• Hobbiton Movie Set Tours from Matamata or The Shires Rest
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from The Shires Rest

Experience the real Middle-Earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the twelve acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton Movie set was created. The Hobbit holes Green Dragon Inn Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-Earth.