If you’re off on a Lord of the Rings themed excursion to New Zealand, then we have the perfect solution for your trip – take a 6-day tour of Middle Earth with Red Carpet Tours, an epic journey through from the north to the south islands, exploring the stunning film locations that brought many of the iconic scenes to life!
Red Carpet Tours are the original Lord of the Rings tour company, operating since 2001, led by experts and people who worked on the film. You’ll start your journey on Auckland, where you’ll be whisked away on the trip of a life time. Explore the rolling green hills and hobbit houses of the shire in a tour of Hobbiton, and admire the spectacular limestone cliffs at Mangaotaki Valley that formed the foothills of the Misty Mountains. Visit Tongariro national park, the home of Mordor, Mount Doom and some of New Zealand’s most amazing scenery that featured as the home of Sauron and the armies of Orcs. Take a behind the scenes tour of the Weta Workshop, where many of the effects and props for the film were produced. Also included in your tour is a presentation from Daniel Reeves, the principal Calligrapher and Cartographer for the film!
These are just a few of the locations you’ll stop at on your journey – this tour is a fantastic way to explore New Zealand, without all the hassle of planning and booking things for your trip. Whether you’re a fanatic of Lord of the Rings or not, this is a fantastic way to experience the country.