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The Shire's Rest™

A converted woolshed, The Shire's™ Rest is located in the heart of the Waikato countryside, with a tranquil country setting. The Shire's Rest is surrounded by stunning landscapes and far-reaching views of Mount Te Aroha and the Kaimai Ranges. Start your trip in true Kiwi fashion at the Cafe or Garden Bar, with home cooked food from our wide range of delicious meals, snacks, craft beers and drinks in authentic New Zealand surroundings. The Shire's Rest Ticketing Centre, Store and brand new Garden Bar are situated below the Cafe. Our friendly staff can assist you in booking your tour or purchasing something special to remember your adventure to Hobbiton Movie Set.