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Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours

8b Kiely Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1079
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Amazing tour!

We had an afternoon tour with Kim and she was fantastic! She learned our names and interacted with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ellojoj
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New York City, New York
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We had a picnic at Isengard!

After introducing the kids to the Lord of the Rings movies recently (they finally were old enough... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
engineeringsimon
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Sydney, Australia
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Local guides will help you to explore the breath-taking landscapes of Middle Earth, Glenorchy and Paradise during this half day Lord of The Rings inspired tour. Visiting film locations from The Lord of the Rings trilogy, you’ll enjoy hearing behind the scenes stories, from decisions made by the director to amusing anecdotes about the actors. You’ll stand before such sites as Isengard, Ithilien, Amon Hen and Lothlorien forest; where you can play at being a star with our capes and swords, making for fun photos. As you travel along New Zealand’s most scenic highway from Queenstown to Glenorchy you will have the opportunity to stop and photograph incredible vistas as your guide shares insights with you. You will be as satisfied as a hungry Hobbit by the delicious picnic lunch we put on for in Mt Aspiring’s National Heritage Park. There will be fresh sandwiches and slices along with coffee/tea and some cold refreshments as well. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available
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8b Kiely Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an afternoon tour with Kim and she was fantastic! She learned our names and interacted with all of us so we felt comfortable around each other. She had funny stories about extras who were in LOTR films. Kim also taught us a cool...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After introducing the kids to the Lord of the Rings movies recently (they finally were old enough 11, 13). I was surprised (and pleased) that they wanted to go on this tour. We all really enjoyed the beautiful scenery and movie related anecdotes of the...More

Thank engineeringsimon
PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Simon, Thank you for taking the time to write this praising review. We love that your whole family had a really nice day out with us. Thanks Trina

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although not an avid LOTR fan, I cannot think of a better or more informative way to learn. With great information from our wonderful guide Kim, picking out key elements and locations of the film and how it all pieced together, the morning flew by...More

Thank Gareth K
PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gareth, Thank you for your fabulous review. You have taken some excellent photos there and we are delighted you had a wonderful tour with Kim! Thanks for coming out with us. Trina

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Andrew was our guide for the day and he was very knowledgeable to share with us about Queenstown and it surroundings and the sights and happenings during the filming of the LOTR series. It was raining quite a bit but he took care to make...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sharon, Thank your for your great review! Sounds like you have a great day out despite the rain. We will pass on your praises to Andrew, he loves sharing his knowledge/stories of LOTR and showing off the beauty of Paradise. Thanks Trina

Reviewed 18 August 2017

My sons and I went on the tour yesterday with Andrew. it was fantastic. Not only was Andrew able to show us some of the local LOTR film sites, but he was also knowledgeable about the area in general. Despite a rainy day, Andrew made...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for high recommendation. We are pleased to hear you had a fantastic tour with Andrew, he also enjoyed taking you out. Thanks Trina

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We ended up choosing this LOTR tour over the others and we were not disappointed! The props and costumes were such a blast! Then the little break in the middle of the trip with sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, and homemade sweets were a great...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write this praising review. Sounds like you had a stunning day with beautiful reflections. Thanks for coming out with us! Trina

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had Andrew as our guide. I did a lot of research into which LOTR tour to go with and Pure Glenorchy was recommended to me by several people. They lived up to and far surpassed my expectations! Andrew was a wonderful guide; full of...More

Thank Amisha W
PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Amisha, Thank you for your wonderful review. Andrew said it was a real pleasure to take you out on tour and also thanks you for your kind words. Trina

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were so glad we took this tour, what an incredible adventure! It was amazing seeing all the LoTR sights and just the beautiful scenery around Queenstown. Our tour guide Kim was fantastic, really knowledgeable on LoTR and the history of the area, and just...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Emma, Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. Kim is chuffed with your high praises and enjoyed taking your family out. Thanks again Trina

Reviewed 6 August 2017

We travelled to Queenstown at the end of July, in winter. We'd seen few companies that offered LOTR tours by the Internet, and we finally decided that one because of the comments and a youtube video, and it was a success. We booked a tour...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Ana, Thank you for this excellent review. We are delighted that you choose us and enjoyed Andrew knowledge and inside stories. Thanks for coming out with us! Trina.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took this tour while we were in Queenstown and I'm SO happy did! I am a huge LOTR fan and it was incredible getting to see all of the locations and here fun stories about the filming process. Mark was so...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi, Thank you for your Incredible review. Mark really enjoyed taking you both out and is chuffed with your kind words. We are so delighted to hear it was a favorite adventure in New Zealand and would love to see again, maybe as a guide...More

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Christian Y
21 September 2016|
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Response from PureGlenorchy | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your inquiry. Yes, the ride will be safe for your 8 month old. We take all ages on the tour. You would all be in one vehicle. Yes, we pick up and drop off at all central accommodation. Thanks again... More
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Cassandra A
15 August 2016|
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Response from PureGlenorchy | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your question. We leave at 8 am or 1 :45pm and tour is around 4 1/4 hours so you arrive back around 12:15pm or 6pm.
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Judy B
24 March 2016|
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Response from PureGlenorchy | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. Yes the cost is $170 per adult and $90 for children (0-14yrs). Thanks again Trina
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