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There & Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour

by Weta Workshop Ltd Duration 2h 30m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is AU$65

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.

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.

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10:30 AM, Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

There and Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour includes one filmmaking tour, plus transport to/from Weta Studio Tours. 10.30AM departure available in English.

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12:00 PM, Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

There and Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour includes one filmmaking tour, plus transport to/from Weta Studio Tours. 12PM departure available in English.

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1:30 PM, Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

There and Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour includes one filmmaking tour, plus transport to/from Weta Studio Tours. 1.30PM departure available in English.

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9:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

There and Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour includes one filmmaking tour, plus transport to/from Weta Studio Tours. 9AM departure available in English.

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9:00 AM, Tour in Mandarin

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

There and Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour includes one filmmaking tour, plus transport to/from Weta Studio Tours. 9AM departure available in Mandarin.

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There & Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour

Activity Location

The Weta Cave

1 Weka Street

Wellington 6022

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Wellington i-SITE

    Corner Victoria and Wakefield Street

    Wellington 6011


Highlights

  • 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


Inclusions

  • 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


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.


There & Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

5/5 3 Oct. 2018

The tour was great! Fabulous to see behind the scenes and find out how these amazingly talented people produce such stunning creations!! Would have been helpful to have been told to meet outside the Amora Hotel rather than at iSite.