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Official Weta Cave Workshop Tour Guided Including Transport

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Join the original Weta Cave Workshop Tour for a quick taste of physical effects and movie-making magic. This small-group tour is guided from start to finish and an ideal option if you require return transport, with daily departures from Wellington city.

Learn about props, costumes and creatures created for your favourite films. Interact with cool stuff from our creative departments and catch an artist at work on our tour stage.

Guided return transfers: Journey from Wellington to Weta Workshop in your dedicated shuttle. Your friendly driver will point out iconic landmarks along the way.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: i-SITE Bus Pickup Point, 148 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Your guided transfers depart 7 days a week from the bus park opposite the Amora Hotel, 145 Wakefield Street.
We recommend arriving at the pick-up point 15-min before your booked departure time.

Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Weta Workshop, Corner of Camperdown Rd & Weka St Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand

45-minute guided tour inside a converted area of Weta Workshop – Get up close to the props, weapons, costumes and vehicles crafted for The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, District 9, The Chronicles of Narnia, Ghost in the Shell and more!
Explore the Weta Cave retail store: A cavern of creativity in its own right! Be greeted by giant trolls on arrival, explore our mini-museum and watch a documentary on the history of Weta Workshop’s creativity.
Explore our new interactive section – Wander through Manufacture Alley, interacting with tools of the trade and examples of artistry from our creative departments.
Learn secrets behind the movie magic – Your guide, a Weta Workshop crew member, will spill the stories of the creative process
Watch us work – See creativity in action with artists at work on our tour stage.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: i-SITE Bus Pickup Point, 148 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Return: We'll drop you back off at the same spot.

Duration: 1 minute

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Photography is strictly prohibited in all tour spaces, unless specified by the tour guide
  • There is no luggage storage in the Weta Cave or at our tour spaces.
  • This tour takes place in a functioning workshop, so it can get a little drafty. We recommend bringing an extra warm layer or two
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them on board and disembark
  • Consider our There and Back Again: The Full Experience, for two filmmaking tours for an additional $20. See:
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
  • Guided return transfers from i-SITE - live commentary on board. Bus pick up from 145 Wakefield St
  • Priority seating to documentary on the history of Weta Workshop’s creativity.
  • Admission ticket for the Weta Cave Workshop Tour
  • Explore the Weta Cave retail store & mini-museum
  • Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop

  • Does not include hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverages

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Weta Workshop in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.