Behind-the-scenes tour in the magical world of filmmaking
Priority seating to documentary about Weta's creativity
Weta Workshop Crew showcasing props, costumes & creatures
Chance to spot artists at work on tour stage
Guided transfers to and from Weta Studio Tours
About this activity
What's included, what's not
45 minute guided Weta Cave Workshop Tour
Priority seating to documentary on the origins of Weta's creativity
Roundtrip transport to and from Weta Studio Tours
Live tour commentary provided in English or Chinese
What you can expect
Enter the exciting world of filmmaking with this immersive, behind-the-scenes look at New Zealand's Weta Workshop. You’ll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Studio Tours, where you’ll explore the Weta Cave Workshop Tour.
Your knowledgeable driver will highlight iconic film sites of Wellington as you journey to Weta Studio Tours. On arrival, snap a photo with the lifesize trolls from The Hobbit series, wander through the mini museum and claim your seat for the short documentary screening about the origin's of Weta's creativity.
Afterward, an experienced Weta Workshop crew member will guide you on your tour. 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 war and more! Wander through Manufacture Alley, interacting with the tools and technology of the Workshop's creative departments. You can also catch a glimpse of artists at work on the tour stage!
Brimming with the secrets of film magic, conclude your experience with a ride back to central Wellington.