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Queenstown ATV Tour

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Get your pulse racing on an ATV adventure on Queenstown Hill! Riding a fully automatic, 400cc all-terrain vehicle (also known as a quad bike), you’ll follow trails to the hilltop for panoramic views over Queenstown. Comprehensive training is provided, along with safety equipment and clothing and transport from Queenstown. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, ensuring you’ll enjoy personal attention from your guide.
You'll start at
37 Shotover Street
Or, you can also get picked up
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    Queenstown Hill
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Nomad Quad Safaris operate fully automatic 400cc quad bikes with 4WD ensuring an experience that is adventurous yet safe. Full training on the quad bike ensures that all levels are catered for. As Nomad Safaris has exclusive use of Queenstown Hill this ensures access to a wealth of trails covering different types of terrain allowing a Quad Bike tour that is tailored to the ability of the group.
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Training on your ATV means even beginners can participate
  • All safety gear and weatherproof clothing included
  • Supervision from a guide the entire time you ride
  • Includes round-trip transportation from your lodgings
What to Expect
Begin your ATV adventure with pickup right at your Queenstown hotel. Once you reach the trailhead, meet your guide for a comprehensive safety briefing and training session, and to get set up with safety gear and all-weather clothing. When everyone in your group feels comfortable and ready, follow your guide to head out on the trails. Pilot your 400cc quad bike over the rugged terrain of Queenstown Hill, stopping at lookout points and listening to your guide's commentary on the area's flora and fauna. The tour will be tailored to the adventurousness and expertise of your small group, making sure everyone is safe and challenged at the same time. When you reach the summit, stop for some epic photo ops and a brief rest before descending back to your starting point before returning to Queenstown for hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from town center and Queenstown accommodation.
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Use of 4WD ATV (quad bike)
  • Use of all-weather, waterproof clothing and safety gear
  • Light refreshments (including tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit cake and cookies)
  • Professional guide
  • Selected Queenstown Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Queenstown Hill
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 16 years; all riders must have a valid driver's license
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply (min 2 per tour for confirmed departure, min 4 on NZ public holidays). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Please Note: Pickup from central Queenstown accommodations is included. Surround suburbs (Kelvin Heights, Frankton, Arthur's Point, Fernhill and others) by arrangement. Please contact to reconfirm pick up arrangement and time.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wonderful drive on quads up the mountain the sites and free roaming sheep made it quite interesting Impressive sights once up there was worth the dust and bumps
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Response from nomadsafarisqt, Marketing Team at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora, Thank you for leaving an amazing review. The quads are a lot of fun even if there are a few bumps along the way and the view from the hill is spectacular. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time here in Queenstown.
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Had an awesome trip yesterday with Fabian and Bruna. Good, clear instructions and so knowledgable of the area. Had so much fun riding around Queenstown Hill! Highly recommend!
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Response from nomadsafarisqt, Public Relations Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded 19 Jan 2020
Hi Kaitlyn! Thanks so much for your great review! Glad you enjoyed the Quad Safari with Bruna and Fabian!
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We just completed a 4 hour tour with Soap, our tour guide. He was amazing. He shared so much information on his culture and the history of New Zealand. It was wonderful! We loved every minute of it!
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This was fun, and the instructors were very helpful. They get you fitted out in equipment and cold weather gear (I visited in late winter / early spring), then do 20-30 minutes of training, then you're off. The ride up and around Queenstown Hill was fun, with a few
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Response from nomadsafarisqt, Public Relations Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded 15 Dec 2019
Hello! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review for our quad bike safaris. Glad you enjoyed your afternoon with us! So glad you enjoyed it, we hope to see you here again soon!
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Training was thorough and professional. The first track to the top of the mountain for the sight seeing was fun. Had lovely hot chocolate and cake up there. After that went on some more intermediate tracks and finished up. Lovely few hours and great views of the remarkables and
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Response from nomadsafarisqt, Public Relations Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded 13 Sep 2019
Hello Richard Thanks very much for taking the time to make such a lovely recommendation. So glad you enjoyed the quad safari, the views really are amazing! Hope to see you here again soon!
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About the operator
By: Nomad Safaris
Munich, Germany
Nice but not a LOTR Tour!
It is an offroad tour but not really a Lord of the Rings tour. It is focused on the gold mining in Arrowtown.
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Amy H
East District, Hsinchu
Wonderful trip in Queenstown
Our driver guide Marcelo did a great job for us. We had a group of 15 people and we sat in 3 different 4WDs but
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Elaine P
Queenstown, New Zealand
Fab Afternoon Tour
Thank you Ale for making our LOTR tour so enjoyable we loved hearing all the film and other interesting facts and
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Ajith Kubatoor
Fantastic tour
I went for Skippers Canyon trip and it was mind blowing guide Binji was very good and explained in detail on the
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Surbhi Jain
Paradise & Glenorchy
Thank you Team for making the trip memorable 😀 & yes, coffee and cookies made our perfect evening . Marcelo
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Andre C
ok but not impressive
not much else to do in queenstown and took this trip hoping can get more of outdoor experience, NZ is mostly
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Chris F
Wroughton, United Kingdom
A Spectacular Drive
There was a mix up with our booking due to conflicting information between our local booking agent and our UK
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Gaddiel R
Roswell, New Mexico
Quad adventure over Queenstown
Wonderful drive on quads up the mountain the sites and free roaming sheep made it quite interesting Impressive
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Hannah C
Fun tour! Great guide :)
This was a super relaxing and fun tour! Rob was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and super personable. Our
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Nes S
LOTR great adventure!!
Our morning and afternoon guides Russ and Riley (I hope I spelled both names right) were really good drivers, very
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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