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Lord of the Rings Safari Adventure to Glenorchy

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Nomad Safaris
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  • Visit locations featured in Lord of the Rings
  • Discover the next big locations in The Hobbit Trilogy
  • Identify locations featured in films including X-Men and Narnia

Take a film location discovery tour like no other, with this tour taking you right into Middle Earth to Lord of the Rings locations, undiscovered places featured in The Hobbit trilogy, and even places from X-Men and Narnia, all while viewing the breathtaking scenery of the region.

What's Included?

  • 4WD tour to Glenorchy and surrounding locations
  • Discovery of locations featured in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
  • Not to be missed views of the stunning scenery surrounding Queenstown
  • Light refreshments

For Lord of the Rings fans, this scenic safari offers both breathtaking mountain and forest views along the shore of Lake Wakatipu towards Glenorchy and Paradise Valley, and a visit to some of the Lord of the Rings most stunning filming locations. Discover new filming locations from The Hobbit Trilogy as well!

Travel to Middle Earth, as you visit some of the best film locations from Lord of the Rings. Begin your tour taking in Glenorchy’s majestic landscapes, which have become a popular location for filming of many movies, including Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit Trilogy, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Chronicles of Narnia. Go beyond Glenorchy, travelling up the Dart Valley to the filming location for Isengard, set amongst snow-capped mountains beside the turquoise waters of the Dart River. This setting offers views of Mt Earnslaw and it’s hanging glacier, used in the first installment of The Hobbit Trilogy. View the location of the Seat of Seeing or Battle of Amon Hen, and explore the Paradise Forest, the location for the Forest of Lothlorien. Leaving Glenorchy and returning towards Queenstown, stop at 12 Mile Delta to explore the location of the Ithilien Camp.

Bring the films to life with our authentic replica props, dress up and take photos, or simply soak up the scenery.

This experience is part of the Responsible Range as it was awarded an Enviro-Gold endorsement.

Session Length

  • Please allow 4 hours for this experience
  • The experience departs at 8:00am or 1:30pm
  • Booking time will be confirmed by the experience provider


  • Adult: 15+ years
  • Child: 4-14 years
  • Children aged 0-3 years are free, please advise at the time of booking
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a participating adult


  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

A minimum of 2 participants are required for this experience to go ahead. Minimum 4 on NZ public holidays.


In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider

Dress Code

Dress appropriately for outdoor adventure in the mountains (warm clothing in the cooler months).

This experience departs from Queenstown.

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