When Kiwi director Sir Peter Jackson completed his now famous movie trilogy of JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, it put New Zealand’s incredible scenery on display for millions of movie-goers around the world.
More than a decade later, thousands of visitors still flock each year to locations around the country that were used in the movie: from the natural scenery of the Kawarau Gorge that was transformed into the Pillars of the Kings, to the man-made set of Hobbiton in the Waikato. See these famous locations for yourself on a GreatSights Lord of the Rings Tour!
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