, the restored bridge and gardens.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
The dramatic scenery and the enchanting setting add to the mythical setting of Middle Earth.

SNACKS
Following your tour, you'll can sit with a cup of coffee and a sweet treat at the Green Dragon Inn.

SHOPPING
The gift shop features a number of souvenirs related to the films to remind you of your visit.

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
There are spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges from the rolling green hills of the movie set, which is still a working sheep and beef farm.

Special Notes:

The drive to/from pier to Hobbiton Movie Set is approximately 60 minutes in each direction.

This tour involves approx. 1.6km (1 mile) of walking on uneven pathways and involves some steps. It is not suitable for someone with limited walking ability.

There is a portion of Hobbiton movie set that is not wheelchair accessible and wheelchairs may be required to take a different route.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Travel from the ship over the Kaimai Ranges to the Waikato Valley where The Shire is located

Transport type:
Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
01:00

Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton film set followed by morning or afternoon tea

Transport type:
Walking
Transport Capacity:
20
Time at site:
03:00
Free time at site:
30
Inside visit:
Yes
Walking distance:
600
Steps:
50
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship

Transport type:
Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
01:00