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Weta Workshop

167 Park Road Mirama, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-909 4000
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“special effects” (20 reviews)
“wings” (48 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a huge movie fan, but I was able to recognize some pieces from different films. Weta workshop is a hub of NZ and world movie industry. People here contribute to various films, including Lord of the Ring. I was not able to...More

Thank minimize940314
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a LOTR and Hobbit fan it was good to see the options available to buy in the cave. The tour was good, informative with quite a few actual props to see. It recommend it as it's quite fascinating to see how they make everything

Thank rowey230181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is possibly the best place to enjoy in Wellington. I learned so much about the movie making, sculpturing and I enjoyed this tour very much. I'd like to say thank you to our tour guide for telling us so much. I was blown...More

Thank JeffMario
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Weta Workshop exceeded my highest expectations! Our tour guide was so funny and informative. It was so cool to see so many amazing props from all of my favorite movies in person! I absolutely recommend visiting.

Thank CroatianWay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was truly blown away by everything about the Weta workshop, but I won’t spoil anything. It was a well worth visit if you love lord of the rings, the hobbit, Warcraft and much more. The gift shop was a pain as I had too...More

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the double tour 6 months ago and was happy to take it again when I recommend it to my partner as part of our recent visit to Wellington. Very interesting, learn lots of secrets involved with the movie making and what goes into the...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING best attraction I have ever been to. Informative right from the ride from downtown Wellington by Frank our driver to Weta workshop and our tour guide. Blew my mind with the amount of talent we have in our little country. A tour well worth...More

Thank trishie101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited The Weta Workshop in May 2018. The facilities and infractructure as set in a community, not in an area marked out for industrial use. The work that they do is impressive. I was amazed to find out that the Weta folks had been...More

Thank Chris K
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place. So many talented people. Our guide was superb.Thunderbird tour was bonus was very enjoyable.

Thank mark s
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

To see the cutting edge of technology and design put to incredible use this is the place to go. Not only for Lord of the Rings fans as this workshop has worked on many other movies, Avatar, King Kong, and many others. See the and...More

Thank Bill F
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