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An incredible location
It’s not hard to see why New Zealander Sir Peter Jackson selected his home country’s spectacular landscape to provide the backdrop to the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies.
From the lush Matamata farmland where the Hobbiton village was created to the numerous stunning mountain ranges, dense forests and expansive rivers, each location helped to bring J. R. R. Tolkien’s absorbing and intricate world perfectly to life.
These visually stunning films have captured the imagination of so many – and also brought New Zealand firmly into the spotlight. The recent release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has ensured that this always popular holiday destination has continued to see a steady increase in visitors looking to explore the breath-taking locations featured onscreen for themselves.
More and more fans are now visiting New Zealand in order to follow in Bilbo Baggin’s footsteps but, if you want to explore Middle-earth for yourself, there’s certainly no need for your journey to be as arduous as his...
An extraordinary holiday
At Carrier, we offer a unique ‘Journey Through Middle Earth’ itinerary – a 15-night luxury holiday, departing from the UK, which offers the chance to visit scenic locations featured in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, as well as the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
In what can truly be termed ‘a trip of a lifetime’, you’ll fly in to Auckland before travelling on through Matamata, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Queenstown, staying in some of New Zealand’s very finest hotels and enjoying a variety of exciting excursions related to these epic films.
Carrier can tailor this holiday to suit your needs exactly, so contact us to find out more about how we can help you to travel through Middle-earth in style.