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Hobbiton - New Zealand


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 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!

If you want to know what it's like to visit Hobbiton New Zealand check out this VLOG!

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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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Hobbiton Tour - New Zealand

Had an amazing time checking out The Shire and all the Hobbit holes today, walking in the footsteps of Gandalf, Frodo and Bilbo!

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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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A day as a hobbit - Hobbiton, New Zealand

Come with us on an adventure through The Shire! Explore the magic of the hobbits little homes

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Hobbiton Tour New Zealand

This tour is an easy day trip from Auckland. Let us take you on a magical journey through Middle-earth to the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films for a fascinating guided tour.

Travel south from Auckland over the Bombay Hills to the rich farmland of the Waikato region. You travel through the heritage town of Cambridge where tree-lined streets add to the English-style atmosphere.

From here your journey takes you through undulating green hills reminding you that you are approaching Hobbiton Shire.

On arrival at Shire's Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest green set in the world and the only place where you get an emotional response with a movie set in a natural setting. You see 44 hobbit holes including Bilbo's house, Bag End, the Mill and double arch bridge and the Party Tree. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bag End, looking out over the whole of Hobbiton to the hills in the distance.

The tour concludes with a visit to the Green Dragon Inn where you will enjoy a complimentary ale, cider or ginger beer.

After the tour your lunch is included at Shire's Rest Café before heading back to Auckland. Video Credit: Bush 'N Beach

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A visit to Hobbiton, home of the Hobbits

My visit to the Hobbiton set in New Zealand, Nov 2014.

Through the path where Bilbo runs with his contract I'm going on an adventure, up the hill side with all the Hobbit holes towards the famed green door of Bag End, down the other side past the home of Sam-wise, round the Party Tree, over the bridge and into The Green Dragon, which is an actual live working pub where you can buy food and drink. Throughout the video you'll hear our tour guide give up bits of information about the filming there, some bits you may not know!

Filmed by my mum, you'll see me wandering around in the purple trousers with the red in my hair.

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 MATAMATA NEW ZEALAND | A Travel Film (Sony a6300 4K) [NZ3]

A short travel film documenting our visit to the Hobbiton movie set, Matamata, New Zealand in October 2016. We had a great tour guide that presented interesting facts about Hobbiton as it relates to Tolkien's Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit film series. Our tour ended with a free beverage of your choice (beer or ginger beer) at the Green Dragon followed by a nice lunch. All shots hand-held. Enjoy the video!

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Music: Kevin MacLeod - Easy Lemon

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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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Today Ruben Alonso visits Hobbitton in The Shire. Nestled in the rolling green hills of the Waikato is Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting of The Shire that featured in the Peter Jackson films.

Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton MovieSet, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The set has been completely rebuilt and is now a permanent attraction.

Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheepfarm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guidewill escort you through the ten acre site, recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton Movie Set was created.

Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon® Inn, the Mill and other structures can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth.

Specially brewed beverages are available at the Green Dragon Inn® as you complete your tour.


Visiting the Shire in Hobbiton New Zealand | Evan Edinger Travel

The Shire was BEAUTIFUL! I need to get a hobbit hole!
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