Matamata, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from Matamata

Matamata Travel Blogs (245)
Shearing in The Shire, Hobbiton, New Zealand travel blog

Shearing in The Shire

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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As the weather wasn't great for a walk that we had intended to do, we decided to take a trip to the location of Hobbiton from the LOTRs movies as we were in the area! It was quite a surreal experience and very exciting walking around The Shire and ...

There And Back Again, Matamata, New Zealand travel blog

There And Back Again

A travel blog entry by aknztrip

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... of town on a beautiful sheep farm with rolling hills. That’s where Katie and I were headed, and Matamata was the gateway to getting there. During our New Zealand research we’d decided to skip this stop on the road, not because we weren’t ...

Naked Dinner, Mount Manganui, New Zealand travel blog

Naked Dinner

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... naps. Our greatest adventures for six days involve boogie boards, minigolf and watching Lucy sit up on her own for a few seconds. New Year's Eve itself is a magical affair: a purple twilight walk on the beach, the surfers curling a final run to shore, ...

Hobbiton Confidential, Matamata, New Zealand travel blog

Hobbiton Confidential

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... our next destination of Rotorua. For those who care, I will try and give an overall cost of our 24 day sojourn in New Zealand when leaving Christchurch as I think it important not to consider the country too expensive. We have been travelling here for a ...