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Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour

Queenstown, New Zealand

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4 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Take a journey with us deep into Middle Earth and explore unique Lord of the Rings filming locations from Queenstown to Glenorchy and Mt Aspiring World Heritage N.P.

Feel the trilogy come to life as you visit the breathtaking and magical landscape that inspired Peter Jackson’s film locations for The Lord of the Rings movies.

We are the only company with EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the filming locations on Arcadia Station, where scenes from the Hobbit & Wolverine were filmed.

Travel in small groups with local guides who have a real passion and knowledge of the area. Take in the diverse landscape of ancient beech forest, braided rivers and glacier carved valleys.
Explore the unique flora and fauna and get up close to the New Zealand animals and birdlife.

We are a Local family owned & operated tour company that offer the real experience. Operating since 2005!

We are one of the few companies that hold Department of Conservation Concessionaire permits to access Mt Aspiring National park.

What's Included

  • Free Delicious morning or afternoon picnic to satisfy a hungry hobbit!
  • Central Queenstown hotel pick up/ drop off
  • Umbrellas provided
  • Professional, friendly & local guides
  • Live Commentary
  • Optional Lord of the Rings costumes/ replica swords
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks
  • Exclusive access to the Arcadia Station Filming locations in the Paradise valley!
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Mile Delta to Bob's Cove Track
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Aspiring
  • Entry/Admission - Isengard Lookout

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, Mount Creighton New Zealand

Tour as our guest from Queenstown on one of the Top 10 scenic drives in the world up the Glenorchcy road to visit epic scenery and Lord Of The Rings filming locations.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Bennets Bluff Lookout, Mount Creighton 9371 New Zealand

The most scenic lookout in New Zealand

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Mile Delta to Bob's Cove Track, Glenorchy-Queenstown Road,

The Location

Where To Go

The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Our main pick up location in central Queenstown is outside The Station Building Information


Queenstown, New Zealand

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (6)

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We joined this tour as...

Jill H | Jun 2020

We joined this tour as a means of seeing the scenery around Queenstown rather than because we are big LoTR fans. However, our guide, Joel, was so informative and enthusiastic we got caught up in the experience and even dressed up! We also saw lots

Our guide, Ben, was amazing....

M202958 | Mar 2020

Our guide, Ben, was amazing.
He really knew all the details about LOTR and it's locations.
What made Ben a great guide was that he always offered creative ways to take pictures of the locations, took pictures of us in the locations and even gave us

Our guide was so much...

Janet G | Mar 2020

Our guide was so much fun! He was personable and engaging. He was always willing to take as many pictures of us as we wanted. We were never rushed at any point of the tour. The drive was full of beautiful sights and the actual movie set sites were

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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