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.Enjoy a journey from the Wellington CBD to the heart of Wellington’s movie-making precinct. On arrival you will enjoy both the Weta Cave Workshop Tour and Miniatures Stage Tour.Guided by one of our skilled Weta technicians you will be shown props and costumes that appear in your favourite films. From The Lord of the Rings and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, to Avatar and Elysium.Conclude the evening with a three-course dinner at Coco restaurant at the Roxy Cinema, where you’ll dine among incredible artworks, movie memorabilia, and sculptures showcasing Weta Workshop talent.
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Stop At: Weta Workshop, 1 Weka Street 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: 2 hours 20 minutes
Stop At: The Roxy Cinema, 5 Park Road Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand
Head to CoCo at the Roxy for a delicious three-course meal in gorgeous Art Deco surroundings. Dine among incredible artworks, movie memorabilia, and sculptures showcasing Weta Workshop talent, concluding your experience with a night drive back to central Wellington.
CoCo restaurant offers up exquisite dishes inspired from flavours around the globe, with a focus on using the freshest of New Zealand ingredients. Menu's change seasonally to reflect a fresh and daring flavour theme.
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- 3-course set menu dinner
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Alcoholic Beverages - 1 x drink included. NZ Beer or Wine. Soft drink alternative available.
- Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop
- Entry/Admission - The Roxy Cinema
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from the bus park opposite the Amora Hotel – Just up the road from the Wellington iSITE on Wakefield Street. Your adventure starts with a Guided Journey from the Wellington i-SITE to Weta Workshop Tours in Miramar. Catch a glimpse of iconic Wellington sites, pointed out by your knowledgeable driver.
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