• Wellington, New Zealand (Bree)

  • Hinuera Valley, Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand (Hobbiton)

  • Kaitoke Regional Park, Wellington Region, New Zealand (Rivendell) (River Anduin)

  • Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand (Ford of Bruinen) (River Anduin) (Amon Hen)

  • Port Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand (Weathertop)

  • Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, Southland, New Zealand

  • Fernside, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand (Lothlorien)

  • Rangipo Desert, Waiouru, Tongariro National Park, Central Plateau, New Zealand

  • Rangitikei River, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand (River Anduin)

  • Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand (Amon Hen)

  • Mavora Lakes, Southland, New Zealand (Amon Hen)

  • Tarras, Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand (Ford of Bruinen)

  • Canterbury, New Zealand (Edoras)

  • Tongariro National Park, Central Plateau, New Zealand (Mordor)

  • Poet's Corner, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (River Anduin)

  • Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Twizel, Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Arrowtown Recreational Reserve, Arrowtown, Otago, New Zealand (Ford of Bruinen)

  • Camperdown Studios, Camperdown Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand (studio)

  • Paradise, Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand (Lothlorien) (Amon Hen)

  • South Island, New Zealand (waterfalls scenes of Rivendell)

  • Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (Gardens of Isengard)

  • Lake Alta, The Remarkables, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand (Dimrill Dale)

  • Te Anau, Southland District, Southland, New Zealand (the Fellowship's river journey)

  • Abel Tasman National Park, South Island, Tasman region, New Zealand (exteriors of Moria)

  • Otaki Gorge Road, Kapiti Coast District, North Island, New Zealand (the Shire woods)

  • Takaka Hill, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand (forest near Bree)

  • Kepler Mire, Te Anau, South Island, New Zealand (Dead Marshes)

  • Mount Owen, Tasman district, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand (Dimrill Dale)

  • Paradise, Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand (Parth Galen)

  • Fort Dorset, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand (Inn of the Prancing Pony's exteriors)

  • Hutt Valley, Wellington, New Zealand (exteriors of Moria)

  • Whakapapa skifield, Mount Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand (Mordor prologue scene)

  • Keeling Farm, Manakau, Horowhenua District, North Island, New Zealand (Bucklebury Ferry)

  • Waitarere Forest, Horowhenua District, North Island, New Zealand (Trollshaws)

  • Mount Olympus, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand (Eregion)

  • Upper Waiau River, Fiordland National Park, South Island, New Zealand (River Anduin)

  • Closeburn, Southern Lakes, South Island, New Zealand (Amon Hen)