Ringer or not, you’re sure to enjoy this 'Lord of the Rings' air tour led by the aerial film pilot for the movie series. Fly above beautiful Queenstown, and see the spots filmed for the fictional places of Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien, the Misty Mountains, and the Redhorn Pass. See the mountain range from the opening scene of 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,' and feel like you’re in Middle-earth.
Take a Lord of the Rings helicopter tour from Queenstown
Hover over filming locations for 'Lord of the Rings'
Make two landings for even closer views of the locations
Round-trip transfers from select Queenstown hotels included
For this 'Lord of the Rings' air tour, get picked up from your Queenstown hotel and get shuttled to Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters on Lucas Place.
After you’ve arrived at the airport, listen to a short safety briefing, and then meet your pilot, Alfie Speight. Mr. Speight is the main aerial film pilot for the 'Lord of the Rings; and 'The Hobbit' trilogies. Along the route, he is able to tell you stories about the areas and the filming of the movies.
The flight takes two landings, one on Clarke Glacier in Mt. Aspiring National Park and another in Skippers Canyon. Some of the fictional spots you can see during this tour include Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien, Misty Mountains, and the Redhorn Pass. Soar over the mountain range from the opening scene of 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,' as well as other prime filming locations.
Your tour ends back at Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters where you can take the return shuttle back to your hotel.