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Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour

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“lotr fans”(23 reviews)
“pelennor fields”(18 reviews)
“middle earth”(13 reviews)
1 Ostler Road | Leaving from the Mackenzie Country Inn, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0073
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was so informative and fun. Dawn , the tour guide was a wealth of information about the making of the films and gave us lots of extra insights. We were picked up from the information centre and the tour took us around various...More

1  Thank Lillibeth53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had such an amazing time on this trip, really I can't recommend it enough! The tour is full of all the behind the scenes stories, awesome props and the guide knows all the spots to get the perfect photo. Seriously awesome!!

Thank tziganest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing tour, there were 6 of us on there and the atmosphere and enthusiasm and participation of the group made this tour one to remember. Dawn the guide was very informative and knowledgeable, and her props and dress up stuff just made the...More

Thank Horstens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time on this tour with Dawn, who is the perfect tour guide. She has a breadth of knowledge on all of the films! This tour is definitely worth the trip to Twizel!

Thank BrittneyK14
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Had the best day with a very informative and professional guide highly recommend this tour for any die hard fans of the LOR & Hobbit movies *****

Thank smp2330
Reviewed June 23, 2018

My son and I took the 2-hour tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Dawn was very friendly and knowledgeable and the costumes and props were a lot of fun. The explanations of how the various scenes were staged and filmed there were great. The tour is...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We love this tour so much we have been back three times! There’s nothing quite like the magic of standingnout on the Pelennor fields, surrounded by snow capped mountains, reliving all the amazing LOTR scenes. Dawn’s enthusiasm and knowledge is amazing. Thanks Dawn!

Thank Bimibear
Reviewed June 10, 2018

I'm a huge fan of the Lord of the Rings series, and a fellow backpacker mentioned this tour as a must-do on my trip around NZ. It was worth every penny! Dawn was so funny and helpful and went out of her way to make...More

Thank travelingal311
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a tremendous experience with Dawn as our tour guide as we explored Twizel/Pukaki area during our LOTR/Hobbit combo tour! The knowledge and behind the scenes information that Dawn provides is top notch. I highly recommend this tour for all ranges...More

Thank ClintM354
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Dawn did an amazing job of unpacking the movie and the scenes shot in the beautiful Mackenzie Ranges. We loved the dressing up and engaging commentary. A great experience.

Thank Jon C
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Response from rich3393 | Reviewed this property |
Leave about 2-3 hours to complete it. Depends on size of group and how chatty everyone is
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Dawn G | Property representative |
Hi there thanks for your question. Yes we got hacked by a very mean person and we have had our guys trying to work away at this hopefully it's all fixed. Thank you
November 14, 2015|
Response from ScotsmanEssexUK | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went there in April and did nor realise there was such a tour but managed to get on the tour but it was the last two seats. My advice would be to book in advance to avoid disappointment - it was a really good... More