Pure Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Scenic Tours

Travel New Zealand’s most scenic highway, heading deep into Middle Earth, and visit the landscape that inspired Peter Jackson’s film locations for The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Local Kiwi guides complement this family operated business. Free Picnic.


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Local Kiwi guides will help you to explore the breath-taking landscapes of Middle Earth, Glenorchy and Paradise during this half day Lord of The Rings inspired tour.

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Visiting film locations from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, you’ll enjoy hearing stories from behind the scenes; from decisions made by the director, to amusing anecdotes about the actors; and you will be able to stand before such sites as Isengard, Ithilien, Amon Hen and The Lothlorien forest.

As you travel along N.Z’s most scenic highway from Queenstown to Glenorchy you will have the opportunity to stop and photograph incredible vistas while your guide shares insights with you.

Complimentary picnic & free photo CD

Departs Queenstown daily: 8am & 1.45pm


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Physical address

Pure Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Scenic Tours, 8b Kiely Lane, Queenstown, Queenstown Central, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Open 7:30am - 8:30pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
7km from airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
25 metres
Proximity to town:
Leaves from the centre of town

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $170.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Half Day Exclusive Charter for (0-4 people) from $800 per vehicle Half Day Exclusive Charter for (5+ people) from $1000 per vehicle Enquires: mark@pureglenorchy.com

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES NO

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