Lord of the Rings, fantasy fans, or just anyone who likes to get off the beaten path – we have the perfect activity for your stack! Explore some of the spectacular scenic locations that have made New Zealand famous in the Edoras tour by Hassle-Free Tours, a journey into Middle Earth to relive the magic of Peter Jackson’s blockbuster films.

Where was Edoras filmed?

Edoras was filmed in the Ashburton District's high country, home to Mount Sunday that became the set for the capital of Rohan. Explore the stunning scenery that brought the iconic fantasy city to life with Hassle-Free Tours!

Edoras is the capital of Rohan, the home of the human race in the iconic trilogy, filmed at the base of Mount Sunday that lies on the stunning Southern Alps. On this tour, you’ll immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the landscape with blue, sparkling lakes and rivers and crisp mountain air. Adventure in a four-wheel-drive through the glistening streams and re-create scenes from the Two Towers, from a guided walk to the summit of Edoras, admiring the Misty Mountains to seeing the plains of Helm’s Deep. You’ll even get the chance to snap some unforgettable photos with replica props from the films, including Aragorn’s sword or Gimili’s axe! To top it off, you’ll be treated to a delicious picnic lunch to cap off your adventure.

This tour is a fantastic way to enjoy some of New Zealand’s most breath-taking scenery, whether you’re a Lord of the Rings fan or not!

  • Adult $299, child $199.
  • Tour price includes pick-up and drop-off any central Christchurch accommodation, and the picnic lunch.
  • Tour lasts from 5 to 8 hours.
  • There’s plenty of other tours on offer, check here for your options.

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