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New Zealand Film and Theme Tours

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HOBBITON MOVIE SET TOURS - Matamata

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Experience the real Middle-earth by visiting The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be seen. The bucolic setting is a perfect use of this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland...(more)

ZEALANDIER TOURS - New Zealand

Location: Rotorua

Chose Zealandier Tours for quality Cruise Ship Shore Sightseeing Day excursions and fully escorted Small Group Tours from the ports of New Zealand cities including Tauranga and Auckland. Our iconic tour destinations include Rotorua Thermal Land and Maori Culture, Hobbiton; the movie set locations for Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit and Waitomo Glow Worms Cave...(more)

PURE JOURNEYS - New Zealand

Location: Rotorua

Experience an exciting self-drive holiday, tailored to your taste and schedule. Chose from a selection of car hire, accommodation, attractions and activities and extensive personal itinerary. local customer assistance & 24/7 emergency contact, free booking amendments, 100% free service. Chose your route from our wide selection of self-drive holidays and experience New Zealand your way...(more)

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WELLINGTON ROVER TOURS - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Explore the film locations used during filming of Lord of the Rings (LOTR) movies and the greater Wellington region. Visit the Outskirts of the Shire, The Race to the Ferry, Dunharrow, Village of Bree, Rivendell, Fords of Isen, Gardens of Isengard, River Anduin, Minas Tirith and Helms Deep...(more)

CAPITAL PERSONALISED TOURS - Wellington

Location: New Zealand

Capital Personalised Tours invites you to witness the sights of the Capital city up close and personal, before experiencing the beauty of the coastline encompassing Wellington. Travelling in a luxury 4WD, we offer a range of personalised tours to ensure you get the most out of your visit. We also have Wellington movie tours, sightseeing & city tours...(more)

RED CARPET LORD OF THE RINGS™ TOURS - Nationwide

Location: Auckland

We take you on 6, 10 or 14 day Lord of the Rings™ tour of New Zealand. Let us make your dreams reality, walk in the footsteps of your favourite Tolkien character while visiting Middle Earth™. Visit the best LOTR™/Hobbit™ film sites with like-minded fans, become part of a fellowship. Enjoy a LORD OF THE RINGS™ tour of a lifetime!..(more)

ONERING TOURS - Twizel

Location: Mt Cook and MacKenzie Country

Visit the LOTR Middle-earth film location of Gondor, The White Mountains and the Entwash, only a short drive from the South Canterbury town of Twizel. Director Sir Peter Jackson shot scenes for the Return of The King on this private high-country land in 2000. Tours include use of replica swords and Gondorian helmets. Learn about how the movie was made...(more)

ARROW TOURS - Bay of Plenty

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Operated by Roger, Arrow Tours provides clients guided and well planned cruise tours, cultural sightseeing, small group tours and more. As one of the leading cruise ship specialists in New Zealand, they specialize in arranging guided cruise ship tours and shore excursions to Tauranga, Rotorua, Hobbiton & more...(more)

HOBBITON EXPRESS TOUR - Auckland and Rotorua

Location: Waikato

Let Bush and Beach take you on a magical guided tour to the Hobbiton Movie Set from "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" films. This is the largest "green set" in the world. You will see hobbit holes, the party tree, Bilbo's house - "Bag End" and visit the Green Dragon Inn. Lunch at Shire's Rest Cafe included...(more)

TASMAN HELICOPTERS - Nelson

Location: New Zealand

Tasman Helicopters pride themselves on ensuring yours is a trip to remember. Whether it's a flight to spectacular National Parks such as Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi, or a flight over Chetwood Forest, Lake Canaan Down or Harwoods hole. Explore the mystical environment and venture into the unknown...(more)

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS SOUTHERN LAKES TOURS - South Island

Location: Fiordland

Welcome to Absolutely Fabulous Southern Lakes Tours! Extremely family friendly with no age restrictions. Perfect for couples or family groups of all ages. Experience four-day Lord of the Rings tours. Christchurch to Queenstown, Milford Sound and beyond plus four-day Southern Lakes Sightseeing Tours. Choose to fly out of Queenstown or return to Christchurch. Tour vehicle is exclusively reserved for you...(more)

4x4 ADVENTURES - LORD OF THE RINGS TOURS - Christchurch, Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Exclusive chauffeured / guided off-road Lord of the Rings and Custom Made tours departing Christchurch. From one day to six weeks throughout the Southern Alps and South Island. Friendly experienced hosts, small groups (Min 2, max 8). Stunning views guaranteed, no crowds or coaches, unlimited photo stops, delicious meals/refreshments and homely Kiwi accommodation. We provide exclusive quality, not quantity...(more)

FLAT EARTH MIDDLE EARTH - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

Visit Middle Earth filming locations - an exhilarating journey of discovery through the Wellington and Wairarapa regions. See the outskirts of the Shire, the Gardens of Isengard, the River Anduin, Helms Deep, and the white bridge of Lothlorien. Check out our Capital Arts and Inspiration Tours. Wellington's wonders are unequalled anywhere on earth...(more)

HIGH COUNTRY DISCOVERY TOUR - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Visit the heart of Middle-earth and explore one of the most geographically diverse regions of New Zealand on a small group, personal, wildlife and scenic tour. LOTR and the Hobbit movie location viewing. Small group. Toyota Landcruiser or Land Rover 4WD transport. Visit Mount Earnslaw Station, a 130-year-old working farm...(more)

HAIRY FEET SCENIC FILM LOCATION TOUR - Waitomo

Location: Waikato

MIDDLE EARTH AT IT'S BEST! Join personally guided tours through our farm which featured extensively in Peter Jackson's "THE HOBBIT". Be entertained with our stories about filming and farming and see why we've received Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence". Have your camera ready as we wander through ancient native forest, under massive limestone cliffs and among unusual rock formations...(more)

AMAZING NEW ZEALAND - The Itinerary Specialist

Location: Christchurch

We are a New Zealand based consultancy who specialise solely on New Zealand. We create innovative, imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to meet your own requirements and can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track, away from the mass tourism wherever possible. See and experience the REAL New Zealand...(more)

HASSLE-FREE LORD OF THE RINGS EDORAS TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Join us on a journey in the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts High Country Station. Visit the most stunning and recognisable LOTR locations on this exciting day—Edoras! Tour includes a champagne picnic lunch and entertaining commentary from local kiwi guides. You don't have to be LOTR fan to enjoy this amazing day...(more)

CJAYS TOUR GROUP - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Location: Hobbiton

Small group, boutique, personal tour operation with 20 years' experience in the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Rotorua area. Special half-day tours of Tauranga for cruise ship passengers. Full day tours to Rotorua from Tauranga and Mount Maunganui. Excursions to Waitomo Caves & Hobbiton movie set. Charter tours from Auckland and Tauranga...(more)

HAKA TOURS - New Zealand Private Group Tours

Location: New Zealand

Looking to get even more up-close and personal in NZ? We are experienced in arranging private New Zealand guided tours for groups of 4 people or more! The chance to customise your holiday to suit you - we will go out of our way to plan your tour to your needs...(more)

CRUISE TOURS TAURANGA - Port of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui

Location: Waikato - Waitomo

Enjoy a cruise ship shore excursion or day tour to Rotorua, Hobbiton and Tauranga. Join our tours for a day filled with stunning scenery, a little adventure and loads of fun as you discover the uniqueness that is New Zealand...(more)