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On your lotr guided tour, you will discover breathtaking and iconic lotr scenery from isengard, amon hen, lothlorien forest, the misty mountains and ithilien. The fellowship of the ring and he fails to disappoint us in the 2nd part of the trilogy. Lord of the rings wellington rover tours wellington. Lord of the rings tours self drive lotr holidays first light travel. Cross tauranga harbour and head through the kaimai mountain range en route to hobbiton, the movie set location for the lord of the rings movies and the hobbit trilogy. If tours are full, we are usually still able to add additional tours so please get in touch, even if your preferred datetime looks unavailable.
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New zealand born peter jackson filmed the entire three lotr films in various locations around new zealand. Check availability or book a tour using this interactive calendar and booking. Fully guided tour experiences of hobbiton movie set, as featured in the lord of the rings and the hobbit trilogies. The hobbit, lord of the rings the return of the king, the two towers, the fellowship of the ring, the silmarillion complete full leather 5vol. Immerse yourself in the world of middle earth with this 14 day lord of the rings self drive itinerary, and visit the spectacular new zealand scenery that brought the famous films to life. Lord of the rings twizel tour 2020 all you need to know. This lord of the rings tour will take you from the capital wellington to new zealands adventure capital queenstown.
A queenstown adventure safari packed with breathtaking lord of the rings filming locations and thrilling 4wd action. If you only have limited time or are just curious about what the lotr or hobbit films are all about, we recommend our new breakfast lord of the rings tour, twilight lord of the rings tour or the hobbit laketown film tour including lunch. New zealand lord of the rings bus tours to hobbiton movie set and more with greatsights. Lord of the rings tours in new zealand l discover nz. Local guides will help you to explore the breathtaking landscapes of middle earth, glenorchy and paradise during this half day lord of the rings inspired tour.
Get the ultimate scenic helicopter experience combining two lord of the rings film location sites. Sightseeing tours to lord of the rings filming locations in new zealand. New zealand tour packages, new zealand vacation packages, new zealand fly drive, new zealand self drive packages, new zealand holidays experience, escorted coach tours, golf holidays, coach tours, lord of the rings tours, honeymoon tours, new zealand. The two towers is a 2002 epic fantasy adventure film directed by peter jackson, based on the second volume of j. Lord of the rings tours experience the authentic film. If you are a fan you are going to love these itineraries plan your journey today. The new zealand tour travels the length of the country and includes many unique experiences for fans of the trilogy and upcoming film the hobbit.
Step into middle earth, walk in the same spots as the actors did and learn all the information. We have both lord of the rings and hobbit tours departing throughout the day. Though it was not easy for tolkien and even the publisher, the story of the hobbits fantasy adventure was widely known by book lovers all over the world. Immerse yourself in the natural, unspoilt beauty of this breathtaking area with its sparkling clear lakes. We operate this tour for 11 months of the year, we close for the month of august. This customizable journey showcases new zealands quintessential destinations while celebrating the iconic filming locations. Peter jackson truly outdid himself when creating the lord of the rings. The book presents more than 150 of lees celebrated illustrations to show how his imagery for both the. Take a onceinalifetime journey to middleearth, traveling from auckland to queenstown via many exciting lotr filming locations, movie studios, and adventures you will also meet those involved in the making of the movies, and get off the beaten track into the breathtaking landscapes and natural attractions new. Lotr scenic tour take a journey with our expert guides deep into middle earth and explore unique lord of the rings locations around queenstown and glenorchy book now tour details skippers canyon tour journey along one of new. Zicasso, together with a fellowship of lord of the rings experts in middle earth, has forged the one tour to celebrate the epic novels 60th anniversary. The story began as a sequel to tolkiens 1937 fantasy novel the hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work.310 161 638 92 432 1005 976 421 164 1381 248 512 434 650 987 1091 172 202 450 1368 16 81 570 89 179 720 1205 488 127 1126 501 767 1376 836 1468 374 1308 1207 354