Hairy Feet Waitomo

Scenic Film Location tour, offering personally guided tours around sites used extensively for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Travel to the hidden Mangaotaki Valley near the famous Waitomo Caves. 2015 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.

Adult
$50.00

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Visit this stunning Denize Bluff farm at Piopio where Sir Peter Jackson filmed the "Trollshaws Forest" scenes for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Here Bilbo, Gandalf, Thorin & Company encounter 3 large trolls.

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See why this site has the honour of being the biggest on-screen location. Get to stand in the footsteps of the original actors while walking though amazing scenery.

Have your photo exactly where Bilbo gets "Sting" from Gandalf.

Journey along the base of towering limestone cliffs and experience the unusual rock formations, all nestled amongst primeval New Zealand bush ( forest.)

Spend 90 minutes in a different time as this special place transports you back to a primeval era.

An enjoyable tour for more than just Tolkien Fans.

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Physical address

Hairy Feet Waitomo, 1411 Mangaotaki Road, Piopio, Hamilton - Waikato, 3971, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Tours twice daily, 10am & 1pm. Please check in 15 minutes before departure. Bookings advisable.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
from Hamilton airport = 98km or 1hr 20min
Proximity to coach terminal:
37km from Te Kuiti or 35 mins
Proximity to town:
15km from Piopio or 15 mins

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $50.00
Further pricing information:
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour begins. Walking tracks are gravel and over uneven ground. We advise you wear suitable footwear. Tour runs in all weather, so bring appropriate clothing i.e. sunhat or raincoat. From time to time, due to unexpected circumstances, we may be unable to run tours. Please book to avoid disappointment.

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