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Wellington: Wētā Workshop Experience and Guided Tour

1. Wellington: Wētā Workshop Experience and Guided Tour

Visit Wellington's Wētā Workshop and step into a world of magical creativity. Learn about how special effects and props and designed and made for film and TV on a guided tour of the Wētā Cave. Meet your guide at the Wētā Cave store to begin your journey through the world of Wētā Workshop, one of the film industry’s premier special effects companies, located in the heart of Wellington’s Miramar peninsula. From The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to Avatar and District 9, learn about props, costumes, and creatures were created for your favorite films. Check out cool stuff from the creative departments and catch an artist at work on the tour stage. Discover the filmmaking technique of miniature effects and learn how they are built for hit TV and film productions. Wander through monumental miniatures from Thunderbirds Are Go and see how it's possible to fit an entire island, cityscape, and mansion under one roof.

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4.6 / 5

based on 84 reviews

I’m a big LOTR nerd so naturally I loved every minute! But if you’re not, you still will! A must see! Guide was a lovely lady called Lisa who actually works at the workshop and it was brilliant to pick her brain! Be careful, it’s hard to leave the Wētā Cave with so many cool things to buy!

Sol was a brilliant guide, gave us a lot of insights on every stop of the tour and really took his time to answer all nerdy questions we had! 100% recommended tour when in Wellington and 10/10 for Sol!

True, half has nothing to do with the Lord of the Rings. Nevertheless, it's worth it.