The tour begins with a breath-taking journey along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. This is one of New Zealand’s most famous scenic road journeys with spectacular views around each bend. After passing through the sleepy township of Glenorchy at the base of the lake we enter the awe inspiring Mt Aspiring World Heritage area where Middle Earth comes to life. You will literally arrive in Paradise to enjoy a complementary picnic lunch with the glacial lakes, ancient forests and neck stretching peaks of the film trilogy as your backdrop. Throughout the tour our experienced local guides will give you great insight into why this region was an inspiration for so many movies and how it has brought the vision of Jackson and Tolkien to life on the big screen.
Tour Highlights Include:
LOTR & The Hobbit locations (Isengard, Lothorien Forests, Ithilien Camp, Amon Hen and Misty Mountains, Beorn’s House)
Multiple other movie locations (Wolverine & Narnia film locations)
Paradise, Dart and Rees River
Why Choose Off Road 4×4 Queenstown?
Small personalised tours to stunning locations
Guaranteed individual forward facing window seats
Free picnic lunch provided
Free pick up and drop off to your accommodation
On-site iPad multimedia presentations
Guides are knowledgeable, friendly locals