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Immerse yourself in Weta Workshop's creative world with the Weta Studio Tours Combo, featuring two behind-the-scenes filmmaking tours! Learn how practical effects are created for the world’s biggest blockbusters and journey through huge miniature sets.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 7 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in Weta Workshop with a combination of their two most popular tours
  • Gain a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creativity of this five-time Academy Award-winning design studio and practical effects facility!
  • Get up close to the props, weapons, costumes and creatures crafted for some of the world’s biggest films
  • Discover the Thunderbirds Are Go shooting stage and marvel at huge miniature sets
  • Enjoy a rare photo opportunity in an exclusive, purpose-built Thunderbirds Are Go set
Full description
Make your own way out to Weta Studio Tours to experience the many sides of Weta Workshop’s creativity. The Weta Studio Tours Combo lets you immerse yourself in the two most popular tours: the Weta Cave Workshop Tour and Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go! 

First up you’ll join the Weta Workshop crew on the famous Weta Cave Workshop Tour! From your favourite films to larger-than-life exhibitions, learn about the practical effects created for The Lord of the RingsThe Chronicles of Narnia, the record-breaking Gallipoli: The Scale of our War and more! Wander through Manufacture Alley, interacting with the tools and technology of the Workshop's creative departments. Catch a glimpse of artists at work on the tour stage and learn secrets of movie magic.

Afterwards, depart for the Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go. Visit a genuine shooting stage and discover how the popular television series is created for the small screen! Blast off on an incredible journey from initial concepts and storyboards through to the unbelievable miniatures built for the show – all guided by the experienced Weta Workshop crew. Includes a rare photo opportunity with the Tracy Brothers in a purpose built set!
Includes
  • Admission tickets
  • Booking fee
  • Visit the famous Weta Cave shop
  • Professional guides
  • 45-minute guided Weta Cave Workshop Tour
  • 45-minute guided Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go
What’s Not Included
  • Transport to/from Weta Studio Tours

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Weta Cave Shop, on the corner of Weka Street and Camperdown Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children below 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
• On-street parking is free - please allow ample time to find a parking spot, as spaces are limited.
• Reserve your spot well in advance as tours are very popular, particularly during peak season (October - April).
• Photography is strictly prohibited in all tour spaces, unless specified by the tour guide.
• This tour takes place in a functioning workshop, so covered shoes are required. An extra warm layer is also recommended.
• A short return transfer is included from the Weta Cave shop to the Miniatures Stage Tour and is not suitable for wheelchairs. If you have special requirements, please contact Weta Studio Tours.
• There is no luggage storage available in the Weta Cave or at the tour spaces.
• Family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) are not available for purchase on GetYourGuide.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 53 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Weta Studio Tours

Product ID: 163350