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Weta Workshop

167 Park Road Mirama, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-909 4000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“special effects” (19 reviews)
“wings” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
167 Park Road Mirama, Wellington, New Zealand
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+64 4-909 4000
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"special effects"
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"behind the scenes"
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"wings"
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"creative team"
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"red carpet tours"
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"met peter"
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"warner bros"
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"power rangers"
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"combo deal"
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"model makers"
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"chain mail"
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"mad max"
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"production facility"
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"gift shop"
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"tour guide"
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Reviewed yesterday

There are 2 Weta workshops/caves. The one we did was in what looked like an office building (not the one with statues outside) and the other was the more obvious tourist one further along. To get the office one you need to book with the...More

Thank Di B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting look at the behind the scenes work carried out by the designers and craftsmen/women who help create the wonder of the movie industry. Weta studios have played a many part in some amazing movie productions, spanning over many many years. Keeping their skills and...More

Thank Louise B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing afternoon on the There and Back tour, thank you Weta workshop ... the thunderbirds tour was an absolute bonus. The passion and creativity of the teams in Miramar is a must do to experience whilst in Wellington

Thank Louise P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wet workshop tour and thunderbirds tour on Easter Saturday. Part of nine, ages 8 - 48 and everyone of us loved it. Highly recommend this tour great value for money. Our tour guide Austin was fantastic, passionate and keen to share his knowledge with us...More

Thank ScoopNSony
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great half day touring the Weta Workshop of Weta Studios. It is easy to see why this is Peter Jackson's go-to studio; so much incredible detail and flexibility in design. To top it off, I grew up watching Gerry Anderson's "Thunderbirds are Go"...More

Thank Ron H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was thorough with a well versed and experienced guide who actually makes props. Great glimpse "behind the curtain' of creating props and adapting them to different movies. Side trip to "The Thunderbirds" "Studio' was a hoot. Fan of the 60's original, this old...More

Thank MikelSky
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are into movies and the special effects and Props, this is a must see. A member of the staff takes you through the shop and shows the processes required to design and create the various props scenery, costumes and special effects. At the...More

Thank ncpeterson2004
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great 3 hours. The tour with our guide Isaac was really interesting and he made it more so with his knowledge. We did not realise how many films they have to their special effects credit. There is a Thunderbirds tour aswell that aparently was very...More

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the combo and really liked both of the tours they are more informative than seeing special effects particularly loved thunderbirds

Thank Lucinda J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 3hr behind the scenes tour at Weta which is only available to those on the Red Carpet Tours. We also received 12% discount on prices in their shop as there are loads of memorabilia. We met Peter Lyons, who worked on the...More

Thank Whitehalltraveller
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