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Lord of the Rings tour company

RingHobbiton Day Tour

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Tour Overview

Enjoy a scenic drive through rolling hills and idyllic New Zealand towns before arriving in Matamata where you will recognise the Shire instantly. You will be totally immersed in Middle-Earth during a guided tour of the Hobbiton movie set, before enjoying a buffet lunch in the Green Dragon marquee.


  • 8am
    Pick up from central city Hotel.
  • 10:20am
    Arrive in Hobbiton and shopping at The Shires Rest store.
  • 11am
    Guided tour of the movie set.
  • 12:30pm
    Drink at The Green Dragon.
  • 1pm
    Buffet lunch in the Green Dragon marquee - included in price.
  • 2pm
    Depart Hobbiton.
  • 4:15pm
    Arrive in Auckland.

Tour Highlights

  • Take in New Zealand’s idyllic countryside on a scenic drive.
  • Immerse yourself in Middle-earth on a guided tour through Hobbiton.
  • Enjoy a drink at ‘The Green Dragon’ and a buffet lunch in the Green Dragon marquee, on this iconic New Zealand sheep farm.
  • Spend 1.5 hours on the Hobbiton movie set.
  • Get up close to the hobbit holes - and take as many photos as you like!
  • Your driver / Guide will relay stories of filming and special things that happened.
  • The entire set has been lovingly restored back to it's original state and is now a permanent village.
  • Very experienced and knowledgeable Red Carpet Tour Guide
  • Door to door transport from your central city hotel.


Tour cost: $285 per person (includes buffet  lunch)
Children from 5 to 12 years: $165
We can transfer to the airport for an additional fee $50

All prices are in New Zealand Dollars.

Booking Details

When proceeding to the booking form, please type in your central city Auckland pick up location into the Special requirements field. Please also advise any dietary requirements for the lunch. Please note this is a single day tour, not an overnight as implied by the check in and check out fields.