wellington lord of the rings tours nz

Half Day Locations

$995 for 1-10 People

Discover various filming locations with your specialist Lord of the Rings guide. Perfect for those with limited time or those who have already seen the Weta Workshop.

Tour Description

Explore the middle of Middle-Earth on this tour that takes you to some of the most iconic filming locations from Lord of the Rings. Discover why Peter Jackson chose Wellington as the base of the LOTR filming with your highly experienced and informative guide on this half day tour of the Wellington region.


Tour Highlights

  • Mount Victoria Lookout
  • Outer Shire Filming locations including:
    • Shortcut to Mushrooms
    • ‘Get Off the Road’
    • Run to the Buckleberry Ferry
    • Dunharrow
  • Helm’s Deep
  • Minas Tirith
  • Great River Anduin
  • The Gardens of Isengard
  • Rivendell
  • Morning or afternoon tea

What You Need to Know

  • Sensible footwear and clothing highly recommended
  • Complimentary city centre accommodation pick-up and drop-off
  • Not suitable for wheelchairs, walkers, or people with limited mobility
  • Child rates for 14 years & under and must travel with paying adult
  • Infants 2 years and under travel free but must be booked in as a passenger