12 Day Winter Lord of the Rings Tour

This 12 day Lord of the Rings New Zealand adventure is designed for a Middle earth Winter. Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Middle-earth, traveling from Auckland to Queenstown via LOTR filming locations, movie studios, and movie guests.

lord of the rings 12 day tour
Overview & highlights

This is our New Zealand Winter 12 day Lord of the Rings Tour. Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey through Middle-earth, traveling from Auckland to Queenstown via  LOTR filming locations, movie studios, and special Movie Guest presentations. This Tour is the ultimate adventure for an avid Tolkien fan!

You will also meet those involved in the making of the movies, and travel off the beaten track into the breath-taking landscapes and natural attractions New Zealand has to offer.

Along the way, there are opportunities for helicopter flights and landings on iconic mountains used in the films, extended Wellington (Wellywood) movie behind the scenes experiences with special film guests, Bungy jumping or 4 wheel drive tours to amazing and remote film locations. All within a small fellowship of like-minded travelers, led by our passionate Lord Of The Rings guides.

 

Highlights

  • Explore Bilbo's Shire and enjoy food fit for any Hobbit!
  • Meet people involved with both the Lord Of The Rings & The Hobbit Trilogies!
  • Auckland Weta Workshop Unleashed experience
  • Have a drink in The Green Dragon Pub
  • Wellington Behind the scenes Weta Workshop tour and exclusive discounts for Red Carpet Tours passengers!
  • Movie guest presentations
  • Domestic flight between the North and South Islands
  • Explore Trollshaw Forest and native glow worm caves
  • Meet artists of film
  • Experience the beautiful Queenstown - the fun and adventure capital of New Zealand
  • Queenstown Big locations day!

Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Middle earth!

2023 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,250  (approx USD $3,680) 
Double: NZ$ 4,850 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)
Triple: NZ$ 4,850 per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)

2024 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,900  (approx USD $4,060) 
Double: NZ$ 5,500 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)
Triple: NZ$ 5,500  per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)


 

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Inclusions & Add ons
  • Private bus  transportation with unlimited free Wifi onboard
  • Welcome pack  for direct bookings
  • All guiding services
  • Special Movie Guests presentations in Auckland and Wellington
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • 9 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 2 buffet Dinners
  • Entry Fees to private Lord Of The Rings New Zealand sites
  • Department of Conservation fees
  • Auckland Weta Workshop Unleashed experience
  • Entry fees for Hobbiton and festive feast lunch
  • Weta Workshop extended Tour and workshop
  • Domestic Airfare  Wellington - Queenstown
  • Special presentation guest from the films

Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Middle earth!

2023 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,250  (approx USD $3,680) 
Double: NZ$ 4,850 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)
Triple: NZ$ 4,850 per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)

2024 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,900  (approx USD $4,060) 
Double: NZ$ 5,500 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)
Triple: NZ$ 5,500  per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)


 

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Dates

Being in the Southern Hemisphere, our seasons here in New Zealand may be at different times of the year to yours (depending on where you live). Therefore, we have found it necessary to have seasonal itineraries to enhance your experience of Middle Earth. These comprise of the following months, please email us for a copy of your chosen New Zealand season itinerary. 

2023 Winter Tour months

June 5th - 16th
3 seats left!
July 3rd - 14th
Fully Booked
August 7th - 18th
Fully Booked

2024 Winter Tour months

June 3rd - 14th
Available!
July 1st - 12th
Available!
August
Fully Booked

Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Middle earth!

2023 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,250  (approx USD $3,680) 
Double: NZ$ 4,850 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)
Triple: NZ$ 4,850 per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)

2024 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,900  (approx USD $4,060) 
Double: NZ$ 5,500 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)
Triple: NZ$ 5,500  per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)


 

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Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Middle earth!

2023 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,250  (approx USD $3,680) 
Double: NZ$ 4,850 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)
Triple: NZ$ 4,850 per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $2,860)

2024 Winter Tour Prices

Single: NZ$ 6,900  (approx USD $4,060) 
Double: NZ$ 5,500 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)
Triple: NZ$ 5,500  per person (3 people sharing a room)  (approx USD $3,240)


 

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