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Lord of the Rings - Full Day Tour

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Join us on an epic Middle-earth adventure, exploring iconic movie locations in urban and ancient native landscapes that inspired Peter Jackson's cinematic masterpiece, Lord of The Rings, and delve into Wellington's rich movie history

Join us on an epic Middle-earth adventure, exploring iconic movie locations in urban and ancient native landscapes that inspired Peter Jackson's cinematic masterpiece, Lord of The Rings, and delve into Wellington's rich movie history

Highlights

  • Visit original Lord of the Rings movie Locations!
  • Tour led by expert guides that will give the ultimate behind the scenes tour
  • Enjoy a hearty Hobbit themed lunch feast!
  • Explore Wellington's ancient native forest and wildlife that surrounds

Join us for an epic day in Wellington, Middle-Earth's hotspot, with our expert guides. Kick things off at Embassy Cinema, checking out premieres like The Return of the King and An Unexpected Journey. Take in stunning views of the city and harbour from Mt Victoria, then make your way to the enchanted Outer Shire forest, reliving Frodo's journey.

Up next is Wellywood's home to Weta Workshop's movie magic. Get the inside scoop, snap pics with film faves, and snag cool souvenirs. Recharge with a hobbit-themed lunch by the Great River Anduin, catering to your food needs.

Head to Kaitoke Regional Park, a beautiful thousand year old, temperate rain forest and the Rivendell backdrop. Immerse yourself, grab Insta-worthy pics, and visit Fords of Isen where you can visit an 800-year-old native Rimu tree and learn about New Zealand's native plants. Take a picture in front of the Rivendell Gate Tower which is the only Lord of the Rings replica structure in the whole of New Zealand excluding Hobbiton. Explore Harcourt Park's Gardens of Isengard, catch Gandalf and Saruman's meeting spot, and follow the Orc path in Fangorn Forest.

On our way back we'll pass by Dry Creek Quarry, where your guides will share stories and pictures that bring Helm's Deep and Minas Tirith stories to life. We will bring you to your pick-up location, leaving you with fun memories and stories to bring home.

Whether you're a die-hard fantasy fan or just looking to revel in the beauty of Wellington, this tour is a must. Reserve your spot today and be part of an unforgettable journey!


Short on time and still need to get your Middle-Earth Fix? Why not check out the Half Day option!

Adult $325.00
Child $150.00

What's included

  • Behind the scenes tour of Lord of the Rings original movie locations
  • Hobbiton style feast
  • Entry to Weta Workshop
  • Knowledgeable guides

Duration

  • Allow approximately 8 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Pick up can be chosen through the checkout

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Start: 8.30 or 9.30 daily

    Duration: 7.5 hours - 8 hours

    Pickup: Choose pick-up location at checkout

Available Bookings from 22 May to 4 Jun 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$289.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$244.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$289.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$289.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$244.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$325.00
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$244.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$289.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$244.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$289.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$289.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$244.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$150.00

  • Adult$325.00
  • Child$150.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Lilian Pinto from Switzerland wrote on 06 May 2024

Amazing Tour

If you‘re a fan of LOTR and find yourself in Wellington, this tour is an absolute must-do. From the moment we set foot on the tour bus, our guide, Nathan’s passion for all things Middle-earth was palpable. His knowledge of the films and behind-the-scenes anectodes, was nothing short of impressive. Throughout the tour, Nathan expertly navigated us through the breathtaking landscapes of the filming locations. The tour is completed with an immersive experience through the Weta workshop, where we got a firsthand look at the incredible craftsmanship that brought Middle earth to life. Overall, Nathan‘s entertaining story-telling kept us engaged throughout the day.

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Jakob Borren from Netherlands wrote on 25 March 2024

Perfect tour

Great and very informative tour! Robbie was an amazing tourguide with lots of interesting stories from behind the scenes

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peter steenberg from Denmark wrote on 23 March 2024

Great fellowship tour

Our guide Grant was very good and the tour was just as we hoped and the fellowship kould not be better

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alyb1 from Australia wrote on 12 March 2024

A great day!

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour - our guide was super knowledgeable and entertaining! The Weta Workshop was a real highlight and something not to be missed!

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mathijsg from Netherlands wrote on 06 March 2024

Must do in Wellington!

Even if you barely know what a Hobbit is, this is still a great way to spend your time! Guides are very knowledgable about all the locations, with many more tales from behind the scenes to keep you entertained. Sadly no second breakfast included in this tour, but there is a scrumptious lunch to enjoy!

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