In the Footsteps of Lord of the Rings

Experience Middle Earth in New Zealand. Visit the locations featured in the film trilogy and learn how the magic of the Lord of the Rings trilogy was created. Get a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Lord of the Rings with a visit to director Peter Jackson's custom built Weta Workshop, the production studio behind Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Avatar, King Kong to name just a few. The story of the creative process is told and guided by a member of the talented Weta Workshop crew from the workshop floor using the props, models and weapons they helped make for the movies. They may even reveal some of the secrets behind the movie magic.
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  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $99.99
    Children (12 & under) from $69.99

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Special Notes

Due to legal and conservation requirements, no film sets remain on location Photography is not allowed inside the Weta Workshop facility This tour involves walking across uneven, unpaved, inclined footpaths and is not recommended for guests with limited mobility Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Tour order may vary

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