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Red Carpet Tours

Auckland Central, Auckland 0620, New Zealand
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Red Carpet Tours are the Absolute Best !!!

We had the most enjoyable visit that we could have imagined, on the Red Carpet Tour 14 Day LOTR... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nicholasgodbey
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Grapevine, Texas
The Most Amazing Trip of My Life!!

I don't even know how to put into words how amazing this trip was. I booked it for the sole reason... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah C
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We offer 14, 10 and 6 Day Lord of the Rings™ Tours. Red Carpet Tours are the premier tour company for fans of The Lord of the Rings™ and Hobbit™ trilogies. Operating since 2002, we are the only multi-day tour company to be endorsed by Saul Zaentz (owner of the rights to Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit). Our aim is to bring people from all over the world to join a fellowship of like-minded people and experience the breathtaking landscapes and movie locations. Let us take you on a journey of the real Middle-Earth™, walk in the foot steps of your favorite Tolkien characters, experience behind the scenes exclusive experiences and meet stars of the films! Red Carpet Tours will take you there and back again on an adventure of a life time.
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0620, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most enjoyable visit that we could have imagined, on the Red Carpet Tour 14 Day LOTR Tour in New Zealand. We highly recommend you consider this company and their tour. From our own perspective, we had never taken a group tour before,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't even know how to put into words how amazing this trip was. I booked it for the sole reason it was a 'Lord of the Rings' tour, and even then I was worried it wouldn't live up to my expectations of nerdiness. Was...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

If you’re heading to New Zealand and looking to do a Lord Of The Rings (LOTR) Tour (including Hobbiton of course) and you’re a LOTR Fan, Super Fan, Geek, Total Geek, or just being dragged along by someone who fits one of those descriptions, you...More

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EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Kia Ora Bill & Brian, Thank you for sharing your Middle -earth journey with us. We had a great time sharing in all the adventures to be had and I'm glad you were able to take home some great swords. My Son-inlaw has just started...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I usually eschew group travel in favor of making all my own plans, but when I started to dig into planning for a trip to New Zealand (hoping to organize my itinerary around visiting my beloved LOTR set locations) it became clear that I didn't...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This trip was incredibly fun. I signed up on a whim, and expected a bus full of anti-social people who would spout lore minutiae at the slightest excuse while eating mouthfuls of Cheetos. Instead, it was a cross-section of people of all types, and not...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Honestly I think that's the best review I can give -- I was EXCITED to spend all that money to go to NZ and do this tour twice. You just can't beat the beauty of New Zealand, the friendly people, and the chance to bond...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

What can i say about this fantastic tour that hasnt already been said? This was by far the best tour i have ever been on! If you love Lord of the rings and the Hobbit there is no better way to expeience the filming locatons....More

Thank Will C
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

After a long time talking about travelling to New Zealand and seeing the LOTR locations, my partner and I finally took the plunge and booked with Red Carpet tours. We're so happy we did, they took all the hassle out of planning such a trip...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This is the 2nd time going on the Red Carpet 15 Day Tour for us! And make no mistake... there will be a 3rd!!! That is how much we love it! It is an amazing Journey with like minded people that will leave you wanting...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Red Carpet Tours provide an all New Zealand tour with a twist. It’s not just for fans of the LOTR films. Spectacular scenery is a given, but it’s the off-the-beaten-track locations that make really make this a unique and completely amazing experience. Take an unexpected...More

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EowynNZ, Manager at Red Carpet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your review and for taking a wonderful journey with Red Carpet Tours. We really enjoyed your great enthusiasm, please keep in touch. Best regards, Julie 😊

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Hello, Tipping in New Zealand is appreciated for good service, but not mandatory. Kind regards, Julie 😊
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I went in January but we did have mixed weather, so pack a good waterproof jacket with a hood! I took more clothes than I needed, as the laundry facilities as the hotels were great. Oh, and take a spare change of clothes and... More
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Hello, thank you for your enquiry. Please email us from the address on our website, we can answer all your questions and provide costs. Thank you, Julie
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