Discover the real Middle-Earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set just one hour’s easy drive from Rotorua. On the most picturesque private farmland you can visit, the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies in a fascinating two-hour guided tour. The set has been completely rebuilt for The Hobbit and will remain as it was seen in these films and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. During your tour you will see Hobbit Holes, The Green Dragon Inn, The Mill, double arched bridge and other structures and gardens built for the films.

The Green Dragon Inn is a replica of the inn that featured in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Masterfully recreated, we invite you to relax at the Inn of the Hobbits as part of your tour. 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 Shires Rest cafe is conveniently located at the Entrance to Hobbiton Movie Set, and here you can relax and soak up the unique atmosphere with a great cup of coffee or a light meal. Both venues are also available for functions, conferences or other occasions. Situated below The Shires Rest Cafe, The Shire Store features many items that will tempt the enthusiast or the general shopper. 

Half day excursions/tours depart from the Hobbiton Rotorua Store  1235 Fenton st, Rotorua twice daily.

We are proud to be a Qualmark Endorsed Activity.