Tours

Half Experience

Weta Studio Tours’ There and Back Again is a unique behind-the-scenes wander through the world of Weta Workshop. Guided from start to finish, There & Back Again begins and ends at the Wellington i-SITE and is the perfect option for visitors who require transport. Book here now.

YOUR TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Guided return transfers to Weta Studio Tours – Journey from central Wellington to the Weta Cave in a dedicated ‘There & Back Again’ shuttle. Your friendly driver will point out Wellington film landmarks along the way!
  • The famous Weta Cave shop – Home to an incredible range of Weta-designed collectibles and movie merchandise. While you're here snap photos with our life-sized sculptures and check out the mini museum.
  • Priority seating to documentary – Take a seat in the Weta Cave to learn about the history of the Weta Group and hear from our co-founders, Richard Taylor and Peter Jackson.
  • 45-minute guided Weta Cave Workshop Tour – Get up close to the props, weapons, costumes and vehicles crafted for The Lord of the RingsThe Hobbit, District 9The Chronicles of Narnia and more!

TOTAL DURATION

2.5 hours (approx.) from departure to final drop-off.

WHERE TO GO

Guided transfers for There & Back Again depart 7 days a week from the bus park opposite the Amora Hotel – just up the road from the Wellington iSITE on Wakefield Street [See Map]. Departures occur at 9AM, 10.30AM, 12PM, and 1.30PM.

PRICE

Adults: $68
Children 6-12 Years: $42 (must be accompanied by adult 14 years or older)
Infants 0-5 Years: Free (please make sure to include your infant when booking)

BOOK HERE NOW

PLEASE NOTE

  • Our tours frequently sell out, particularly during peak season (Oct-April). We strongly recommend booking online in advance.
  • Photography is strictly prohibited on the Weta Cave Workshop Tour.
  • There is no luggage storage in the Weta Cave or at our tour spaces.
  • For groups of 20 people or more, please check out our Events & Group Tours.
  • Our Chinese guests can experience this tour in Mandarin. Please book the Mandarin There and Back Again.
  • We currently hold a silver Be Accessible rating & all Weta Studio Tours tour spaces are wheelchair friendly. Though please note, our There and Back Again bus transfers are not suitable for wheelchairs.  We are continually improving and enhancing our experiences to ensure we can cater for as wide an audience as possible. This includes visually and hearing-impaired visitors, too. 

If you have special requirements, please contact us to discuss.

For our terms and conditions, please see here.

For all Tourism wholesale and trade booking enquiries, please email bookings@wetaworkshop.co.nz.


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