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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was recommended to reserve the 28 dollar tour, which was a good thing to do, upon arrival a lot of visitor were not able to join the tour since it was fully booked. It's a short tour, but the attributes, sculptures, etc of many...More

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the tour wasn't long, it was informative and our guide was great. Very humble when compared to a visit to Universal Studios, but I think that's what impressed me is there is still a small, family feel to the Weta family. If you're interested...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to visit a place like a Museum and see a couple of Video’s for $100+ feel free . The guide was very knowledgeable. I could have gone round Te Papa for a tenth of the price. I do not recommend, very,very disappointing

Thank MAGICK52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took your from Wellington central to wets... Amazing tour guide, funny and very informative... Film on history was great, the tour fantastic.... Only drawback was had to hope on bus could have done with more time to take photos

Thank carol041165
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I took my family to see this one a short holiday in Wellington. My daughters were a bit reluctant but I was keen and had already been to the Weta Cave tour on a conference. (the tours aren't the same). The workshop tours was really...More

Thank nick a
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Zak was our guide - very knowledgeable and obviously enjoys working at Weta. You really get a feel for the passion that goes into creating such detailed sets and props. Recommend both tours if you have time.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We booked the "There and Back Again Full Experience" Tour through wetaworkshop.com for $85NZD pp. We got picked up at 1.30pm on the dot (do not be late or you'll be left behind) near Wellington i-Site. Tour transport guide gave a little extra knowledge before...More

Thank Meremaid
Reviewed 13 August 2018

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 Matiasd579
Reviewed 8 August 2018 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 August 2018 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

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