Classic NZ one way bridge over a wide stretch of the shingle bed of the Dart River. Maggie and Tom Cabbott move to the town of Pelorus to escape the oppressive influence of Tom's family. Stunning scenery. Not only the scene of the Isengard Lookout from LOTR but the titular location of the NZ police drama “One Lane Bridge”. For something extra, check out funyaking, this combines the thrilling jet boat ride with a kayaking trip downstream. View production, box office, & company info, Fall Premiere Dates 2020: Here’s What’s Coming As Production Slowly Starts To Ramp Up Amid Pandemic, Sundance Now Takes U.S. Rights To Kiwi Crime Drama ‘One Lane Bridge’. For walks closer to town, there are well-graded walkways that lead to points of interest including the Glenorchy Walkway, Whakaari Conservation Area and Mt Judah, where the remains of scheelite mines can be found. The road is aptly named the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road and winds alongside the shimmering blue Lake Wakatipu with mist covered mountains in the backdrop, goes through the forest and along cliff edges, with a new spectacular view around every bend. So after this beautiful drive, that probably takes you half a day instead of 45 minutes, you get to the charming town of Glenorchy. Let’s start with the drive itself. Based on this, NZ noir is not the new genre. Rees River Bridge: 1800 pounds. HELPING YOU TRAVEL MORE, TRAVEL BETTER AND ALWAYS ENCOURAGING YOU TO TAKE THE PATH LESS TRAVELLED. Amazng scenery even if u re not a movie fan. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The white gravel on the river bed is absolutely amazing and adds to the beauty of the scenery. Allow about half an hour for the drive and visit from Glenorchy. We got to Glenorchy around lunchtime and had to wait about 45 minutes to get the jetty to ourselves for a whole 5 seconds so we could take a photo without other people in it. The area around Glenorchy is great for hiking, but the town itself is also very picturesque with its iconic “Glenorchy” boatshed and jetty onto the lake. One Lane Bridge (TV Series) Recently filmed and set in Queenstown, One Lane Bridge is a local crime drama that follows an ambitious young detective on a murder investigation. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. We can assure you that the scenery is worth the trouble. In summer the road is perfectly safe as long as you drive carefully, don’t speed, and don’t overtake in blind corners. To get to Paradise, drive north from Glenorchy over the Glenorchy-Paradise Road (yup, another very original name). Make sure to go extra early if you’re planning on taking any photos in Glenorchy. The scenery is simply epic with massive mountain ranges in every direction. This beautiful lake surrounded by greenery lies hidden away in between the mountains Ben Lomond and Mount Crichton. Glenorchy to Mines (new tracks): 265 pounds Both years also includes an interesting one… Just after the road turns towards the north, it starts climping steeply alongside the cliffs. Title: Great to see where some iconic shots were filmed from Lord of the Rings. Even though Glenorchy and Kinloch are only 4 km apart in a straight line, it still takes half an hour to get there. During a murder investigation at Queenstown's infamous One Lane Bridge, ambitious young Maori Detective, Ariki Davis, inadvertently reawakens a spiritual gift that endangers the case, his … Depending on the amount of rainfall, you might need a 4WD because parts of the “road” can get flooded, but that just adds to the fun. Certificate: 12 Did you know that many of the shooting locations for the Lord of the Rings movies were along the drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy and Paradise? Tom and Zi are the creatives behind Craving Adventure. On a windstill day, this swampy lake shows the most stunning reflections of the Humbolt Mountain Range. Was this review helpful to you? So why do we even mention Kinloch at all? Oxburn Stream Bridge: 165 pounds. Stunning scenery. It's hard to know where to begin. Not sure what they were but we got bit a few times. okay, okay, I had to stop and take a photo of ‘One Lane Bridge’ as seen in the TV series of the same name (fairly average when it comes to bridges!)

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