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Journey into Middle Earth
Destination: Australia / New Zealand

Port/City: Akaroa, New Zealand

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Active Adventures

Approximate Duration:
8 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*249.00 USD (Adult)
*205.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Journey into Middle Earth - KQ30

OVERVIEW: Take a scenic ride to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts high country station in the breathtaking Southern Alps, one of the most recognizable locations used in filming the "Lord of the Rings". HIGHLIGHTS: Drive through the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps, one of the most beautiful spots in all of New Zealand. NOTES: There is approximately 500 yards of walking over varied surfaces.
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Capture photos of the most breathtaking scenery of the Southern Alps at Mount Potts High Country Station. The location was part of the epic “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy. Movie fans will recognize the small hill in the centre plain as Edoras, the fortress city of the Rohan people. Travel with a guide as you explore the serene beauty of the clear lakes that reflect the majestic mountains as you walk the rugged range.

• Take in the spectacular beauty of the Canterbury Plains and the rocky Rakaia Gorge.
• Trek along Mount Sunday, one of the filming locations for the “Lord of the Rings.”
• Enjoy morning tea at a local country store and lunch in the mountains.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards

What to Wear:
• Walking shoes
• Hat and sunglasses
• Light clothing

Important Notes:
• The walk is approximately 500 yards over varied surfaces.

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