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167 Park Road Mirama, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember the first time I heard about Weta Workshop. It was during the production of Lord of the Rings when a good friend of mine told me to check out Weta Workshop and especially Weta Digital, as he knew my interest in computational design...More

Thank Matias d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place behind the special effects in LOTR and many others. Fantastic exhibits, great guide. No Photography Allowed! Mentioning that because some folks don't seem to understand that. It's fine, just be present.

Thank craigalank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a lover of all things film AND stare in wonder at the screen at how animatronics and CGI have made it so very believable then you CANNOT afford to miss this tour. From Lord of the Rings, to King King, Planet of...More

Thank TheReefBoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on 18th July, with 8 & 10 yr old children. We booked and did both the Weta Workshop & Thunderbirds Tours. We all really enjoyed the Weta Workshop Tour, and thought there wasn't much to the Thunderbird Tour. After seeing all the faces/figures that...More

Thank Lorraine1811027
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I am not a huge movie fan, but I was able to recognize some pieces from different films. Weta workshop is a hub of NZ and world movie industry. People here contribute to various films, including Lord of the Ring. I was not able to...More

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

As a LOTR and Hobbit fan it was good to see the options available to buy in the cave. The tour was good, informative with quite a few actual props to see. It recommend it as it's quite fascinating to see how they make everything

Thank rowey230181
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This place is possibly the best place to enjoy in Wellington. I learned so much about the movie making, sculpturing and I enjoyed this tour very much. I'd like to say thank you to our tour guide for telling us so much. I was blown...More

Thank JeffMario
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Weta Workshop exceeded my highest expectations! Our tour guide was so funny and informative. It was so cool to see so many amazing props from all of my favorite movies in person! I absolutely recommend visiting.

Thank CroatianWay
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I was truly blown away by everything about the Weta workshop, but I won’t spoil anything. It was a well worth visit if you love lord of the rings, the hobbit, Warcraft and much more. The gift shop was a pain as I had too...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Took the double tour 6 months ago and was happy to take it again when I recommend it to my partner as part of our recent visit to Wellington. Very interesting, learn lots of secrets involved with the movie making and what goes into the...More

Thank Andrew S
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