Published on 08/29/2017 11:48 am
Day Tours to Hobbiton from Tauranga & about the Hobbiton Movie Set

On a day tour to Hobbiton from Tauranga in New Zealand, you get an opportunity to visit the Hobbiton Movie Set. This place is the only place where the set (including 44 Hobbit holes) has remained intact after the shooting. The Hobbiton Movie set has been the set of a number of movies like the most loved The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. On your day trip to Hobbiton, you will love to explore this picturesque location and get plenty of time to take photos and have the utmost fun.

Here are the top things to know about The Hobbiton Movie Set that you can explore on a day trip from Tauranga!

  1. Most Visited Attractions in New Zealand:

Though the Hobbiton Movie Set is one of the newer attractions in the New Zealand (opened after its reconstruction for the Hobbit series in 2011), it is been rated as the most visited attractions. This wonderful movie set is located on Alexander Farm, which welcomes more than 350,000 visitors each year. For sure, you will also love to visit and explore the Hobbiton Movie Set.

  1. Visit the Green Dragon Inn:

You must have noticed the Green Dragon Inn, which is featured in the movies as the popular meeting spot for Hobbits in The Shire. This place is open to the public where you can enjoy ginger beer, ales or apple cider. This place gives an opportunity to experience the surreal atmosphere and enjoy real drinks.

  1. Enjoy a Wonderful Tour:

By visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set, you will get an opportunity to explore the entire area and learn about the movie secrets. With an experienced and knowledgeable guide, you will get a chance to know about the tidbits of information about movie making techniques and interesting facts around the set.

  1. Get Endless Photo Opportunities:

While exploring the stunning scenery and sets of Hobbiton, you will feel touring the Tolkien’s world. During the  tour, you will get great opportunities to take some amazing pictures at iconic stops like Bilbo Baggin’s house, the home of Samwise Gamgee, Bag End, the Party Tree and The Green Dragon Inn. No doubt, the picturesque charm of Hobbiton will inspire you to click some beautiful pictures to preserve the memory of touring this stunning tourist destination in New Zealand.

Exploring the Hobbiton Movie Set will prove to be truly magical and bring the movies into reality. This place is located on a working farm and is about an hour far from Tauranga. To explore the Hobbiton Movie Set in a convenient and comfortable way, you can consider booking a guided day tour to Hobbiton from Tauranga from Arrow Tours. We arrange day tours in New Zealand and are committed to making your trip fun filled and interesting. As per your requirement and budget, we will provide you the best customized Hobbiton day tour package. This will ensure a budget-friendly and stress-free Hobbiton day tour from Tauranga!

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