CHOOSE YOUR HOBBITON™ MOVIE SET EXPERIENCE
Join us on a journey through the unequivocal beauty of the farmland, as we escort you around the Movie Set, showing the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made here.
Join us and experience the real Middle-earth™ at the Hobbiton Movie Set, where, in the heart of the Waikato region, you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies.
Fall in love with the Alexander family sheep farm, just as acclaimed director Sir Peter Jackson did, as you journey on a short bus ride through the unequivocal beauty of the land, with the mighty Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. Your guide will escort you on a shared walking tour around the movie set, showcasing the intricate details, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how movie magic was made here.
Journey past the colourful Hobbit Hole™ doors that scatter the hillsides, including the iconic Bag End, home of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, before arriving at Bagshot Row™ for a glimpse of the interior of a humble Hobbit’s home.
Designed and crafted by the renowned creative teams behind the film trilogies, Bagshot Row offers an authentic glimpse into the charming dwellings of Hobbits going about daily life in the Shire. Your guide will lead you through one of two Hobbit Holes offering time to explore the detailed interiors, with each home designed to create an identical experience.
Continue along the pathways past The Millhouse, across the double-arch stone bridge and into the world-famous Green Dragon™ Inn, where you will enjoy a complimentary, exclusive beverage from our Hobbit™ Southfarthing™ range to conclude your own Middle-earth adventure.
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Experience the magic of the Hobbiton Movie Set with one of the daily departures from The Shire’s Rest. This is a 2.5hour fully guided tour including transport to and from The Shire’s Rest
Adult (18 years old and over): $120.00
Youth(11-17 years old):$60
Child (0-10 years old): $0
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour + Lunch Combo 3 hours
Experience the taste of the Shire with a delicious buffet lunch served in the Party Marquee. The painted canvas exterior, vibrant bunting and colourful lanterns mean visitors are immersed in the festival magic of the movies. The Party Marquee is adjacent to The Green Dragon Inn with garden bar seating overlooking the Hobbiton Movie Set providing an exquisite view for all guests. Your meal is served buffet style from a specially themed table setting to dine family style with your group. This fully guided tour takes 3 hours approximately.
Price from 1 December 2023:
Adult (18 years old and over): $158.00
Youth(11-17 years old):$98.00
Child (0-10 years old): $0
Evening Banquet Tour
Experience the Movie set as you have never seen it before with a guided tour at dusk. Making the most of the remaining day light, your guide will escort you through the 12-acre site, before heading to the Green Dragon Inn and dining room where you are treated to a banquet feast. 4.5 hours approximately fully guided tour.
*A Fully guided tour of Hobbiton Movie set at dusk
*Your first Hobbit South farthing beverage upon arrival in The Green Dragon Inn
*A two course banquet feast served inside The Green Dragon Inn fit for a Hobbit
*Additional drinks available to purchase Throughout the night
*A lantern-lit through the movie set under moonlight
Adult (18 years old and over): $230
Youth(11-17 years old):$177
Child (5-10 years old): $119.00
Infant (0-5 years old): $0
Second breakfast Tour
You’ve already had breakfast, but what about second breakfast? Be the first on the Movie Set and enjoy a hearty breakfast spread served inside their newest venue, the Millhouse. Selected weekend departures available now. 3.5 hours approximately fully guided tour.
*A fully guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie set
* A visit to The Green Dragon Inn with your first Hobbit South Farthing beverage upon arrival
*Second breakfast spread in The Millhouse featuring continental and hot items.
* Coffee and tea served inside The Millhouse during second breakfast.
Adult (18 years old and over): $180.00
Youth(11-17 years old):$114
Child (5-10 years old): $64.00
Infant (0-4 years old): $0