Discover the magic of Middle-earth with this 21-day New Zealand tour that takes you through iconic Lord of the Rings filming locations. In Queenstown, experience a full-day 4WD safari featuring key locations like Isengard, Ithilien, and Lothlorien. Journey through Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, home to landscapes that inspired Minas Tirith and Lake Town. The tour culminates in Christchurch, where you’ll explore Edoras, the cinematic home of the Rohan people. Each leg of the trip offers breathtaking scenery, and tours are accompanied by expert guides familiar with both the films and the landscapes. With daily breakfast and multiple lodging options, this tour combines the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty with a deep dive into the filming locations of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit series. Ideal for Tolkien fans and adventure seekers alike.
This tour is optimally enjoyed with a private guide, but we also provide comprehensive route notes, complete with GPS coordinates, for these iconic filming locations. This allows you the freedom to explore them at your own pace on a self-drive tour if you prefer. Rest assured, all our offerings are fully customizable and tailored to meet your specific preferences. Feel free to ask us to modify this itinerary to create the journey of your dreams!
Created for Lord of the Rings fans that want to see the films’ majestic sites. Explore Hobbiton, raft down the mighty Anduin, stay overnight at the foot of Mount Doom, fly up to South of Rivendell, visit the Lothlorien Forest and more! This trip is the most efficient way to see as much of New Zealand as possible in just over 2 weeks
Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with this South Island Lord of the Rings Adventure! Explore the beauty of the South Island and discover filming locations from The Lord of the Rings such as Lothlorien Forest, Ithilien Camp and Dead Marshes, then top it all off with a magical tour of Edoras!
Get closer to nature, explore your favourite places from the books and movies, and immerse yourself in Tolkien’s incredible world!
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