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Lord of the Rings and Weta Cave Tour

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Starting from $143.54 CAD / Adult
If you are a “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy fan then join your expert guide on this journey to the real Middle Earth. Begin with a visit to the summit of Mount Victoria where you’ll have a wonderful 360° view of Wellington and harbor. Continue on to the location where filming of the “Lord of the Rings” first started. Stroll through the picturesque forest of the ‘OuterShire’where Frodo and the Hobbits began their journey. There were many sequences filmed here including ‘Race to the Ferry’ and the famous ‘Get off the Road’ scenes. Visit Weta Cave, with an exclusive Weta Workshop tour which offers a peek into the magic of Weta and the many films they have worked on. The tour is guided by talented members of the workshop floor, using props, models and weapons they helped make for the movies.
  • Mount Victoria: Enjoy a panoramic view of Wellington and the harbor.
  • Middle Earth: Visit some of the famous film locations used in creating the “Lord of the Rings”.
  • Weta Cave: Visit a mini-museum full of original props and displays and watch a film about the local movie industry.
What to BringShow
  • Your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification
  • Camera and cash for shopping
  • Sun protection and sunglasses
What to WearShow
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Light jacket or sweater
Important NotesShow
  • Guests will experience minimal walking over varied surfaces, grass, paved, concrete and loose metal.
  • Due to legal and conservation requirements, no film sets remain on location.
  • Your tour will be conducted by a driver who will also act as your guide.
Location Wellington, New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand
Tour Code WL58 WL58
Duration3.50 Hours 3.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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