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Private Tour: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland
"Your day will begin with a hotel pickup from your hotel in Auckland before being taken to Matamata. Wander round this country town and enjoy the perfect blend of old fashion shops and Modern Cafes before your 2-hour Hobbiton Move Set guided tour.Discover the real Middle-Earth on the one of the most picturesque farmlands in the North Island! Enjoy your fascinating 2-hour guided tour of the Hobbiton Move Set seen in The Lord of the Rings and you will head toward the Hunua Ranges which is only a little over an hour form Auckland. The Hunua Falls is located in the western part of Hunua Ranges Regional Park. The spectacular 30m (98 feet) waterfall is part of the Wairoa River which carves through an ancient volcano as it win before meeting the Hauraki Gulf.Head back to Auckland where you have the option to be dropped off at any preferred location within the city center."""
From NZD400.00
 
Waitomo Caves and Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour including Lunch from Hamilton
"After being picked up from your Hamilton hotel at 10am (or another time if you prefer) sit back and relax on the 1 hour drive to the Waitomo Caves. The route passes through very scenic countryside and farmland in the beautiful Waikato region. At Waitomo join a 45-minute tour of the amazing glow-worm caves including a tranquil boat ride on an underground stream to ensure a good view of the glow worms. Then continue the journey in your private vehicle to a farm near the small town of Matamata and the Shire's Rest cafe where you can have some lunch and from where your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour begins. Lasting about 2 hours your tour takes you on a drive through the rural sheep farm that was chosen as the Hobbiton Movie Set for The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. Hear how the location was chosen how the sets were created and which scenes were shot here. Visit famous sites from the films
From NZD526.00
 
"Hobbiton
Waitomo and Hobbiton day tour"Start the day in Auckland with selected inner city hotel pickups. Begin your action packed day at the famous ‘Hobbition’. On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest “green set” in the world and the Mill and double arch bridge the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bilbo’s house “Bag End” looking out over the whole set to the hills in the distance. Be treated to a delicious Hobbiton-style themed buffet lunch
From NZD350.00

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Food Factory

I had very nice espresso and pecan tart. The food in the cabinet looks amazing. Great atmosphere which was enjoyable with nice decor and overall cheery place. Top service. And nice new magazines, I...
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Workmans Cafe Bar

Workmans Cafe and Bar is a day/night eatery, with tables inside and out. As well it has a Tapas Bar area, providing for a variety of dining. There's always something you can eat. A short menu, but we...
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Pare's Power Pizza

On the main street, easy to park. Great selection of Pizzas and other food. Something for everyone. You can eat in or takeaway cooked or uncooked pizzas. The uncooked ones are great to buy a little...
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Osterio da Gino

I really enjoyed the ricecakes entree. Very tasty. I eat hear frequently, the pizzas are always a great option. Margherita is a favourite. Also di pollo pizza - grilled chicken, spinach, sundried...
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Top Things to Do in Matamata

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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

This is one of those places that unless you have a real interest in the movies/Tolkien/LordoftheRings, you could have been unimpressed with the tour in the past but the new revamped movie set should...
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Centennial Drive

Centennial Drive is a picturesque drive through the town, quite like a park. It is popular for walkers, runners, and wedding photos, but you can also drive slowly through. The trees are gorgeous in...
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Firth Tower Museum

Delightful country museum in lovely garden settings, attractive to both adults and children. $5 adults, $1 children, Seniors $3. A European Pioneer, Josiah Firth, built the tower in anticipation of...
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Top 5 Matamata Writers

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"MATAMATA"
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rozehill

"Matamata-------LOTR Country"
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ATXtraveler

"Matamata - Home to Hobbiton"
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"Hobbiton"
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"Matamata - Home of the Hobbits!"
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