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Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Off-Road 4X4 Adventure from Queenstown

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    What to Expect
    The tour begins with a breath-taking journey along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. This is one of New Zealand’s most famous scenic road journeys with spectacular views around each bend. After passing through the sleepy township of Glenorchy at the base of the lake we enter the awe inspiring Mt Aspiring World Heritage area where Middle Earth comes to life. You will literally arrive in Paradise to enjoy a complementary picnic lunch with the glacial lakes, ancient forests and neck stretching peaks of the film trilogy as your backdrop. Throughout the tour our experienced local guides will give you great insight into why this region was an inspiration for so many movies and how it has brought the vision of Jackson and Tolkien to life on the big screen.

    Tour Highlights:
    • LOTR & The Hobbit locations (Isengard, Lothorien Forests, Ithilien Camp, Amon Hen and Misty Mountains, Beorn’s House)
    • Multiple other movie locations (Wolverine & Narnia film locations)
    • Glenorchy township
    • Paradise, Dart and Rees River.
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    Departure Point
    Accommodation Pick Up Service: Due to tour time constraints the outer limits for the pick up service we offer on our standard tours are from Mantra Marina 875 Frankton Road to 260 Fernhill Road and 159 Gorge Road. Any property outside of this Queenstown area unfortunately would not be applicable for pick up/drop off. As such we CANNOT pick up/drop off from The Hilton/ Kawarau Village, The Ramada, Frankton village, Millbrook, Arthurs Point (Top 10, Nugget Point), Arrowtown etc. unless a private charter is booked.
    Clients happy to meet at our shop (61A Shotover Street) for the 8:15am or 1:15pm scheduled departures should simply write 'shop' in pick up location.
    Accommodation Pick Up Time: Clients should be ready for their accommodation pick up anytime between 8:20am & 8:30am on all morning departures and between 1:20pm and 1:30pm for all afternoon departures. These pick up times are approximate and will vary depending on other pick ups, traffic etc.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Accommodation pick up/drop off or at shop in central Queenstown
    Inclusions
    • Small personalised tours to stunning locations
    • Guaranteed individual forward facing window seats
    • Free refreshments included
    • Free pick up and drop off to your accommodation
    • On-site IPad multimedia presentations
    • Guides are knowledgeable friendly locals
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Confirmation: will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Suitability: For groups including children under the age of 6yrs old a private charter tour must be booked.
    • Accommodation pick up service: Due to tour time constraints the outer limits for the pick up service we offer on our standard tours are from Mantra Marina 875 Frankton Road to 260 Fernhill Road and 159 Gorge Road. Any property outside of this Queenstown area unfortunately would not be applicable for pick up/drop off. As such we CANNOT pick up/drop off from The Hilton/ Kawarau Village, The Ramada, Frankton village, Millbrook, Arthurs Point (Top 10, Nugget Point), Arrowtown etc. unless a private charter is booked. Clients happy to meet at our shop (61A Shotover Street) for the 8:15am or 1:15pm scheduled departures should simply write 'shop' in pick up location. Accommodation pick up time: Clients should be ready for their accommodation pick up anytime between 8:20am & 8:30am on all morning departures and between 1:20pm and 1:30pm for all afternoon departures. These pick up times are approximate and will vary depending on other pick ups, traffic etc.
    • We recommend: dressing to the weather conditions on the day and bringing a camera.
    • Please be aware this scenic tour does not contain any significant off road driving (e.g. river crossings, hill climbs etc.)
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

    I'm a big LOTR fan and this tour was amazing! Got to see different locations not just from LOTR but other movies as well. My partner and I were lucky to get a private tour. Our tour guide Ross was great! So knowledgeable not just...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Rebecca B
    Reviewed 31 March 2019

    My group of 8 did this tour with Ross and Pete - they were both fantastic! We saw skippers canyon, arrow town and additional areas around Queenstown. They were both super knowledgable, fun and made the trip so much better! Would recommend this for anyone...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Rachel S
    Reviewed 30 March 2019 via mobile

    Matt and Ross guided us through the lakes and mountains today. What a great afternoon out ! Thanks guys, it is highly recommended

    Thank hugos219
    Reviewed 25 March 2019 via mobile

    Ross and Pete- our group of 8 had a great time. Entertaining and educational! The trip was fun, the history of the landscape, the gold mining and the connection to the filming ranked this trip high on our list of the activities we did in...More

    1  Thank TheShinnFamily5
    Reviewed 11 February 2019

    The tour was really fantastic! Me my girlfriend got to ride solo with Pete who was just brilliant. Pete had lots of insight into the making of the LOTR and of all the sites and he was really funny and interesting. He even gave us...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
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