Hobbiton & Hamilton Gardens Day Tour from Auckland


Hobbiton is the world-famous movie set where Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were filmed!
Hamilton Gardens is home of NZ first traditional Maori garden and a beautiful spot to enjoy the outdoors.


  • Convenient pick up and drop off to central Auckland accomodation
  • Small personalised group tour with a maximum of 12 people
  • 1x Free Beer or Ginger Beer
  • Hamilton Gardens visit

The drive to Hobbiton will take two and a half hours. We’ll make a short stop along the way to stretch our legs. Upon arriving we have around 10 mins to use toilets or buy some food/snacks (optional extra costs).

The Hobbiton Tour will take us to the famous location that has been the home for the film crew of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit during the time of production. Enjoy!

After a long and informative tour, we’ll take our lunch around just outside the farm at the “Shire’s Rest” café. You have the option to bring your own food or buy from the café.

We then depart for Hamilton. One of Hamilton’s major attractions is the Hamilton Gardens, where we can spend some time enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Come for a walk, relax, or enjoy coffee and ice cream at the cafe by the lake. We will be back in Auckland at the end of the day, where you will be dropped off by Britomart.

Per Person $240.00

What's included

  • Pick up and drop off at inner-city hotel
  • Excellent driver and guide
  • Refreshments on board
  • All entrance fees and taxes
  • Entrance to Hobbiton
  • Hamilton Gardens visit


  • Allow approximately 10 hours for the whole experience


  • 501 Buckland Road, Matamata 3472


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Tour itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to the groups desire. *** Minimum number of 4 people to operate, single bookings are waitlisted to confirm ***

Available Bookings from 19 Aug to 25 Aug 2022

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  • Per Person$139.00 Less than 6 at this price!

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Andy from New Zealand wrote on 19 July 2020

Awesome experience!

Fun trip from Mana Tours, really recommended for a weekend getaway!

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Lucina Ridgwell from United Kingdom wrote on 06 October 2020

Fantastic day out

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour.

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