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Nomad Safaris

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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6699
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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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“gold panning” (62 reviews)
“skippers canyon” (91 reviews)
“quad biking” (42 reviews)
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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"gold panning"
in 62 reviews
"skippers canyon"
in 91 reviews
"quad biking"
in 42 reviews
"rings tour"
in 59 reviews
"lotr tour"
in 52 reviews
"wings"
in 209 reviews
"land rover"
in 27 reviews
"wakatipu basin tour"
in 17 reviews
"off roading"
in 25 reviews
"filming locations"
in 32 reviews
"pan for gold"
in 21 reviews
"afternoon tour"
in 16 reviews
"lotr fans"
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"queenstown hill"
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"new zealand"
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"guide chris"
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"four wheel drive"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four took the Skippers Canyon plus gold panning trip with Nathan, and we were thrilled. Initially we booked through Happy Tours, but they made a mistake and asked Nathan to pick us up at Milennium instead of Millbrook. However Nathan still made...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Shannon, thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you got to complete the entire trip despite of the miscommunication. Skippers Canyon road is one of the most exhilarating roads in the world. Glad you liked it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tour with Nathan. He was very knowledgable of the area and the scenery in relation to the various movie locations. He was enthusiastic about providing the tour. Highly recommend!

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ben, thanks a lot for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the trip. Nathan would be very happy to hear your compliments.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just came back from Quadbiking up and down Queenstown hill and it was the best thing we have done on our trip. the views are breathtaking and although Im not a confident bike rider, Jono went at a speed suitable to my skills but...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Arthur, thanks a lot for your fantastic review. So pleased to hear that you loved the experience! We will pass your kind words to Jono. Hope we will see you again in Queenstown.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the morning Goldseeker tour (without the shotover jet) and our guide, Jamie, was awesome. She was really friendly and as it was just us on the tour she did everything at our pace, including helping us pan for gold in the Arrowtown river....More

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Emdizzle, thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the trip and Jamie looked after you well. Hope we will see you in Queenstown again.

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martomsak
14 August 2018|
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While on tour porta potty at destination.
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Truong A
18 April 2018|
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Response from NomadSafarisQT | Property representative |
Hi Truong, our tours like Queenstown Lord of The Rings - Wakatipu Basin, Glenorchy Lord Of The Rings, Skippers Canyon trip are fine for 18 month kids. We provide infant seats. Quad biking, Queenstown 360, and Macetown... More
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vivienner_13
9 March 2017|
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Response from NomadSafaris | Property representative |
Hi there, We have our Safari of the Scenes: Wakatipu Basin tour that does a few river crossings as well as other filming locations around the Queenstown area. We also have a Macetown Tour available, which is our most 4WD... More
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