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From Middle-earth to Tracy Island & beyond: Weta Studio Tours is where school groups of all ages can learn how to unleash their creativity!
Join us on a journey from Middle-earth to Tracy Island and beyond, get up close to incredible miniatures, props, weapons, creatures, vehicles, and models, and learn the secrets behind film making on the Miramar Peninsula.
Plunge headfirst into 20 years of award-winning creativity with our Weta Workshop Experience,suitable for groups of up to 80 people. Explore the practical effects crafted for The Lord of the Rings, District 9, Elysium, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and more. A must-see for those who want to learn how fantastical worlds, creatures, characters and artefacts are crafted from imagination into reality!
Ever wanted to visit a real shooting stage? Our Thunderbirds Are Go Behind-the-Scenes Experience is a journey through the Weta Workshop models and miniatures made for the popular children’s television show! Guided by a Weta Workshop crew member, up to 40 people can enjoy this interactive, educational adventure that explores the film making process from concept design to final creation.
Want to make your own movie magic? Weta Studio Tours offers workshops, demonstrations and presentations which teach the art of making cool stuff! Students can take home their own DIY chainmaille kit with our Learn the Trade tour, or up to 30 people can roll up their sleeves and learn how to make fake blood or chainmaille with our guides on-site.
At Weta Studio Tours you’ll find a range of creative options for groups large and small. Let us unleash your creativity!