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Transfer & tour options from Auckland, Tauranga and Hamilton.

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  • GreatSights

    GreatSights New Zealand operates a range of premium daily sightseeing tours to Hobbiton on board five-star coaches with free WiFi and expert driver commentary. Tours include complimentary hotel pick-ups and depart from Auckland and Rotorua, offering one-way and return options. Enjoy a buffet lunch fit for the hungriest of hobbits after your tour. Choose to include a visit to Waitomo Caves or top Rotorua sights. 

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  • Bush and Beach

    This tour is an easy day trip from Auckland. Let Bush and Beach pick you up from your hotel and take you on a magical journey to the Hobbiton Movie Set for a fascinating guided tour followed by a sumptuous buffet lunch. They even include a gift voucher to use in the Hobbiton shop!  Bush and Beach specialise in informative small group tours, have been operating for over 30 years and are the longest-running eco tour company in New Zealand.

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  • InterCity

    InterCity offers great value Hobbiton day tours from Auckland and Rotorua, including return bus travel to Matamata and a guided tour of Hobbiton. Full day tours from Auckland that include the Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton and lunch are also available. Or if you’ve already booked your Hobbiton tour and just need transport, you can book return bus transfers from Auckland to Matamata. 

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  • FlexiToursNZ

    Specialists in Hobbiton plus tours. FlexiToursNZ have packages for those who want to see as much as possible in a short time. FlexiToursNZ offer 1  Day tours including Hobbiton Movie Set, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves. 2-3 day tours are also available.

    Transport is provided in a fleet of Late model Mercedes Vans configured to give extra legroom and space.

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  • Travel Headfirst

    As a company HeadFirst Travel offer unforgettable travel experiences for visitors to New Zealand in a way they won't find anywhere else.

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  • awesomeNZ

    Set off on your own epic adventure with a Hobbiton day trip from Auckland. Expert driver guides will keep you entertained along the way and your tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set includes a free drink. Travel in comfort in purpose-built coaches with air-conditioning and free WiFi. 

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  • TIME Unlimited Tours

    New Zealand’s most internationally-acclaimed tour operator with so far 3 global tourism awards to their name, TIME Unlimited Tours incorporate Hobbiton Movie Set into many of their tours. These include Private Tours from Auckland to Hobbiton, incorporating many other sights into a private day or multi-day tour, as well as a variety of Private One-Way Tours starting or finishing in Auckland, Rotorua or other locations.

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  • Auckland and Beyond Tours

    Auckland & Beyond Tours offers Private Luxury Tours & Daily Small Group Tours from Auckland. The Luxurious Mercedes Fleet offers a comfortable and smooth ride so you can relax and enjoy the amazing beauty of New Zealand’s scenic roads on the way to the Hobbiton Movie Set.

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  • Gray Line

    Gray Line’s deluxe New Zealand day tours put you in safe, experienced hands. With over 40 years' experience, they are truly the local experts. Gray Line day tours to Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves (including lunch) depart daily from Auckland in luxury coaches with free WiFi and multilingual commentary on board.  

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  • Cheeky Kiwi Tours

    Cheeky Kiwi Travel run daily, fully guided small group tours from Auckland to Hobbiton, return or one way, with hotel pick ups and drop offs. Their modern mini buses are specially built to enhance your tour experience including drop down screens, USB charging ports and wifi access in all vehicles. There are so many little things that make touring with Cheeky Kiwi Travel unique and memorable including knowledgeable guides, secret stops, surprise wildlife viewings, and complimentary water and snacks. With Cheeky Kiwi it's just as much about the journey as the amazing destination!

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  • Fly My Sky

    Your magical and classic aircraft flight across the beautiful natural New Zealand landscape will take you to Hobbiton in just over 30 minutes from Auckland Airport. Your flight is in a UK built Britten Norman Islander, it has two engines and has continued to be built over 60 years to fly to country and island areas around the world. Upon arriving at Matamata airport, you will be taken on a private shuttle to Hobbiton™ where your guided tour will start. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be taken by private shuttle to Matamata airport and flown back to Auckland. Our package tours run twice daily departing from Auckland airport. Please note: pre-booking your tour is essential. Our tours can sell-out well in advance so please pre-book to avoid disappointment.

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  • Shore Trips and Tours

    Departing Tauranga, first cross the harbour bridge, which offers great views of The Mount, the volcanic core 232m high which marks the entrance to the harbour of Tauranga. Then climb up to over 1000 feet to cross the Kaimai mountain range which divides the Bay of Plenty coastal region from the Waikato region, the main dairy farming area of New Zealand. 

    You'll soon arrive for your tour at Hobbiton Movie Set, the movie set location in the Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogy. 

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  • Zealandier Tours

    Visit Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua with Zealandier Tours. Zealandier Tours offer the best Rotorua and Hobbiton Tours as shore excursions from Port of Tauranga . Day tour take you from Tauranga to the wonders of Rotorua. Then travel to middle-earth New Zealand to the Hobbiton Movie Set.

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  • Elite Limousines

    Elite Limousines offer highly personalised tours from the Port of Tauranga. Whether your tour with us is booked as a private, custom or group tour  you can be assured of a high standard of service, knowledge and expertise from the friendly and professional drivers.

    Travel in the comfort of one of the luxury Vehicles as you sit back, relax and enjoy the sights and delights that your tour will provide.

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  • Platinum Transfers and Tours

    Your Hobbiton tour starts with a luxury vehicle picking you up from your accommodation, transporting you to Hobbiton on time, all while having a stress free drive in a safe and relaxing premium vehicle. 

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  • Carrington Tours NZ
    Carrington Tours specialise in providing guests with day and multi-day, private, small group guided tour experiences in safe,  comfortable and modern American sedans and late model vans. We offer you, real kiwi hospitality, service and affordable luxury transport, always having that flexibility to stop for photos at any time on your journey.         
    Family owned and operated, offering a range of daily sightseeing and adventure tours to the magical Hobbiton Movie Set, stunning Waitomo Glowworm Caves, fascinating Rotorua and multi-day tours of the North Island of New Zealand.
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  • Helicorp

    Helicorp are based in the Waikato, close to Hobbiton Movie Set, and operate throughout the North Island – offering scenic flights and transfers to visitors looking to travel in style and comfort. They have some very special scenic flight options incorporating Hobbiton Movie Set, or can develop a flight itinerary with specific needs and locations in mind.

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  • InterCity

    InterCity operates multiple daily bus services between Hamilton and Matamata, arriving outside the i-SITE so you can check in for your tour.

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