The Weta Cave Workshop Tour

The Weta Cave Workshop Tour is a movie based visitor experience in the heart of Miramar, Wellington.

A 45 minute guided tour starts and finishes in the famous Weta Cave and provides a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into the workings of Weta Workshop.

The story of the creative process is told by members of the talented crew from the workshop floor using the props, models and weapons they helped make for the movies. They may even reveal some of the secrets behind the movie magic...

Through a number of windows opened into the heart of Weta Workshop, you can actually see the work being done inside one of the world’s leading concept design and physical effects manufacturing operations.

The Weta Cave Shop - a cavern of creativity in its own right - boasts a range of limited edition sculptures hand-crafted by the artists at Weta, unique Weta designed clothing, jewellery and books.

Every 30 minutes our exclusive behind-the-scenes film features interviews with Weta Workshop co-founders Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger and Jamie Selkirk.

Enjoy an exclusive insight into the creativity and imagination that goes into crafting the props and physical effects of Weta Workshop.

No visit to Wellington is complete without a peek into the Weta Cave!

Opening Hours: 7 days 9 AM - 5.30 PM

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and ANZAC Day (25 April)


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Phone: +64 (0)4 909 4100



Adults: $20

Children 6-12 years: $10

Infants (5 and under): FREE

Family Pass (2 adults + 2 children) $50

We highly recommend booking ahead of your visit. If you decide to purchase tickets on the day, we cannot guarantee availability, and there may be a wait for your tour.

Entry to the Weta Cave Shop with its film screening is FREE!

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Weta Cave Workshop Tour - Terms and Conditions

You MUST arrive 15 minutes before your tour is due to start or your place on the tour may be sold to customers in store. We recommend you book at least one day in advance of your visit. Maximum number of visitors per tour is 20. Please note there is No Photography allowed on the Weta Cave Workshop Tour.

Cancellation Policy

If cancellation or changes are made within 24 hours of arrival there is no refund available. If cancellation is made within 48 hours of arrival we will refund 50% of the total booking price. We do not offer refunds or other compensation if you are late and miss your tour.

If a tour cannot go ahead due to unforeseen circumstances caused on our end we will organise a refund.

Changes to an existing booking

If you need to amend an existing booking, please contact us via email at least 24 hours before your tour and state your booking reference, name and date of your original booking. Please allow 2 hours for a response during Weta Cave opening hours. All changes are subject to availability.