Welcome to Middle Earth. Follow in the footsteps of Hobbits, Dwarfs, Elves and Men for a unique Wellington experience on this half-day Lord of the Rings adventure. Come explore a piece of Middle Earth to discover why the Wellington region was chosen to film a huge number of scenes for this famous movie.
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Your Lord of the Rings location tour brings the best 7 locations in both the North and South of Wellington. This is the best way to see Wellington's Lord of the Rings locations in half a day with the experience of knowledgeable guides.
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: Outskirts of the Shire (get off the road), Race to the Ferry, Rivendell, Fords of Isen, Gardens of Isengard, River Anduin, Minas Tirith and Helms Deep.
The first location visited is Mount Victoria and the 'recreation greenbelt' where the Hobbits hid and were chased by Ringwraiths. From Mount Victoria, drive north to explore the Hutt Valley as well as the Hutt River (Anduin) and Harcourt Park (Isengard). In Kaitoke Regional Park, included is morning/afternoon tea under the elevish trees of the Rivendell location. You will also spend time at Minas Tirith and Helms Deep and old quarry closed to general visitors. If you have an interest in the Lord of the Rings, and want a unique Wellington experience in only 4 hours, then this is the tour for you.
Get of the road on the half-day Lord of the Rings tour
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Departure Point:Tour departs from selected Wellington City Hotels
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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Lord of the Rings half-day tour departing from Wellington at 8:30am
Lord of the Rings half-day tour departing from Wellington at 1:30pm
Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour
- Hotel pickup and drop off from selected hotels
- Local guide
- Souvenir map
- Native forest walks
- Morning or afternoon tea
- Informative commentary
- New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST)
- Expenses at Chocolate Fish Cafe
- Hobbit Beers available for purchase
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Cruise port pickup is available
- Please advise if an infant car seat is required
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