Workshops

Craft with the Crew

Every Saturday, Weta Workshop gives you the chance to experience life as a ‘Weta’ for the day! Join our crew to explore our dedicated group tour space, then make movie magic with our hands-on workshops. Try crafting chainmaille or mixing fake movie blood. Suitable for all ages. Book now!

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 45-minute guided tour inside our dedicated off-premises group tour space.
  • Learn how props, weapons, and armour are designed and manufactured for The Lord of the Rings, King KongThe Chronicles of Narnia and more.
  • Choose an interactive workshop:
    • Weta Chainmaille Workshop – Learn how to make unique Weta Chainmaille as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia.
    • Art of Fake Blood Workshop – Roll up your sleeves in our kitchen of horror as you create convincing fake movie blood!
  • Receive a small gift from Weta Workshop to take home.

PRICE

Adults: $65
Children 6 – 12 Years: $45 (must be accompanied by adult)

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TIME

Available every Saturday, from 4 - 5.30pm.

TOTAL DURATION

1.5 hours

WHERE TO GO

Craft with the Crew takes place at our off-site group tour space located on Park Road - just a five-minute walk from the Weta Cave. Please arrive 10 minutes before the experience starts.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Our tours frequently sell out, particularly during peak season (Oct-April). We strongly recommend booking online in advance.
  • Photography is strictly prohibited in our tour spaces.
  • On-street parking is free, but can get busy. Please allow ample time to find a park.

For our terms and conditions, please see here.

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