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Hobbiton Movie Set Guided Tour and Festive Buffet Lunch

Product ID: 187749
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Feast on a festive buffet lunch before or after a fully guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Learn how The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were made, and more.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
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  • Experience the magic of the Hobbiton Movie Set on an official guided tour
  • Learn behind-the-scene secrets from an expert guide
  • Sample an exclusive drink at The Green Dragon Inn
  • Feast on a festive lunch in the Party Marquee
  • Taste hearty Hobbit dishes, family favorites, and Kiwi classics
Full description
Follow in the footsteps of your favorite Lord of the Rings characters and take a fully guided walking tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Get an insight into rural life, and step into the stunning landscapes of The Shire, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

Wander the rambling paths of The Shire and see the Hobbit Holes on the rolling hillsides. Visit the most famous locations and hear how movie magic was created. Then, step into the famous Green Dragon Inn to sample an exclusive, specially brewed beverage to end your Middle Earth adventure.

Follow your guide to the Party Marquee to enjoy a festive buffet lunch in a themed environment. Immerse yourself in the festive magic of the movies surrounded by vibrant bunting and colorful lanterns before making your way back to The Shire’s Rest.
  • Guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Festive buffet-style lunch in the Party Marquee
  • Complimentary beverage at the Green Dragon Inn

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Meeting point

Meet at The Shire's Rest, 501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This is a guided walking tour. Sensible footwear is recommended
• The festive lunch is served with shared table seating
• Lunch will be served after your tour for morning bookings, or before your tour for afternoon bookings
• Children aged 0 to 8 years old are free of charge with a full-paying adult and must have a ticket allocated
• Tours operate in all weather conditions. Umbrellas are provided in the event of rain
• The set is approximately 75% wheelchair accessible with some uneven terrain
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Product ID: 187749