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Address: Auckland 0650, New Zealand
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+64 9-837 4130
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06:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Bush and Beach is Auckland's premier small-group tour company. Daily...

Bush and Beach is Auckland's premier small-group tour company. Daily award-winning tours take you to Auckland's coastal rain forest, wild black sand beaches, untamed Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula, Hobbiton and Waitomo area. Our experienced guides provide an interactive, unforgettable experience, including walks in lush rainforest, on awe-inspiring surf beaches, to lush wetlands and beautiful waterfalls.

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Small-Group Tour: The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland

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EXPERIENCE AND ENJOY OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Bush, birds and beach.just beautiful.. a truly amazing and interesting experience...together with a thoughtful peaceful and inspirational atmosphere...enjoy...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Bush, birds and beach.just beautiful.. a truly amazing and interesting experience...together with a thoughtful peaceful and inspirational atmosphere...enjoy...

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Crosby, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The family and I had a great time the walk to the falls was beautiful and our guide great information plant life in the area. The black sand beach was amazing with the surf and rock formations. A must see if you are in the Auckland area.

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1 Thank Taylor W
Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Rob showed up at our hotel the morning of our tour and told us we were the only ones on board that morning (the bonus of winter travel). Our tour turned into a wonderful 3 hour private historical, political, and contemporary review of the city. I'm not sure if we derailed him from telling us certain facts with all of... More 

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BushandBeach, Owner at Bush and Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Auckland City Revealed tour and we will be sure to pass your generous comments onto Rob. All the best. More 

Malolos, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Aside from the Hobbiton tour which was already wonderful, experiencing it via Bush and Beach made the tour price worth it. We made the trip from the Shire's Rest cafe into the set itself using the van we rode in on from Auckland, unlike most of the visitors who needed to board a bigger bus along with more people. After... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The early access small group tour is more expensive but so so worth it. We had a group of 10 and we were the first in the park for the morning so we had the whole place to ourselves. This meant we could take as many photos as we wanted without 100 people standing in the way. We got lots... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on the Hobbiton tour through Bush and Beach from Auckland, and we absolutely loved it! Our tour guide, Rob, was very knowledgeable about the city of Auckland as well as Matamata, where Hobbiton is located. Even if you are not a huge Lord of the Rings fan or Hobbit fan, it's such a great scenic... More 

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GREECE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We took recently a most enjoyable “wilderness experience” tour by the "Bush & Beach" Agency in Auckland. We started from our Hotel (the Langham) and in spite the rainy weather we had a very nice afternoon tour thanks largely to the guide, John, and the driver of the van, Alex. They both showed great professionalism and they did the best... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I cannot compare to the other tours offered. But went with the advice of Ben in the office as to the best choice for only one full day of touring in Auckland. This was our first trip to New Zealand and our first tour once we landed in Auckland, so it could not have been a better introduction to this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Well, I don't consider myself a huge fan, I love books and movies though and since I've read the books and seen the movies (LOTR, not Hobbit yet), I definitely wanted to see Hobbiton. Bush and Beach was a company my colleagues used a few years back for this tour and since they had good experiences, I decided to use... More 

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KrystleBT, Owner at Bush and Beach, responded to this review

Hi Anna, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hobbiton Express tour. Your are right, people don't have to be fans of the movie to enjoy the experience! All the best. Ben More 

Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The driver is excellent. Geoff gave us a verbal tour of the country going to Hobbiton en route. I will use Bush and Beach tours again for other tours.

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