We journey through the stark beauty of the central South island. The tour includes three landings at major movie locations and a picnic lunch at one.
Plains of Rohan
Here you will visit the locations for the tracking of Uruk Hai by Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli across the Plains of Rohan. The burning of the Rohan Village. The meeting for the first time of Aragorn and Eomer. The dropping of the Elven Brooch by Merry and Pippin, found later by Aragorn.
We visit Mt Potts, the location of Edoras. You will hear stories of the building of the massive Edoras set and the filming there. You get to see Mt Sunday on which Edoras was built. Picnic lunch provided.
This is the location of the battle of the Pelennor Fields and Theoden's death.
On days when weather prevents access to the Edoras location then
the tour includes numerous locations to the west of Queenstown including the Ithilien camp, Nen Hithoel, the Dunharrow encampment, Isengard, Lothlorien woods and the snowy pass of Caradras.