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145 Wakefield Street
145 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New ZealandPlease meet us at the tour bus stop near the i-SITE.
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    Adventure Safari
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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    Kaitoke Regional Park
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    145 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Departure Time
    10:15 AM
    Duration
    4h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • National Park fees
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Exclusive on-location movie clips
    • Entry/Admission - Adventure Safari
    • Entry/Admission - Kaitoke Regional Park
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Being a major LOTR fan I was interested to do this tour and was not disappointed. It is great for fans but also is a really good guided look around the areas outside Wellington. The guide was great and had a lot of detail from the movies. The highlights were the national park
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    Response from TedG459, Staff at Valley Movie Tour from Wellington
    Responded Jun. 15, 2019
    Thanks so much for taking the time to write :) Everyone having fun together is most important to our little company. Since you joined us, we have now replaced Subway with bread rolls, ciabatta or gluten-free bread slices with a selection of fillings so our group can make their own lunch as they like. Seems to be popular so far.
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    The tour was well organise, picked up on time by our guide Kate. She had a habit of laughing at the end of every sentence which was a bit annoying, but she was knowledgeable. Our main problem with the tour is that you didn’t really see any unique or interesting. After Hobbiton
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    Response from TedG459, staff at Valley Movie Tour from Wellington
    Responded Jan. 23, 2019
    Thank you for writing. Kate is a lovely person and is very popular with passengers. To be honest, we would much rather have a guide who laughs occasionally, rather than someone who is dull and tiresome. Most travelers coming to New Zealand realise "Hobbiton" in Matamata is the only remaining set from Lord of the Rings or Hobbit. This is why we advertise as offering filming location tours and not set tours. We would be thrilled to offer set tours, but Hollywood executives decide they wanted all sets demolished after filming and so no sets remain anywhere in New Zealand, except at Matamata. This is beyond our control. As we visit filming locations and go for walks in some of Wellington's national parks, we do include exclusive behind-the-scenes videos - something no other tour offers. This along with all our behind-the-scenes stories give passengers a real insight as to what efforts were taken by the production company during construction, filming and after leaving the national parks in pristine condition after the sets were removed. With regard to talking passengers. Unfortunately we can't really tell passengers to be quiet. It is a shame this reviewer didn't have the initiative to try asking the other passengers to be quiet instead. New Zealand is an English-speaking country so it wouldn't be logical for people to expect us to conduct tours in Italian or German.
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    By: Adventure Safari
    115 reviews
    Vthedreamytraveller
    34
    A wonderful journey on the path of our favourite heroes !
    I did this tour on July 30th with my father and it was a really great time ! At the beginning, we were a bit
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    Lisa F
    11
    Fantastic must-do for LOTR fans!
    I did the Weta Studio tour on my own and my guide recommended this movie tour to see LOTR sights. I spoke with Ted
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    Sharie9471
    Casper, Wyoming
    5313
    AWESOME!!!
    Wow! This tour was amazing for our grandson, Pierce. He is a huge Lord of the Rings, Hobbit film/book fan. We went
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    Marek P
    Adelaide, Australia
    8345
    Love the movies or just for a half day outside Wellington
    Being a major LOTR fan I was interested to do this tour and was not disappointed. It is great for fans but also is
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    Melonie S
    Minnesota
    2410
    Enjoyed as we expected to, this is 20 years later
    Shocked at attitude of Oct. 2018 review - unrealistic expectations and complete lack of imagination lead to
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    sepowell1
    New York City, New York
    5416
    Perfect Afternoon Activity for LOTR fans with a Fantastic Guide
    To be honest, we were initially going to do most of this itinerary ourselves as I've been to Wellington before and
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    JoeB2455
    32
    Could have done it all yourself for much cheaper...
    I don't want to say this tour was bad because it wasn't, our guide was absolutely fantastic, very lovely and
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    izzey101
    Wanaka, New Zealand
    50
    A really enjoyable day...
    I am a big LOTR fan so I was really looking forward to this tour and it did *not* disappoint. Our guide, Ted, was
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    christravelz
    Dusseldorf, Germany
    2314
    Enjoyed the tour but locations not well maintained
    My guide Kate was wonderful. I somehow missed the pickup shuttle and after calling movie tours Kate came back for
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    linnman
    singapore
    202150
    Well worth the money and time
    I am not a LOTR fan but did watch the movie almost 20 years ago and could only remember snippets of it. But my
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    shiraneh
    999
    Ultimate Movie Tour
    We had an amazing day being guided by Ted and Tom who were both very nice and friendly. The lunch was sufficient
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    maxischnoodles
    Wellington, New Zealand
    2111
    Lovely Day Out
    Had a great day out with Kate who was actually in the Hobbit film! It was a lovely sunny day the group was great
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    FrequentFlier826018
    44
    $100 six inch sub
    ...is what this tour should be called. Where shall I begin, well first of all, please heed my tale of caution,
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    Deltasmelta
    Sydney, Australia
    146194
    For absolute die hard fans only
    The tour was well organise, picked up on time by our guide Kate. She had a habit of laughing at the end of every
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    Flora_Yadevol
    191
    A fabulous day!
    The Ultimate Movie Tour is perfect for any fan of the Lord of the Rings films! As a huge fan myself (of both the
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