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Weta Studio Tours

Weta Studio Tours is your gateway to immersive filmmaking experiences in Wellington, New Zealand.  Join Weta on a journey from Middle-earth to Tracy Island and beyond as you explore 20 years of award-winning creativity!

Weta Studio Tours is your gateway to immersive filmmaking experiences in Wellington, New Zealand. It's also your portal into the Weta group of companies: Weta Workshop, Weta Digital, Park Road Post Production and Stone Street Studios. Together these companies form a filmmaking hub that can take a film from first concepts right through to final production.

Join the Weta Workshop crew on an exclusive Weta Cave Workshop Tour: a unique behind-the-scenes look at how Weta Workshop helps craft some of the world’s biggest films! With a Weta Workshop crew member guiding the way, guests will get up close to the props, costumes, models and weapons crafted for The Lord of the Rings, District 9, Avatar, The Chronicles of Narnia and more. Witness the evolution of Weta's creativity and get a fascinating glimpse into the earliest days of the company in an exclusive documentary. Hear stories from Weta Workshop crew, many of whom have worked on the films themselves. They can’t take you inside the Workshop itself, but you can be sure they will get you as close as possible to where imaginary worlds come to life.


  • 45-minute guided tour inside a converted area of Weta Workshop – Get up close to the props, weapons, armour and vehicles crafted for The Lord of the RingsThe HobbitDistrict 9, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia and more!
  • Learn secrets behind the movie magic – Your guide, a Weta Workshop crew member, will spill the stories of the creative process
  • Peek into the Workshop – Special windows give you a glimpse into areas of Weta Workshop itself
  • Watch Weta work – See creativity in action with artists at work on the tour stage.

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