Zealand is the youngest country on earth - the last major landmass
to be discovered. It has a rich and fascinating history, reflecting
both our Maori and European heritage. Amazing Maori historic
sites and taonga (treasures), some dating back almost a thousand
years, are a contrast to many beautiful colonial buildings.
New Zealand today is a culturally diverse and fascinating country.
Discover the movie magic when you visit the Lord of the Rings
filming locations. Take guided tours of the stunning locations
shot in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
EARTH NEW ZEALAND - HOME OF LORD OF THE RINGS
since the first The Lord of the Rings movie was released in
2001, New Zealand has been known as the 'Home of Middle-earth'.
New Zealand born Peter Jackson filmed the entire six films in
various locations around New Zealand.
New Zealand’s dramatic scenery - golden
plains, towering mountains and enchanting valleys - plays the
mythical world of Middle-earth on the big screen in both The
Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogy. More than 150 locations
throughout the country were used to film The Lord of the Rings
and The Hobbit Trilogy. Many activities and attractions offer
the chance to see the film locations for yourself. The rolling
hills of Matamata became Hobbiton, while the volcanic region
of Mt Ruapehu transformed into the fiery Mt. Doom where Sauron
forged The Ring, and Queenstown, New Zealand's adventure capital,
was the setting for numerous scenes including the Eregion Hills,
and the Pillars of Argonath. Discover the movie magic when you visit
many of the stunning movie locations from Lord of the Rings
and The Hobbit trilogies
ZEALAND CONSERVATION PARKS LORD OF THE RINGS LOCATIONS
a tour of the New Zealand,s stunningly beautiful conservation
areas that provided locations for Peter Jackson's
Lord of the Rings trilogy. GPS co-ordinates are provided
so you can visit many of these locations yourself
while holidaying in New Zealand.
GUIDE TO 23 LORD OF THE RINGS LOCATIONS
Lord of the Rings movies that showcased New Zealand’s
sheer beauty to the world. We have listed the Lord
of the Rings locations that you can get to via hiking
track, gravel road or sealed road, otherwise you would
need a helicopter to get to some of the more remote
HOBITT FILM LOCATIONS
The Hobbit filming locations are generally amongst
New Zealand’s epic and diverse landscapes so
are a joy to visit whether you like little fur-footed
men or not. Even if you are not on the look out for
Hobbit filming locations, you’ll probably find
that everywhere you turn looks like Middle-earth.
to New Zealand. There is just so much to do make sure you allow
plenty of time for your visit. You will find a diverse range
of scenery and conditions from sub-tropical to a little colder
down south particularly in the winter time. New Zealand can
be enjoyed at a pace to suit every age group. Grab a cheap flight
to New Zealand for a game of golf, Buy a map, hire a rental
car, have an adventure and fill your lungs with the smog free
air New Zealand has to offer. Accommodation from backpackers,
bed and breakfast to luxury hotel. Take your New Zealand tour.
TO NEW ZEALAND - HOME OF LORD OF THE RINGS