Hobbiton Movie Half Day Tour: Early Bird First on set! Avoid crowds ex Auckland
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Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
Enjoy a 2 Hour Movie Tour Guided Tour
Hobbiton in Matamata has become a must-see destination since the release of the blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy, directed by New Zealander Sir Peter Jackson. Several areas in New Zealand were transformed into sets for The Lord Of The Rings movies. The Shire was one of the most famous. On this Day Tour, you will visit the Hobbiton Movie Set and experience where the magic was made!
Step into the fantastical movie set that framed the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ Academy Award-winning movies. See the Hobbit holes of Bilbo and Frodo and have a drink at the Green Dragon Inn. Whether you’re a LOTR devotee or just have general interest this is a New Zealand must do.
This day tour has a magical twist! It departs Auckland at the crack of dawn arriving into Hobbiton allowing you to be first people on The Hobbiton Set for the day! This provides you with the opportunity to have un-interrupted photos without crowds of people!
Tours include hotel pick-ups and driver commentary and departs from Auckland offering return transport.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Requires a minimum of 2 passengers to run - May be cancelled if group not 2 people."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travelers"
Duration: 8 Hours
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2: 6 Hopetoun Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
3: 373 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
4: 20 Pitt Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
5: 69 Beach Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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10: Leyton Way, Manukau, Auckland 2104, New Zealand
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12: 520 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
13: 63 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
14: Huntly, New Zealand
15: 370 Anglesea St (opp Transport Centre), Waikato 3204, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Our main pick up is at 6:15am at the bus stop at 280 Queen Street outside the JB HiFi shop.
If you want to change to one of the pick ups below ( mostly Bus Stops ) please call or email the local supplier with your Viator voucher ready so this can be arranged.
Please be ready 10 minutes before departure time.
6:03 am 6 Hopetoun Street (Verandah Backpackers)
6:05 am 373 Karangahape Road (Haka Lodge).
6:07 am Corner Pitt and Vincent Street (YMCA)
6:09 am 69 Beach Street (Omega Rentals)
6:10 am 80 Queens Street (BNZ)
6:15 am 280 Queen Street (JB Hi Fi)
6:16 am 380 Queen Street (Scenic Hotel)
6:17 am 490 Queen Street
6:18 am 520 Queen Street (Kiwi International)
6:20 am 63 Karangahape Road (Bus Stop)
6:40 am Manukau City - Leyton Way opposite the Mall
6:55 am Bombay Hills - Caltex Service Station
7:25 am Huntly - Main Bus Stop
7:55 am Hamilton Central Bus Stop, 340 Anglesea Street
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.