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Choose a Tour

Private Tour

Private tours of Hobbiton™ Movie Set can be organised for individuals or groups for a more intimate experience. 

Bag End photo opportunity.

Exclusive tours of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set can be organised for individuals or groups. Experience the real Middle-earth™ with a private tour of 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 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your personal 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. 

Visitors taking part in a private tour can also choose to enjoy a Festive Feast lunch in the Party Marquee. Catering must be booked in advance and additional menu costs apply. 

Please note, private tours are limited to 6 guests per departure. 

Private tour pricing:

Private tour (up to 4 people)                                 $750.00

Additional Adult (17yrs+)                                      $84.00

Additional Youth (9-16yrs)                                    $42.00

Additional Child (0-8yrs)                                        Free with full paying adult

Please note: From 1 April 2020 Private Tour departures will be $1,000.00 for maximum six adults or equivalent.

Marquee Festive Feast Pricing: 

Adult & Youth (9yrs+)                                            $36.00

Child (0-8yrs)                                                         Free with full paying adult     


Please note all rates are displayed in NZD 

Tour time approx 2 hours. Private tours are limited to 6 guests per departure. 

Bookings essential

Enquire below

New Zealand Preferred
(Aged 17+)
(Aged 9 -16 Years)
(Aged 0-8 Years)
Request must be made at least 72 hours before requested departure date. Subject to availability.

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