. New Zealand does indeed offer some spectacular scenery. If you check out the official NZ tourism website, you'll find some reputable tour operators that offer Lord of the Rings themed tours, from short outings to two-week LOTR adventures. You can take a tour of filming locations, and visit Hobbiton
itself. You can even see the stunning alpine mountains of 'Edoras'
, the capital city of the Rohan people from the trilogy.
If you're on a budget, you can explore these regions yourself. Take a look at
our guide to New Zealand
: there are many options. But if you really want to feel like you've just stepped into the Lord of the Rings world, don't miss Fjordland National Park
New Zealand can be a little pricey depending where you're coming from. It's possible to do it on a budget though! Take a look at these tips for keeping your costs down
on your New Zealand trip.
Have a great trip!