Half Day: Behind the Scenes Film Location Tour, Middle‑Earth™, Glenorchy & Beyond

An epic half day Glenorchy & Paradise, Lord of the Rings & Scenic Film Location Tour for the whole family. A photographer & film nerds dream. Pure Glenorchy is the only tour company with access to privately owned Arcadia Station filming locations.


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A guided Middle Earth & Film Location Tour like no other. Pure Glenorchy a local family owned and operated Kiwi business - taking exceptional tours since 2005. No need to be a film buff to absolutely love this tour as the scenery alone will blow your mind. Experience iconic Lord of the Rings locations on our scenic tour with locals guides exploring the breath-taking landscapes of Middle Earth from Queenstown to Glenorchy to Paradise.

You will visits movie locations from LOTR, The Hobbit, Wolverine & Narnia. Enjoy some time at the famous red shed and a short nature walk. Departing twice daily from Queenstown 8am & 1:45pm. Hotel pick up provided. Picnic included on every tour. Voted #1 LOTR tour on Trip Advisor.

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Physical address

Pickup address: "Outside the Station Building", Camp Street, 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.
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 Queenstown Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
25 metres
Proximity to town:
Leaves from the centre of Queenstown

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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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