Matamata is a rural Waikato town in New Zealand with a population of around 12,000 people. It is located near the base of the Kaimai Ranges. It is also known Hobbiton Village.
You must see Matama if you are a fan of Lord of the Rings and Hobbit. You can take a guided tour to the Hobbiton Movie Set and enjoy the town’s beautiful cafes.
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour:
Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you around fascination details of how the Hobbiton Movie set was created.
Tauranga Shore Excursion:
Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing. With maximum of 11 participants , this tour provides a fun filled small-group experience.
Matamata Farm Stay:
Aplenty of farm stays are available around the beautiful rural district Matamata. Staying in the farm allows you to taste of a rural community includes bed and breakfast, dinner all Kiwi way.
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Photo Credits to – hobbitontours.com & Sara-Orme