We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour

1 Ostler Road | Leaving from the Mackenzie Country Inn, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0073
Book on TripAdvisor
More Info
and up
Pelennor Fields Lord of the Rings Set Tour with Breakfast from Twizel
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
1 Ostler Road | Leaving from the Mackenzie Country Inn, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0073
Write a Review
Reviews (144)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been one of the best things we've done in NZ! Dawn for a start is amazing! Having booked the tour with her just a day before we arrived in Twizel to find ourselves in thick mist. She contacted us and sadly advised us...More

Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The tour takes you to the golden fields of Pelennor. The guide Dawn is very friendly and knowledgeable about how LOTR was filmed in general and filmmaking in Twizel in particular. She brings it all to life by showing you how various scenes were filmed....More

1  Thank emiliejg
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I can recommend this tour, it's informative full with interesting facts about the movies wich makes you amazed. The guide Dawn is a great one and I enjoyed talking and listening to her during the whole tour.

Thank Theodor D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Our Tour with Dawn was one of the best things we did in New Zealand :) She told us details of filmmaking, showed locations you can’t see without a guide and we were aloud to play with swords :)

Thank amf602017
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We joined the tour with a Melbourne family and the whole journey was wonderful and interesting. the guide was from UK and she was a Lord of rings movies professionals, she introduced averything related to the movies and gave us the chance to experience the...More

1  Thank Jianbo H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Travelling NZ with my brother and sister, we originally were not going to take this tour - but it came highly recommended in the Lord of the Rings location guide book. We are so happy that we did - by far the best LOTR tour...More

Thank Nic H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you are in Twizel, you absolutely have to do this tour ! It is really interesting and you will learn lots of things about the movies and some stories behind the scenes, you won't regret it ! The guide is passionate about her job...More

Thank MarineMF
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Whether you're a fan or not you'll love this tour ! The explanations are clear and very interesting, thanks to the best guide of N-Z :-)

Thank tonymainguenaud
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a great time. We learn a lot about film shooting. Being a couple is great, we can reproduce some scenes in disguise. The explanations are very clear with a very good knowledge ... And it's surprising to be in the same place as...More

1  Thank Comeon W
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Even though the shooting location is nothing but a vast field with no actual sets left, this is a really fun and informative tour. Dawn is a great guide with lots of anecdotes and details to tell. She was even so nice to take pictures...More

Thank Mira_Midori
Nearby Restaurants
Poppies Cafe
650 reviews
5.97 km away
Shawty's Cafe
494 reviews
5.34 km away
Hydro Cafe
88 reviews
5.40 km away
Ministry of Works Bar and Eatery
60 reviews
5.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
High Country Salmon
155 reviews
7.60 km away
Ben Ohau Road Cheese
30 reviews
1.62 km away
Segway Xtreme
28 reviews
5.97 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi there, we will be staying in Twizel and wondering is it necessary to book for the LOTR tour...we would hate to miss out as we are also huge fans!
14 November 2015|
Response from ScotsmanEssexUK | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went there in April and did nor realise there was such a tour but managed to get on the tour but it was the last two seats. My advice would be to book in advance to avoid disappointment - it was a really good... More