Where Was The Lord of The Rings Filmed? 8 Spots You Can Visit

After two long years of being closed to international visitors, New Zealand is now open again to international visitors. 

There’s no shortage of compelling reasons to visit New Zealand. A bucket-list destination if ever there was one. 

In addition, Aotearoa formed the backdrop to Peter Jackson’s epic and award-winning Lord of the Rings (LOTR) movie trilogy.

Fans travel from around the globe to see where famous LOTR scenes were shot and to walk in the footsteps of their favorite characters. Here are real life places you can visit during a trip to New Zealand. 

Hobbiton Film Set


Mount Ngauruhoe

Putangirua Pinnacles


Read more about visiting LOTR  Filming Locations