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Lord of the Rings Tours - One Day in Middle Earth

Lord of the Rings Tours - One Day in Middle Earth
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What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Face masks provided for travellers
About
• Take in the diverse landscape of an ancient beech forest, braided rivers and glacier-carved valleys. • Explore the unique flora and fauna and get up close to animals and birdlife. • Explore Gladden Fields, Ford of Bruinen and Argonath, Isengard, Amon Hen, the Misty Mountains and Ithilien in one day • Handle and photograph $15000 worth of weapon and costumes • View "Top Secret" items from the movies • Entertaining and Knowledgeable guides. Your guide will help you relive the action for your camera • Travel in small groups for a personal and interactive experience
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 66853P8
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Lunch • GST (Goods and Services Tax) • Air-conditioned vehicle • Guided Tour
Exclusions
Alcoholic Beverages • No Smoking
Duration
7h
Departure details
The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand Outside the building, at the bus stop on Camp Street
Inclusions
Lunch • GST (Goods and Services Tax) • Air-conditioned vehicle • Guided Tour
Exclusions
Alcoholic Beverages • No Smoking
Departure details
The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand Outside the building, at the bus stop on Camp Street
Duration
7h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Near public transportation
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown
    Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Outside the building, at the bus stop on Camp Street
    See address & details
  • 1
    Queenstown Trail
    Stop: 7 hours
    In the morning, we travel to locations around Queenstown. See and experience some of the spectacular landscapes featured in the films such as The Argonath (Pillars of the King), The Gladden fields and the Ford of Bruinen. Our knowledgeable guides will share information about each location and help uncover the secrets behind how each area was transformed into Middle Earth and let you relive the action for your own camera. In the afternoon, journey with us deep into Middle Earth, encounter Isengard, Amon Hen, The Misty Mountains and Ithilien! Stories and secrets will be shared by guides who have great insight into the filming.
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  • You'll end at
    The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown
    Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Outside the building, at the bus stop on Camp Street
    See address & details
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Luke P
4 contributions
Best fay of our trip!
Jul 2021 • Couples
wow wee, I flew my gf over from Brisbane to Queenstown basically just for this tour, she is a huge LOTR fan and can I see impressed is an understatement!!

Our guide Francisco was so nice and fun, real knowledgeable and actually put my gf to the test with her trivia which was fun.

All the locations are bang on, easy to get to and breath taking. Queenstown on its self is amazing let alone with everything else, it was amazing.

Lunch was great and he even dropped us back to our hotel at the end cus I was cold, great day and will recommend to everyone

5/5
Written 19 July 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Indy M
5 contributions
Worth doing!
May 2021
Shane was an amazing guide, extremely well versed in LOTR trivia. He is extremely friendly, which makes even the driving parts of the tour enjoyable. Even if you're not a huge LOTR fan, the views are stunning and worth the visit! Thanks again, Shane!
Written 9 May 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. IT was a pleasure having both of you and we hope to see you again someday!
Written 18 May 2021
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Wendy C
3 contributions
Fantastic Personal Tour
Apr 2021
Shane was a great guide. Very knowledgeable about the area's history and LOTR.

Great photo opportunities. Great lunch.

Good even if you are not a huge LOTR fan.
Written 5 May 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for the review, we are glad that people value you this tour as an enjoyable trip for everyone. We hope the rest of your time in Middle-earth was as enjoyable as your day with us!
Written 7 May 2021
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Hettie A
Masterton, New Zealand1 contribution
An Amazing Experience
Apr 2021
This was the most enjoyable day, with a friendly and very knowledgeable tour guide, who accommodated all of our needs and told us fantastic stories along the way. We saw saw many film locations, all expertly explained to us, and many great photo opportunities were set up, using photos of the film scenes, costumes, props and weapons, The whole day was a lot of fun and great value, including the very filling pub lunch.
From first making contact with this company, their communication, the tour day itself and right through to the guide promptly sending me some photos he kindly took for me after my phone's battery had run flat, everything was brilliantly done. I can't recommend this company and this tour enough!
Written 14 April 2021
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Thank you for your indepth review, we are really glad you found so much value in our tour and took the time to share your experience with other. It was a pleasure having you join us in Middle-earth. Hope to see you again someday!
Written 22 April 2021
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C Mize
1 contribution
Super enjoyable
Mar 2021
Handling the weaponry and having photos taken with it in hand. Wonderful fun. Seeing the countryside where scenes were actually filmed and getting an understanding of how the panorama was stitched together to achieve the onscreen visual effects was eye opening.
Written 19 March 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for taking the time to give us feedback on your Adventure! We are glad you had a fun time with us and hope that you will come join us again someday!
Written 20 March 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jo_Kiwi
Auckland Central, New Zealand13 contributions
Fantastic fun tour
Mar 2021
What a great day this was! Shane was a fantastic guide, his knowledge of LoTR stuff and local info and myths was great, and really elevated this tour beyond my (already high) expectations. Great photo ops, and loved getting to put on cloaks and play with the replica weapons (Gimli's Axe is heavy!). Lunch was also very good. This is a must-do tour when in Queenstown even if you aren't a big LoTR fan (as the sites you visit are beautiful in their own right).
Written 10 March 2021
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Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are really glad you had a great day with us, it was a pleasure having you on tour. We hope that the rest of your trip was as enjoyable here in Queenstown (Middle-earth). Kind Regards Shane
Written 14 March 2021
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jazdis
4 contributions
The best thing to do in Queenstown
Jan 2021 • Couples
There are many things to do in New Zealand and especially in Queenstown, but this tour is the BEST activity you can take. If you are in QT it is a must! I liked LotR, but after this tour I might just buy myself elf ears as I became a true fan! We did this tour with Shane Pinder and I have never had a better, more devoted guide in my life. The tour was on a rainy day, I thought it will be a good way to pass the day, but it turned out a wonderful time in Middle earth. So why is it a must thing to do? Well first of all is the friendliness of Shane and his enthusiasm towards everything, he just lits you up! Next Shane does this whole tour in middle earth as a historical site visit, tells all the back story, not only on the movies, but the nature around itself. So you just feel as you are walking historical paths, where few thousand years ago these battles did actually happen! When visiting the place where Frodo and Sam saw the Oliphants I could actually imagine them walking there! And finally Shane teaches you some real history about the place people and nature. Bonus to that you get to weild the weapons of many of the heroes from the movies. It was really cool! I just wish they had Legolas bow 😅 but his daggers did just fine! So I would say if it is a rainy day - 15\10 points. And I am sure if it's a sunny day the tour would be 20\10 points just because of the spectacular views you could see!
Written 19 January 2021
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Thanks for the amazing review! Best thing to do in Queenstown! It's certainly a claim that we will continue to do our best to live up to. Glad you had such an amazing time and we hope the rest of your journey in Middle earth was just as amazing. Hope to see you again here sometime soon!
Written 23 January 2021
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kiwifamilythree
Auckland25 contributions
Outstanding day on this tour
Jan 2021
As a Kiwi family we loved this tour. It was informative and we learnt a lot about the LOTR and how the movie set worked. Our guide Shane was beyond excellent from the pick up to the drop off he showed us so much and we all had a great time. Many surprises kept us guessing what was next. The views of the lake on the drive were breathtaking. Being slightly higher up in a van increased our views. The weather forecast was not great but we had a dry day until the end. We will have so many memories of today. So pleased we did this tour. Thanks!!
Written 18 January 2021
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Thanks for the review and thanks for joining us. Just goes to show that the weather doesn't always have to be perfect to have an amazing time! We are glad that our tour is fun for Kiwi's too that have lived their whole lives in middle earth, we encourage more kiwi's to come down to this spectacular area and see why the rest of the world goes crazy for this little slice of heaven. We hope to see you guys again someday, it was a pleasure having you with us!
Written 23 January 2021
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Sophie
3 contributions
A Great way to explore Queenstown and LOTR
Jan 2021 • Couples
Shane was very knowledgable, we learnt a lot of interesting facts about the film as well as each of the filming locations! A great way to see all of the historical and scenic gems hidden in and around Queenstown! Also stopped at a great Brazilian BBQ place for a spot of lunch! A lovely day thanks Shane!
Written 18 January 2021
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Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed all aspects of our tour, we like to think we have covered all bases and provide an excellent time! Hope to see you again someday in middle earth!
Written 23 January 2021
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Luci H
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions
Amazing day in Middle Earth!
My husband and I had such an amazing time in this tour. We are both LOTR fans (he is a bigger fan than me lol) and it was so worth it. We got to see some amazing sights as well as pretend we were hobbits for a day. Bucket list item crossed off the list. Shane was incredibly knowledgeable of both LOTR and the region. Even if you are not a LOTR fan, it is a great opportunity to tour around the region.
Written 28 December 2020
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Thank you for your great review, we really enjoyed having you both with us on tour. If you ever find yourself back here in Middle Earth we would love to see you again! We hope that the rest of your journey was almost as exciting as being Hobbits for the day (pretty hard to top though). All the best wishes for 2021!
Written 30 December 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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kooook123321
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Great
Very great experience. The tour guide is very nice and talkative person. You won't feel bored in the whole trip
rebeccadP1337RK
rebeccadP1337RK
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So awesome
The most fabulous tour for LOTR fans plus anyone who wants fabulous scenery. Shane our guide was awesome. Do this t
luigi_bercades
luigi_bercades
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Must-do!
Shane's very nice and knowledgeable. Very interesting tidbits amidst the stunning scenery. Handling the props were
Petavet
Petavet
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Awesome tour
The drive to Glenorchy is stunning. We saw lots of sites from the films. Shane, our guide, was full of lots of info
R5468TLjayh
R5468TLjayh
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Absolute must do! 🧙‍♂️
If you're going to do a Lord of the Rings tour, make sure it's this one! Shane is a wonderfully charismatic guide
Ettykaryati
Ettykaryati
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Great tour
We had fun during our "Middle Earth" tour. We visited the LOTR filming locations in Arrowtown, Kawarau Gorge and La
maiashakti25
maiashakti25
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Absolutely do it if you’re considering it!!
Our guide Shane was amazing, such a lovely, inviting, knowledgeable and fun guy. We had so much fun and learnt heap
Nulfrost
Nulfrost
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A scenic route of middle earth
I was a lovely look around all of the locations of the films sets. If in Queenstown and also a Tolkien fan would re
brittanywU9424CH
brittanywU9424CH
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5 Stars ✨
Such an amazing experience! We loved every minute of it 🥰 Thank you to our tour guide for making this time very sp
RafaMalan
RafaMalan
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Outstanding tour.
I highly recommend this tour. Francesco was very knowledgeable and professional guide. The tour was small which I
Charge570
Charge570
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Awesome for Lotr nerds!
Shane, our tour guide, was fantastic! A genuine Lotr nerd who lead us through a wonderful tour. The weapons are awe
amortonnz
amortonnz
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It was awesome :)
Review from an 8 year old fan: I liked hearing the stories of the actors and the crew members. I liked playing with
ATattersallJ
ATattersallJ
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Very enjoyable.
Very enjoyable tour. Shane the tour guide was awesome. I am a moderate fan and there were definitely things I did n
Sonya D
Sonya D
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Trails of middle earth
Fantastic tour with Kyle who was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Highlight was dressing up and handling the we
emilief948
emilief948
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Amazing trip
We had the pleasure of being guided by Kyle on the most geeky and awesome tour! I loved the locations with picture
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