The Weta Cave
The Weta Cave is your gateway to two incredible film-making experiences in Wellington, New Zealand. From Lord of the Rings to Avatar, the Weta Cave Workshop Tour reveals how they make props, costumes, creatures and models from your favourite films. Catch a glimpse of artists at work on the tour stage and peek through windows that look directly into the workshop itself!
Ever wanted to visit a real shooting stage? Blast off on the Miniatures Stage Tour to see the unbelievable Weta Workshop models and miniatures built for the popular TV series, Thunderbirds Are Go! A cavern of creativity, the Weta Cave shop also boasts collectibles designed by the artists at Weta Workshop, prop replicas, apparel, jewellery, books and more.
While you’re here, take a seat for a free film about the history of film-making on the Miramar Peninsula. It screens throughout the day.