Welcome to Middle Earth. Your full day tour visits 9 different locations (including 20+ scenes) explores Mount Victoria Greenbelt, Wellywood suburbs, Hobbits surfing coastline and the gorgeous native forest park of Rivendell. The picnic lunch is world famous and you will go home with fantastic photos of Lord of the Rings scenes.
Your guide will take you into the heart of the Lord of the Rings, with the wealth of their knowledge, this brings the following locations to life: Hobbiton Woods, Isengard, Fords of Isen, Village of Bree, Rivendell, River Anduin, Helms Deep, Minas Tirith and Dunharrow.
The day starts with a journey through the outer shire, spending an hour walking through Wellington's greenbelt tracking the many scenes filmed there (including 'get off the road' and 'race to the ferry'). Take a drive through the South Coast to Wellywood, home to the actors whilst filming and the studios. After morning tea at the legendary Chocolate Fish Cafe (not included), drive north of Wellington to spend time amongst forests, mountains and rivers. The famous picnic lunch will be in Rivendell before you cross the swingbridge for a short native bush walk.
The tour includes a free souvenir map, elf ears for photos and a hobbit like storytelling guide for the day. Come explore Middle Earth for yourself.
Wellington's Lord of the Rings Locations Tour including Lunch
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Departure Point:Tour departs from selected Wellington City Hotels
- 8:30am - 9:00am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Return Details:Tour concludes at original point of departure
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Get off the road scene
- Orc sized picnic lunch at Rivendell
- Local guide
- Native forest walks
- Souvenir map
- Visit 9 movie locations
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Informative commentary
- New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST)
- Expenses at Chocolate Fish Café
- Entrance to attractions and activities unless otherwise mentioned
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Please advise if an infant car seat is required
- Cruise port pickup available
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