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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. Your journey takes you through undulating green hills signaling that you are approaching The Shire. Your Bush and Beach guide will give you commentary on the way to Hobbiton with insights into the areas you are travelling through, along with some background to the movies.

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 part of the set remaining in New Zealand. 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 gate to 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. Enjoy time in the Hobbiton gift shop and the opportunity to spend your souvenir voucher before joining the shuttle and heading 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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