The Lord of the Rings Tours

As New Zealand's Lord of the Rings specialists, we have created several tours and experiences to carter to your Middle-earth hopes and expectations.

Our guides' knowledge and passion are unsurpassed. They will wow you with stories, anecdotes and a wealth of background information of all things LOTR.
One of them was in the movies!

Join us on your personalized journey through the real Middle-earth.

Our Tours Depart from Queenstown/Wanaka

  • Proudly New Zealand (NZ) owned LOTR and Hobbit tour in Queenstown
  • Environmental friendly tour with DOC approval certificate
  • One of the selected companies awarded with exclusive license by DOC (Department of Conservation)
  • Wanaka or Queenstown pick up/drop off available for full day tours
  • Professional English or Chinese speaking guide
  • Exclusive movie sites, souvenirs, and more adventures
  • We provide LOTR stylish and comfortable 4WD vans, one of the best stress-free travels you deserve, suitable for all

We have weapons, costumes and photographs. We have items from production and even themed accommodation to ensure we deliver you the most comprehensive LOTR experience in New Zealand.

Only a few lord of the Rings tours are endorsed by Ian Brodie, author of the Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook. Our tours are among them. Our company founder in particular - "Melissa Heath is rated by Lord of the Rings Guidebook author, Ian Brodie, as the 'perfect tour guide model'." - Otago Daily Times.

We invite you to enter our website and browse to find the perfect Lord of the Rings tours and experiences. If you can't find what you are looking for, contact us and we can help you find your tour.

We can prove 100% that we have taken you to the exact locations used in the trilogy.

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One Day in Middle Earth

One Day in Middle Earth with Sword

This tour is the only one-day tour to include all LOTR/Hobbit move locations in Queenstown, Glenorchy, and Arrowtown.


  • up to NZ$299.00 per person

Into the Vale of Wizards

Our Glenorchy tour offers stunning views for everyone. But for Lord of the Rings fans this is Paradise. Explore the filming locations of Ithilien, Isengard, Fangorn forest and Zirak Zigil.


  • up to NZ$299.00 per person

Middle Earth

Touching Middle Earth

Join us for our captivating half day Lord of the Rings tour. Travel to locations used for filming the lord of the rings trilogy around Queenstown. See and experience some of the spectacular landscapes featured in the films.


  • up to NZ$170.00 per person

Wanaka River

Wanaka River Journeys

Unique Jet Boat & Wilderness Walk LOTR tour. Wanaka River Journeys offers jet boat tours on the Matukituki River, Mount Aspiring National Park. The only Jet Boat company in New Zealand to see glaciers.


  • up to NZ$239.00 per person


Gondor Tour 02

This classic 2 hours tour is the tour of choice whether you’re a LOTR fan or just want to learn more about movie making, from finding locations, setting up stunts, visual effects, and finding extras for large armies!


  • up to NZ$89.00 per person


Journey to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts high country station, home of Mt Sunday; see how this peaceful mountain was transformed into Edoras, the capital city of the Rohan people in the Lord of the Tings trilogy.


  • up to NZ$299.00 per person


Follow in the Footsteps of Hobbits, Dwarfs, Elves and Men. The tour cover a lot of ground on the tour, but there is enough time to explore; recreate scenes for yourself and work out how the movies were made.


  • up to NZ$210.00 per person
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Souvenir Pack
for selected Day Tours

Into the Vale of Wizards

Trails of Middle Earth

Souvenir pack (only available to selected Day Tours) includes one reusable bag, one Middle-Earth map, one postcard, and one piece of jewelry randomly packed or a sword key ring.

Souvenir Pack for selected Day Tour

Call us on NZ Freephone 0800 568 759, or International +64 21 2633 318.
Alternatively, email us at

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