Wētā Workshop Unleashed

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Scream through a horror film! Imagine a fantasy world. Discover a sci-fi adventure in a fantastical film fx experience.

From $49
1hr 30mins
(PG) Parental guidance recommended


Experience a world where the lines between fantasy and reality are blurred

Step into our fantastical film effects workshop and explore the worlds of horror, sci-fi and fantasy in the making. It’s a journey through Wētā Workshop’s creative process that needs to be seen to be believed.

Please remember to bring your face mask (age 12+), as you'll need it to access our award-winning experience. Read our COVID requirements if you need further info - COVID-19 Response.

Be Unleashed. Your 90-minute guided experience includes:

Part 1: Scream through a horror film

Visitors may enter a horror film set and squeeze through the creature's lair.

Part 2: Imagine a fantasy world

Step through the curtain and enter a fantastical world, featuring a river and towering castle.

Part 3: Discover a sci-fi adventure

A gigantic robot comes to life as the climax of our story unfolds in a multimedia show, immersing you in an atmospheric sci-fi wonder.


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Where to go

88 Federal Street, Auckland CBD
Take the entry-level spaceship, or elevator, up to Level 5 🛸

We recommend arriving 15 minutes before your booked time.

We are a quick 10-minute walk from Britomart – Auckland’s central bus and train station, and the Intercity Bus terminal is close by.

For public transport options, please refer to the AT website.

Additional Info

Before you book please note that Wētā Workshop Unleashed includes some horror elements. These may be disturbing for children, or unsuitable for guests with medical conditions aggravated by fright, stress, or lights. Parental guidance is recommended. If you have any concerns please contact [email protected] before your tour departs. 

For guests with sensory processing sensitivity (SPS), comfort tools are welcome.

We can accommodate a range of accessibility requirements. During the experience there are slight inclines and declines in flooring, it is recommended that wheelchairs have brakes. Elevator access to level 5 is available via Federal Street and Albert Street. We do have a small part of the horror section at Wētā Workshop Unleashed in Auckland that isn't wheelchair accessible, but it's skippable and our tour guides will take guests through an alternative route. We are continually improving and enhancing our experiences to ensure we can cater for as wide an audience as possible. This includes visual and hearing-impaired visitors. If you have special requirements, please contact us to chat with our crew.

We strongly recommend booking online in advance. We cannot guarantee on-the-day availability.

For groups of 15 people or more, please check out our Groups and Events.

Please see our cancellation policy and terms and conditions before your visit.


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