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Wellington Rover Tours are the little sightseeing tour company providing tours with a difference.

Their small vehicles (average seven clients) and friendly guides ensure a personal experience whilst maximising your visit to Wellington.


Wellington Lord of the Rings Tours

Full Day Lord of the Rings Locations Tour (8 hours)

This tour is a must for any Lord of the Rings fan visiting Wellington. Starting on Mount Victoria with a visit to the lookout then onto locations used in the Trilogy like the Outer Shire, Hobbiton Woods & Dunharrow. Then out to the Hutt Valley to Kaitoke Regional park, the location of Rivendell. Along the way visiting Isengard, Fords of Isen and see where Helms Deep & Minas Tirith were filmed. The full day tour also includes an Orc sized picnic or cafe lunch plus a visit to the famous Weta Cave.

Half Day Lord of the Rings Location Tour (4 hours)

This is a 'best of' locations tour, not just half a tour! This The Lord of the Rings location tour brings the best 7 locations in both the North and South of Wellington. This is the best way to see Wellington's Lord of the Rings locations in half a day with the experience of a knowledgeable Lord of the Rings specialist guide.


The Seal Colony & Farm Tour (4 hours)

Wellington Rover's newest tour. Travel through Terawhiti Station, a real New Zealand working cattle farm and Meridian Energy's largest wind farm. Head down to the stunning, rugged Wellington South Coast where visitors get the chance to see New Zealand native fur seals in their nature habitat.


Twilight Rover (2 hours)

Allows you to experience Wellington after dark. Take a coastal drive before heading up to Mount Victoria for views of the city lights - then a glow-worm walk by torchlight through Otari-Wiltons bush before finishing in the city. Winter only.

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