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InterCity® operates daily buses from Hamilton to Matamata with fares starting from $1 (+ booking fee). The bus trip from Hamilton to Matamata takes approximately one hour.
Buses to Matamata depart from platforms A – D, Hamilton Transport Centre, on the corner of Bryce and Anglesea Street. They arrive in Matamata outside the i-SITE, 45 Broadway.
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Matamata is a small rural town located in the Waikato region. The town of Matamata is well known for its dairy farming heritage and its thoroughbred horse breeding.
A private farm just outside Matamata became the location where scenes from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie trilogies were filmed. The movie set tours for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit have made Matamata a popular visitor destination attracting tourists from all over the world.
East of the town, you can discover Wairere Falls, which are the North Island’s highest waterfalls standing at over 153 metres. The Wairere Falls offer walking tracks that showcase the natural scenery.
You can take a cheap bus tour to Hobbiton with InterCity.
Matamata is a rural Waikato town in New Zealand with a population of around 12,000 (6,000 in rural areas, 6,000 in the township). It is located near the base of the Kaimai Ranges.
Matamata is well known for its thoroughbred industry, dairy farming heritage, and historic Firth Tower Museum. The famous Hobbiton is located at the nearby farm in Matamata. To visit the Hobbiton, join the sights tour will be an easier way for your to travel around Hobbiton. In Matamata, visit the Firth Tower Museum, experience the Kaimai Cheese Café, or gliding are the popular activities.
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