Don’t miss to wander into Hobbiton Set Movie, The Hobbits’village in Matamata.


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If you are a fan of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and The Hobbit directed by Sir Peter Jackson. Then Don’t miss to wander into Hobbiton Set Movie, The Hobbits’village in Matamata. Fantasy creatures that resemble humans but have small bodies that live peacefully and simply in houses that look like a small hill. Now all the fairy tales about Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’s fascinating hometowns in The Hobbit are not just in fairy tales. Now it is present in the real world and can be visited with the name “Hobbiton”.

Hobbiton Set Movie.

With a roof of green grass, round round round doors, and a variety of beautiful and unique furniture. By just imagining it you will be curious about how it feels to visit, go around in the village and look inside their house. This village is one of the attractions that you must visit when in New Zealand. The village where it will make you like being in a land of dreams. Amazing, that’s the right word to describe Hobbiton Set Movie.

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Just two and a half hour’s drive from downtown Auckland, New Zealand, we will begin to be spoiled by the expanses of green pastures in the Matamata area.Hobbiton Set Movie, located in Matamata, New Zealand, was originally just an ordinary plantation estate, nothing special, until the crazy idea of Sir Peter Jackson – making the film set-was manifested in (some) of this land. The plantation estate belonging to the Alexander family became his choice after he spoke to the set of movie directors, Alan Lee – who said that he knew the place that fit the ideas of The Lord of The Ring and The Hobbit.

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There you can walk the streets like a flashback to one scene in the movie The Hobbits. You can imagine the arrival of Gandalf in Hobbiton, stepping between the houses set in the green fields.You can also watch with your own eyes, a beautiful view of a row of hobbit houses with round doors, complete with flowers, fruit and small details from what you see in The Hobbits.

Just a five-minute walk from the small homes where the Hobbits are, we will come to a place called The Green Dragon Pub, where the places where Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee, Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took gather together for have fun and party. The Hobbit’s pub is very unique and fascinates our vision.

Hobbiton Pub at nightWhen you visit The Green Dragon Pub you can find and order a Hobbit drink like Sackville Cider, Oak Barton Ale and Southfathing Ginger and do not forget to try a Hobbit special cake to accompany your drinking time, such as a seed cake that makes you feel like are relaxing and laughing with Frodo Baggins just like in a movie we can only see.

There are several stalls selling various souvenirs typical of the Lord of the Rings film, including the miniature Hobbit house itself. Once satisfied around, take a moment to sample local specialties at the famous Shires Rest Cafe among tourists. Enjoy delicious cuisine with views of the Kaimai Mountains, complete with calm-looking lake.The breathtaking scenery, warm and cozy Hobbit homes, as well as the inner proximity to Lord of the Rings movies that are your favorites, will make you feel at home in Hobbits’village in Matamata


The towering cliffs, odd limestone coral formations, and prehistoric forests in the Mangaotaki Rocks in Piopio appear to have been created specifically to form the background of Middle-earth. This area became the location for Trollshaw Forest and Staddles Farm, where a number of scenes in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey were taken.Mangaotaki Road brings you closer to the filming location itself, and Mangaotaki Walk is a simple, circular path that visitors can trace to experience the same forest scene as seen in the movie. The actual filming location is located on a private farm.


The rocky slopes and Turoa meadows in Ruapehu are home to Hidden Bay, the entrance to the Lonely Mountains in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Turoa is a popular ski field in Mt Ruapehu in Tongariro National Park. The area is also famous for its cycling and cross-country trails, including Tongariro Crossing which is considered one of the world’s best one-day pedestrian paths. The crew recorded a movie here for one day, a giant spacecraft built to protect the original flora and fauna of the mountains.

Pelorus River.

Peter Jackson chose Pelorus River to film the scene of the dwarves in the barrel that appeared in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Here is recorded the scene of the dwarves drifting in the river in a gigantic barrel. Stephen Hunter, who plays Bombur, calls this experience his ‘favorite day on the film’. You can experience your own experience at this location by taking a leisurely stroll along the river or taking a guided kayak tour.


Twizel’s alpine wonders are immortalized in the movie, both in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Some of Wargs’ pursuits were filmed here, and the greatest war scene – the Battle of the Pelennor Fields – was filmed in the remote of Twizel. Twizel is home to a fascinating mountain town, and a road trip around the local area will allow you to pervade the spectacular scenes filmed here.

Almost every day the buses arrive delivering foreign tourists who want to realize his imagination to go to the house of Bilbo Baggins. Like there is magic Gandalf managed to bewitch a lot of people around the world, to roll out to enjoy the gorgeous views of Hobbiton Set Movie, The Hobbits’village in Matamata, New Zealand.

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