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Valley Lord of the Rings Movie Tour

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North Island
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Overview

Take a break from the city and enjoy some of the natural areas around Wellington on a Valley Lord of the Rings Movie Tour. See the real-life inspirations that Peter Jackson and location scouts were looking for when they wanted to film scenes such as

• Minas Tirith
• Gardens of Isengard
• Helms Deep
• Hinged Trees of Isengard
• Orc Chant
• Rivendell
• Aragorn Washed Ashore

Get to know how these fantastic sets were created in these stunning locations through our exclusive on-site movie clips that reveal how many of these challenging filming shots were achieved.

There will be walks around Wellington’s natural areas to look forward to, including parks, native reserves and riversides. Enjoy lunch at Rivendell in the Kaitoke Regional Park.

Please remember all original film sets no longer exist.

Our pickup locations include:

  • Cruise Ship wharf pickup/dropoff point - THIS IS FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS ONLY.
  • 9 Bunny Street - Wellington Railway Station; Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers; The Dwellington.
  • 75 Featherston Street - Rydges; The Terrace hotel accommodations.
  • 101 Wakefield Street - i-SITE; Nomads Capital; Trek Global; West Plaza Hotel; Rosemere Backpackers; Comfort Hotel.
  • 21 Cambridge Terrace - xBase Backpackers; Wild Zebra Backpackers; Halswell Lodge.
  • cnr Wakefield Street and Cambridge Terrace - YHA; QT Museum Hotel; Bay Plaza Hotel; Copthorne Hotel.

Gandalf and Saruman in Gardens of Isengard

Gandalf and Saruman in Gardens of Isengard

Rivendell

Rivendell

Rivendell Elf

Elf in Rivendell

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