If you are fan of the Lord of the Rings Trilogies, you cannot miss Hobbiton™ Movie Set near Matamata.
This fascinating 2 hour tour will take you through Hobbit Holes, The Green Dragon Inn, The Mill, double arched bridge and other structures and gardens built for the films.
All guests receive one complimentary refreshment from our exclusively crafted Southfarthing™ range. The inn also offers traditional fare, including our famous beef and ale pie. The Shire’s Rest cafe is conveniently located at the Entrance to Hobbiton Movie Set. Both venues are also available for functions, conferences or other occasions.
The Shire Store is open seven days a week.
A number of unique farm stays are available around the beautiful rural Matamata district, offering a great country style accommodation. Staying on a farm allows you to have a true taste of the rural community. Rate includes dinner, bed and breakfast in true kiwi style. (Please note the tour of Hobbiton Movie Set is not included).
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