Experience Middle‑earth™ for yourself. Explore the locations used in the filming of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

Walk in the footsteps of a Hobbit, hike across mountain ranges to Mordor, jump off a bridge overlooking the Pillars of Argonath, or sit back and savour the rich wine of the lands like a Woodland Elf.  Create your own journey in New Zealand - Home of Middle‑earth™, where fantasy is reality. 

Recommended Experiences

  1. Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tours

    For your own Middle‑earth™ adventure, daily tours are available to visit the original Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy and The Hobbit films.

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  2. Weta Workshop's Weta Cave Workshop Tour

    Get up close to the artistry behind 20 years of filmmaking creativity and practical effects with the Weta Cave Workshop Tour. Discover the people, processes and props that make imaginary worlds a reality.

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  3. Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour

    This tour is a must-do for 'Lord of the Rings' fans visiting New Zealand! Journey to middle earth and visit the stunning alpine location of 'Edoras', the capital city of the Rohan people, from the movie trilogy. This is an experience of a life-time!

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  4. Lost World 4 Hr Option - 100m Abseil & Cave Exploration

    Abseil(Rappel) 100m abseil into amazing Lost World Cave followed by exploration through massive cave vaults. See glowworms & many grand cave formations.

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