Hobbiton Movie Set Evening Banquet

The movie set of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings at Night with a Hobbit Style dining experience!

Discover The Beauty of the Hobbiton Movie set at Dusk just before enjoying an evening hobbit style feast.

Experience Hobbiton™ Movie Set as you have never seen it before with a guided tour through The Shire™ at Dusk.

Your tour guide will escort you through the 12-acre site, recounting fascinating stories and anecdotes about the trilogies.

The tour concludes at The Green Dragon Inn with a complimentary beverage from our exclusive Hobbit Southfarthing range.

Enjoy a Banquet Feast Dinner fit for a Hobbit. The tables will be heaving with traditional Hobbit fayre and, as in the Shire tradition, second helpings are encouraged.

To conclude this premium Hobbiton Movie Set experience, after dinner, re-join your guide to make your way back through the wandering paths of The Shire. The trails will be illuminated by path lighting, and handheld lanterns will be provided amongst the guests to help light the way. 


This stunning journey under moonlight will travel through the village breathtakingly lit up, with Hobbit Hole™ chimneys smoking and lanterns glowing in the darkness.

After you finish your fantastic Hobbit trip, we make our way through the scenic roads of Waikato for your Private luxury transfer back to Auckland.

Evening Banquet Tours depart at certain times a week with additional departures subject to demand over summer. Numbers are limited, so pre-booking is essential.

*Please advise any dietary requirements you may have at the time of booking.

Tour Highlights

  • Pick up & Drop off at Hotel or Airport
  • Private Vehicle Transport
  • Professional Guide/Driver
  • Complimentary Snacks & Water
  • Stop for Scenic Photo taking
  • Sightseeing in Matamata Township
  • 2hrs Guided Group tour
  • Banquet Feast Dinner at the Green Dragon Inn
  • Free Beer, Ginger Beer or Cider in The Green Dragon Inn

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer complimentary pick ups and drop offs from any Auckland Central Accommodation.

The dinner is served as a Hobbit Feast Style. Its meant to be shared across the table.
Please check the tour gallery as a reference.

Certainly, please let us know if you have any dietary requirements at the time of the booking to make sure we can accommodate your request ahead of the tour.

Our pick up time will vary depending on the season. 
For example if your booking is during the summer time, your pick up would be around 2:00 to 3:00pm from Auckland City.
During the winter, your pick up would be between 12 to 1:00pm

Exact pick up time will be confirmed once you book and pay for the tour.

The Hobbiton Evening Banquet is a very unique experience, because you will do the tour around the Hobbiton movie set at dusk, have a delicious dinner at the famous Green Dragon-Inn pub and then walk around the set at night time with your handheld lantern guiding you around the hobbit holes.

You will spend approximately 4 hours on the set.

That includes: Tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set at Dusk, Feast Dinner at the Green Dragon-inn and an evening walk around the Set lit by handheld lanterns.