The green pastures and rolling hills of Matamata, Waikato, were chosen to portray Hobbiton and The Shire in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Matamata farmstays provide the opportunity to participate in a genuine local farming experience. Farmstay accommodation in Matamata may include farm tours and fun farm animal activities. Accommodation at a farmstay is a fun and highly recommended experience, great for couples, single travellers and families. more
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