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Stop At: Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, Queenstown New Zealand

Tour as our guest from Queenstown on one of the Top 10 scenic drives in the world up the Glenorchcy road to visit epic scenery and Lord Of The Rings filming locations.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Bennets Bluff Lookout, Mount Creighton 9371 New Zealand

The most scenic lookout in New Zealand

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Mile Delta to Bob's Cove Track, Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, Queenstown 9371 New Zealand

Very relaxed nature walk to a LOTR filming location over 12 mile canyon foot bridge.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Glenorchy Wharf, 4 Islay St, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand

Take some free time to visit one of the most photographed sheds in New Zealand and walk out over the Wharf at the top of lake Wakatipu to spot Trout and Salmon swimming, Swans feeding and the amazing scenery across to the Humboldt ranges

Enjoy our complementary picnic with assortment of sweet and savory snacks along with Tea Coffee and refreshments.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Aspiring New Zealand

We are a Department of Conservation Concessionaire holder and our permits allow our Tours enter and stop in Mt Aspiring National Park to access this ancient forest and visit the actual filming locations from Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Xmen Origins Wolverene, Chronicles of Narnie and more. View up the Dart and Routeburn Valleys.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Isengard Lookout, Glenorchy-Routeburn Rd, Glenorchy 9372 New Zealand

Stand in the Dart Valley and look at the stunning landscape that opened up thousands of years ago!!!20 years ago Peter Jackson choose this location for Isengard in the epic saga The Lord of the Rings.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Station Information Centre, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Our main pick up location in central Queenstown is outside The Station Building Information Centre on the CAMP STREET side. Please meet us here if your accommodation is a short walk, due to traffic congestion in town.

We can also pick up at some Queenstown central Hotels. Please email us with the name of your hotel :)
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Free Delicious morning or afternoon picnic to satisfy a hungry hobbit!
  • Central Queenstown hotel pick up/ drop off
  • Umbrellas provided
  • Professional, friendly & local guides
  • Live Commentary
  • Optional Lord of the Rings costumes/ replica swords
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Mile Delta to Bob's Cove Track
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Aspiring
  • Entry/Admission - Isengard Lookout
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 8 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant! Fantastic host whose movie knowledge is only matched by the beauty of the locations visited. Awesome.

Thank 522andreie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked last minute with my partner and we had a GREAT time! Very knowledgable on LOTR and New Zealand landscape, culture etc. I recommend taking this tour even if you are not a huge LOTR fan since it is a smaller group, but the guides...More

Thank mnovasel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this tour and got to see some great sights around Glenorchy. The tour guide was knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JonathanKiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the half day tour with Kate as our guide. Kate was a wonderful guide and I enjoyed the tour immensely. She was funny, informative, and an excellent driver. The drive to the numerous filming locations was gorgeous and great even for those who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jakekailua
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Small group of tours only us my wife and my son. We are the fans of LOTR so we enjoyed a lot. The view was breathtaking. Our guide James was very knowledgeable. My son was very happy when he wear the costume of Gandalf and...More

Thank year062
PureGlenorchy, Owner at Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora and thanks so much for your 5 star review. James is a passionate local & loves showing people around this amazing area! feel free to tag us in any pics on facebook or instagram #pureglenorchy enjoy the rest of you trip!

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Response from Waiyi T | Reviewed this property |
The van picked us up at our hotel at 8:40am and returned to the city centre at about 12pm.
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