Put yourself on the film set and explore the locations that were used in the filming of The Hobbit Trilogy.

Start your The Hobbit Trilogy journey by visiting his home in the idyllic surroundings of Hobbiton before setting off to explore Trollshaw forest at Hairy Feet Waitomo in nearby PioPio.

Follow the Company’s path to the dramatic lakes and mountains of the South Island, where you can revisit the dwarves in barrels scene in Marlborough and fly over the unforgettable setting of Lake-town on the shores of Lake Pukaki.

Recommended Experiences

  1. Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tours

    For your own Middle‑earth adventure, daily tours are available to visit the original Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy and The Hobbit films.

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  2. 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. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.

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  3. Weta Workshop's Weta Cave Workshop Tour

    Get up close to the artistry behind 20 years of filmmaking creativity and practical effects with the Weta Cave Workshop Tour. Discover the people, processes and props that make imaginary worlds a reality.

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  4. Reid Helicopters Nelson New Zealand

    Reid Helicopters are located 30mins South of Nelson City and are perfectly placed for access to Nelson's 3 National Parks. Reid Helicopters offer scenic and adventure flights to the Lord of The Ring sites, Abel Tasman, Marlborough and beyond.

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