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Arrive in Queenstown where you’ll enjoy luxury accommodations in a sophisticated European-style resort hotel with gorgeous views of the picturesque Lake Wakatipu and majestic Remarkables Mountain Range.
Move on towards Glenchory and into Paradise, where you can tour the filming locations of Isengard and Ithilien Camp, plus beachfront forests near those used for Lothlorienl.
Take a day to relax and explore Queenstown with mountain biking, fishing, hiking, kayaking, shopping and touring wine country!
After Queenstown, find yourself in Wellington, where you can explore the filming locations used for the Shire, Gardens of Isengard, the River Anduin, Helm’s Deep and Minas Tirith! You’ll be spellbound at the site of Lothlorien- the majestic Fernside Lodge.
Next is Matamata for your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour- starting with a drive through the picturesque 12250-acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Here you’ll find Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, and the Mill. Afterward find your way to the Agrodome Sheep Show and to Tamaki for a special Maori Experience.
End your amazing journey with a relaxing stay at the Heritage Auckland, formerly Auckland’s most significant and historic Farmer’s department store, which was lovingly transformed into a luxury hotel overlooking Waitemata Harbour and Viaduct Basin.