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Shore Excursion: Weta Workshop Film Effects Tour Including Three Course Dinner

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Enjoy a journey from Wellington CBD to the heart of Wellington’s movie-making precinct. On arrival you will enjoy an extended evening Weta Cave Workshop tour. Guided by a Weta Workshop crew member, you’ll explore a converted area of the Workshop full of props, costumes and models that appear in your favourite films. Afterwards, head to CoCo at the Roxy for a delicious three-course meal in gorgeous Art Deco surroundings, concluding with a night drive back to central Wellington.

What You'll Get

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

The full experience is a journey through 25 years of creativity with two film effects tours which will get you up close to mesmerising miniatures, props, weapons, armour, creatures, and more. Learn how physical effects are crafted by our talented team and discover interesting stories behind your favourite films.Your Weta Cave Workshop Tour will then begin! Guided by a Weta Workshop crew member, you’ll explore props and costumes that appear in your favourite films. From The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to King Kong and District 9, hear our tales of filmmaking creativity on the Miramar Peninsula.

The Miniatures Stage Tour is an interactive adventure guided by the Weta Workshop crew, you’ll learn how clever visual effects artists use CGI to populate the retro-futuristic world of the Tracy brothers. Your talented guides will show how simple, everyday items, with a little creativity, can make imaginary worlds a reality. Nobody knows these miniatures like they do!

Worked up an appetite? Your driver will take you to CoCo at the Roxy, the Roxy Cinema’s restaurant, for a delicious three-course meal. CoCo’s cuisine fuses flavours from across the globe with the best produce our region has to offer. In the Roxy’s gorgeous Art Deco setting, you’ll dine among incredible artworks, movie memorabilia, and sculptures showcasing Weta Workshop talent.

Duration: 4 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum child age is 6 years old - must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • The duration of the experience is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Vegetarian dining options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • The minimum age for purchasing alcohol in New Zealand is 18
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Guided Return Transfers to Weta Cave (from Wellington i-SITE bus park)
  • Priority Seating to View the Documentary
  • Weta Cave Workshop Tour
  • Three-Course Meal & drink at CoCo at the Roxy Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop

  • Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Be dropped by your cruise shuttle to Brandon Street, then take a short stroll (allow 15 minutes) to Wellington iSITE, located at 145 Wakefield Street. From here, you'll be collected by our dedicated shuttle driver at 4:30pm and taken to Weta Studio Tours.
Departure Point: Wellington i-SITE 145 Wakefield Street Wellington 6011 New Zealand


  • 145 Wakefield Street Wellington 6011

Departure Time
4:00 PM

4 hours

Voucher Info
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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.