Auckland Weta Creative Workshop - Intro into World Building

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Highlights & inclusions

Create your own miniature fantasy world
Be a practical effects artist for a day
80-minute fun-filled experience
Located at SkyCity in Auckland
Small groups & personalised instruction
Receive a Certificate of Creativity
or 4 payments of $13.57 with more info

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Discover behind-the-scenes magic at Weta Unleashed in Auckland with the Intro to World Building Creative Workshop experience. Immerse yourself in the world of fantasy and creativity as you learn tricks behind the practical effects used in movie making. This 80-minute Weta Workshop tour is conveniently located in the heart of Auckland - the perfect activity for movie fans and groups of friends looking to unleash their creativity!

Your creative workshop at Weta Unleashed Auckland is an exclusive opportunity to witness the incredible craftsmanship and artistry that goes into creating some of the most iconic fantasy films of our time. With the guidance of the experience Weta Unleashed Auckland crew, you will dive into the techniques behind building miniature landscapes and environments that are vital aspects of seeting a movie scene. From the intricate props and costumes to the breathtaking set designs, you'll get an up-close look at the incredible attention to detail that sets Weta Unleashed Auckland's visual effects apart.

As you journey through the Weta Unleashed Auckland workshop, you'll have the chance to meet the talented artists and craftsmen who bring these fantastical worlds to life. Learn about their creative process and gain insight into everything from understanding the brief to creating the miniatures.

Located in the heart of Auckland, Weta Unleashed offers a truly immersive experience that transports you into the details and creativity behind your favourite fantasy films. Book your Creative Workshop at Weta Unleashed Auckland today and unleash your imagination in the heart of Auckland.


What you need to know

  • 80 minute interactive workshop making realistic prosthetic effects
  • This experience departs at 12:50pm and 3:50pm, 7 days a week
Departure Location
  • This experience is located on level 5 at 88 Federal St, Auckland (opposite the Sky Tower)
Additional Information
  • Minimum age is 12yrs
  • Photography is welcomed, but videography is not allowed
  • Wētā Workshop Unleashed is located on level 5 at 88 Federal St, Auckland (opposite the Sky Tower). We recommend arriving 15 minutes before your booked time - there is lots to explore on the 5th floor
  • We are a quick 10-minute walk from Britomart, Auckland’s central bus and train station, and the Intercity bus terminal is right on our doorstep. For public transport, please refer to the AT website
  • Auckland Explore Bus: You can also jump on the Auckland Explore Bus, where you can hop on and hop-off at some of the city's biggest attractions, including Wētā Workshop Unleashed, as part of the available pass. Check out their website for details
  • Carparking is available at the SkyCity Main Site. This is Auckland's biggest car park, boasting 1,960 parks accessible from three entries, full-time security and surveillance, and well-lit maintained facilities
Cancellation Policy
  • To cancel an existing booking, please contact +64 4 909 4035 or email with your booking reference and full name. Please allow up to 48 hours for a response
  • If cancellation is 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
  • If a tour is cancelled by Wētā Workshop, we can reschedule your tour to another day that suits you or offer a full refund
  • Where you are entitled to a refund, the refund will be made to the same credit card that you used to confirm the booking
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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