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Hobbiton in Middle Earth does exist! Visit the film set of the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" films.
A can't-miss experience for "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" fans.
You can't go into the Hobbit caves, they're just a backdrop. But that won't stop you from feeling the magic...
In December 2002, the first tourists were allowed to visit Hobbiton.
Stop to enjoy a drink at The Green Dragon Bar.
Experience the heart of the green hobbit country
Tour of the authentic hobbit village
Feel like Frodo & his friends in Hobbiton
What would a trip to New Zealand be without experiencing the fairytale film village of Hobbiton, from the world-famous "Lord of the Rings" films, in Matamata? On this guided excursion, take a stroll through Frodo and Sam's Shire and follow in the footsteps of Bilbo Baggins. Your guide will take you into the world of hobbits and show you movie landscapes that you will surely recognize.
This tour is a can't-miss experience for every fan of the action-packed Lord of the Rings films. Hike past the picturesque landscapes and sheep farm until you reach the rural village, Matamata. A secluded fairytale farm at the foot of the mountain range, Kamai Ranges, forms the heart of the green hobbit country and the home of the Lord of the Rings hero, Frodo. Immerse yourself in the world of the hobbits, who live peacefully in small caves in the Shire, and feel like Frodo and Sam before your great journey.
During the tour with your English-speaking guide, you will experience how authentic and cinematic the hobbit village is. See the big Makrokarpa needle tree where the big birthday party for Frodo took place, the brick roadway where Gandalf walked with his horse carts, and over 40 hobbit caves. Stroll past colorful flower beds, quiet lakes, and ripe fruit trees. Let the incredible panoramic scenes reel you in as you learn that the exquisite natural landscape is the secret star of the movie trilogy!