Matamata - Accessible/Easy Access Accommodation & Activities

In recent years Matamata has become very much linked to nearby Hobbiton as shown by the Gollum statue in the main street and the Hobbit themed information centre. But there's more than that - the town itself is smart with gardens and trees in abundance. A little way north is the Waharoa Cheese Factory (black and white image) with cheeses of all kinds to try.And all these places are easily accessible.

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ACCESSIBLE MIDDLE EARTH TRILOGY (+KIWI)

ACCESSIBLE MIDDLE EARTH TRILOGY (+KIWI)

Discover the real Middle-Earth at the Hobbiton™ Movie Set near  Matamata  in the North Island of New Zealand. Te Puia is New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre, located just 5 minutes from central Rotorua. Situated in the  Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley , Te Puia’s 60 hectare site is...
Hobbiton

Hobbiton

On the most picturesque private farmland you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from  The Lord of the Rings  and  The Hobbit  film trilogies in a fascinating two-hour guided tour. The set has been completely rebuilt for  The Hobbit  and will remain as it was seen in these films and  The Lord of...