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Weta Cave Workshop Tour & Miniature Effects Tour with Transport

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Wellington, New Zealand
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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Wellington’s Weta Workshop is world-famous for its special effects work on movies like The Lord of the Rings, King Kong and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. This tour takes you behind the scenes and see where the magic happens. Go hands-on with the tools Weta artisans use to create creatures and sets and get close up with Weta’s miniatures stage. Get up close and personal with Wellywood's finest.
  • Don’t worry about whether you have small change for the bus: your guide will pick you up from the conveniently-located Wellington iSite
  • Your guide points out filming sites all over Wellington so you know where to visit next
  • See Weta artists at work and learn from their artists first-hand about how they make their astonishing costumes, sets and special effects
  • Photo opportunity: pose for snaps with Oscar-winning props or artists

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We met the WETA bus near the iSite...
Dee
, Apr 2018
We met the WETA bus near the iSite which was very conveniently located. Dean, our driver, provided interesting commentary as we drove There and Back. WETA Studios is located in a residential area and is very modest, yet the work they do there is amazing! We were surprised to find out all the different movies they have worked on - not just Lord of the Rings which they are most notably famous for. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and answered any questions as we went through the studio. Following the first tour at the WETA studios you are taken to a different building for the Thunderbirds tour. We were not familiar with the Thunderbirds TV show, however, the tour was fascinating. The guide was a young man named Tristan. He clearly knew his stuff and was very happy to answer any questions.
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This tour was not what I expected...
John W
, Mar 2018
This tour was not what I expected. The exhibits were good and the tour guide knew his job very well. However, standing up for the whole of the tour was a little difficult, in particular for older people. It was overpriced due mainly to the price charged for transportation from the City to the premises. I would not recommend this tour to friends.
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What Weta does is amazing. We have...
Dale P
, Feb 2018
What Weta does is amazing. We have been to studio tours, and they are fun. This tour shows the mechanics of how scenes are created. You get up close to armor and things that you swear were real even though you know they are not. You will get a better understanding of how movies are made, and the people that make them. My only complaint would be a feeling of disorganization while going through the various parts of the tour, we had to keep asking What do we do now. That started with the bus, which was just down the street from Isite, but there was no Weta representative at Isite to direct you. Otherwise, would have been 5 stars for sure.

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