Craft with the Crew

Creative Workshop + Combo Tour

What do you get when you combine our new creative workshops with the Weta Cave Workshop Tour? All the makings of movie magic, for one discounted price!

Journey through props, costumes & creatures on a guided tour of movie magic! Then enjoy a hands-on introduction to sculpting, special effects make-up or leatherwork.

What To Expect

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.

Miniatures Stage Tour: Discover the filmmaking technique of a miniature set 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 an exclusive documentary on the history of Weta Workshop’s creativity.

1.5-hour long creative workshop of your choice

Select from:

  • Intro to Make-Up Effects Workshop: Create convincing special effects with silicon gels, make-up and movie blood
  • Intro to Sculpting Workshop: Sculpt your own fantastical character from modelling clay
  • Leather & Chainmalle Workshop: Craft your own keepsake from genuine leather and chainmaille.

Gain hands-on tips and techniques from our crew.

Each workshop is limited to small groups, allowing for one-on-one time with our crew.


SUITABLE FOR

Ages 14+ No experience necessary!

PRICE

$127. Includes the Weta Cave Workshop Tour & Miniatures Stage Tour.

PARKING

Limited on-street parking is available, but fills up fast. Please allow plenty of time to find a park.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Please refer to your confirmation email for meeting time and location information.
  • Workshops are subject to availability.
  • We do not use latex-based products or materials in this workshop. For more on the products we use, contact us at bookings@wetaworkshop.co.nz.

View our full list of Terms and Conditions.

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INTRO TO SCULPTING WORKSHOP

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