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The Lord of the Rings Tours from Wellington

The Lord of the Rings Tours from Wellington

From North Island attractions such as the Hobbiton movie set to the sweeping countryside around Queenstown on the South Island, there areLord of the Rings filming locations across New Zealand, and Wellington is no exception. Here are options for exploringLord of the Rings sites in and around Wellington. 

Wellington Movie Tours

Lord of the Rings fans can step into Middle Earth on a full-day tour of Wellington’s most memorable filming locations, without worrying about arranging transportation. Admire views of the Hutt Valley and the Greenbelt, seen on-screen as Rivendell; see iconic sites such as Helms Deep, Minas Tirith, and Isengard; and visit the Embassy Movie Theatre, where the stars walked the red carpet for the world premieres ofThe Lord of the Rings: Return of the King andThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. For a more personalized experience, opt for a small-group or private tour, and enjoy extra attention from your tour guide.

Weta Workshop Tours

Discover the secrets behind the making of theLord of the Rings trilogy, as well asThe Hobbit movies,Avatar,The Chronicles of Narnia, and more, on a guided tour of Wellington’s Weta Studios. Learn how the Oscar award-winning props and special effects were created during a thrilling Weta Cave Workshop, or opt for a private tour, which gives you rare access to the Park Road Post Production facility and the Weta Workshop’s boardroom. Some tours include round-trip transportation from Wellington.

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Wellington Lord of the Rings City Tour with Small Group

Wellington Lord of the Rings City Tour with Small Group

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Combine a tour of Wellington and the Lord of the Rings locations during this half-day excursion from Wellington port. Follow your guide, a LOTR specialist, to locations including the Weta Workshop, the LOTR filming and post-production facilities, and Mt. Victoria. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from Wellington port provided. This small-group tour, limited to 15 people or fewer, ensures an intimate experience.
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  • 4 hours
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$90.49
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$90.49

Weta Cave Workshop Tour & Miniature Effects Tour with Transport

Weta Cave Workshop Tour & Miniature Effects Tour with Transport

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Enter the world of Weta Workshop with There and Back Again: The Full Experience, a guided round trip by Weta Workshop! You’ll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Weta Workshop, where you’ll explore our Weta Cave Workshop Tour and our Miniature Effects Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go. Your driver will highlight iconic film sites during your journey and you’ll get priority seating to our exclusive documentary. A Weta Workshop crew member will then show you incredible props and costumes from films like The Hobbit and The Chronicles of Narnia, followed by a journey through the amazing miniatures of Thunderbirds Are Go!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.36
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$66.36

Wellington Movie Tour

Wellington Movie Tour

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Welcome to Weta Workshop’s home.  The movie industry doesn’t often open its doors!  Here, you’ll be thrilled by genuine, life-size movie props from a number of different contemporary movies.  Learn how Weta turns a director's vision into scenery, models, and figures. Some of the most captivating Hollywood films use Weta's props, and this tour explains why.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.24
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$45.24