Price is from $375pp, depending on the number who are travelling – We guarantee this price if you choose a day where we already have customers
Experience Hobbiton™ Movie Set as you have never seen it before with a guided tour through The Shire™ at dusk. Your guide escorts you through the 12 acre site, recounting fascinating stories and anecdotes about the trilogies. The tour concludes at The Green Dragon™ Inn with a complimentary beverage from our exclusive Hobbit ” Southfarthing” range. The guests will then be moved through into The Green Dragon dining room and treated to a banquet feast fit for a Hobbit. The tables will be heaving with traditional Hobbit fayre and, as is the tradition in the Shire, second helpings are encouraged.
To conclude this premium Hobbiton Movie Set experience, after dinner the guests will re-join their guide to make their way back through the wandering paths of The Shire. The trails will be illuminated by path lighting and handheld lanterns will be provided amongst the guests to help light the way. This stunning journey under moonlight will travel through the village breathtakingly lit up, with Hobbit Hole™ chimneys smoking and lanterns glowing in the darkness.
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From 1st October 2018 this tour will include a full buffet lunch featuring traditional Maori Hangi and typical Kiwi food at Te Puia and the price will be increasing to $449 per adult – Children 5 -14years are half price and infants 4 years and under are $40 – this gives them a seat with an age and size appropriate child seat. The buffet lunch is located in the new Restaurant at Te Puia and overlooks the “Pohutu Geyser”. This tour is designed for people wanting to see as much as possible in one day – so there is only approximately 75 minutes at Te Puia and during this time you need to eat and explore the park. The buffet caters for most dietary requirements and has vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free available dishes available. Please advise us if you any special; dietary requirements –
Our most popular Tour – designed for those who want to see a lot and only have a little time. ( Regularly ranked on Trip advisor as one of the most popular day tours in NZ)
Your tour starts in Auckland or Rotorua and travels to Hobbiton for your 2 hour guided tour of the movie set with “Hobbiton Tours”. Including a a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon. After this tour you will travel to Rotorua ( about 55 minutes) for lunch at Te Puia.
The stop in Rotorua is approximately 75minutes. You will have the opportunity to eat your lunch and have a quick look around Te Puia to see thermal activity, including geysers ,boiling mud, a visit the Kiwi House and to have a look at the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute.
From Rotorua we travel to Waitomo Caves to join a guided tour. You will walk into the cave and the tour includes a short boat ride through the main cavern which is illuminated only by the phosphorescent lights of the glow-worms.
There is no time to add a Maori Concert or any other activities but if you have the time and want to see more, check our Rotorua overnight tours for options which include spending a night in Rotorua
Tour price includes all transport , hotel pickup and drop-off in central city locations, entry to Hobbiton, Te Puia, lunch and the Waitomo Caves.
From 1st October 2018 this tour will include a full buffet lunch featuring traditional Maori Hangi and typical Kiwi food at Te Puia and the price will be increasing to $385 per adult – Children 5 -14years are half price and infants 4 years and under are $40 – this gives them a seat with an age and size appropriate child seat. The buffet lunch is located in the new Restaurant at Te Puia and overlooks the “Pohutu Geyser”. You will have approximately 2 – 2.5 hours to eat lunch and to explore Te Puia The buffet caters for most dietary requirements and has vegan, vegetarian and gluten free dishes available. Please advise us if you any special; dietary requirements –
Depart 6:45 am Return between 7:15 and 8pm depending on traffic – Hotel pick ups from 6:25am
Travel from Auckland to Matamata then to Hobbiton for your tour of the movie set with “HobbitonTours”. Your your concludes with a complimnetary drink at the Green Dragon. After this tour you will travel to Rotorua ( pproximately 55 minutes) for lunch at Te Puia. You will have time to explore the thermal valley and the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute and take a walk inside the kiwi house. We also explore Rotorua visiting the lake front and other attractions before returning North to Auckland.
You have a whole afternoon in Rotorua so you can add a Maori Concert including the Haka for an extra $15 or refer to options in Rotorua 1 day tours – you have time to add one extra option such as a soak in the Hot Pools at the Polynesian Spa or visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park.
This tour can finish in Rotorua and we will drop you at your accommodation at the end of the day ( Please note free drop off only available for Centrally located accommodation)
One way tour price – Including Te Puia, Lunch and sights – $360pp
With no sights, lunch or attractions in Rotorua – $269pp
Tour price includes entry to Hobbiton, Te Puia, the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute and lunch.