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“A fantastic LOTR experience with Jack!!”

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Small-Group Seal Colony and Wellington City Tour
Ranked #10 of 60 Tours in Wellington
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Owner description: Hosted Luxury Day Tours in greater Wellington. Fun, friendly, luxury day tours around Wellington. Your host will deliver a memorable experience. Tours include:- Wild Wellington – nature and the out-doors- Middle-earth locations- Maori Treasures Tour- Inspiration – City Highlights- Wine tours – Martinborough, Marlborough and Hawkes Bay- Customised toursTravel by car, boat or helicopter - door to door. Entry fees and lunch included.
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We had such an amazing day on our LOTR tour with Jack! It was just a friend and I for the whole day and when Jack found out what huge fans we were he went above and beyond for us! We sped the day up to see how locations we could fit in one day. This tour was worth every penny.

Jack really knew his stuff and we loved geeking out with him. When he told us that he was a founder on the Tolkien Society's New Zealand branch we knew we had struck gold! Even though my friend and I had seen all the special features (extended) for the films he was able to provide personal stories and knowledge that kept the day interesting for us and even when stuck i traffic he entertained us by playing the LOTR soundtrack. He was also really handy with a camera and we have some amazing photos to show for it.

This tour will not disappoint.

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Chantel906
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Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

An absolutely amazing tour that will make you want to watch the movies again and again and again and again. Our tour guide Laura was awesome, super sweet, super smart, full of insider information and just as excited about LOTR as we were. A perfect day!

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Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

We drove out to this park which is only 40 minutes out of Wellington. We didn't take a tour but rather found it ourselves as the park has it clearly marked. There is information on site about the location and also has other amazing walking trails. Great spot for lovers of the lord of the rings.

4  Thank Nikman55
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

Our guide Laura picked us up from hotel in Wellington for a Martinborough wine tasting day. She was great company and very informative. We drive through the Hutt Valley to Featherstone for coffee and visited 4 or 5 wineries all of which were excellent choices. Lunch in Martinborough at Pinocchio's was a highlight as was Poppies our favourite winery .Highly recommend this tour as Laura personalised it for us .

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

Our tour guide, Mike, did an excellent job of showing us many of the sets used while making the Lord of the Rings series. He used still photos and DVDs to show the movie scenes as they were staged and then the trees, gravel pit, hills, parks, etc. that were used as a base for each scene. Mike's knowledge and illustrations were mind-blowing. We came away marveling at what movie makers do digitally. Amazing.

Date of experience: February 2015
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