Experiencing Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit during your New Zealand Holiday: What you need to know and Where to go.

Are you planning a New Zealand holiday and would like to include Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit highlights? Read on for specialised information and what you need to know to make the most of your New Zealand holiday.

New Zealand offers an amazing spectacle of things to do and see! The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies showcased what New Zealand has to offer, it’s scenic beauty, mystery and breathtaking landscapes!

Incorporating Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit highlights into your New Zealand holiday is very popular, it not only gives you a special insight into these amazing films but also a real New Zealand ‘kiwi’ experience.

Top LOTR and The Hobbit tours on offer in New Zealand:

1. Hobbiton (Matamata)

Experience real Middle-Earth with a visit to the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire™ that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm. Your guide will escort you through the twelve acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton Movie set was created. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon™ Inn, Mill and other structures created for films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-Earth.

2. The Weta Cave (Wellington)

Visit the Weta Cave in Wellington.  A tour will give you an exclusive insight into the creativity and imagination that goes into crafting the art of Weta. In the mini-museum, you will come face to face with some of the characters, props and displays from your favourite movies.

3. Wellington Rover Lord of the Rings Tours (Wellington)

Follow in the Footsteps of Hobbits, Dwarfs, Elves and Men! Join a fascinating tour that really will take you there and back. You will 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. The scenery of Wellington mirrors that of Middle Earth. Visit many film locations, The Weta Cave and even enjoy a LOTR themed lunch!

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Hobbiton Film Set Tour Weta Workshop Tour
 LOTR Tour Wellington

 

4. Nomad 4WD Lord of the Rings Safaris (Queenstown)

Nomad Safaris is one of New Zealand’s original Lord of The Rings tour companies with over 10 years of experience. On your 4WD back country safari immerse yourself in scenery made famous by the films. On your scenic tour you can experience the unprecedented natural beauty of this part of New Zealand in comfort and safety, with a knowledgeable local guide on hand to provide comprehensive insight into the many film projects undertaken in the area.

5. Dart River Jet (Queenstown)

Combine LOTR and The Hobbit with jet boat action, the most amazing scenery and specialised knowledge and you have the formula for an unforgettable day out. The Dart River Wilderness Jet is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park. Stroll through ancient beech forest, unchanged in over 80 million years and view the scenic backgrounds for many Middle Earth movie scenes.

6. Heliworks Lord of the Rings Helicopter Flights (Queenstown)

Heliworks Queenstown Helicopters was contracted exclusively by Peter Jackson for aerial filming and transportation of cast to Lord of the Rings film locations in & around Queenstown and Fiordland, New Zealand. The helicopter pilots have an intimate knowledge of the area and can transport you into Middle Earth. A helicopter flight into Middle Earth is the cherry on top of your New Zealand holiday!

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 LOTR Heli Flight

Booking a Lord of the Rings and Hobbit inspired New Zealand Holiday

New Zealand Travel Organiser has intimate knowledge of New Zealand and Middle Earth. They have designed a series of New Zealand holidays which include must do LOTR tours while also showcasing all that New Zealand has to offer.

Choose from the below holiday packages or contact your New Zealand Travel Organiser LOTR consultant and receive a tailor made New Zealand holiday just for you!

1. 10 Day Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Holiday Package (Self Drive)

Includes all accommodation, rental car, LOTR tours, whale watching flight and more.

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2. 14 Day Lord of the Rings & Hobbit Holiday Package (Self Drive)

Includes all accommodation, rental car, LOTR tours, Waitomo Caves, Gondola and Dinner Combo, Maori Culture experience, Doubtful Sound and more.

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3. 21 Day Lord of the rings Experience Holiday Package (Self Drive)

Includes all accommodation, rental car, LOTR tours, Bay of Islands Cruise, Waitomo Caves, Maori Culture experience, Abel Tasman Cruise, Milford Sound and more.

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4. 21 Day New Zealand Trilogy Private Guided Tour (Guided)

Includes personal tour guide/driver throughout the duration of your holiday, all accommodation, private vehicle, all fuel costs, LOTR Tours, Cathedral Cove Cruise, Geothermal Tour, Maori Culture Experience, Abel Tasman Cruise, Milford Sound and more.

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5. 30 Day New Zealand Trilogy Private Guided Tour (Guided)

Includes personal tour guide/driver throughout the duration of your holiday, all accommodation, private vehicle, all fuel costs, LOTR Tours, Bay of Islands Cruise, Cathedral Cove Tour, Geothermal Tour, Maori Culture Experience, Abel Tasman Cruise, Glowworm Caves, Nature Tour, Milford Sound and more.

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What are you waiting for?  You and Middle Earth are meant to be together!

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