Win Holiday Prizes: Lord of the Rings tours in New Zealand. Discover Middle Earth and the beautiful filming locations in New Zealand used to create the Lord of the Rings films. Explore the Lord of the Rings locations and settings of the movie, see where battles were fought, Hobbiton and much more on a Lord of the Rings tour in New Zealand.

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Lord of The Rings Tours

Lord of the Rings tours in New Zealand showcase over 150 locations that were used as spectacular backdrops for Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Famous LOTR locations can easily be reached through guided tours that reveal why New Zealand has truly become today's Middle Earth, more

View further information about Lord of the Rings films in New Zealand. Read about The Hobbit movie, which has also been filmed in New Zealand, or take a Hobbit Tour.

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    Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be viewed and see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire.

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

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

    +64 3 314 2030
    +64 27 327 0365
    Lake Sumner Road, Hawarden, North Canterbury, New Zealand

    No deposit required. Family-friendly, three and four-day tours. Lord of the Rings film sites tour included on the four-day Southern Lakes tour. Price includes: travel to spectacular Milford Sound, Queenstown, Milford Sound boat cruise, plus much more. View LOTR location sites including Pelennor Battle Fields, Pillars of the Kings, Ithilien Camp and much more.

    +64 3 572 8025
    +64 274 351955
    50 State Highway 63, Renwick 7204, New Zealand
  • AIR RANGITATA - Mid Canterbury

    Scenic flights over the South Island’s spectacular Southern Alps. Our high wing Cessna seats five and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Enjoy unimpeded views as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Scenic routes include Mt Cook & West Coast Glaciers and the Rangitata Headwaters. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between.

    +64 3 696 3848
    +64 27 4732 581
    372 Rangitata Terrace Road, Ashburton 7775, New Zealand
  • AMAZING NEW ZEALAND - The Itinerary Specialist

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

    +64 9 428 4668
    66 Beauvoir Ave, Matakatia, Whangaparaoa 0930, Auckland, New Zealand
  • BLACK SHEEP TOURING CO. - New Zealand Wide

    Black Sheep Touring Co. is a leading travel specialist in small-group, private and self-drive tours of New Zealand. Based in New Zealand, we provide vital local knowledge, passionate New Zealand guides and itineraries that blend your bucket-list destinations with our own secret finds. At the same time, our global team serves your start-to-finish travel needs.

    +64 3 540 3221
    66/68 Aranui Road, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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    Silver Enviro Rating
  • BUCKET LIST TOURS NZ - New Zealand

    Let Bucket List Tours NZ take you on an unforgettable holiday. See, Taste, Feel, Experience the real New Zealand. We have set tours, Tours By Seasons or we can design a tour for you. Whether you want full on action, pampering, or a more relaxed scenic tour, we would love to create wonderful, lasting memories just for you.

    +61 407 033 030
    Childers, Queensland, Australia
  • DART STABLES - Glenorchy, Queenstown

    Dart Stables have a variety of horses ensuring all riding abilities are catered for. Whether you're a complete beginner or lifetime rider, our professional, dedicated, horse loving team will match you with a suitable mount. Leading you across rivers, along valleys and through tranquil beech forests, our enthusiastic guides guarantee an unforgettable riding experience. Please do not hesitate to enquire.

    +64 3 442 5688
    0800 4 RIDING (0800 474 3464) (Free call - only within NZ)
    58 Coll Street, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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    Leading Queenstown adventure activity operators Nomad Safaris and Shotover Jet have combined to offer you an exciting 4X4 tour in the Wakatipu Basin and jet boat adventure on the Shotover River. Experience true off-roading, see landscapes that inspired "Lord of the Rings" & "Hobbit" filming and have a chance to strike it rich gold panning.

    +64 3 442 6699
    0800 688 222 (Free call - only within NZ)
    37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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    Gold Enviro Rating

    Fine Tours New Zealand custom-designs and creates every single tour for every single guest, ensuring that you get exactly what you want and the experience you deserve. Our New Zealand based team of experts apply their knowledge and expertise to create a holiday in New Zealand that you will never forget.

    +64 3 443 0812
    Level 1, 93 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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  • FIRST LIGHT TRAVEL - New Zealand Wide

    An extraordinary selection of unique small group tours. Premier experiences using the most qualified people, personalities, locations and knowledge. Our trips range from guided adventure and dive tours through to educational tours with marine mammals. We are constantly striving to build greater ecological awareness of the highly sensitive and vulnerable nature of the environment.

    +64 9 281 4481
    6/1 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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    Silver Enviro Rating

    An exhilarating journey of discovery through the Wellington and Wairarapa regions, visiting Middle Earth filming locations—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.

    +64 4 977 5805
    0800 775 805 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Cesco House, 124 Waterloo Quay, Wellington, New Zealand

    Enjoy a guided walk on the magnificent Routeburn Track or take a scenic 4WD tour and experience breathtaking scenery that inspired Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Our privately-guided tours showcase the sheer beauty of an untouched paradise. Journey to the Mt Aspiring World Heritage area and experience diverse landscapes of ancient beech forests, braided rivers and glacier-carved valleys.

    +64 3 409 0800
    0800 495 687 (Free call - only within NZ)
    129 Oban Street, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
  • HAKA TOURS - New Zealand Private Group Tours

    Looking for a full customized New Zealand trip? We are experienced in arranging private New Zealand tours for groups of 4 or more people, who want to customise their itinerary, activities, accommodation, transport, and more. Contact our team today for a fully customised quote, and exceptional customer service.

    +64 3 980 4252
    518 Linwood Avenue, Woolston, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
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    Join us on a journey to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts High Country Station in the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand. This exciting day visits the most stunning and recognisable LOTR locations—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.

    +64 3 385 5775
    0800 HASSLE FREE (427 753) (Free call - only within NZ)
    296 Prestons Road, Marshland, Christchurch, New Zealand
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    'Middle Earth' helicopter tours—Lord of the Rings scenic flights. Heliworks Queenstown Helicopters was contracted exclusively by Peter Jackson for aerial filming and transportation of cast to film locations in Lord of the Rings. Our helicopter pilots have an intimate knowledge of the area and can transport you into Middle Earth.

    +64 3 441 4011
    0800 464 354 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Queenstown International Airport, Tex Smith Lane, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • HINTERLAND TOURS - Cruise Tours, to Rotorua

    Our Cruise Ship Day Tours from Port of Tauranga take you on an amazing day of sight-seeing. Our friendly, knowledgeable drivers will meet & greet you before starting on your guided tour to Rotorua or one of our local Tauranga Tours. Hobbiton, set of The Lord of The Rings and the Hobbit Films can be included with Rotorua Highlights Tours.

    +64 7 575 8118
    +64 27 235 7714
    3151/7 Gravatt Rd, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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    Bush and Beach takes 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 see hobbit holes, the party tree, Bilbo's house - "Bag End" and visit the Green Dragon Inn. Lunch is included at Shire's Rest Cafe.

    +64 9 837 4130
    0800 4 BEACH (0800 423 224) (Free call - only within NZ)
    PO Box 12 1007, Henderson, Auckland 0650, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Gold Enviro Rating

    Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be viewed and see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire.

    +64 7 888 1505
    +64 27 478 4962
    501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • JUST NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

    With 20+ years experience delivering world class NZ adventures our team of New Zealanders are ready to show you the best destinations our country has to offer. We arrange worldwide bookings for: independent or guided coach tours; self drive holidays; great walks; accommodation; group tours; custom itineraries and sightseeing throughout New Zealand.

    New Zealand Wide
  • MOUNTAIN AIR - Ruapehu

    Experience the breathtaking views of New Zealand's oldest National Park and World Heritage Site with a scenic flight over the dramatic landscape of the area. See into the live craters of Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Ruapehu, and view the spectacular lakes on the mountains, the Emerald Lakes, the Blue Lake and the Tama Lakes.

    +64 7 892 2812
    0800 922 812 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Box 710 28, Whakapapa Village, Mt Ruapehu 3951, New Zealand
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    Silver Enviro Rating

    Over 190 New Zealand coach tours to choose from. Search and compare tours from the leading escorted brands or one of our unique independent tours. Our NZ coach touring experts can help you find the best tour for you and of course at the best price.

    +64 3 443 7892
    Level 1, 93 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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    Beautiful landscapes make for nice holiday photos but we believe it is the people of the country that make for life long memories. Let us introduce you to the people of New Zealand through specially chosen B&Bs and lodges or with our hand picked guides that will share their stories, experience and local knowledge with you.

    +64 7 866 2250
    +64 27 453 2821
    91 Centennial Drive, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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  • ONERING TOURS - Twizel

    What does our Lord of the Rings Tour involve? Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of a movie? Join our Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour, highly recommended by the Official Lord of the Rings Location Guide Book and our clients on TripAdvisor! The LOTR film crew were here for several weeks filming many scenes.

    +64 3 435 0073
    0800 213 868 (Free call - only within NZ)
    2 Wairepo Road, MacKenzie Country Inn, Twizel, New Zealand
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    Discover remote alpine and high country with Private Discovery Tours. Full-day tour to the Dart River Valley, Paradise, the ultimate photography location. Diamond Lake and LOTR movie sites. Chinaman's Bluff, bush walk through forest to braided Dart River. High Country Station experience, 15,000-acre sheep and cattle organic farm. Exclusive access to Mt Earnslaw. Guaranteed Small Groups.

    +64 3 442 2299
    +64 27 472 7972
    PO Box 2046, Queenstown, New Zealand
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  • PARADISE SAFARI - Scenic LOTR Tour - Queenstown

    A half-day scenic safari featuring stunning LOTR movie locations and filming stories; guides help you to imagine scenes from the movies. Not a LOTR fan? The scenery will bowl you over; it's famous for being awesome. Enjoy short walks, snow-capped mountains, lakes, native flora and fauna, entertaining commentary and a refreshment stop in iconic Glenorchy.

    +64 3 442 9708
    0800 HOBBIT (Free call - only within NZ)
    37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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