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6hr Hobbiton Movie Set Tour - Departs Tauranga

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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From US$123.12

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 6 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Experience all that Hobbiton has to offer free of time pressures on this full-day tour. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at how the movie set was created, and see one of the few film sets maintained long after shooting has finished. This tour is great for both diehard fans of The Lord of the Rings and those who just want to enjoy a unique day out.
  • Get an inside look at how one of Hollywood's most iconic sets was made
  • Walk in the footsteps of Bilbo Baggins and other beloved Middle Earth characters
  • Enjoy exceptional views of New Zealand's countryside
  • Indulge yourself in a pint (or two) at the Green Dragon Inn

What's Included

  • 12-seater clean, air conditioned van
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Entry into the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Free Beer or Soft Drink at the completion of the Hobbiton Set Tour
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Port of Tauranga Ltd
    2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand

    Meet on the grassy mound directly opposite the port gates

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passengers must be able to embark / disembark with minimal assistance.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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Great family day out
Lyndal_E, Jan 2023
Friendly, easy to find, full of helpful information. Really enjoyed the day! There is a little bit of walking on uneven ground but we are not particularly fit and had no issues. Beautiful scenery
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Hi Lyndal, Thank you for your review. The Hobbiton movie set is definitely a special place. Glad you enjoyed it.