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Weta Workshop

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167 Park Road Mirama, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-909 4000
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“special effects” (19 reviews)
“wings” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
167 Park Road Mirama, Wellington, New Zealand
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+64 4-909 4000
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"special effects"
in 19 reviews
"behind the scenes"
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"wings"
in 44 reviews
"creative team"
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"red carpet tours"
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"met peter"
in 2 reviews
"warner bros"
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"power rangers"
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"combo deal"
in 2 reviews
"model makers"
in 2 reviews
"chain mail"
in 6 reviews
"mad max"
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"production facility"
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"gift shop"
in 13 reviews
"tour guide"
in 11 reviews
"answering questions"
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"mock ups"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great trip to view the details on how the movies not just LOTR are made but also the Thunderbirds. Awesome

Thank royelind
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Weta tour was an amazing experience. Weĺl run and very professional. We got to see how the props are made for a stack of movies. I really enjoyed the mini theatre film which is free entry via the shop. Parking is a bit of...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the studio tour where the guide show us how the props are made, what they are made of. Quite disappointed that we r not able to take photos for most part of the tour. Agreed with some other reviews here that it's consider...More

Thank Ellen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed as it was not what we expected and was overpriced. We expected to at the very least be taken into the workshop itself and see and talk to actual workers and see them working on projects. Just to see through 2 glass windows...More

Thank thelaps2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for the basic weta workshop tour. Wasn’t too sure what to expect, but enjoyed it once we got there. Our tour guide was very good and enhusastic about the props and the history. As a LOTR and Hobbit fan I was very excited to...More

Thank Jodie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the $65 There and Back tour - our driver, Stan, was exceptional. Great knowledge and amazing service - even dropped us back at our hotel as we were the only ones in the van on the way back! The tour was fantastic and...More

Thank KaylaWard19
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good insight into what is done by Weta workshop. Very skilled people and the imagination is amazing. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable and we enjoyed it.

Thank rachm1971
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t what I expected, was hoping for more of an insight into how things were made and shown through more of the workshop. Saying that the tour was still pretty cool however tbh $45 each was a bit steep. Tour guide Cam ran the tour...More

1  Thank shanz22
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are 2 Weta workshops/caves. The one we did was in what looked like an office building (not the one with statues outside) and the other was the more obvious tourist one further along. To get the office one you need to book with the...More

Thank Di B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting look at the behind the scenes work carried out by the designers and craftsmen/women who help create the wonder of the movie industry. Weta studios have played a many part in some amazing movie productions, spanning over many many years. Keeping their skills and...More

Thank Louise B
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