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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 light lunch at ‘The Green Dragon Inn’.


  • 8am
    Pick up from Hotel.
  • 10:20am
    Arrive in Hobbiton.
  • 11am
    Guided tour of the movie set.
  • 12:30pm
    Drink at The Green Dragon.
  • 1pm
    Light lunch at The Shires Rest - 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 light lunch at 'The Shires Rest', 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!
  • Guides 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.


Tour cost: $275 per person (includes light lunch)
Children from 5 to 12 years: $155
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 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.