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Auckland to Rotorua via Hobbiton or vice versa

6 Hours
On request
  • On your New Zealand Vacation, visit Hobbiton Shire

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 to a movie set in a natural setting. You see 44 hobbit holes, the Mill and double arch bridge and the party tree. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bilbo's house, "Bag End", looking out over the whole set to the hills in the distance. The tour ends with a visit to the Green Dragon Inn for a drink. After the tour at Hobbiton board the shuttle at Shire's Rest Cafe for your journey to Rotorua.

Duration: 6 Hours

Departs: 7 a.m. - Returns: 1 p.m.

From: Rotorua

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This trip is available in the reverse direction, departing from Rotorua

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EXC AUCDAYBABT0123: 10 4 Nov 2023
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