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
- 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.