This is one of the most recognizable locations from the Lord of the Rings films. Visits are by scheduled tour. People not interested in Lord of the Rings are better off going directly to Rotorua from Karangahake, skipping Matamata.

Nearby Places to Stay

Hamilton

Direct Distance: (37km/23mi)

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Mt Maunganui

Direct Distance: (51km/32mi)

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Rotorua

Direct Distance: (58km/36mi)

See Rotorua deals

Nearby Places to Stay

Hamilton

Direct Distance: (37km/23mi)

See Hamilton deals

Mt Maunganui

Direct Distance: (51km/32mi)

See Mt Maunganui deals

Rotorua

Direct Distance: (58km/36mi)

See Rotorua deals