Experience Highlights

  • Learn about the filmmaking process in Wellington with a fascinating Weta Workshop
  • Discover the making of movie effects, from armours and weapons to creatures and costumes
  • Visit the jam-packed retail store to find amazing collectables, books and merchandise
  • Bring children of all ages to explore the world of film in the heart of Wellington's Miramar Peninsula


Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Wellington holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Wellington is home to a huge community of Weta Workshop artisans who’ve brought many blockbusters to your screens. Narnia, King Kong, Avatar, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies are on the long list of films shot in the rural landscapes of Wellington.

On this incredible tour in the heart of Wellington’s Miramar Peninsula, you can learn all about the complex filmmaking process. With an expert guide, explore the making of movie effects, from armour to weapons, creatures to costumes, make-up and so much more! You can also explore our retail shop full of collectables, books, swords, games, merchandise, and take a look through the fascinating mini-museum.

The tour last for 1 hour 30 mins in total, and it’s suitable for all ages – anyone who considers themselves a fan of films!


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Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

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