Best Day Ever in New Zealand | Hobbiton Movie Set Tour | Wild Kiwi
We are in Rotorua and this has been the best day in New Zealand so far! We tick off a massive bucket list moment for us, visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set! We also roll down hills in giant balls called Ogo-ing and visit a cultural center!
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Dinner at Hobbiton - New Zealand's Biggest Gap Year – Backpacker Guide New Zealand
Day 15: Today we are having dinner at Hobbiton, New Zealand! Join us on this night tour of Hobbiton to see Hobbiton by night as part of New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year!
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It’s Day 15 of New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year where we are doing 365 days of 365 activities in New Zealand! Today’s activity is having dinner at Hobbiton as part of a night tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set!
We make our way to Matamata, a town in the Waikato region of New Zealand, where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit was filmed. We arrive in Hobbiton and the Hobbiton Night Tour begins! We have a look at the Hobbit Holes and learn all the behind-the-scenes secrets of The Lord of the Rings movies on this tour around Hobbiton village.
Once we arrive at the famous Green Dragon Tavern in Hobbiton it is time to feast like a Hobbit! We have dinner at Hobbiton by sitting down to a grand banquet. However, Robin ends up over-doing it, so when we do the night segment of our Hobbiton Night tour, Robin is burping and farting his way around Hobbiton... Nevertheless, we get to see the magic of Hobbiton by night, which is pretty darn special.
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This year, the team behind the New Zealand travel guide, BackpackerGuide.NZ, are challenging themselves to do 365 activities in 365 days. We call it “New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year”! We’re spending every day on the road to bring you a true travel New Zealand experience and to show you what it’s really like to backpack in New Zealand! What’s more, it’s totally free! Enjoy!
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Hobbiton New Zealand | Movie Set Tour
Today we had the opportunity to visit the Hobbiton New Zealand movie set. Kara and I are both BIG Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fans so when we started to plan our trip to New Zealand we knew we wanted to visit Hobbiton! While RVing around New Zealand we stopped close to the town of Cambridge, New Zealand where the Hobbiton movie set is located.
The entire area around Hobbiton makes you feel like you're in the movies! Hobbiton is surround by green rolling hills dotted with sheep. We were lucky enough to camp only a few minutes away from the movie set. It literally felt like we were camping in the Hobbiton movie set! After staying the night only a couple minutes down the road, we woke up early to take one of the first tours around the Hobbiton movie set. We usually don't pay for tours like this… However, the tour around the Hobbiton movie set was totally worth it!! If you're on the North Island of New Zealand you should definitely take the time to take a tour around Hobbiton!
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Rotorua, New Zealand
Visit the Hobbiton movie set on this tour from Rotorua, New Zealand
With a short drive from Rotorua, New Zealand you'll be right in the heart of Hobbiton. As your guide walks you through this sheep farm selected by Peter Jackson, the direct of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, to depict the Shire, they will share stories about the filming done here. Get up close to the hobbit holes and homes of your favorite characters. You'll enjoy a drink at the Green Dragon and snap great photos before heading back to Rotorua.
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Hobbiton - New Zealand
This authentic Lord of the Rings location allows you to dream away and become a hobbit for a day. The ever present New Zealand sheep are natural size, though...
Hobbiton Tour - New Zealand
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Hobbiton New Zealand Movie Set Tour // Day 13 Honeymoon
Day 13 of Honeymoon and we made a super last minute decision to take the drive up north in our Wilderness campervan to visit Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata New Zealand. It was absolutely one of the best random road trips we could have taken. Learning how they built and up kept this piece of land for the movies Lord of the rings and the Hobbit, to now a tourist location is amazing. Definitely a must see.
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'Hobbit Land', New Zealand's North Island
New Zealand's rugged scenery was the location for much of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit films, but it was a 1,250 acre working sheep farm on North Island that became Hobbiton, the home of the hobbits in JRR Tolkien's fantasy land, Middle Earth.
A guided tour takes fans around the village, home to Bilbo Baggins, Frodo and Samwise Gamgee. Fans can peer into Hobbit holes and see the Hobbits' favourite drinking hole, the Green Dragon Inn, where Bilbo Baggins meets Thorin Oakenshield before they set off on their adventure to reclaim the ring.
The transformation from farmland to fictional village for Peter Jackson's film adaptation wasn't an easy one. For example, the old oak tree that overlooks Bag End (Bilbo Baggins's house) was brought in from Matamata, an hour's drive away, each branch numbered and furnished with artificial leaves (imported from Taiwan). There are plenty more secrets to be revealed along the way.
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HOBBITON TOUR & HOBBIT FEAST // The Shire, Middle Earth (New Zealand)
The most magical place in all of New Zealand and Middle Earth is on the North Island and is known as Hobbiton! Yes, the Shire is indeed a real place and we got to visit it and enjoy a hobbit feast on the famous set of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings franchises! It was an incredible day and one we recommend anybody do!! As a side note, many of the people working there are on working holiday visas. YOU CAN WORK AT THE SHIRE AND LIVE IN NEW ZEALAND FOR ONE YEAR ON THIS VISA IF YOU WANT!! WHY AREN'T YOU DOING THIS??
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Visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set
Ever wanted to visit The Hobbit movie set? This is what you've got in store when you visit Hobbiton! Learn about how the set was built and how the movie was made as you wander around the spectacular location from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.
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The HOBBITON Movie Set Experience | Matamata, New Zealand
A visit to New Zealand just wouldn't be complete without going to Hobbiton Movie Set. Located in Matamata, this film location for Lord of the Rings and the Shire is ALL REAL. Let me show you what to expect and why it BLEW OUR MINDS! Open this up to learn more ↓
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Air New Zealand Photoshoot on the Hobbiton Movie Set - Behind the Scenes
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