Calling all avid Lord Of The Rings fans, the time has come to embark on the real Middle Earth adventure! Matamata or Hobbiton as it is commonly known is home to none other than the Shire from the Lord of The Rings Trilogies as well as the recent Hobbit films. No New Zealand itinerary is complete without a visit to the original movie set complete with green rolling hills, original props and plenty of Instagram opportunities. 

Backpackers World offers a great range of ways to see this enchanting land, including day trips from Auckland and Rotorua, direct from Matamata or combo passes that offer the complete experience. Contact Us today to book an unreal day of revisiting fantasy! 

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour - Rings Scenic Tours

Experience the real 'Shire' from J.R.R Tolkien's imagination on this essential tour for any avid Lord of the Rings fan to The Hobbiton Movie Set and watch the magic come to life.

From $40


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Hobbiton and Geothermal Combinations - Headfirst Travel

Rotorua is renowned not only for many Hobbiton Movie Set's but for it's Geothermal activity geysers, mud pools, and thermal creations formed over millions of years are still active today. Geyser Link...
From $71