It is little wonder that Peter Jackson selected New Zealand to bring Tolkien's Middle-earth to the big screen. Gentle streams dissect emerald green valleys as giant mountains stand sentinel and ancient glaciers tumble to the sea. Embark on an unexpected journey and get ready for an awesome self drive LoTR (Hobbit) filming locations tour.
Prepare to have your breath taken away by the spectacular scenery that formed the visual masterpiece for the Lord of the Rings trilogies. Encompassing both North and South Islands, with plenty of time to immerse yourself in specialty Lord of the Rings tours and time for relaxation.
It took two years to film the LoTR trilogy, but many millions of years to build the sets.....This 8 Day LoTR New Zealand Self Drive Itinerary gets you up close and personal with the grand landscapes that inspired Director Peter Jackson to make the majority of the Trilogy in New Zealand's South.