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Lord of the Rings - Half Day Tour

 

Envelope yourself in the magic of Lord of the Rings!

Join the expert guides at Wellington Rover Tours for a half day LOTR extravaganza, bringing together the best locations in Wellington City, remote film locations and amazing visual feast at Weta.

The first part of your day will be an exploration of the city. See the Embassy Theatre where the world premieres of LOTR and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey were held, venture up Mt Victoria to soak up breathtaking views of the city, then on to the Green Belt to walk through the forest and stand right where the LOTR actors did while filming those famous scenes.

Part two of your tour encompasses the best that SPFX has to offer. Visit Wellywood and the Weta Cave, where you will take in the Windows into Workshop exhibition. A guided tour of the prop-making and make up studios and a short film about the digital executions will give you all you need to know about production. You’ll then have time to wander the mini-museum and gift shop before being transported back to the city.

For LOTR enthusiasts with a limited schedule, this is a brilliant way to get the best insights in a short time frame.

Price:

  • $95 Adult
  • $50 Child (2-12 years)
  • Infants Free (2 and under. Must be booked as a passenger - add on your way to check out)
  • Tour Times: 8.30am - 12.30pm OR 1.30pm - 5.30pm

    Duration: 4 hours

    Location: Complimentary pick up from Central Wellington is included. You will be asked to include your pick up location or meeting place as you proceed to check out.

    Please Note: Tour runs in any weather. Film locations are off road across unsealed, sloping paths. Not suitable for wheelchairs, walkers or people of limited mobility.

     

    Also check out the great deals on our other product:

    Lord of the Rings - Full Day Tour

    Available Bookings from December 09 to December 15

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    7spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$99.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    9spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$86.80
    • Per Child$55.00

    7spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$99.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    7spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$99.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    8spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    6spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    7spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    12spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$86.80
    • Per Child$55.00

    7spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

    5spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$110.00
    • Per Child$55.00

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

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    Ciara from Ireland wrote on 31 January 2019

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    Intimate and Friendly Guide

    The tour itself was great but what really sold it for my partner and I was the tour guide Liam. He picked us up from our hotel yesterday took us on the tour in a small group and it felt like we knew him for years ! Great tour, great value would highly recommend it !

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    Annie Mathew from India wrote on 11 September 2019

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    Well worth the time and money

    We had booked for the half day tour . We got a very cheerful, witty and well informed Tour Guide Ray R Meadows. The bus was comfortable, pickup outside our hotel and the trip was great. Ray would take care of everything specially useful as the weather was rainy that day. The trip to Victoria Mountain followed by Miramar and finally the icing on the cake Weta Studio was brilliant. If you don’t have time to travel to the original LORs locations, this tour is for you...you get a sense of some locations and the studio visit takes care of the rest.

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    carmen from Malaysia wrote on 19 October 2018

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    Absolutely brilliant!

    Dave (tour guide) was very friendly, cheerful and attentive towards everyone joining the tour. He also gave lots of information about the movie as well as the town itself! Had lots of fun and learnt a lot at Weta Cave! Will definitely recommend!

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    Katharine Sworden from United States wrote on 08 June 2018

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    LotR tour june 5

    Great tour, enthusiastic guide, great facts

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    Dinithi from Australia wrote on 06 December 2019

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    Half day tour

    Interesting tour but overall underwhelming. Ok if you only have limited time in Wellington. Not sure if the full day tour is more worthwhile. Personally prefer Hobbiton.

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