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Wellington Rover Tours

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Address: Wellington 6140, New Zealand
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US$ 138.01*
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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Locations Tour including Lunch
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US$ 69.00*
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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour

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Great behind-the-scenes view for LOTR fans

The full day LOTR tour was well worth the time and expense. It brought alive the making of the movie with the visit to Weta Cave. The guide had lots of interesting information... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The full day LOTR tour was well worth the time and expense. It brought alive the making of the movie with the visit to Weta Cave. The guide had lots of interesting information and stories. This was a must for us, as we're big fans of the movie and exceeded all expectations. Included some great views around Wellington.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just came back from a memorable half day Lord of the Rings tour with Jack from Wellington Rover. I'm a big fan of the movie series and was very much looking forward to this tour. Although not a big fan, I managed to cajoule my wife to come along and be my photographer! Jack picked us up promptly at a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came on Royal Caribbean. Our ticket said our tour left at 1.30pm from cruise terminal. At 1.30pm we waited and no one came. The great staff at the cruise terminal called the tour company on behalf of us to see what was happening. The tour company said they emailed us that our tour had been moved to 8.30am. We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wow!!! We booked to come here on a bus tour through a Royal Carribbean cruise ship which docked for a day in Wellington. I'm not a fan of The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit movies like my husband and kids but I was really interested and impressed with the history and creativity of the place. The souvenir shop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling to NZ I had (of course) heard about Hobbiton but had no clue that Wellington was the hub of it all! I booked in an afternoon tour with Craig and he was fantastic. Very humorous and didn't sound as if he'd delivered the same lines over and over (which I've had on other tours) which made for an informative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for Jackson when booking the Lord of the Rings tour. So knowledgeable and energetic about what he does. Very informative overall and the lunch was great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picked up at our hotel and transported to so many fun places where filming was done for the Lord of the Rings. Guide was great and the pictures he had from the movies pointing out the exact spot shown in the films had us right in the scene. You could see the roads, the trees and the scenery from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I opted for the full day tour and were lucky enough to have Chewy as our wonderful guide who did an excellent job of showing us around and entertaining is with LotR trivia. Hotel pickup is provided and the day started with amazing panoramic scenery atop Mt Victoria, followed by a tour through the Weta Workshop. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is an all-day tour. Our guides Jack and Jackson were great (Jackson is still in training, so he's still learning). Jack is extremely knowledgeable about all things Tolkien, and had lots of cool and interesting stories to share. Great small group, great props and cloaks to borrow for pictures (even though I brought my own!). Lunch was a box... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were picked up by our guide Chewy at port. He is funny and big friend of LOTR . We are glad that we picked this excursion , although we only watched the trilogy once ( hardly remember all the scenes). We enjoyed the landscape at Kaitoke Regional Park and Mt Victoria, besides the filming locations. The Weta shop is... More 

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