Exclusive Air New Zealand Package Celebrates Lord of the Rings' 60th Anniversary

Exclusive Air New Zealand Package Celebrates Lord of the Rings' 60th Anniversary
The 60th anniversary 'Lord of the Rings' package by Air New Zealand includes major New Zealand attractions and breathtaking landscapes, which inspired Peter Jackson to film the 'Lord of the Rings' film trilogy in New Zealand.

The 11-night vacation package starts from $4,149* for double, when booked by July 24th, and includes accommodations, flights, transfers and excursions. Travel dates are from July 24 to September 21, 2014. Departure is from Los Angeles.

With this exclusive package, you will have the possibility to visit official sites used in the filming of 'Lord of the Rings' while experiencing some of New Zealand's most stunning attractions surrounding Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, and Queenstown.


• Auckland: A city between two harbors set on 52 dormant volcanic cones; guests will stay three nights at SKYCITY and enjoy a half-day Auckland City Revealed tour;
• Dart River: A spectacular filming location of the Forest of Lothlorien which offers stunning views of Mt Earnslaw;
• Lady Knox Geyser: New Zealand's largest boiling mud lake with colorful volcanic craters, and boiling hot springs;
• Matamata: A full-day Hobbiton movie set and farm tour of the Shire from Middle-earth, which was built on a picturesque 1,250 acre farm;
• Milford Sound: A relaxing full-day nature cruise with spectacular views of waterfalls, mountains, and wildlife;
• Queenstown: Spend four nights at Heritage Queenstown and venture on a half-day Safari of the Scenes;
• Wellington: Discover where Frodo recovered from his knife attack, the Anduin River where Aragorn was washed ashore after the attack of the Wargs, the Gardens of Isengard, the site of the Orcs Felling The Trees and where Gandalf rode to see Saruman; two nights at the Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay.
* Prices are quoted in USD and are applicable if booked before July 24. Single supplements apply. Travel dates are from July 24 to September 21. Black-out dates may apply. Accommodations, flights, transfers and excursions are all-included. Departure is from Los Angeles.

For more information on this itinerary and a full list of inclusions and restrictions, please visit: https://www.airnewzealand.com/airnzv-new-zealand-trilogy-2