Wellington's Lord of the Rings Locations Tour including Lunch
"Begin your The Lord of the Rings location tour exploring the city locations of Mount Victoria and the 'Greenbelt' then take a 40-minute walk through the Outer Shire. This location includes the famous 'Get off the road' scene from The Lord of the Rings movie the 'shortcut to mushrooms' as well as the Black Rider scenes and many more. Your tour leaders are knowledgeable fans of The Lord of the Rings who know their subject inside out.Next spend some time at the Weta Studios for an inside look at the Wellington film industry and the studios where The Lord of the Rings movies were produced. Your visit to Weta includes the new 'Window into Workshop' exhibition which takes you on a guided tour of the inner workings of the Weta Studios and film production company operated by The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson.Watch a short film showcasing the digital side of Weta and have an opportunity to p it's time for a Lord of the Rings-themed Orc-sized lunch at Scorch-O-Rama cafe.Having seen how The Lord of the Rings movies were produced
Waitomo Caves and Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour including Lunch from Hamilton
"After being picked up from your Hamilton hotel at 10am (or another time if you prefer) sit back and relax on the 1 hour drive to the Waitomo Caves. The route passes through very scenic countryside and farmland in the beautiful Waikato region. At Waitomo join a 45-minute tour of the amazing glow-worm caves including a tranquil boat ride on an underground stream to ensure a good view of the glow worms. Then continue the journey in your private vehicle to a farm near the small town of Matamata and the Shire's Rest cafe where you can have some lunch and from where your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour begins. Lasting about 2 hours your tour takes you on a drive through the rural sheep farm that was chosen as the Hobbiton Movie Set for The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. Hear how the location was chosen how the sets were created and which scenes were shot here. Visit famous sites from the films
Waitomo and Hobbiton day tour"Start the day in Auckland with selected inner city hotel pickups. Begin your action packed day at the famous ‘Hobbition’. On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest “green set” in the world and the Mill and double arch bridge the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bilbo’s house “Bag End” looking out over the whole set to the hills in the distance. Be treated to a delicious Hobbiton-style themed buffet lunch
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