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Nomad Safaris

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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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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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Good planning, guides shared lots of info along way which made tours interesting. Like the small number of people per jeep so do not feel overcrowded. Even get to dress up and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good planning, guides shared lots of info along way which made tours interesting. Like the small number of people per jeep so do not feel overcrowded. Even get to dress up and hold a USD900K sword (according to guide) as prt of the LOTR experience, was fun.

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

Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed the tour! We certainly do like to keep the group sizes small, a maximum of 6 passengers per tour to ensure a great, personable trip each time! Unfortunately this guide may have spun you a little white lie with the swords ;) However we do sell them in our shop for between... More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took Nomad Safaris 4WD trip to Macetown. It was a rough but thrilling ride over some pretty rough terrain, over and throughh multiple river crossings, and out to some wonderful, off the beaten track scenics.

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

Hi Ira, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! Our Macetown trip is certainly for those wanting to get off the beaten track and experience the best 4WD terrain Queenstown has to offer, so we are very glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We hope you enjoy the... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family had a good time on this tour and we go to see several recognizable scenes from the movies, but the weather played a major factor in our enjoyment. It was raining most of our tour, including our stop in the woods of refreshment. If the weather had been better, it think we would have seen more and enjoyed... More 

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

Hi Laurie, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are sorry to hear you were unlucky with the weather, unfortunately is it very unpredictable here so we are glad to hear you all made the most of it and still had an enjoyable time. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nomad Safaris offer some amazing tours around the Queenstown & Greater Wakatipu area. In comfortable and capable 4wd vehicles they really get you out in the wilderness and up close and personal with some fantastic scenery. Whether its visiting some of the Lord of The Rings sites, if that's of interest, or just learning about some of the early Gold... More 

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Thank PhilQT66
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Phil, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we sincerely appreciate your positive feedback. 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

Did the Quad Bike tour with Matt & Simon!! It was great!! The guys were so professional, fun, & exciting!! Had the best time!! Can't go wrong with Quad Bikes!! And you get to see some of the best views in Queenstown!!

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

Many thanks for your review. We will pass it on to Matt and Simon! Quad biking is pretty popular and great no matter what the weather! Coming into winter we even operate in snowy conditions which just adds to the views! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great customer services, went above and beyond in giving us an adventurous tour. Loved the banana cake, must have the secret recipe! :D

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Thank R0nio3
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for the review! we pride ourselves in our customer service and so i'm glad that it is coming across to our customers! You will have to come for another adventure to get your hands that recipe, until then we will... keep it secret, keep it safe ;) More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the Glenorchy Lord of the rings tour any i had a lot of fun. Our driver guide was very friendly and we had a smallgroup of only 5 people. We did several photo stops and the driver would always ask if we want him to take a picture with us (quite awesome when traveling alone). He also knew... More 

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Thank JessicaS1312
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Glad you had a fun time. Our local guides do have a lot of general knowledge too so each trip becomes tailored to the group as you say even if your not a big Lord of the rings fan the scenery and native fauna and flora will blow you away! I would love to pass on your kind... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome trip to Arrowtown and some driving around in the river! Great service from Michelle. loads of fun!

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

Thanks Seini, glad you enjoyed the river crossings. We are proud of our vehicles and use them how they are meant to be used! On adventures! More 

Kuala Lumpur
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Ping-88X1
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Ping. We are lucky to live in such a beautiful area and even luckier to show customers like yourself around it. There is no objection as to why Peter Jackson chose to film so much around the area! Unfortunately Tom has set off on an Unexpected Journey around Europe but hopefully he will return to middle-earth one day soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank amynp88
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Amy for your kind words. We will pass your comments onto Paul and wish you did have more time to experience some of our other tours! If you come back to Queenstown we would be more than happy to take you on more fantastic journeys around our part of middle-earth. More 

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