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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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US$129.99*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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Best tour for a LOTR fan!

Long long overdue review (was actually end of 2015)! We had Tom(Bombadil) has our guide. Tom was really nice and friendly, and most importantly well informed of all things LOTR... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Long long overdue review (was actually end of 2015)! We had Tom(Bombadil) has our guide. Tom was really nice and friendly, and most importantly well informed of all things LOTR! Husband and I opted for the full day Lord of the Rings tour. We had a little pinic breakfast in Lothlorien! Magical. Even got to dress up with original props... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the WAKATIPU BASIN tour with Paul. We travelled with 7 people in the car. He was hilarious, so knowledgeable and a great guide. The trip was amazing. The LOTR knowledge and seeing the scenes were great! The scenery everywhere was beautiful. The river driving was a highlight and so much fun. The gold panning and afternoon tea were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a solo traveller I jumped in a with large group of people. I had a great time. The guides were all lovely and everywhere we went was just stunning. They showed us sights from the LOTR filming which I loved. We went gold panning, which most people seemed to love but there is only so much gold panning one... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were guided by Justin today for what was certainly a major highlight of our three weeks in New Zealand. My wife and I were the only two in the 4x4 (those packed in minivans on another company's tour looked pretty miserable) and Justin paced the travel time and stops to match our interests. He provided a most knowledgeable discussion... More 

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Bundaberg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Skippers Canyon tour. I am still buzzing from this over 4 months later. My elderly mother came with us She had been through Skippers Canyon over 50 years ago and said it was a must do. Nomad safaris looked after her, helping her in and out of the vehicle when she choose and ensuring they wer... More 

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

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time into Skippers Canyon with us and we are very glad to hear our guide looked after you all. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and hope... More 

Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Nomad Safaris guide took us on a fullday hike on the Routeburn Track. He was very informative and even provided an extra leg for those in great shape and good speed to go from the Flats Hut to the Falls overlook. A good lunch, water and snack was also provided.

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

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 out on the Routeburn Track, we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon! More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful day out exploring the Wakatipu Basin on a 4WD named Eomer on 16/4/17 PM. Many thanks to Caron(sp?) who guided us around!

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

Hi Jietong, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a great review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed Wakatipu Basin trip with us! I believe that your guide is our awesome Ciaran and I will pass your lovely words to him :) More 

Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Hamish and jo take out party of 7 on the wakatipu LOTR tour with plenty of scenic stops all across the Queenstown area . Our hosts explained all the movie scenes at each stop and the scenery was stunning including the skippers canyon road ( don't look down!). A quick stop at arrowtown (... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you all had such an enjoyable time with us and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Hamish and Jo. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matt Bernell I think it was utter legend! Saw loads of lord of the rings locations and xmen ones. Dressed up as characters and learnt alot about the area and history of it including gold mining. Great experience!

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

Hi Emma, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Matt. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. More 

Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the tour Safari of The Scenes – Wakatipu Basin and it was very good with knowledgeable guides. We enjoyed it very much, the food was great also. If you're a Lord of the Rings fan this one will interest you.

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

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 us and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. More 

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