We thoroughly enjoyed our Lord of the Rings tour. Our guide was great, lots of info about NZ, the earthquake, local history and the making of the film. The vehicle was purpose built, lots of big windows, very comfortable. The scenery was stupendous, we had a great time imagining the set of Edoras in that windswept panorama. Mind boggling. Thoroughly recommend the tour.
Loved this tour! Gorgeous views of Mt Sunday and the surrounding valley and mountians, great hike up to the area where they filmed Edoras. Our tour guide Simon was informative and friendly, and he helped us take all the photos we wanted. It felt like Middle Earth even without the sets:)
Absolutely stunning day. Definitely recommend even if you aren't a Lord of the Rings fan.
my tour leader is fun, his knowledge about the film is so complete. I like the video clip of Air New Zealand.
the idea to bring Legolas and Aragon's sword to the top of the hill is very good. we also have a plenty time to take picture there.
Simon the tour guide was great. Beautiful scenery and a fun tour.
This tour was amazing!! Our tour guide Simon I think? was really great and gave us lots of interesting facts and kept us entertained throughout the trip. It was fun to ATV through creeks and rocks to Mount Sunday and it was a nice touch to bring props up to the top so we could take pictures. Mount Sunday was breathtaking even if you aren't a LOTR fan, but if you are a fan this was absolutely worth it.
we had a fantastic day. Tour guide Simon was excellent. absolutely stunning scenery -a MUST DO for Lord of the Rings fans. When booking we were a bit concerned about the price but after the tour felt it was money well spent - it was our favorite tour of NZ
In a word AMAZING!!! Our guide Simon went out of his way to make it personal and if anyone is considering coming to NZ it would be a crying shame to miss this expetience. The photos can't begin to do it justice you must be thete!!!
a superb day out activities even for old ladies like us....we were fortunate to witness a courage of a special friend aided by a wheel chair who joined the tour group...again the tour guide Simon was very helpful and patient.
It was Awesome!!!! The view's were amazing and Steve was a great guide, very knowledgeable and a amazing photographer.
I really enjoyed seeing the location. What really helped the long car ride to Mt Sunday were all the LOTR clips we watched in-between photo stops. I also loved the props the guide brought so we could take great pictures. The highlight for me was the excellent picnic spot by the stream. The guide was full of information about the location.
Our driver was great and very knowledgeable. It was a wonderful tour and I highly recommend this to anyone interested in seeing this beautiful site.
We enjoyed this tour so much! The highlight of my family's trip to New Zealand by far.
A brilliant day and an ambition fulfilled. Very informative. Only critiscism was that the vehicle used was a little cramped but that didn't detract from the enjoyment.
Amazing scenery, nice vehicle, entertaining tour guide Steve. Definitely recommended even if not a Rings fan.
the location for Edoras is as stunning as it appears on screen. Steve our guide and driver was really nice. I found his feeding the highland bull very funny. The clips from the lotr movies they showed in the vehicle were interesting. The walk up mount summers where they built the golden hall is very easy - something the elderly could do easily as well. Would definitely recommend this tour to a friend
Brilliant tour.up and personal with Edoras. Weapons and flag of Rohan added to the pictures. Great food and champagne. Loved it.
This tour was the highlight of my two week trip to New Zealand. The bus rides were never boring, as the guide was extremely knowledgeable about the area and kept up a running commentary on the way there, and showed videos on the way back. Mount Sunday and the surrounding area were absolutely stunning, by far the most beautiful place I've ever visited. It's well worth visiting even if you aren't a fan of Lord of the Rings.
Great staff and a wonderful trip. Well organized and at good pace.
David M United Kingdom
A really excellent trip with a well versed guide. The scenery was stunning and Edoras was just as I hoped it would be. Highly recommended.
Nathan C Australia
Brent was an amazing tour guide. Definitely made the experience for me!
Definitely worth the trip. The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. We ran into the guy who played the size-double for Gandalf in the LOTR movies, and took great pictures with actual props in the wonderful mountainous Edoras. Absolutely beautiful.
My daughter and I really enjoyed the tour. Though it was hard to walk up the mountain, it was worth it! The view was fantastic and it was great that they had some props that we could have our pictures taken with. The lunch they gave us was delicious. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly.
We drove through the countryside from Christchurch to Edoras, and I believe my visit to NZ , would not had felt as complete as with this tour, amazing, beautiful, felt like a member of the fellowship myself, walking up to edoras.... definitely a must for any LOTR fan!!