Parks and recreation
The spot now known as Rivendell at Kaitoke Regional Park was a significant location site for the filming of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Also known as Imladris, Rivendell was built as a refuge and rallying place for elves.
Although there are no physical reminders of the filming activity, Rivendell is a flat grassy and sheltered area,
To get to Rivendell just follow the directional signs from the park entrance. surrounded by beautiful native bush. It is only a few steps away from the Pakuratahi Forks carpark, so is an ideal picnic spot for all the family. Shallow river swimming and beautiful bush walks are very close to hand, while the campground is a 20 minute walk away.
The following companies are licensed to run tours here: