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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour

Follow in the footsteps of Bilbo, Frodo and Gandalf on a half-day 'Lord of the Rings' tour from Wellington. See where Middle-earth was created in New Zealand’s beautiful countryside on this Wellington 'Lord of the Rings' tour, and discover why the scenic region was chosen to film the famous ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ movies. Visit movie director Peter Jackson’s Wellington production base, Weta Studios, to see where LOTR and Hobbit production was completed, and go behind the scenes on this unique Wellington half-day tour.

Duration 4 hours
Voucher Mobile ticket
    • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected hotels and cruise terminal
    • Local and professional guide
    • Souvenir map
    • Native forest walk
    • Weta Studios workshop exhibition tour
    • Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    Your guide will provide information about the Wellington region from the best viewpoint in the City

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Weta Workshop, 1 Weka Street Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand

    You will watch a behind the scenes documentary which talking details the history of Weta Company (25min)
    You will then go on the Weta Workshop tour (45-60min)

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    You will make your way to one of the Wellington City film locations and make a short descent into a unique pine forest where Peter Jackson began the filming of his epic trilogy. You see such scenes as the “Dunharrow Encampment,” “Shortcut to Mushrooms,” “Race to the Buckleberry Ferry,” and the iconic “Get off the Road” scene, where the Hobbits hid from the Black Riders.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up from most city centre hotels and accommodation. We can't pick up from hotels and AirBnB's outside the city centre. Please advise of your accommodation while booking and we will contact you if it's not possible to pick up from there.We can collect directly from the cruise terminal. This option is FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS ONLY. Please advise which ship you are on.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :

    Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Wellington Rover Tours Ltd

Activity ID: V-2964RRTHALF

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