3 Day (2 night) Lord of the Rings Tour
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: Amberley, North Canterbury
- Product code: PM10A7
Private tour with personal guide, visit LOTR filming locations ion your dream holiday to New Zealand. Fabulous scenic tour from Christchurch to Queenstown. It includes a visit to spectacular Milford Sound and the Fiordland National Park.
Day 1 Christchurch to Queenstown
8am pick up from your Christchurch accommodation. On leaving Christchurch we travel through the Canterbury Plains, passing through small country towns, wide open plains where you will see sheep, crops, deer and dairy cows. Taking the southern scenic inland route the landscape changes from rolling hills to spectacular towering majestic snow covered mountains and turquoise blue lakes. We stop at Lake Tekapo for photos and lunch at a café with 360 degree views. Visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd overlooking Lake Tekapo. View The Misty Mountains and beautiful Lake Pukaki with spectacular views of Mount Cook (New Zealand’s highest mountain). View the Pelennor battle fields from ‘The Return of the King’, the River Anduin and location for the Pillars of the Kings before arriving at spectacular Queenstown the adventure capital of New Zealand for your overnight stay. In the evening enjoy exploring the beautiful alpine town.
Accommodation – Queenstown hotel
Day 2 Queenstown to Milford Sound, Milford Cruise overnighting in Te Anau
7.30am pick up from your hotel. Today we visit the beautiful Fiordland World Heritage Park where we stop at the picturesque Lake Te Anau forphotos and a bite to eat. Travel to the spectacular Milford Sound an ecological and natural wonderland that will take your breath away. Enjoy an exciting adventure exploring the mighty Fiords on a Milford Sound boat cruise where you can see waterfalls, dolphins, seals and much more, overnighting in Te Anau with time to relax and enjoy the town on the edge of Lake Te Anau (New Zealand’s second largest lake) we can even arrange an evening glow worm tour for you!
Accommodation: Motel accommodation in Te Anau
Day 3 Queenstown activities and Lord of the Rings sites-returning to Christchurch
8am departing Te Anau to drive to Queenstown where you can view the Ithilien Camp from a distance, Amon Hen where Sam and Frodo first saw the Oliphant’s, and see view of the Remarkables backdrop from the Rohhinians fleeing to Helms Deep. Enjoy a scenic Gondola ride (Cable car) one of the steepest in the world take in the spectacular mountain and lake views. Choose to take an exhilarating Shotover Jet Boat ride. An enjoyable way to finish your tour of Queenstown.
Choose to either stay on in Queenstown, be dropped at the airport to meet an afternoon flight or drive back to Christchurch with your guide.
- 2 nights’ accommodation
Pick-up from Christchurch.
Drop off either Queenstown or Christchurch