You don't need to be a celebrity to experience Weta Workshop like a star. Discover our exclusive VIP experiences.
Enter the world of Wētā Workshop and explore over 25 years of award-winning creativity. With the undivided attention of your guide, have all your burning questions answered! Savour the artistry, avoid the crowds and get right up close to the props, costumes and creatures from your favourite films.
Get up close to props, costumes and creatures on the Wētā Cave Workshop Tour: you’ll gain epic insight into Weta Workshop’s creativity for blockbuster films such as The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia and District 9.
Soar sky-high with our Miniature Effects Tour: Let your imagination soar as you journey through the monumental miniature models created for Thunderbirds Are Go!
Explore areas under wraps to the public – Step inside the Wētā Workshop boardroom where you can get up close to the five Oscars® and many other awards won by Richard Taylor and the Wētā Workshop crew.
1 to 4 guests | $1500 per group | 2.5 hours
Private Group Tour
Enjoy exclusive access to the Wētā Workshop Group Tour space on a private tour. Learn how props, weapons, and armour are designed and manufactured for The Lord of the Rings, District 9, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia and more.
1 to 10 guests | $595 per group | 1 hour
Bespoke VIP Experiences
From intimate groups to one-on-one encounters, our team of 'experience engineers' will work with you to craft a bespoke, high-end experience that simply cannot be replicated!
Contact us to create your once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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Create your own movie magic under the guidance of Weta Workshop’s experienced event technicians.
Worked up an appetite following both our tours? Add a three-course meal at the Art Deco setting of the Roxy Cinema or a Kiwi lunch at Karaka Café on the waterfront.