Get in touch with your ‘inner Hobbit’ during this 4-hour ‘Lord of the Rings’ film location tour from Queenstown. Experience the stunning scenery of New Zealand as seen through the lens of Middle-earth, visiting film setings like Isengard, Ithilien, Amon Hen, and The Lothlorien Forest, and learning little-known anecdotes from film production. Finish with an included picnic lunch served in Mount Aspiring National Heritage Park.
Explore the real-life film settings from the film 'Lord of the Rings' on this movie-themed excursion
Visit the New Zealand locations of Middle-earth sites like Amon Hen, Ithilien, and The Lothlorien Forest
Learn little-known anecdotes about film production and stories about the cast's time in New Zealand
Admire the stunning scenery of the highway between Queenstown and Glenorchy
Included picnic lunch served at Mount Aspiring National Heritage Park
Great excursion for 'Lord of the Rings' fans and movie-lovers
Start your Lord of the Rings-themed experience with a pickup from select Queenstown hotels or from the city center. You can choose between one of two departure times, leaving in either the morning or afternoon.
During the course of your trip you’ll visit a variety of fictional Lord of the Rings story sites like Amon Hen, Ithilien, The Lothlorien Forest, and Isengard, each of which is set amidst the stunning scenery of New Zealand’s South Island. Best of all, you’ll get the inside scoop on anecdotes from the film production from your guides, who will share behind-the-scenes gossip about the actors, and divulge little-known details about decisions made by film director Peter Jackson.
Continue your Hobbit-themed journey along one of New Zealand’s most scenic stretches of highway running between Queenstown and Glenorchy. Your guides will ensure there are plenty of stops for those who want to take pictures.
Finish your Lord of the Rings adventure by enjoying an included picnic of sandwiches, coffee, tea, and other refreshments served against the backdrop of Mount Aspiring National Heritage Park. Those with special dietary requirements can request gluten-free and vegetarian options at the time of booking.
You’ll receive a drop-off back at selected Queenstown hotels, or the town’s center, at the end of your excursion.