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Hobbiton Day ex Rotorua ROT-ROT GL16RH (0815-1400)
Travel in style on a coach tour from Rotorua to Hobbiton Movie Set and discover where cinematic magic was made!  
 
Setting out from Rotorua, your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour starts with a scenic drive across to Matamata where your local driver guide will provide informative commentary and share stories about the region and its history.  
 
Take a guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set and learn how this picturesque farmland was transformed into a living, breathing piece of Middle-earth. Your guide will show you Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Party Tree, the Mill and many other structure from the movies.  
 
Then enjoy a tasty lunch at The Green Dragon Inn before making your way back to Rotorua.    
 
Useful Tip: A complimentary pick-up and drop-off service is provided from various inner city hotels. 

Tour details

  • Full day tour
  • Operates daily
  • Departs and returns: Tourism Rotorua
  • Complimentary Hotel pick-up / drop-off available
  • Spacious and scenic coach travel with commentary
  • Free WiFi on board coaches

Tour includes

  • Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour
  • Banquet lunch at the Green Dragon Inn
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Hobbiton Day ex Rotorua - Rotorua Return
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