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Hobbiton Cosplay Tour

1 day

 Tour Package

New Zealand Winter Special!

Book 3 people for the same tour, and the 4th person is 50% off.

Tour Details

Become a part of the legend of Middle-earth! Costume up as your favourite character and tour Hobbiton in style.

Now you can enjoy our most popular tour of the Hobbiton movie set, while fully costumed as a character from the Lord of the Rings or the Hobbit series.  Choose a warrior, dwarf, Elven princess, hobbit- whatever you imagine, our expert costumers at First Scene can create. 

The Hobbiton Movie Set is built on a picturesque private farmland near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand.  During the filming of The Hobbit trilogy, the set was completely rebuilt and can be seen as it appeared in the films.  You can get the full Hobbiton experience in a fascinating guided tour.

The Green Dragon Inn is also now open and is a special feature of our tours. At the end of the tour, we'll visit the inn to relax, and enjoy a complimentary Hobbiton ale or other beverage.

Special Notes

Includes round-trip transportation from Auckland.

The cosplay option is only available Monday to Friday. For weekend trips to Hobbiton, see our regular tours.

See before-and-after photos of the fantastic characters you can become!

We offer both English and Japanese-speaking tour guides.

Trip Plan

Tour Length: 1 full day

Minimum Number: This tour requires a minimum of 2 Adults total to offer. If you would like an individual booking, contact us for available dates. If you would like to book a group as a charter, please contact us for a quote.

Itinerary:

08:30 - Pick-up at your hotel
08:45 - Arrive at the Cosplay costume shop and choose what you would like to be    We are partnered with the fantastic First Scene Costume Shop. Costume selection and dress time is limited to about 1 hour only.  We do recommend you to imagine what you would like to be in advance- First Scene's friendly staff will help you find the costume you need for your character.
09:45 - Leave Auckland
13:00 - Hobbiton movie set tour (Entrance fee is included in your tour package)    Don't be surprised if you are very popular!

14:30 - Buffet lunch at Green Dragon Inn.(Included in your package)

16:00 - Leave for Auckland
18:15 - Arrive in Auckland

What to Bring: For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring-

  • A camera! 
  • Lightweight jacket (in winter) or sun hat (in summer)

Tour Cost

$330.00 NZD / adult

$165.00 NZD / Child under 11 years old

Additionally the Costume hire will generally cost $60 - $120 depending on the costumes you choose at the costume shop.

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Booking

  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
  • Application for a tour must be made by phone, fax or e-mail no later than 5:00 PM of the day before the tour.
  • Your application may not be accepted if the tour is full, prior to your booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation of tours is free if carried out by 5:00 PM, two working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours carried out by 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost 50% of the price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours after 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost the full price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of fishing tours will cost 20% of the tour cost after you have sent in your form as the boat will be chartered.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton movie set tours will cost NZ$35.00 per person as a cancellation of lunch fee if cancelled after 5:00 pm four working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton evening banquet tours will cost the full price of the tour if cancelled after 5:00 pm eight working days before the tour.
  • If you won't show up at the pick-up time even after 15 mins of the time, we have to start the tours without you.

Tour Costs

  • If there are two adults attending the tour, the cost of the tour written is the cost for one person.
  • If there are two adults attending the tour, children ( aged 5~11 ) will cost half of what is written.

Warning

  • Please understand that changes of schedule, cost and tours may occur with no notice.
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