Lord of Rings Full-Day Tour around Queenstown Lakes by 4WD

This tour brings you to the site of the signature scenes that were shot in the Queenstown Lakes region. This tour covers a lot of ground to show you the beautiful and varied sights of the area. For film enthusiasts, nature lovers, and adventurers alike, this really is the complete, exploring the rugged and beautiful Queenstown Lakes Region used by many filmmakers. For the morning, explore the beauty of the Head of Lake Wakatipu and the lush Paradise Forests. Bring the films to life with our authentic replica props, dress up for some photos, or simply enjoy the serenity. You will return to Queenstown for lunch at a local café before the afternoon tour begins. You will then set out to enjoy the sights around The Queenstown area. Explore more stunning filming locations, adventure off- road with river crossings in the Arrow, and venture down a historic and exciting mining road. You will see a spectacular panoramic view over the area before being returned to your hotel to end the day.

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Duration 9 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Lunch - Lunch at a local cafe
    • Coffee and/or Tea - coffee, tea, hot chocolate, biscuits, and cakes
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Big Fig Queenstown
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

      Stop along Queenstown -Glenorchy Road, enjoy the breath-taking scenery.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Glenorchy Café & Bar - The GYC, 25 Mull Street, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand

      toilet Stop

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: 1733/1771 Glenorchy-Paradise Road, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand

      Follow the Dart River to the spectacular filming location for Isengard. This location offers stunning views of Mt Earnslaw. Heading to Paradise discover the location for the Forrest of Lothlorien.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: 12 Mile Delta, Mount Creighton 9371, New Zealand

      Stop at 12 Mile Delta to explore the location of the Ithilien Camp.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Big Fig Queenstown, 62 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

      Light lunch is served here

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Kawarau Bridge, Gibbston New Zealand

      Photo stop, LOTR filming location

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Arrow River, Queenstown New Zealand

      River crossing and gold panning

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Skippers Canyon, Skippers Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand

      Travel to lighthouse rock

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Pickup from town centre or Queenstown accommodation.
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Infant seats available
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
      • We are a 100% vaccinated company with all new hires having to be vaccinated before joining. We will not be using masks in the vehicles. They are supplied if customers want to use them.
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Nomad Safaris

    Activity ID: V-5762P19

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