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Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Day Tour from Auckland - Duration: 8 Hours
Auckland - Hobbiton - Auckland
Enter the magical world of ‘the Shire’ on this small-group movie set tour to Hobbiton from Auckland. See where the The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed and pose for pictures in front of hobbit holes. See the party tree, Green Dragon Inn and Bilbo Baggins’ house, and learn from your guide about the making of the films. Afterward, enjoy lunch at The Shire’s Rest Café. This is a must-do tour for any The Lord of the Rings movie lovers!

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'Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Rotorua - Duration: 4 Hours
Rotorua - Hobbiton - Rotorua
Lord of the Rings trilogy fans – return to the lands of Middle-earth and the Shire on this fascinating half-day tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set from Rotorua. See the working sheep farm that movie director Peter Jackson turned into the village of Hobbiton for his epic Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Have your photo taken in front of the hobbit holes and hear insider gossip on how the movies were made. Spend some time in Middle-earth as you explore the Hobbiton Movie Set, and delight in tales about hobbits on this half-day Lord of the Rings movie set and farm tour. After a 45-minute drive from Rotorua you will arrive at the Hobbiton Movie Set, constructed on a working New Zealand sheep farm and one of the last remaining structures from the famous Lord of the Rings films.  Tours operate in the the morning and afternoon.

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Rotorua City Tour and 'The Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton Movie Set - Duration: 11 Hours
Rotorua - Hobbiton - Auckland
Experience Maori culture, see the wildlife and natural wonders of New Zealand, and explore the magic setting for the 'Lord Of The Rings' movie trilogy on this action-packed full-day tour from Rotorua. In the morning, tour three of Rotorua's top attractions: Te Puia Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Rainbow Springs wildlife park, and a working sheep farm called the Agrodome. Then travel to Hobbiton for a guided tour through the Shire, stopping at hobbit holes including Bilbo Baggins’ home and many other famous locations! Meet your guide and coach in Rotorua, then buzz over to the nearby cultural center at Te Puia, which covers nearly 150 acres (60 hectare) in a geothermal valley. See massive geysers and bubbling mud pools as well as demonstrations of Maori traditions and crafts. Next, a short drive brings you to Rainbow Springs, the nation’s largest kiwi conservation park, which features New Zealand’s national bird along with other native wildlife. After seeing wild critters at Rainbow Springs, head to the Agrodome to learn about farm life, specifically sheep and sheep dogs. Watch an entertaining sheep-shearing demonstration and marvel at the smarts of the sheep dogs as they work with their masters to herd sheep. Once you have experienced life on the farm. After lunch (own expense) you will transferred to your Hobbiton Movie Set coach tour, crossing over the Kaimai mountain range to arrive at the 1,250 acre farm where scenes from the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit were filmed. Enter the world of The Shire as your guide explains how this working sheep farm became the movie set for Middle-Earth. Snap photos in front of Hobbit holes, Bilbo Baggins’ house, the Green Dragon Inn, the double-arch bridge and the mill, plus other structures from the films. When your Hobbiton set tour wraps, re-board the coach for your return to Rotorua or to Auckland.

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