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Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour

Twizel, New Zealand
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Lucy wrote a review Mar 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom10 contributions
This tour is a must do activity for any Lord of the Rings fans visiting New Zealand. Just to see the land where my favourite scenes in the whole trilogy were filmed was amazing, as I was looking around, I could picture the scenes playing out in my head. It looks very much like it does on film. Dawn was a fantastic guide, she is lovely, and very knowledgeable about the films. She told us so many facts and interesting things about filming, as well as showing us images from the movies which were filmed there. We took some amazing photos with props and weapons, I loved it! I'm so grateful that Dawn does these tours, as otherwise we wouldn't be able to see it because it's private farmland. Thanks very much to Dawn for a fantastic experience!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Lindsey K wrote a review Mar 2020
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This tour was amazing! I don’t even know that I can write a review to convey how great this experience was. Dawn was wonderful!! She knows so much about Lord of the Rings and is such a lovely person. I would have enjoyed just getting to visit with her more. She is so knowledgeable and I learned so many fascinating facts about the filming of the movie, the actors and Peter Jackson. It was such an interactive and fun small group! It was so neat to see where the the 3rd LOTR battle scene was filmed. It was also very fun getting to use replica swords and take epic pictures with LOTR scenery in the background. My friend and I could stop talking about all the cool facts we learned and the fun that we had. This is so worth it and one of the best tours I have ever been on anywhere!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Munrox wrote a review Mar 2020
London, UK126 contributions47 helpful votes
Terrific opportunity to get the low down on the filming of the battlefield scene in the third film. Dawn was a terrific guide giving us some fascinating inside information and was able to take us onto the private land where filming took place. You couldn't actually do this independently.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Lisa E wrote a review Jan 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom21 contributions34 helpful votes
As a huge fan of both the books and films, I was ecstatic to find that there was a film location tour not far from where I am staying in Twizel. The tour itself was fantastic and it was a real privilege to be allowed on private property where one of the most iconic battle scenes in cinematic history was filmed. Dawn is equally as passionate about the films and books, it was a treat to be able to geek out and discover behind the scenes facts that I never knew about. There's plenty of photo opportunities with replicas from the film and the beautiful vistas while fully imaging what it was like to be there on set. I would highly recommend this tour to all fans.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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David R wrote a review Dec 2019
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We just loved this experience today and Dawn was brilliant. Even though the conditions were a bit tricky weatherwise she was able to conduct it perfectly and left us all feeling great afterwards. Dawn has a great knowledge of the movies and was able to take us to places not normally available for other visitors. Highly recommended!!!!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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