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Address: Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-471 0044
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$137.57*
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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Locations Tour including Lunch
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$68.78*
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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour

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Awesome tour, great day out, wonderful locations

This was our first LOTR tour (not including Hobbiton). It was a great day. We were picked up from our hotel in Wellington and met up with our guide, who took us to a range of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Cathy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first LOTR tour (not including Hobbiton). It was a great day. We were picked up from our hotel in Wellington and met up with our guide, who took us to a range of locations in Wellington and around Wellington. Grant, our guide, knew a lot of interesting facts about the making of the movie and had a... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A MUST DO for any LOTR fan!! We had Laura of the rings as our guide and she was knowledgeable, funny, and personable! We learned a lot interesting facts about LOTR and the cast members of the movies! We went to various different locations from the LOTR movies and to mount Victoria to see amazing views of Wellington. We had... More 

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Amberley, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. Our driver, Alf, was so passionate about the places, history and people of Wellington. There were plenty of stops for viewing and photos. We learnt so much and had fun along the way.

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The locations are nothing but amazing, the guide was fantastic. had lots and lots of fun, discovering Wellington through the eyes of a very passionate guide. When I got home, I watched the LODR DVDs straight away.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This tour was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. Laura the tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun and was happy to play photographer too! Seeing all those filming locations was amazing and the Weta tour was really insightful. Middle-Earth themed lunch was delicious! Plus we got heaps of tips about what else there was to do and see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This was a cool tour. I did a whole day. The first part was at Weta and they showed some of the special effects that they did for LOTR and Hobbit as well as other movies such as Avatar. The second part, we got to see other places where Peter Jackson shot the movies. Rivendell was my favorite!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

It was a good tour but a but expensive for what you get. We did the hobbit village as well and it was way better value for money.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Me and my partner went on the full day tour that is offered. Our tour guide Laura - 'Laura of the rings' was a great guide and had outstanding knowledge and experience of the area and movies. The day started with a bit of sightseeing in Wellington and went to the first film location from the fellowship. There were opportunities... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

The minibus picked us up at our accommodation, a horridly difficult place to get to. Off we went to the fern gardens. Scotty our guide had a good presentation and was very knowledgeable. After a short trek though the gardens we left to see a lookout and also the fault line running through near Wellington. After this we went to... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time doing the full day tour with Lesley, even though the weather wasn't very nice. She was a very informative tour guide and had a story for everything. We learnt so much! It was really nice to not be 'talked to' but more a friendly conversation, she is a great tour guide. Great locations, WETA cave is... More 

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