In Search of Middle-earth

In Search of Middle-earth

If you’re a fan of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” Trilogies, don’t miss these uniquely Middle‑earth™ activities while you’re in New Zealand.

In Search of Middle-earth

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > Ruapehu > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Christchurch & Canterbury > Nelson & Marlborough > Glaciers & West Coast > Queenstown & Wanaka 

20 Days, 17 Nights

Journey beneath southern skies and discover a land reminiscent of JRR Tolkien’s fantasy world of lush lowlands barren wastelands, deep hidden valleys and remote mystical mountains. Experiencing New Zealand’s wide variety of landscapes from the green, rolling farmlands, enchanting woods and rivers, dramatic gorges and soaring mountains is a delight, as they are all within such easy reach of one another.


  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Middle Earth Filming Locations Tour, Wellington
  • Interisland Ferry Crossing
  • Jet Boat and Walk, Wanaka
  • Safari of the Scenes Wakatipu Basin Tour, Queenstown
  •  Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour, Christchurch


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Auckland, returning from Christchurch
  • One night Auckland, Hotel Grand Windsor
  • 17 Days Full Size Car Rental including unlimited mileage, standard motor vehicle insurance, excess reduction to NIL, Airport/Wharf Fees and GPS
    • Hobbiton Movie Set Admission and Tour
  • Two nights Rotorua, The Springs Bed and Breakfast
  • One night Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu Country Lodge
  • Two nights Wellington, Booklovers B&B
    • Half-day Middle-earth Filming Locations tour
  • InterIslander Ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Two nights Nelson, Cambria House B&B
  • Two nights Hokitika, Rimu Lodge
  • One night Fox Glacier, Misty Peak Lodge (or similar for stays May 20 - Sep 20)
  • Two nights Wanaka, Maple Lodge
    • Wanaka River Journey including jet boat and walk
  • Two nights Queenstown, Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
    • Safari of the Scenes tour
  • One night Twizel, Matuka Lodge
  • Two nights Christchurch, The Classic Villa
    • Lord of the Rings Tour
  • Breakfast daily
  • US/foreign taxes & fees including September 11 Security Fee


Based on departures

Price per person from*

Based on double occupancy

December 11, 2020 - January 31, 2021 Call for Pricing
February 1, 2021 - March 15, 2021 6599


For airline baggage and optional fees please click here.

Group Size

Independent Vacation


February 1, 2021 - March 15, 2021


From $6599 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Advertised price is based on departures February 1, 2021 - March 15, 2021. Black-out dates may apply. Prices are current at time of posting (6/2/2020) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Hotel rooms are subject to availability at time of booking. Packages must be booked and paid in full by August 31, 2020. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. NZETA Visa is required to travel to New Zealand. Visas are required to travel to Australia. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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