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Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour

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“middle earth”(14 reviews)
1 Ostler Road | Leaving from the Mackenzie Country Inn, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0073
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time doing this tour and we highly recommend it. We were a group of 6 and it was fun to share with other fans and to learn about how the manage to film the battle and have all those many extras....More

Thank Aduri
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Dawn was amazing and knew a ton about the movies (and books). She was super friendly and we all got really into chatting about LotR (and other stuff!). We boarded the van from the The Musterers Hut Cafe in Twizel (a nice little cafe in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Fabulous tour , enjoyed it so much , Dawn is amazing , so much information and knowledge imparted. Relaxed pace which was great for my husband and I as lots of opportunities to ask questions and take photos . We had already done the Hobbiton...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ange55
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This tour was so informative and fun. Dawn , the tour guide was a wealth of information about the making of the films and gave us lots of extra insights. We were picked up from the information centre and the tour took us around various...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I had such an amazing time on this trip, really I can't recommend it enough! The tour is full of all the behind the scenes stories, awesome props and the guide knows all the spots to get the perfect photo. Seriously awesome!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tziganest
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

What an amazing tour, there were 6 of us on there and the atmosphere and enthusiasm and participation of the group made this tour one to remember. Dawn the guide was very informative and knowledgeable, and her props and dress up stuff just made the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Horstens
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time on this tour with Dawn, who is the perfect tour guide. She has a breadth of knowledge on all of the films! This tour is definitely worth the trip to Twizel!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrittneyK14
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Had the best day with a very informative and professional guide highly recommend this tour for any die hard fans of the LOR & Hobbit movies *****

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

My son and I took the 2-hour tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Dawn was very friendly and knowledgeable and the costumes and props were a lot of fun. The explanations of how the various scenes were staged and filmed there were great. The tour is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank David S
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We love this tour so much we have been back three times! There’s nothing quite like the magic of standingnout on the Pelennor fields, surrounded by snow capped mountains, reliving all the amazing LOTR scenes. Dawn’s enthusiasm and knowledge is amazing. Thanks Dawn!

Date of experience: June 2018
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8 September 2017|
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Response from rich3393 | Reviewed this property |
Leave about 2-3 hours to complete it. Depends on size of group and how chatty everyone is
21 August 2017|
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Response from DiscoveryTours | Property representative |
Hi there thanks for your question. Yes we got hacked by a very mean person and we have had our guys trying to work away at this hopefully it's all fixed. Thank you
14 November 2015|
Response from ScotsmanEssexUK | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went there in April and did nor realise there was such a tour but managed to get on the tour but it was the last two seats. My advice would be to book in advance to avoid disappointment - it was a really good... More