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Lord of the Rings Guided Scenic Tour from Queenstown with Hotel Pick-Up

  • Ophalen bij het Hotel
  • Directe bevestiging
  • Mobiel ticket
  • Transfers inbegrepen

Immerse yourself in the fantastically mythical world of Middle Earth on this fully-guided Lord of the Rings tour of the set locations in the scenic Mt Aspiring National Park.


  • Enjoy the stunning beauty of Mt Aspiring National Park with expert local guides who’ll take you on an authentic tour of LOTR filming locations.
  • Learn secrets about the making of the films and visit iconic sites like the Lothlorien Forest and view the actual ‘Misty Mountains’.
  • Discover the diverse natural wildlife of the area and take in gorgeous views from the Dart River Valley.
  • Stop for a picnic meal, amidst this wonderful outdoor setting, and even take part in LOTR costume dress-up. Get ready to swordplay in the Lothlorien Forest!


  • Guided tour + nature walk with local guides
  • Pick-up and drop-off from central Queenstown
  • Transport during the tour in forward-facing 4WD vehicles
  • Kiwi-style picnic of (vegetarian) savory muffins or quiche, apricot slice, and chocolate chip cookies, hot tea, and coffee.
  • Small group
  • Informative booklet in both English & Chinese
  • LOTR costume dress-up and photoshoot in the Lothlorien Forest (optional)


  • Any other meals and drinks
  • Gratuities


Je annuleert deze tickets tot 24 uur voor de belevenis begint en krijgt een volledige terugbetaling.

Traverse the perilous terrain of Middle Earth on this half-day adventure through the filming locations of the epic fantasy film ‘Lord of the Rings’. Set in the magnificently picturesque Mt Aspiring National Park, enjoy a fully-guided tour of this UNESCO-listed site known for its rugged wilderness, mountains, and river valleys.

Local guides will ensure that you are armed with everything you should possibly know about the Lord of the Rings films and filming and behind-the-scenes information. These are people who were actually there when the director, Peter Jackson, cast almost 300 locals as murderous Orcs. Listen to other such secrets as you explore the flora and fauna of this tranquil national park. Soak up the breathtaking beauty of beech forests, winding rivers, and glacier-carved valleys which literally formed the base of the filming locations of the elven Lothlorien Forest, The Misty Mountains, Saruman’s Isengard, Amon Hen, and more.

Learn about the local wildlife of the region and discover sections of the National Park such as the Dart River Valley – a true hiker’s paradise. Savor a delicious Kiwi picnic along with spectacular views and, if you wish, indulge in LoTR costume dress-up and re-enact a sword fight in the Lothlorien forest.


  • Ithilien (where Frodo, Sam & Gollum cook the Cony Stew and spot the Oliphaunts)
  • Views of Dunnharrow (where King Theodon and the Riders of Rohan camp)
  • Dead Marshes
  • Lothlorien Forest (home of the Elves and the battle of Amon Hen)
  • Isengard (looking across at Fangorn Forest & the Dam Wall that gets destroyed by the Ents)
  • View of Misty Mountains

Important Information

  • Please dress suitable for the weather as this tour runs in all weather conditions, as long as it’s safe. Wear sensible walking shoes too.
  • Bring along a camera, water bottle, a jacket, and sunglasses.
  • The vehicles are easily accessible and views can be enjoyed from the vehicle if guests are unable to get out.
  • Walking on the tour is of medium intensity.


  • Daily: 8am & 1:40pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pick-ups and drop-offs.
  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.
  • If your hotel is not in the pick-up zone, you will be provided with the nearest pick-up location.
  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up time.
  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.


  • Ticket is valid for the date and time selected during the checkout.
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