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Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1079
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Amazing tour

We really enjoyed the scenic drive to paradise. The tour locations are good, they correspond... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kumud B
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Perfect scenic day trip!

If you are a LOTR fan, this tour is a must-do when visiting Queenstown. Pure Glenorchy brings you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Don A
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Kenilworth, New Jersey
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Travel along N.Z's most scenic highway and view some of the most world's most spectacular scenery. Visit Lord of the Rings Locations and take a journey with us deep into Middle Earth, encounter Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien Forest and Ithilien! Also visit a location from the recently filmed The Hobbit. Stories and secrets will be shared by guides who have great insight into the filming. Take in the diverse landscape of ancient beech forest, braided rivers, glacier carved valleys and towering snow capped peaks. Explore Mt Aspiring World Heritage Parks unique flora and fauna. Encounter birdlife and animals. Leave with magic memories and the most amazing photo's. - Small personalised groups - Complimentary delicious picnic - Free photo C.D - Locally owned & operated family business - Comfortable 4WD mini-vans - Departs Queenstown 8:00am & 1:45pm - Duration 4 - 4 1/4 hours - Qualmark Endorsed - DOC Concessionaire - TIANZ Member
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 20:30
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Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the scenic drive to paradise. The tour locations are good, they correspond exactly with the movie. We enjoyed the little picnic that they provide at isenguard. Overall an unforgettable experience. Stunning scenery !

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

Hi, Thank you for your amazing review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed everything on the tour and hope you also come away with some stunning photos. Thanks for coming out with us. Trina

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a LOTR fan, this tour is a must-do when visiting Queenstown. Pure Glenorchy brings you to some of the most beautiful scenic areas that were featured in the trilogy. I loved hearing the different filmaking stories and fun facts about the cast....More

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

Hi Don, Thanks so much for you must do review. Kim really enjoyed taking you out to see the beauty of the LOTR locations and we is chuffed with your kind words. Thanks again Trina

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a tour not only about the famous scenery but also to know the history of this region and the stories behind the scene. The guiding make me want to watch Peter Jackson's great works again, to feel his love and passion of this country,...More

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

Hi Mei, Thank you for taking the time to write praising review. We are so glad you had a great time and you were re-sparked to watch Peter Jacksons LOTR films again. Thanks again Trina

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Start the tour with one of the most scenic drives in the world from Queenstown to Glenorchy. Andrew our lovely guide was very knowledgeable and provided plenty of information not only on the LOTR shooting locations but also plenty of stories about the cast, bloopers...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi, Thank you for your "Must Do" review! We are delighted to hear you a perfect day out with Andrews wealth of knowledge. Thanks again for coming out with us. Trina

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very good and informative. A very good tour. Lots of information and locations with photographs to match the locations. A very knowledgeable guide.

Thank Mark F
PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi Mark, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. Its great to hear you had a great, informative tour. Thanks Trina

Reviewed 13 May 2017

I live in Queenstown and have been out to Glenorchy many times but with this trip I saw much more than usual.The places chosen to do stops were all very beautiful and with quite a few off the beaten track. The commentary was great and...More

Thank Sally M
PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi Sally, Thank you for taking the time to write this raving review. We are delighted to hear you found the guide to be amazing and enjoyed the tour. Thanks again Trina

Reviewed 7 May 2017

A very professional guided tour through stunning landscapes close to Queesntown. Perfect sunny day, interesting explanations from our guide, nice chat and tasty picnic in one of the most fantastic valleys ever. Highly recommended.

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi, Thank you for your high recommendation. We are so pleased you loved the stunning scenery, guide and tasty picnic. Thank you Trina

Reviewed 19 April 2017

A wonderful tour of the most beautiful scenery on the South Island. David, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable of both movies, nature and history of the sites. I have not seen all of the movies but will definitely do that as soon as I...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi, Thank you for your wonderful review. David enjoyed taking you out and is thrilled with your high praise. Enjoy watching the movies! Thanks Trina

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Kim was a wonderful guide who really knew her subject and clearly enjoyed it. Best to watch the movies again before you go.

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi, Thank you for the fantastic review. We are delighted you had a wonderful time out with Kim. Thanks again Trina

Reviewed 17 April 2017

My son and I went with Andrew and really enjoyed our day tour. The weather was raining to begin with and we were worried the whole tour would be wasted, but we headed out of town and things cleared up. Andrew's knowledge about local sites...More

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PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi Malcolm, Thank you for your praising review. We are delighted to hear the weather cleared up and you really enjoyed Andrews knowledge. Thanks for coming out with us. Trina

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Christian Y
Hello we plan to book a trip on 27th. 4 adults and one toddler of 8 months. we are bringing a car seat for him. Will the ride be safe advisable for him? Will we all fit in one car? Also we plan to stay in a AIR bnb near town. Can we get picked up and dropped at our place?
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
Hello! Just booked the 8am tour :) Was wondering how many hours the tour is/ time we get back? as we plan to go hiking in the afternoon. Thank you!
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
Coming in September - would like to book family of 4 - can you tell me costs? Thanks
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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