Hobbiton Movie Set - Transport only (No Hobbiton Ticket)

From NZD $159.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Product code: 007-1VA

One day tour from Auckland return, to the world-famous and magical Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set in the heart of Middle Earth. 

On this tour you will be picked up from the hotel in our comfortable 12-seater mini-bus and driven through the stunning Waikato countryside (the most extensive farming area in the world) on a fully guided journey to Hobbiton. During the trip south, encounter stunning scenery, great photo opportunities, beautiful mountains and see several different farm animals along the way. 

After the drive you will arrive at the Alexander family sheep farm and Shire's Rest (the entrance to Hobbiton) where you can see thousands of sheep, grab a bite to eat, get your coffee fix or enjoy an ice cream.

Next, we board one of the big green Hobbiton buses to depart on a two hour fully guided tour of this amazing 12 acre movie set with a professional Hobbiton guide to ensure you get the most out of your visit. PLEASE ENSURE YOU PURCHASE HOBBITON TOUR TICKETS FOR THE 9 AM OR 9.10 AM TOUR DEPARTURES, TO WORK TIMING WISE WITH THIS TOUR. During your tour step into the lush pastures of the Shire, visit 44 hobbit holes, see amazing gardens, hear the secrets and stories about the making of the movies and enjoy a cold beverage at the famous Hobbiton pub The Green Dragon Inn.

After the tour you will be guided back through the Alexander Family Sheep Farm for another stop at Shire's Rest for a spot of souvenir shopping and maybe a bite to eat before we begin our journey back to Auckland.


Tour Inclusions:

Fully guided small group return tour from Auckland (maximum 11 passengers)

Hotel pick ups and drop offs (specific central Auckland hotels only)

Alexander Family Sheep Farm & Shire's Rest

Refreshments and snacks whilst driving

On screen entertainment during the drive

Multiple stops to purchase food, buy souvenirs or take photos 

Wifi and charging ports available in vehicle

Transport in modern and comfortable minibuses


Tour Exclusions:

Hobbiton Movie Set Tickets - This tour option is transport only. You will need to purchase your own Hobbiton entry and tour tickets for the 9 am or 9.10 am tour departures to work timing wise with this tour option. We also have a ticket inclusive tour option - please refer to our other tours to select the ticket inclusive option.