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Dive head-first into a world of creativity with our two incredible tours. Guided from start to finish, you’ll gain epic insight into Weta Workshop’s creativity for blockbuster films & hit television shows. Pick up from central Wellington is included – perfect for visitors to the capital!

45-minute Weta Cave Workshop Tour: From The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to Avatar and District 9: 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.

45-minute Miniature Effects Tour: Discover the filmmaking technique of miniature effects and learn how they are built for hit TV and film productions. Wander through monumental miniatures from Thunderbirds Are Go and see how we fit an entire island, cityscape and mansion under one roof!

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.

Learn the Magic of Hollywood Film making

4 Hours

$299 NZD

See first hand where movie magic comes to life, with a guided tour of Weta Workshop and a tour of the Miniature effects studio.

Experience provided by

Weta Workshop Wellington

Important Information
  • Tours frequently sell out, particularly during peak season (Oct-April). We strongly recommend booking online in advance.
  • Photography is strictly prohibited whilst in tour spaces.
  • Weta Workshop Tours is proud to hold a Silver Award from be accessible
  • All ages welcome
  • Wellington City pickup & drop off available
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