Hairy Feet Waitomo - Middle-earth tours

Visit the stunning farm location at Mangaotaki Rocks, Piopio, near Waitomo used for the troll and campfire scenes in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Stunning limestone cliffs. Photo: Hairy Feet Waitomo.
Hairy Feet Waitomo offers small group guided tours on a private working farm. Visitors will see towering limestone cliffs, massive rock formations and a primeval forest on a stunning Mangaotaki Valley farm which became the location for Staddle Farm, Trollshaws and the home of "Sting".

Tour Details:
  • Tours depart twice daily (1000 and 1300) and take approximately 90 minutes
  • Each tour is limited to 9 guests
  • Tours are personally guided by a knowledgeable and professional guide
  • Learn interesting facts and stories about the filiming and the farm
  • Tours run year round