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Tongariro National Park Travel Guide: 81 reviews and 218 photos

Our Lord of the Rings Tour continues!

Thanks to our handy HEMA map, which had little golden rings next to all of the sites for the filming of the Lord of the Rings we ended up in Tongariro National Park to see the Plains of Gogoroth and Mount Doom. We also got a chance to see Mordor, as evidenced by this picture of Sarah!

  • Last visit to Tongariro National Park: Aug 2005
  • Intro Written Aug 3, 2005
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  • SteveOSF's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2008 at 11:33 PM

    I visited Tongariro National Park to go hiking a few days before Lord of the Rings premiered in Wellington. I didn’t realize its importance to the film at the time. But the park was magnificent! Thanks for the tips! I would like to return someday.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jan 27, 2006 at 6:40 AM

    Even though I am not addicted to Lord of the Rings, this is avery interesting page with great landscapes !

  • MommaCarroll's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2005 at 6:32 PM

    It sure looks beautiful here!

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Aug 5, 2005 at 5:17 AM

    You survived Mordor!!

  • sue&gene's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2005 at 7:16 AM

    My baby looks so sad about the cloudy weather :(

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2005 at 5:48 AM

    I hope I'll have better weather :)

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