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Red Carpet Tours

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We offer 14, 10 and 6 Day Lord of the Rings™ Tours. Red Carpet Tours are the premier tour company for fans of The Lord of the Rings™ and Hobbit™ trilogies. Operating since 2002, we are the only multi-day tour company to be endorsed by Saul Zaentz...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0620, New Zealand
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+64 21 461 142
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm having a hard time fully putting my experience with Red Carpet Tours into words. New Zealand had always been a dream of mine, and with my 40th Birthday being this year, I decided it was time. I had a little bit of a heart...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KimmieRox
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I love to travel, but this was absolutely the best trip my husband and I have ever taken. I had been looking at this trip for over 8 years and it was everything I wanted it to be. Everything is run so efficiently and with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank STRioux
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Traveling from Auckland to Queenstown, visiting a plethora of shooting sites many on private land most people do not have access to, plus the obvious joys of Hobbiton, WETA, Jed Brophy, Daniel Reeve & SO MANY more events, sites, people and places. I cannot imagine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank remmahk
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

This was a trip of a lifetime. Highly recommend it for any fan of the movies. Even if you aren’t a Tolkien fan it’s a great way to see New Zealand in all its beauty. They have made lifelong connections with many folks involved with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt this was the best trip I have ever taken. New Zealand has been a dream for many years and being such a Tolkein nerd I decided that a middle earth tour would be the best way to see the country. After much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trail19113356156
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Worth every penny : Starting in Auckland and going all the way to Queenstown, this tour makes you see New Zealand through Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit filming locations. It is the most complete tour related to the movies. Julie, the guide, is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LucG223
EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Kia Ora Luc, Thank you very much for your review. It was wonderful to have you and Annie journey with us. I learnt so much, and enjoyed your great sense of humour. Please tell Annie I will practice my French, for the next time I...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

Absolutely exemplary in every way. The choice of hotels, locations..etc....perfect. Also the personal attention to each guest on the tour was the best I have ever seen. Exactly the kind of tour I envisioned.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daryl B
EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Dear Daryl, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. I hope to see you on a Reunion Tour in the near future. Please stay in touch. Best regards, Julie

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

New Zealand and middle earth became my dream land since I was a teenager. Living in Shire like a hobbit is the best thing in the world. This trip fulfilled my wishes. Julie is very friendly and professional, thank you for guiding us. 红毯之旅是新西兰旅行的优质之选😋More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SophieWangXW
EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Kia Ora Sophie, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. It was lovely having you and Neil journey with us. I hope to see you on our South Island Middle earth adventure in the near future. Please stay in touch with me. Namarie,...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

It was a dream of mine to visit NZ (Middle Earth) ever since I saw FOTR in JR High. My BFF and I grew up watching the movies, reading the books, and reenacting the scenes together. We finally took the leap and booked our trip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katie C
EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Dear Katie, Thank you for joining us on this magical journey. I loved your great enthusiasm and look forward to seeing your photos. So glad you found a cloak you loved, it’s beautiful. Please stay in touch. Best regards, Julie

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This tour was such an incredible experience for myself and my best friend from high school. Lord of the rings books and movies have had a special place in both our hearts although it had been years since I had read or seen either. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol F
EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Dear Carol, It was awesome to have you and Katie journey with us, we had a lovely Fellowship. I’m looking forward to seeing your photos when you get a chance. Please stay in touch. Best regards, Julie

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Response from EowynNZ | Property representative |
Hello, Tipping in New Zealand is appreciated for good service, but not mandatory. Kind regards, Julie 😊
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I went in January but we did have mixed weather, so pack a good waterproof jacket with a hood! I took more clothes than I needed, as the laundry facilities as the hotels were great. Oh, and take a spare change of clothes and... More
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Hello, thank you for your enquiry. Please email us from the address on our website, we can answer all your questions and provide costs. Thank you, Julie
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