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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. The set has been completely rebuilt and is now a permanent attraction.

Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1250-acre sheepfarm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the 10-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.

501 Buckland Road, Matamata

Tel: +64 7 888 1505

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