Journey to Middle Earth: Lord of the Rings High Country

  • Port

    Akaroa (Christchurch), New Zealand

  • Activity Level


  • Excursion Type


  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Cost


    Price over $151
  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 9 hours

  • Meals Included


Join this journey to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts High Country Station-a farm in the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand. You will visit one of the most stunning and recognizable Lord of the Rings locations-Edoras. Your local tour guide who will provide entertaining and informative commentary on all aspects of Christchurch, Canterbury and the Lord of the Rings filming location. But you don’t have to be a Lord of the Rings fan to enjoy this amazing day out.

Take a scenic journey over the farmland of the Canterbury Plains to the breathtaking Rakaia Gorge and the country town of Rakaia.

Stop for morning tea before heading inland towards the heart of the Southern Alps. Enjoy a photo stop at Lake Clearwater-a spectacular alpine lake with breathtaking views over the lake to the Southern Alps. This is the stuff of lasting memories.

Continue to Mt Potts Station, home of Edoras, where you will experience firsthand why this remote and beautiful location was chosen for filming the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy. Immerse yourself in the natural, unspoiled beauty of the high country with its sparkling clear lakes, glistening blue rivers, rugged mountain ranges and fresh crisp mountain air.

Enjoy free time to explore this magical landscape and to have your photo taken with Lord of the Rings replica swords. Travel a short distance to Mt Somers Village for a delicious lunch.

Relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery en route back to Akaroa.