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Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences

Wellington, New Zealand
About Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences
Hosted Luxury Day Tours in greater Wellington. Fun, friendly, luxury day tours around Wellington. Your host will deliver a memorable experience. Tours include:- Wild Wellington – nature and the out-doors- Middle-earth locations- Maori Treasures Tour- Inspiration – City Highlights- Wine tours – Martinborough, Marlborough and Hawkes Bay- Customised toursTravel by car, boat or helicopter - door to door. Entry fees and lunch included.
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32 reviews
Venture to Middle-earth to see where ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy was filmed. On a half-day or full-day tour, an insider guide escorts you to movie locations in the Wellington area. Stop at landmarks that were featured as the Shire, River Anduin, Helm's Deep, Rivendell and more. Hear behind-the-scenes fun facts as you take in the gorgeous scenery of the North Island. Round-trip hotel transport and lunch (full-day option only) are included on this small-group tour, limited to only six passengers.
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from $94.66
33 reviews
Get introduced to the cosmopolitan city of Wellington on a small-group sightseeing tour by luxury mini-coach. You’ll travel along the south coast and into the heart the capital, including the suburb of Thorndon, site of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings and Beehive. Travel by cable car to the summit of Mt Victoria and visit the national Te Papa museum. Choose a half-day itinerary or upgrade for a full day that includes a beach picnic or cafe lunch. Numbers are limited to six people for an intimate experience.
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from $114.24
7 reviews
Explore Wellington’s natural and cultural history on a full-day tour that includes the rugged south coast. See exhibits on maritime history at the renowned Museum of Wellington City & Sea, then travel by 4WD to Red Rocks Reserve near Owhiro Bay. Marvel at a New Zealand fur seal colony and sweeping views of Cook Strait and the Tasman Sea while an informative guide shares Maori myths and local birdlife. Enjoy a bistro lunch alongside Wellington Harbour on this small-group tour with a maximum of six people.
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from $251.33
Join us as we journey north to Wellington’s famous wine region, the Wairarapa. Benefiting from New Zealand’s rich volcanic past, the alluvial soils of this region are now producing some of our best wines. This stunning part of the country is only an hour’s drive from Wellington city, over the spectacular Rimutaka Mountain range.

Once we arrive at the beautiful historic township of Martinborough you will be treated to a visit to a selection of our favorite wineries.

As part of the trip you will learn about the amazing history of this fascinating part of the country while popping in for tastings as we meander between a premium selection of the best wineries the region has to offer.

After a relaxing morning getting acquainted with the region, your guide will select from the many wineries and cafes dotted around for a sumptuous lunch. Then allow you some time to browse the many boutique shops full of artisan cheeses and olive oils also made in the region.

Can be made private.
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from $316.61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our tour, especially going to Rivendell! This is a really great way to see Wellington and learn about the filmmaking process of the films. I would do it again!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Loved our full day tour of the Lord of the rings filming sites plus the Weta workshop. Just a brilliant day out

Thank BenR2008
Reviewed June 27, 2019

We were the other couple that got stuck in wine country due to a car fire on the road through the mountains. : ) They were very accommodating first by rescheduling the tour for us around road closures at Rivendell, then fitting us in to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

We had had a 3-hour arts and culture tour with Flat Earth booked on our behalf some time ago, and the experience exceeded our expectations. Our wonderful guide Sue—whose love of the city is infectious—generously tailored the tour just for us. We’d never been up...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GlamorousGrammar
RTGL, Manager at Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

Hi GlamorousGrammar, Thanks for your review! Sue is delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself. We aim to keep out tours numbers to a minimum in order to cater for our guest's personal interests wherever possible. Our guides are picked because of their love of this...More

Reviewed March 31, 2019

This trip is rugged but well worth the bumpy ride. We got to experience Tongue Point, home to the New Zealand fur seal colony. The coast line is impressive but the seals are even more so. They are huge! One gets to take pictures very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gayle H
RTGL, Manager at Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Hi Gayle, Very happy to hear you enjoyed yourself! The ride out can be quite bumpy, but that's all part of the experience of seeing these creatures in their natural habitat. Some of the seals can grow up to 2m and 150kg, so they're pretty...More

Reviewed March 27, 2019

Get the Fish n Chips for lunch, take lots of pictures then rewatch the movies. Despite the setback the company hooked us up the next day to finish the Weta Workshop tour with Wayne/Irish Dave and provided pick-up and drop off at our desired locations....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GeoffreyB800
RTGL, Manager at Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2019

Hi Geoffrey, Thanks for your feedback. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself, despite the setback during your tour! Obviously there's many factors we can control, but car fires closing the only obvious route back into Wellington isn't one of them! We were very happy...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019

Did the half day luxury tour with Shore trips and Tours to visit film locations of LOTR. Wayne was very knowledgable about LOTR. We had a great time, had a lot of fun. Learnt even more. Would thoroughly recommendMore

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Tracy B
RTGL, Manager at Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

Hi Tracy, Thanks for your feedback. Wayne will be thrilled that you enjoyed yourself on his tour, as am I! We always try to hire fans of the movies and turn them into guides, rather than vice versa. Having an interest in the subject matter...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019

The tour was tailored to our tastes, architecture, nature and politics. It was just the two of us. BJ was knowledgableble,and friendly. He told us history, geography, and a few of his own adventures. First class tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

Our family was on a two-week vacation of New Zealand and Australia. Having just six days in lovely NZ but tons of things to do, time was the most precious commodity. Before we left the US, we had emailed Nathan at Flat Earth New Zealand...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WeDreamOfTravel
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Grant met us at the pier and immediately noticed that I had a brochure for a native plant preserve that was not listed on the tour, so he offered to customize and include it. Just an indication of the detail and care that he provided...More

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Response from fergawolf | Reviewed this property |
I don't know- the van was spacious, but I can't comment. They may have an accessible van in their fleet.