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Adventure Safari Ltd - Wellington Movie Tours

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Address: Wellington, New Zealand
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Fun tour of Wellington

The tour guide was very knowledgeable about LOTR filming locations. The lunch is nothing special (just subway). It is a good way to see the Wellington area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Andrew M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lord of the Rings Ultimate Movie Tour in Wellington is An Absolute Waste of time and money....!!! The tour guide picks you up at an appointed time and place, then goes to a petrol station to buy you your already paid-for lunch, then takes you round in a van to various sites which were used in the movie. He... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the Ultimate Movie Tour and had the best day ever. Ted, the guide, is very friendly and has a lot of knowledge about the Lord of the Rings. He told us interesting stories, helped us to recreate scenes to take a photo, and showed us backstage footage in the bus while we were on our way to a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I'm not a super LOTR fan but I really enjoyed this tour. I did the half day tour and had a great time. We were shown clips from the movies on the bus before we arrived at a location so it was fresh in my mind when we arrived. Of course there is now nothing left of the sets but... More 

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Timmins, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

So they take you to places where scenes were filmed but there is nothing there. You really have to use your imagination when the show you a picture of a scene in the movie & then say" see that tree in the scene.... that's this one right over there". Ok so yeah that's definitely the tree alright! Save your money... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome day with Ted! Knows all about LotR and definately a must go when you visit Wellington! Good lunch, nice movies in between the location. You will have a great time and is good value for money!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The tour takes you to a few LOTR filming locations; they were merely very common places, such as a small path in the bush, a couple of trees that Sam climbed etc. Unless you are an extreme fan of LOTR, you will feel very bored quickly. We join a group of about 20, only a few kids were excited. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The tour guide was very knowledgeable about LOTR filming locations. The lunch is nothing special (just subway). It is a good way to see the Wellington area.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great experience with Smuggles as our tour guide. He is a great tour guide. We enjoyed it very much, have done and seen a lot. It's better than we thought it was. Highly recommended to all.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was a good adventure, especially since I am a huge LOTR and Hobbit fan. The tour guide was somewhat friendly, but not real talkative, and not convincingly a fan himself. Being able to see the locations and look at pictures of what the sets were like was interesting. It's amazing to see how small spaces were well-used.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time on all day LOTR tour with a small group and a very good guide who knew a lot about the locations and was also great at helping us recreate scenes from the Lord of the Rings films. Locations are lovely, had particularly good tour of the Weta Cave!

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