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Lord of the Rings Twizel Tour

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“lotr fans”(23 reviews)
“pelennor fields”(18 reviews)
“middle earth”(13 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

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 *****

Thank smp2330
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

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!

Thank Bimibear
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I'm a huge fan of the Lord of the Rings series, and a fellow backpacker mentioned this tour as a must-do on my trip around NZ. It was worth every penny! Dawn was so funny and helpful and went out of her way to make...More

Thank travelingal311
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a tremendous experience with Dawn as our tour guide as we explored Twizel/Pukaki area during our LOTR/Hobbit combo tour! The knowledge and behind the scenes information that Dawn provides is top notch. I highly recommend this tour for all ranges...More

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Dawn did an amazing job of unpacking the movie and the scenes shot in the beautiful Mackenzie Ranges. We loved the dressing up and engaging commentary. A great experience.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The tour was soooo great - we really didnt want it to end. Dawn was so knowledgable and explained all of it really well. She also had a good number of props and costumes - we had way too much fun in recreating some LOTR...More

Thank Kriselle M
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I did this tour with Dawn as speaker. It is really interesting, and you understand how huge is the movie ! How it is complicated to organise a scene, to create a dynamic moment ! And the view is stunning ! Moreover Dawn create interaction...More

Thank Matthieu M
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Two excellent hours of stories, facts, and fun around the universe of Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit. Highly recommended to any fan!

Thank Taonel
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This was an enjoyable excursion, provided on demand - at short notice just for my family so kudos there. Daniel was quite knowledgeable and we had fun dressing up at the end of the tour. Tour is a bit of an exaggeration as you basically...More

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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 Dawn G | 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