Lord of the Rings: Glenorchy and Paradise 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. A scenic tour to Paradise and Glenorchy with local Kiwi guides.


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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 scenic tour of Lord of The Rings locations and breathtaking scenery.

Visiting film locations from The Lord of the Rings trilogy, you’ll enjoy hearing behind the scenes stories and amusing anecdotes about the actors. You’ll stand before such sites as Isengard, Ithilien, Amon Hen and Lothlorien forest; where you can play at being a star with our capes and swords, making for fun photos.

As you travel along New Zealands most scenic highway from Queenstown to Glenorchy you will have the opportunity to stop and photograph incredible vistas. From Glenorchy our tour continues to Paradise and beyond.

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Physical address

The Station Information and Booking Centre, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover St, Queenstown 9300, Central Queenstown, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $180.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Half Day Exclusive Charter for (0-4 people) from $950 per vehicle Half Day Exclusive Charter for (5+ people) from $1150 per vehicle Enquires: kate@pureglenorchy.com
Cancellation policy:
Outside 48 hours before tour departure - full refund. Within 48 hours of tour departure - No refund available.

Facilities and Features

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

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Opening times

Business hours:
Open 7:30am - 9pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES NO

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