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. Due to our small group size we are the specialist in getting you amongst the action whilst enjoying a personal experience. The scenery of Wellington mirrors that of Middle Earth.

Tour Highlights

  • Take a short trip to Miramar, the home of the Wellington film industry.
  • You can watch a behind the scenes documentary that details the history of the Weta company, from its origins through to present day, and enjoy the “Windows into Workshop” tour.
  • Lunch is included in the price of your tour.
  • Starting at the Hutt River, see where the Fellowship voyaged down the Great River Anduin towards Amon Hen.
  • The Gardens of Isengard where Gandalf sought advice from Saruman the White about the Ring before Saruman’s orc army destroy the gardens.
  • You also see the quarry used to film Helm’s Deep and Minas Tirith before being dropped off back in town.

Wellington Rover


  • Tour departs between 8.30am ~ 9.00am from City accommodation
  • Tour returns between 4.30 ~ 5.00pm
  • Film locations are off road across unsealed, sloping paths
  • Not suitable for wheelchairs, walkers or people of limited mobility


  • NZ$210.00 per person
  • Children (8 - 15 years old): NZ$105.00 per person, must travel with paying adult
  • Infants (7 Years old and under) FREE (Only 1 free participant with each paying adult)

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

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