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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6699
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Nomad Safaris offers guided 4WD and Quad Bike tours around the Queenstown...

Nomad Safaris offers guided 4WD and Quad Bike tours around the Queenstown Lakes area. Half or full day and charter options are available. We offer very popular tours to Lord of The Rings filming locations where you can experience the phenomenon that is LOTR. We also run tours to Skippers Canyon or Macetown where you visit old goldmining ghost towns and hear about the unique history of pioneer New Zealand and have a go at goldpanning for yourself.

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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown

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Lord of The Rings Tour with Jenny from Nomad Safaris

The Lord of The Rings tour was amazing- our tour guide, jenny, was so fun and sweet and full of knowledge! She was a great driver and showed us some amazing things we didn't know... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lord of The Rings tour was amazing- our tour guide, jenny, was so fun and sweet and full of knowledge! She was a great driver and showed us some amazing things we didn't know about! I would 100% recommend using the Nomad Safaris services!

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I traveled to Queenstown in January 2017 and my hotel had suggested I try the Nomad Safaris tour. I was 5 months pregnant at the time, and my hotel assured me that I'd be fine on this tour and that it was quite relaxing. Once on the tour I realized it was too bumpy and fast for me, but I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this trip. We couldn't go to Arrowtown because of an event there so our guide took us to Skippers creek and I am very glad he did. We saw some absolutely amazing scenery which unless you are a local would never get to see. We learnt a lot of history and went panning for gold. This is a... More 

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Becca, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us despite having to go a little off course. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon! More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a Lord of the Rings 4 x 4 safari tour. It was brilliant. The tour drivers were lovely and it was such good fun. Would do it again if I ever get back to Queenstown.

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Thank 118elizabeth
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Joe, thank you for taking the time to provide us with such an awesome review! Excellent to hear you enjoyed your trip with us. Hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

Aachen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wee booked the whole day safari to the LOTR locations in Glenorchy/Paradise and beyond plus Sikpper Canyon etc., but it was o much more than just LOTR. Andre, our guide, was unbelievably knowledgable about the whole area, starting with the geological background of how the area came to look how it looks right down to history like the gold rush... More 

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Many thanks Ronja for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we sincerely appreciate your kinds words. We are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and got to experience both of our Safari of the Scenes tours with Andre! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nomad tours are great. The tour guide had so much knowledge about shared so many great stories. You see it all, scenerary, Arrowtown, off roading. great tour and highly recommended

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Pator, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun on our quads with this company. Plenty of seat time and separate groups for different skill levels with lots of individual attention. Beautiful scenery included along side the river as well....highly recommended.

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Thank Garey C
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Garey, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a fantastic review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your quad safari with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was like a private tour ,with just 4 people. A great overview of the diverse scenery of the Queenstown/Arrowhead area but superb for someone who wants to discover Lord of the Rings filming locations. Philip was our knowledgeable and pleasant guide with extra facts ;like the Skippers track is in the top ten worst roads in the world to... More 

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Carol, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with Phillip and will certainly pass your kind words on to him. We would like to ask though why you have only given us 2 stars as your review sounds like you had an... More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip to Skippers Canyon, driver professional and informative. Great scenery, deep gorges, but watch out for sand flies.. even found gold but unfortunately not enough to pay for the trip. Highly recommended.

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Thank AndrewLJ17
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us into Skippers Canyon, awesome to hear you found a bit of gold too! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful half day tour of some Lord of the Rings filming locations! My fiance and I are huge Lord of the Rings fans (as well as Marvel fans), so this tour was right up our alley! We saw some VERY recognizable locations at several stops throughout the tour (including Rohan and the "Po-Tat-Oes" scene location) as well as breathtaking views... More 

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Kaitlyn, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time with Badger and we will certainly pass your kind words on to him. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home! More 

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