Warrick and Suzie Denize are the third generation of the Denize family on this Mangaotaki Valley property near Piopio. ...
Join our guided tours through the stunning Mangaotaki Valley farm near Piopio featured in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"...
Suzie Denize, owner of 'Hairy Feet Waitomo Scenic Film Location Tour', shares her memories about the preparation and filming...
isit New Zealand's stunning Denize Bluffs farm and tour where Sir Peter Jackson, director of Lord of the Rings Trilogy, filmed the most location screen time for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
The towering limestone cliffs, a primeval native forest and massive rock formations on this Piopio farm, near Waitomo became the location for Trollshaws Forest... and the home of "Sting"!
Join our personally guided tour and see where these scenes were filmed:
Have your photo taken standing in the exact spot where Bilbo received his magical sword, "Sting", from Gandalf.
25th December to 3rd January
Have your photo take with 'Sting'
Walk in the footsteps of Gandalf
Magical Valley near Waitomo
1411 Mangaotaki Road,
RD 1, Piopio 3971,
+64 7 877 8003
You will find Hairy Feet Waitomo in New Zealand's beautiful King Country, just 45 minutes from the famous Waitomo Caves.
It's a scenic drive 3 hours south of Auckland and easily accessed from charming Piopio village on state Highway 3.