More Lord of the Rings Locations in New Zealand

As you’ve seen on my travels around the North Island of New Zealand, there are tons of Lord of the Rings locations you can visit (like Hobbiton and various Middle Earth locations). Here are a few LOTR locations on the South Island:

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This is where they filmed Argonath, aka The Pillars of the Kings in The Fellowship of the Rings. It marked the northern border of Gondor.

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The Gibbston Valley Winery is close by.

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Any money with penguins on it is okay with me.
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This is the location of the lake town in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. 🐲

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This looks like it’s straight out of LOTR, huh?

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