• Lord of the Rings

Scenic Flight
NZ$465ppLord of the Rings

  • Minimum Pax 2
  • Duration 40 mins
  • Cost 465pp
  • Depart from Te Anau

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy was filmed entirely in New Zealand, and Fiordland had a starring role! Our Lord of the Rings filming locations flight follows the River Anduin (Waiau River) to stunning Lake Manapouri before diverting to the beautiful Nor West Lakes for a landing.

Whether you are an ardent Lord of the Rings fan or not, this flight will give you a taste of the magnificence of Fiordland and your pilot will point out the filming location points of interest along the way.

Departing our lakeside Te Anau base, soar above the Waiau River, which links Te Anau to Manapouri. This waterway had the starring role of the River Anduin, making its debut as the Fellowship paddled south from Lothlorien. The mountains that surround the Waiau represented the rougher landscapes just south of Rivendell.

From here we change direction to the beautiful Nor West Lakes for a beautifully scenic landing. You’ll soon see why its no wonder Fiordland was a key region for filming the landscapes of Middle-Earth.

  • Soar above the River Anduin (Waiau River), where the Fellowship paddled away from Lothlorien
  • Enjoy a landing at the stunning Nor West Lakes
  • This flight encompasses some of Fiordland’s best locations, whether you’re a Lord of the Rings fan or not!

Please note all prices listed are Share with Others. If you would prefer to book an exclusive flight, please let us know at the time of booking and we will confirm the cost with you.


  • ”We could not take our eyes off the scenery that stretched out before us and below us


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