6 Day Lord Of The Rings Tour

Our 6 Day North Island LOTR tour whisks you away from Auckland on an adventure exploring Hobbiton, Trollshaws, Mordor, Gollum's fishing pool, the secret entrance to Erebor and Wellington with Weta Workshop, Weta Cave and much more!

Overview & highlights

Our 6 Day Lord of the Rings North Island Tour whisks you away from Auckland on an adventure exploring Hobbiton, Trollshaw Forest, Mordor and Emyn Muil locations, Gollum's fishing pool, the Secret Entrance to Erebor, Weta Workshop, Weta Cave, Roxy Theater and the iconic "Get off the road" location from The Fellowship of the Ring. Enjoy off of this while driving through stunning New Zealand Middle-earth scenery. 

This Tour includes special presentations by Daniel Reeve, the calligrapher and map maker for both LOTR and Hobbit Trilogies as well as another special movie guest (during our Winter months).

All within a small fellowship of like-minded travelers, led by our passionate LOTR guide.

Highlights

  • Visit Trollshaw Forest and stunning scenery
  • Explore Bilbo's Shire and Hobbiton Tour and lunch!
  • Experience breathtaking Mordor and Gollum's fishing pool film locations
  • Behind the scenes Weta Workshop tour and exclusive discounts for Red Carpet Tours passengers!
  • Daniel Reeve presentation, Lord of the Rings Calligrapher and Cartographer - buy exclusive souvenirs.
  • 'Get off the road' location from Fellowship of the Ring.

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

2022 Tour Prices

Single: NZ$3,850  (USD approx $2,570)

Double: NZ$3,150 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (USD approx $2,100)

Note: December and March Tours include the evening Hobbiton Tour and banquet dinner in the Green Dragon.

All other months include the Hobbiton Day Tour and Festive Feast Lunch in the Green Dragon Marquee.

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Itinerary

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Auckland city New Zealand

Direct bookings. You receive a Red Carpet Tours Welcome pack. We gather this evening for our Welcome Dinner , to meet each other and prepare for our early start tomorrow. Accommodation: Auckland City.

the shire hobbiton

Be ready to depart at 08.00 ~ Auckland to Rotorua via Hobbiton. (A full cooked Breakfast is included from Day 2 to 7.) Prepare to be enchanted by Hobbiton - a very special site to visit. Have your camera batteries charged for photos of the tranquil Shire, Bag End, Sam & Rosie’s cottage, the Party Tree. Enjoy a cool drink at The Green Dragon followed by lunch in a Marquee beside The Green Dragon (included in tour cost). Optional evening Maori concert and hangi dinner, highly recommended!

trollshaw forest the hobbit

Rotorua to Trollshaw Forest and a wonderful guided tour of this Hobbit location - stunning scenery. We will enjoy a picnic lunch (included) on our way to Mt. Ruapehu and the sites of Mordor, Emyn Muil and Mt Doom. Overnight - Where the Stars stayed !

Gollum's fishing pool

Ohakune to Wellington. This morning a Hobbit location of the Secret Entrance to Erebor and Lotr location of Gollum’s fishing pool, where Andy Serkis was careful not to plunge over the waterfall! Then, it's on to Wellywood ~ Wellington City. Tonight you may like to dine at “The Green Parrot Restaurant” (Optional) - said to be a favourite of Viggo’s. Accommodation: Wellington, for the next 3 nights.

weta workshop

Wellywood Day, Miramar - New Zealand's movie capital ! Extended Weta Workshop Tour, Weta Cave, The beautiful Roxy Theatre for lunch ~ included in tour. Later today we check out the "Get off the road!" location from FOTR, overlooking the city.

lord of the rings maps

Presentation day with LOTR / Hobbit Calligrapher and Cartographer Daniel Reeve. Purchase amazing custom souvenirs. Winter months include a special movie guest presentation. Afternoon free to explore Wellington, a must see is Te Papa Museum. Thank you for travelling with us... there and back again...

Inclusions & Add ons
  • Private bus  transportation with unlimited free Wifi onboard
  • Welcome pack  for direct bookings
  • All guiding services
  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation
  • 6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 1 buffet Dinner
  • Entry Fees to private Lord Of The Rings New Zealand sites
  • Department of Conservation fees
  • Entry fees for Hobbiton and festive feast lunch
  • Weta Workshop extended Tour and workshop
  • Special presentation guest from the films

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

2022 Tour Prices

Single: NZ$3,850  (USD approx $2,570)

Double: NZ$3,150 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (USD approx $2,100)

Note: December and March Tours include the evening Hobbiton Tour and banquet dinner in the Green Dragon.

All other months include the Hobbiton Day Tour and Festive Feast Lunch in the Green Dragon Marquee.

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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. 

January - March 2022 (NZ Summer Tour)

January 10th - 16th
Monday - Sunday
February 7th - 13th
Monday - Sunday
March
"Fully Booked"

April - May 2022 (NZ Autumn Tour)

April 25th - 1st May
Monday - Sunday

October - December 2022 (NZ Spring Tour)

October 10th - 17th
Monday - Sunday
November 14th - 20th
Monday - Sunday
December 2022 Anniversary Tour
"Fully Booked"

January - March 2023 (NZ Summer Tour)

January 9th - 15th
Monday - Sunday
February 6th - 12th
Monday - Sunday
March 2023
14 and 10 Day only Tours.

April - May 2023 (NZ Autumn Tour)

April 10th - 16th
Monday- Sunday
May 8th - 14th
Monday - Sunday

June - September (NZ Winter Tour)

June 2023
12 Day Winter Tour only
July 2023
12 Day Winter Tour only
August 2023
12 Day Winter Tour only
September 2023
12 Day Hobbits Celebration Tour only

October - December 2023 (NZ Spring Tour)

October 9th - 15th
Thursday - Monday
November 13th - 19th
Thursday - Monday
December Anniversary Tour
"Fully Booked"

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

2022 Tour Prices

Single: NZ$3,850  (USD approx $2,570)

Double: NZ$3,150 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (USD approx $2,100)

Note: December and March Tours include the evening Hobbiton Tour and banquet dinner in the Green Dragon.

All other months include the Hobbiton Day Tour and Festive Feast Lunch in the Green Dragon Marquee.

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

2022 Tour Prices

Single: NZ$3,850  (USD approx $2,570)

Double: NZ$3,150 per person (2 people sharing a room)  (USD approx $2,100)

Note: December and March Tours include the evening Hobbiton Tour and banquet dinner in the Green Dragon.

All other months include the Hobbiton Day Tour and Festive Feast Lunch in the Green Dragon Marquee.

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