Lord of the Rings Half-Day Tour from Queenstown
Experience a selection of Middle-Earth’s most iconic and memorable locations on the Lord of the Rings Half-Day Tour from Queenstown. Visit The Misty Mountains, Amon Hen, Isengard, Ithilien and Lothlorien Forest featured in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Enjoy exploring locations featured in the Wolverine and Narnia movies. A wealth of facts and interesting Easter Eggs will be pointed out by your tour guides, which will wow fans as well as those less familiar with the fantasy genre. Ancient beech forests and glacier-carved valleys feature in the picturesque tour location, boasting unimaginable scenes that you could only ever have experienced previously from watching the movies on the big screen.
As you begin the Lord of the Rings Half-Day Tour from Queenstown you’ll witness flora and fauna as you’ve never seen before. You’ll explore New Zealand’s Dart River Valley, Paradise and the Mt Aspiring National Park. Whilst there you will have bird and animal encounters that will stay as cherished memories forever.
Once you arrive in the Paradise location you’ll be setting foot in a hugely popular area featured in the Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, specifically where fatal injuries were bestowed on Boromir. Paradise is best known as being the location where the Lothlorien Forest is situated in Lorien, which became a magical forest after Galadriel placed an enchantment to make it almost impossible for evil forces to enter the forest.
Lord of the Rings Half-Day Tour from Queenstown is home to other iconic movies
Not only was this location home to scenes from The Fellowship of the Ring, but it featured scenes that were filmed in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe. Mark Johnson was the movie’s Producer selecting Paradise as the type of location that would make your jaw drop, often referring to Paradise as Fairytale Country.
While you experience the wonders of the Lothlorien Forest you’ll have ample opportunities for photos that’ll stay with you for life. One such opportunity will be dressing in a Lord of the Rings outfit to pose as one of your favourite characters, the perfect way to round off the Lord of the Rings Half-Day Tour from Queenstown.
If you have selected Town – ‘The Station’ for a pickup, this is the centre of Queenstown, corner of Camp and Shotover Streets. Click on the “Quick view” meeting point to see a map. Please allow time to park and make your way to the Station Info Building. Please wait on the CAMP STREET side on the seats. Our vehicles are white Toyotas with ‘Pure Glenorchy’ on the side.
We need a minimum of 2 adults to run a tour. If your booking is for 1 person you will be on standby until more customers book, your credit card will still be charged when you book – but you will receive a 100% refund if the tour does not run and we can’t reschedule you. We will contact you as soon as the tour is confirmed.