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DISCOVER THE SHIRE

Grab this once-in-a-lifetime chance to visit Hobbiton where many scenes from Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were filmed. Hobbiton is just a 45-minute drive from your ship and joining an organised tour is the easiest way to get there.

Due to COVID-19 there are currently no cruise ships visiting the Bay of Plenty. Once the New Zealand maritime border has reopened to cruise ships, this section will be updated accordingly.