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Explore interactive and immersive make-believe film sets, focusing on the worlds of horror, fantasy and sci-fi.

Let your imagination run wild

Looking for exciting things to do in Auckland? Look no further than Wētā Workshop Unleashed – one of the city's premier Auckland attractions. Our wildly immersive experience takes you on a journey through the wacky world of movie making. It's a mind-bending 90-minute hosted tour centred on three fully developed and original film concepts: a nail-biting horror, a fantasy epic, and a mind-bending sci-fi.

Part one: Horror

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Weta Workshop Unleashed Scream Through a Horror Scene
Weta Workshop Unleashed Horror Monster

The Animatronics and Prosthetics department is working on the horror film Fauna. Walk through the workshop and see this 1980’s style horror movie in the making, filled with details on how our ideas are being developed for the film. Visitors who dare may enter the claustrophobic horror film set, where something lingers in the shadows...

Part two: Fantasy

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Weta Workshop Unleashed Imagine a fantasy world
Weta Workshop Unleashed Artist Shed

Enter our very own Artists’ Shed, a peaceful haven that shows the process of fantasy world-building through the imaginations of concept artists, who dream up a world designed for the epic movie Age of the Ever-Clan. Step through the curtain and enter their fantastical world….

Part three: Sci-fi

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Weta Workshop Unleashed Discover a Sci fi Adventure
Weta Workshop Unleashed Unearth a sci fi adventure robot

It’s time to walk onto a film set of the science fiction adventure movie Origins. Projected light plays across the stage in a stunning display with an epic sci-fi soundtrack begins. A gigantic robot and epic spaceship immerse you in an atmospheric sci-fi wonder...

Lights, camera, action!

Memories to cherish forever

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Wētā Workshop Unleashed is all about creating magical moments to capture with the camera lens, and we’re delighted to launch a brand-new content opportunity that makes you, our guests, the stars of the show. Your personalised images will be captured during your experience and featured on Unleashed-themed artwork, posters, and reels of your choice.

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Creative workshops

After leaving our tour space bursting at the seams with creativity, visit our experienced technicians who run a series of Artist Workshops. Learn the skills used by our own Wētā Workshop crew – our workshops feature the themes of horror, fantasy and sci-fi and give you the opportunity to unleash your creative lunacy upon the world.

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