Hobbity activities to try as you discover Middle Earth
For the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit lovers, New Zealand is the place that dreams (or in this case movies) are made.
We have a fantastic range of Hobbity activities that take you to spectacular locations you'll fall in love with, whether you're looking to discover Middle Earth or enjoy breath-taking landscapes you won't find anywhere else.
No visit to Middle Earth would be complete without a day in the fantastically realistic Hobbiton Village. As well as the charming hobbit holes, be sure to visit the Green Dragon Inn to sample the local Hobbit brew! Hobbiton Movie Set is located near Matamata.
The spectacular Earnslaw Burn with its cascading waterfalls and magnificent Earnslaw Glacier featured in the first Hobbit film as Bilbo and crew journeyed from Rivendell. To reach this hidden paradise, take the amazing Earnslaw Burn Scenic Helicopter Flight.
The Misty Mountains Heli-Hike, flies you along the eagle's path, before setting you down in the Misty Mountains where you follow in the footsteps of dwarves and hobbits. Base yourself in Wanaka for this Southern Alps experience.
Safari of the Scenes tours are an epic way to explore the grandeur of the Hobbit film locations near Queenstown. The Glenorchy tour takes in the mystical beech forests near Paradise, which is also home to Beorn’s House.