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Wheelchair Accessible Full-Day Driving Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Feel the terrific appeal of the celebrated filming locations of New Zealand where the powerful magic of otherworldly landscapes has brought to life the legendary The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Our Wheelchair Accessible Full-Day Driving Hobbiton Movie Set Tour will guide you through this stunning world of Hobbiton™ where miraculous Middle‑earth™ is unfolding just with you in the middle of this exceptional world of magic and whose unrivaled delights are around every corner. You will start the tour with a two-hour scenic drive South of Auckland and Waikato lush farmland transformed into The Shire from Middle‑earth™. You will get plentiful awe-inspiring stops for stunning photos to finally find yourself in an accessible golf cart escorting you through meandering paths of this magic-filled world of wonders while your friendly local expert guide is sharing a myriad of spell-binding tales of how those renowned wonders of Hobbiton™ are amazingly curated and proudly cherished. You will see hobbit holes, the famous Party Tree and the legendary Green Dragon™ Inn, to name but a few. Whether or not you are a fan of the Hobbit trilogies, rest assured our Wheelchair Accessible Full-Day Driving Hobbiton Movie Set Tour promises to be the one for the memory book!

Your day will begin early, with your friendly private driver/guide picking you up at your accessible Auckland hotel for a beautiful two-hour scenic drive South of Auckland and Waikato lush farmland transformed into The Shire™ from Middle‑earth™. Once on the spot, you will spend 30-45 minutes at the official Hobbiton™ Gift Shop and will grab a drink or a bite in the renowned Shire’s Rest™ Café with all inside handcrafted and exclusive to Hobbiton™ Movie Set to enjoy first hand all its unrivaled charm of the sights, smells, sounds and tastes.

Right after that, your Middle‑earth™ journey continues to a two-hour Hobbit village tour as you embark on the golf cart to maneuver through this massive 12-acre film set to uncover a plentiful of hidden gems of this epic Tolkien’s masterpiece – all taken in by the eye. You will find yourself at the doorway of a Hobbit house, stop under the Party Tree towering over the Shire™ to overlook the whole set to the hills of Hobbiton™ in the distance. You will cross the Double Arched Bridge by the Old Mill to go into the unmatched Green Dragon™ Inn for an exceptional complimentary sample of one-of-a-kind drink letting your extraordinary guide proudly immerse you into spell-binding tales of what makes this outstanding spot to be second to none on the earth.

Your Hobbiton tour finishes as you embark on your accessible van to head back to your hotel through the scenic roads of Waikato. Leaving behind the magic land of Middle‑earth™, packed with state-of-the-art gifts and souvenirs, you are sure to make this unparalleled beauty trip well worth a big page of your memory book!

The Wheelchair Accessible Full-Day Driving Hobbiton Movie Set Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and accessible toilets along the route).
  • Accessible driving tour in an accessible vehicle equipped with a ramp or lift.
  • Experience the best of Hobbiton firsthand without having to worry about accessibility!

Tour Highlights

  • The Shire’s Rest™ Café
  • Hobbiton™ Movie Set
  • The Green Dragon™ Inn
  • Double Arched Bridge

Accessibility Details

Wheelchair Accessible Full-Day Driving Hobbiton Movie Set Tour has received a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free. It did not receive a higher rating because you must be able to transfer to a golf cart to make navigating through the paths possible. Please note, accessible restroom stops will be included along the route.

This tour uses an accessible vehicle equipped with either a ramp or lift.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Wheelchair/Mobility scooter users must be able to transfer to a golf cart seat with their wheelchair/mobility scooter folded/collapsed.

The tour is wheelchair friendly so your guide will take you to spots where you do not need to go on any steps and use the ramps as needed.


Tour Details

Tour duration: 9 hours

Cost: $1100 for 1 people, $1925 for 2 people, $2750 for 3 people, $3575 for 4 people, $4400 for 5 people, $5225 for 6 people, $6050 for 7 people, $6875 for 8 people

Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Preferred start time between 6.30 to 8.30 am
Meet-up place: Your centrally located accessible Auckland hotel.
Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised
Entrance tickets: Included.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

Cancellation policy:To review our cancellation policy please click: HERE

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