4.5 star rating: Recommended 47 Reviews

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  • Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Lord of the Rings - Journey to Edoras from Christchurch. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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David M
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2014

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2014

Brent was an amazing tour guide. Definitely made the experience for me!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

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!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

Felt excited to be standing at the filming site with all the weapons provided. The trip is worth going even if you are not a fan of the lord of the ring. Fantastic View.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

Great time! Hammond was a great guide who shared his knowledge working on the set!! Amazing scenery. Lots of stops to enjoy the amazing scenery and to take pictures. One of the best tours of my life!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

This trip was simply awesome. Excellent tour overall, great vistas, but the best part about the trip was our guide Dell. He took great care of us and is one of the best and funniest human beings with have ever met! Thanks Dell and Viator!! Loved it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

A great way to see where the movie was shot. Awesome.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2012

Other than the scenery and awesome views, the tour guide was definitely the other highlight of the trip. He was so knowledgeable and full of stories from all 3 movies. They even played music and docmentaries from the movie so that your car ride wasnt gonna be so boring! Definitely must do tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2012

Fantastic day with a delicious lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2012

A great way to check out the sub-alpine countryside and wildlife. Out tour guide Steve was well-informed and helpful. From Mt Pott station, it would be nice if we went on foot or on horse-back instead of the 4WD-it would be more physical and fun.

Sandra Teh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2011


5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2011

It was amazing!!! Rex was engaging and comfortable as our tour guide full of information and jokes. The views were spectacular and its understandable why LOTR made use of NZ nature. I would recommend this for everyone wanting to spend a relaxing day away from the city. They feed you delicious sandwiches and a delectable chocolate cake to be washed down with lovely champagne! My only wish was that there had been snow!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2011

This was a stunning trip and as our guide was a sound recorder who had worked on all 3 Lord of the Ring films, it was also very informative and interesting. I would highly recommend this trip!

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