Special 12 Day Tours of Middle-earth

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Kia Ora Friends,

We have 2 new and exciting 12 Day Lord of the Rings Tours on offer for 2019!


1.     September International Hobbits Day Celebration Tour

Our Tour this September will be an International Hobbit Day Celebration Tour and the first-ever reverse Lord of the Rings Tour! The Tour will begin in the beautiful Queenstown and finish in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. Included in this Tour will be the famous International Hobbit Day Celebration event in Hobbiton! Including a dusk Tour of the Hobbiton movie set, Green Dragon market place food, entertainment and lamp light Tour of the party field at night. There will be prizes for best-dressed costumes so start sewing now! Our Tour also offers new optional activities in Rotorua and a farewell dinner with special movie guest in Auckland. This Tour has limited numbers and will sell out fast so get in quick!

Tour highlights:

  • International Hobbits day celebration in Hobbiton - not to be missed!

  • Costume competition and prizes

  • Special Guest Rosie Cotton will join us for our farewell dinner!

  • Fly from Christchurch to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital

  • Special themed lunch in the beautiful Roxy theatre

  • Weta Workshop behind the scenes extended tour and activities

  • Explore Trollshaw Forest and climb Mordor!

  • Visit 7 big Lord of the Rings locations at Mavora Lakes

  • Charge across Pelennor fields like King Theoden 

  • Climb Edoras and fly the Rohan Flag

  • Meet the Caligrapher and Mapmaker from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

  • Visit Gollums Fishing Pool and the Secret Entrance to Erebor 

  • Enjoy unlimited WiFi onboard the coach as we travel 

  • Breath-taking scenery and instantly recognisable movie sites


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2.     December LOTR Christmas Celebration Tour 

Or join us for a special Hobbit Christmas Tour! Begin your Middle-earth journey with us by enjoying a special Banquet Dinner inside the Green Dragon Pub and evening Tour of Hobbiton! Along the way, you will meet those involved in the making of the movies, such as artists from Weta Workshop and Daniel Reeve who was the LOTR and The Hobbit Calligrapher, Artist and Map Maker. Travel off the beaten track into the breath-taking landscapes and natural attractions New Zealand has to offer.

There will be many opportunities to experience unique New Zealand activities such as: flying over The Remarkables and Skippers Canyon, experience our native Maori culture, pan for gold, visit wineries, adventure through Rohan and climb the magnificent Edoras, skydive or raft down a white water river. All within a fellowship of like-minded travellers and led by our passionate LOTR guide.

Costumes are encouraged and always lots of fun. We will be having special Weta Workshop prizes for the best costumes as well!

In short, this Tour’s highlights are:

  • Explore Trollshaw Forest and climb Mordor!

  • Feast on a Banquet Dinner inside the Green Dragon Pub and explore Hobbiton!

  • Enjoy a special Christmas-themed lunch at the beautiful Roxy theatre 

  • Experience an awesome Weta Workshop behind the scenes extended tour with cocktails and a costume competition 

  • Meet the calligrapher and mapmaker from The Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit

  • Meet and mingle with one of the Dwarves from The Hobbit!

  • Climb the magnificent Edoras!

  • Charge across the Pelennor Fields and explore Laketown!

  • Practice Gold-Panning in Arrowtown 

  • Visit 7 big Lord of the Rings locations at Mavora Lakes

  • Relax on a beautiful Lake Cruise in New Zealand’s tourist capital: Queenstown

  • Christmas Farewell Dinner

  • Plenty of time for extra optional activates in scenic Queenstown

  • Opportunities to buy special Lord of the Rings Jewellery and Cloaks along the way

  • Unlimited WiFi onboard the coach as we travel 

  • Breath-taking scenery and instantly recognisable movie sites 

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Every month will have a special feature to it, whether it’s workshops with Weta, Daniel Reeve (Calligrapher and Cartographer for all 6 films) or special movie guests.

June will have a mid-winter Christmas theme and special workshop with Weta!

Groups that are putting together their past Fellowship’s for a Reunion Tour, please message me on Facebook or email me at [email protected] so we can personalize your group return Tour itinerary and special experiences.

For more information, contact us today. Lots to look forward to, what an awesome year ahead!


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