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Lord of the Rings

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  • Wellington Sightseeing with Lord of the Rings Tour

    1. Wellington Sightseeing with Lord of the Rings Tour

    Explore some of the best sites in Wellington and discover filming locations from The Lord of the Rings with a knowledgeable specialist guide on this unique half-day tour! Head over to Courtenay Place with the Embassy Movie Theater, where the world premiers of some of The Lord of the Rings films, including The Hobbit, have been held. Continuing with the Middle Earth theme, climb up Mount Victoria for some magnificent views over the city and harbour. On the way down, feel like a wood elf as you stop at Green Belt, a forest location where several of the movie scenes were shot.  To finish your Lord of the Rings experience, you will take a drive to 'Wellywood', the Wellington film studios and post-production facilities. Step into Middle Earth as you wander through Weta Workshop with its brand new 'Windows into Workshop' exhibition and a guided tour of the prop-making and make-up departments...

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 133 reviews

Very good experience, seeing real places of movie recording. Just be careful with time, which starts later than stipulated, but the visit is worth it.

Very nice tour, very interesting guided tour in the Weta Studio. Pick up at the ship was a bit complicated, but it worked!