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Lord of the Rings - Journey to Edoras from Christchurch
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Hassle-free Tours is an award winning company that specialises in offeirng unique tour experiences in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Hassle-free Tours is privately owned and has been operating since early 2003. We believe a tour is about more than 'just seeing the sights'. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and giving our guests memorable experiences that will last a life-time. From city sightseeing tours on-board classic and new, open and closed top, double decker buses, to visiting a Lord of the Rings movie location, speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, watching whales and dolphins in Kaikoura, and riding on the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch, Hassle-free Tours offers a myriad of tour experiences for everyone to enjoy.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“edoras tour” (84 reviews)
“wings” (117 reviews)
“lotr fans” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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"edoras tour"
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"wings"
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"rings tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am LOTR fan and I have lived in Christchurch for almost 3 years. I just got a chance to visit Mount Sunday, or "Edoras" in Lord of the RIngs today. It is an unforgettable experience for me. I watch The Two Towers when I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Group was met at our Methven Hotel by Hassle Free Tours and taken in 2 4WD vechicles for a day trip into the High Country. The Vehicles were reasonably comfortable and provide great views from the windows.We visited Lake Heron Station, Glenfalloch Station &...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the whale watching tour by air. Mariah was bang on time and was very helpful as regards the wildlife watching part. 5 stars to her as well !! We saw the whales from the air as well as the fur seals.More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with Maria and had fun watching whales and seals in their natural environment. We hope you were able to capture some incredible photos of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service:                      10/10 Atmosphere:             8/10 Cost:               $45 per adult Safety:                        9/10  Family friendly:...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Soaring Kiwi Tour in Auckland! We are thrilled that you enjoyed utilising your 24hr 'hop on hop off' pass for both tour routes. We think it really is the best way to "see" Auckland...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on this tour! Highlights included phenomenal scenery, replica props and knowledgable and interesting guide Hammond - an absolute pleasure to meet. Would totally recommend this adventure to LOTR fans - a must visit along with Hobbiton.More

Thank Holly O
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Hammond and agree that the scenery is simply "phenomenal"! We are delighted that you enjoyed learning more about the making of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent an amazing day with Hassle Free Tours, reaching Kaikoura from Christchurch. Efficient hotel pick up, great tour, including an amazing whale watching cruise. Maria is a great driver and a great guide, and she is always available to offer insights into the area,...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with Maria, learning about our history and culture, and spending the afternoon watching whales in their natural environment. We hope you were able to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was one of the highlights of our trip. We started off from Christchurch on a rainy morning, but by the time we got to Edoras, the sun was brightly shining, jackets were shed, and we had an amazing time! Our small group was...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour! We are absolutely delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with Mike at Edoras. It is great to hear that you had fun learning more about our region...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled to many places in Europe and the USA and I have to say New Zealand has the friendliest people ever. The LOTR tour today with Maria was one of the best tours I have ever been on. Rainy in Christchurch to start...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour! We are absolutely delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your tour with Maria and appreciate your taking the time to post this review! We enjoyed a giggle to hear...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Booked this amazing Lord of the Rings Tour to Edoras with Hasslefree Tours as a birthday present for a Lord of the Rings Fan and it was an UNFORGETTABLE experience! A big "Thank you!" to our tour guide Simon B., who took great effort to...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Simon! As you mentioned, we warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans and also believe our tour will suit anyone...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a trip by off road vehicle, if full it would hold approx 15 people, to the place where Edoras was filmed in LOTR. It is a really fantastically beautiful area called Mount Sunday. The vehicle was comfortable, able to cross small streams, and...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour! We are pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us, learning more about our region, and the making of the movies in this spectacular location. Thank...More

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jackiemahood
3 January 2017|
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Kia Ora, thank you for your query. We are pleased to confirm that Kaikoura is recovering well from the recent earthquakes and the Inland Scenic Road, and State Highway One, are both open allowing access from Christchurch to... More
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