Wellington: Wētā Workshop Experience and Guided Tour

421 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Activities Walking tours Entry tickets Art Wheelchair accessible Sightseeing Tours Theme Tours Art & Museums Cruises & boat tours Workshops & classes Shows & musicals Family-friendly Brooklyn Walking Tours

Discover the many sides of Wētā Workshop’s creativity. Find out about how movie effects and props are made on a guided tour of this film industry leader located on Wellington's Miramar Peninsula.

Our Top Experiences and Tours in Wellington:
If youʻre booking your trip to Wellington last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
View All Experiences


  • Revisit elements from iconic TV and film productions on a guided studio tour
  • Meet an artist at work on the tour stage
  • Marvel at the processes and techniques required for producing TV and film
  • Visit the studio that was responsible for various film industry innovations
  • Explore props, costumes, and cool stuff that was used to produce hit movies


Visit Wellington's Wētā Workshop and step into a world of magical creativity. Learn about how special effects and props and designed and made for film and TV on a guided tour of the Wētā Cave. Meet your guide at the Wētā Cave store to begin your journey through the world of Wētā Workshop, one of the film industry’s premier special effects companies, located in the heart of Wellington’s Miramar peninsula. From The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to Avatar and District 9, learn about props, costumes, and creatures were created for your favorite films. Check out cool stuff from the creative departments and catch an artist at work on the tour stage.


Guided tour

Important Information

  • Children below 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult The tour is primarily standing. If you have mobility issues and are concerned about this, please contact the activity provider directly to discuss

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Wellington.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share your own Guide to Wellington with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Mini Guides

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Wellington is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Wellington

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Wellington