Lord of the Rings Tours – Queenstown
Step into Middle-earth and beyond…walk where hobbits walked, swim where the Water Horse swam, or drive the same road as Wolverine.
The Queenstown region is home to some of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery and its towering mountains, ancient beech forests and glacial fed rivers have provided inspirational backdrops for many productions, with filmmakers and Hollywood stars alike falling under its spell.
Feature films shot here include The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Vertical Limit, 10,000 BC, The Water Horse, 30 Days of Night, Wolverine, Prince Caspian, Any Questions for Ben?, and the Bollywood super-hit I Hate Luv Storys.
New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and jaw dropping scenery played host to one of the most epic movie trilogy’s of all time, Lord of the Rings. Our beautiful country helped bring Tolkien’s books to life and helped tell the tale of the fellowship and their quest to destroy the One Ring. Never was an area more tailor-made to make Tolkien’s fantasy vision a reality on the big screen bringing Lord of the Rings to life with Queenstown and New Zealand as a backdrop.
Our journeys explore numerous chapters from the Lord of the Rings trilogy and multiple other movies cinematic home, utilising off-road vehicles to their limits to reach the directors’ perfect spots and give you the ability to experience various filming locations. The glacial lakes, ancient forests and neck-stretching peaks of the film trilogy are your domain for a day in the minds and vision of Jackson and Tolkien alike bringing Lord of the Rings to life. The now infamous Hobbits Frodo and Sam travelled mostly by foot however we can make your journey through Middle Earth a much more relaxed affair.
Hop on board one of our comfortable 4×4 vehicles and let us take you on a scenic LOTR off road tour like no other. Our on board Ipad presentations help visualize the link between movie scene and set back drop bringing Middle Earth to life!