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Hinuera

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Hinuera's claim to fame is Hobbiton, the setting for the shires in the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies by New Zealand director Peter Jackson. The rolling green hills must have always been evocative and pleasant, but with the addition of the round windows and hobbit-sized doors, the area transforms into a magical place for fans of the films or the books on which they were based. Take a tour of the set by day or night, as either will impress. A place of nostalgia, innovation, and wit, Hinuera is Hobbiton, and Hobbiton is the shires. To arrange what you want to do in Hinuera, use our New Zealand trip itinerary planner.
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The closest accommodations to Hinuera are in Matamata and Cambridge, where a few motels are available. However, if looking to stay in an urban center, head to Tauranga or Hamilton; both offer a wealth of different accommodations to suit a range of needs. You can book tours to Hinuera and the Hobbiton attraction in either town, or take the train that runs between them and alight at Hinuera.
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