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Trails of Middle-Earth Tour

Surrounding Queenstown, Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-338 0982
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We did this tour in Feburary when we visited Queenstown. We were lucky to get a discounted price... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
Don't do this tour.....

My wife and I were really looking forward to doing a Lord of The Rings (LoTR) tour in Queenstown... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Perth, Australia
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We are Lord of the Rings specialists offering a comprehensive and interactive tour in the heart of Middle-earth. Our friendly, knowledgeable guides take you on the ultimate LOTR experience. You can dress up in costume, handle an extensive selection of weapons and even view items from productions. With half, heli, and full day tours available, we have something to suit everyone. This tour is the tour for the LOTR fan and their partner, who will be looked after as well.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“lotr fans” (8 reviews)
Surrounding Queenstown, Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-338 0982

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We did this tour in Feburary when we visited Queenstown. We were lucky to get a discounted price and the tour was fantastic. The tour guide really knew her job and she was so funny. She really has the knowledge and we were glad it...More

1  Thank acreid414
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were really looking forward to doing a Lord of The Rings (LoTR) tour in Queenstown, and were told that this tour is good for fans because you'll get "behind the scenes" knowledge and they involve props and customs from the movies....More

5  Thank JayD_Perth
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our guide, Bob was a complete and utter LOTR geek, both films and book. EVERYTHING you want a guide to be! He was enthusiastic and incredibly knowledgable. The lunch time geeky discussion on who Tom Bomberdil really was, was awesome. Bob knows and loves LOTR...More

1  Thank Andy T
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This tour was absolutely amazing because Bob, the tour guide extraordinaire, is a LOTR trivia buff, is very knowledgeable about the film-making process - and about Peter Jackson's genius, in particular - and is highly skilled at engaging the tour members in an intriguing conversation...More

1  Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had booked this tour for early January (7 people), but unfortunately there was a bush fire that closed the road to get to the tour location. Received a call from the tour company confirming the cancellation and that they would have to refund me. That...More

3  Thank ben_ik2014
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

At first I thought it quite expensive. 170 NZ $ for half a day. But our Guide Bob was a walking Lord of the Rings Encyclopedia!! He knew everithing. Ever backstory of the backstory and more. The locations were... well the ones you can go...More

2  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Was apprehensive at first but the moment the tour began was enthralled , bob fantastic tour thanks!!

1  Thank welshmanwhohatestgif
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

What do I say? I curse my husband when he wants to watch Lord of the Rings. So to keep hubby happy, I organised this tour for him! Mind you, I now want to watch the films! The guide was AMAZING and although the focus...More

2  Thank GerlaB
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My husband and I went on this tour during our recent trip to NZ and we were absolutely thrilled! As LOTR fans, going to some of the filming sites were cool. Our guide, Bob, was superb! He was so knowledgable and he could answer all...More

Thank Jing H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Phonecall just before pickup time, weather made SOME locations unavailable, would we accept half-day tour instead. OK, except they palmed us off on NOMAD safari 4WD tour (described by driver as a bit of all the tours they did). Combined age of the two of...More

1  Thank aaahtony
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3 March 2015|
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Response from Jen H | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. Our Trails of Middle Earth Tour costs $299pp We operate from Queenstown so we only offer pick ups from Queenstown. Please feel free to give us a call on 0800 5687 599 freephone within New... More