Lord of the Rings Tours in Matamata, New Zealand. Come and discover Middle Earth for yourself on a Lord of the Rings Tour in Matamata. Discover the background to the most famous New Zealand movie ever filmed. Find the locations and settings of the shooting of the Lord of the Rings and explore for your very own self the exact spots battles were fought, the location of Hobbiton and much more.

Matamata Lord of The Rings Tours

Matamata is a small rural town in the Waikato region. The green pastures and rolling hills of Matamata were chosen to portray Hobbiton and The Shire in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. more

Come and explore the breathtaking landscape of Middle Earth on a Lord of the Rings Tours in Matamata. See for yourself the settings of scenes from Middle Earth like, the Shire, the Gardens of Isengard, the River Anduin, Helms Deep, Pelennor Battle Fields and much more.

Explore Mt Sunday and see how this peaceful mountain was transformed into Edoras, the capital city of the Rohan people in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Visit Mordor, the strong hold of the Dark Lord Sauron. Immerse yourself in the natural, unspoilt beauty of the back drop to the Lord of the Rings still waiting to be explored.

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    Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be viewed and see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire.

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