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Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour

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Address: 1 Ostler Road | Leaving from the Mackenzie Country Inn, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-435 0073
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WOW! Incredible insight into the LOTR trilogy making of!!!

We had the best time out on a stellar afternoon with Dawn from the Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour! She shared with us heaps of insights into the making of the trilogy being part of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time out on a stellar afternoon with Dawn from the Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour! She shared with us heaps of insights into the making of the trilogy being part of the extras herself. It was an amazing day out and the whole group had a blast dressing up and reenacting scenes at the end.... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dawn is awesome, she truly understands the passion people feel for the film and locations. We had her all to ourselves for our tour and we thoroughly enjoyed the sights with her. A must do if travelling in or near Twizel.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

If you’re a LOTR fan (fan to hardcore to LOTR is life level), then this a must do. If you’re a casual LOTR fan, then this a must do. If you don’t know what is LOTR, then this is a must do. If you hate LOTR, then this is a must do too. Each tour session is filled with “you-never-know-behind-the-scenes”... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

After a little delay, Dawn collected us at a new organised time directly from our hotel. My friend and I were taken on a tour of Pallenor Fields and had a great afternoon. The film has so much more to offer and with the opportunity of being able to visit the exact films sties and experience the beautiful nature, its... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A must do for a LOTR fan. Great customer service and tour (forgot the name of the lady). So many interesting facts about the film, just wish i could remember them. Loved the chance to wear a Gondor helmet and dress up or use other items from the films.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at the tour. Our guide was so knowledgeable about the films and the shooting of scenes in Twizel. So interesting. She also did a great job of setting up photos of us wearing helmets and wielding swords.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Dawn was really great and accommodating. There was a hiccup on my part and she addressed it with such grace and tact, something I'm not too familiar with being from the US. Fortunately enough I was still able to see the sights and it was amazing. Since in the movies for the particular scenes that were shot on this property... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Brilliant trip. Picked us up on time, joined two other happy couples and set off on a middle earth adventure. Now I was support crew (meaning not a super fan) but the enthusiasm of our guide and just the landscape alone had me by then running around with the swords and other props provided! Tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable as... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Our guide picked us up from our accommodation in Twizel, she was so lovely and had a wealth of knowledge about the movies and the movie making process. We only had time to do the hour tour but I wish I'd done the 2 hour or the evening tour. I'm a big lord of the rings fan so can't explain... More 

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Gordonvale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very fun and informative tour. The lady was very nice and knew so much about the filming of Lord of the Rings. Would highly recommend to all LOTR fans

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