The Wētā Cave

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The Wētā Cave shop is a must-see for film buffs and lovers of cool stuff. See authentic Wētā-designed collectibles, prop replicas, books, jewellery, art prints, gifts, apparel and movie memorabilia.

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What To Expect

  • Entry to the Wētā Cave  and mini-museum, is FREE.
  • Incredible artefacts from the world of film – The Weta Cave boasts a range of high-end sculptures, prop replicas, art prints and apparel designed by Weta artists. 
  • Miniature props showcase - a mini-museum displaying Wētā Workshop artefacts from films we’ve worked on.
  • Unique photo opportunities – Looking for a fantastical photo to celebrate your visit? While our tour spaces don’t allow photography, the Wētā Cave is the perfect selfie spot.
  • Book guided tours and hands-on workshops directly - However, we strongly recommend booking online in advance. Our tours frequently sell out, particularly during peak season (Oct-April).
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Getting here

How do I get to the Wētā Cave?

Our tours depart from the Wētā Cave at 1 Weka Street, Miramar, Wellington. 
Miramar is located a 15-20min drive from Wellington city center.

  • Book a tour with return transfers: Many of our tours include guided return transfers from the Wellington city i-SITE 
  • Drive and Park: On-street parking is free but limited. Please allow ample time to find a car park. Here's a map to help you find a space!
  • Public transport: Catch the 18e bus to stop 6240 on Darlington Road. From there it’s a short stroll to the Wētā Cave.  Please refer to the Metlink website for the best route to take;
  • Grab a Zoomy: Zoomy is NZ's own ridesharing service connecting you with friendly, local drivers at the tap of a button. With fairer rates for both passengers and drivers, get a ride in minutes at the tap of a button.
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Opening Hours

The Wētā Cave and Wētā Workshop Experience is open 9.30am-4.30pm every day except Tuesday.