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The Full Experience: Weta Workshop There and Back Again

By Weta Workshop Ltd
Free cancellation available
4h+
Mobile voucher
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Multiple languages

Highlights

  • Behind-the-scenes tour in the magical world of filmmaking

  • Priority seating to documentary about Weta's creativity

  • Weta Workshop Crew showcasing real props, costumes & more

  • Explore miniature sets on Thunderbirds Are Go shooting stage

  • Guided transfers to and from The Weta Cave

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    45 minute guided Weta Cave Workshop Tour

  • What's included

    45 minute guided Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go

  • What's included

    Priority seating to documentary on the origins of Weta's creativity

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from Weta Studio Tours

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Hotel pick up / drop-off

Know Before You Book

  • Child prices apply to ages 6-12 years. Children aged 5 and under go free.

  • All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Pick up is available from Wellington i-SITE. Please be ready and waiting at the pick-up location 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Enter the world of Weta Workshop with There and Back Again: The Full Experience, a guided round trip by Weta Studio Tours! You’ll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Studio Tours, where you’ll explore the Weta Cave Workshop Tour and the Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go.

During your convenient transfer from Wellington city to Weta Studio Tours in Miramar, tune in to commentary from your knowledgeable driver, who points out iconic film locations along the way. Once you arrive, claim your priority seat at a screening of a documentary about the origin's of Weta's creativity.

Afterward, an expert crew member will guide you on your tours. From your favourite films to larger-than-life exhibitions: join the Weta Cave Workshop Tour to learn about the practical effects created for The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, the record-breaking Gallipoli: The scale of our warand more! Catch a glimpse of artists at work on our tour stage and learn secrets of film magic.

Then, blast off on the Miniatures Stage Tour, where you'll visit the authentic Thunderbirds Are Go shooting stage and discover the Weta Workshop models built for the popular TV series. Your talented guide will reveal initial concepts and storyboards, then take you through the mammoth miniature environments built for the show. Includes a rare photo opportunity with the Tracy brothers!

Conclude your experience with a transfer back to central Wellington.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Weta Workshop
  • 1 Weka Street
  • Wellington Wellington 6022

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Wellington i-SITE
  • 145 Wakefield Street
  • Wellington Wellington 6011
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