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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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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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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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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

I had an amazing time on the quad bike tour with Nomad Safaries, my tour guides Hamish and Matt were brilliant! They gave us all great training meaning we could ride the quad bikes confidently around the tracks and take in the amazing scenery. This...More

Thank dandinsdale93
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the Wakatipu Basin LOTR tour - it was great! The scenery is incredible as you'd expect, but our guide made it even more fun. Driving through the river, up steep side slopes, on narrow roads was a blast while he told us stories...More

Thank Jude J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a fantastic time doing the quad bike tour with Nomad Safari. They went out of their way to make sure that we were safe and comfortable throughout. The views were incredible and the experience exhilarating

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the skippers trip and it was awesome. The gold panning was fun and the guide was knowledgable. Driving through rivers with water coming in the doors was interesting and fun. The refreshments were a cup of tea from a thermos and biscuits, not...More

Thank Travelbug238
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I took the LOTR locations tour, and absolutely loved it. Our guide was Badger, who is both passionate and knowledgable about the movies and the locations where they were filmed. We loved seeing all the sites, and his anecdotes made the tour...More

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

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We're delighted that you had such an enjoyable tour with us, and will certainly pass your comments on to Badger - he is a great guide! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner were picked up this morning by the very knowledgable and helpful guide Graham. We had a wonderful experience witnessing majestic views and hearing new facts about LOTR. Even if you don't have any interest in the films, I would still recommend...More

Thank Alex D
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a million for taking the time to write such a fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and it lived up to your expectations. New Zealand sure has some of the most breath taking views. We sincerely appreciate your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour in the morning and I must say I feel ripped off!! $378 for two adults and the whole thing is overpriced and overrated. Don't get me wrong, the tour guide himself, Badger, is fantastic - he...More

1  Thank 129mitch
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. New Zealand and Nomad Safaris are proud to showcase it’s natural environment and we love to share with people who appreciate the natural world. The number of delighted customers we have every day underlines our pleasure in delivering our style...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently did the Safari of the Scenes around the Wakatipu Basin and had an incredible day. Lots of Lord of the Rings scenery, stunning views and some REAL off roading through the river - doesn't get much better than that :) my highlight was...More

Thank PeterpansLaura
NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Laura, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your day. This tour is certainly designed to show customers the hidden beauty of Queenstown and off the beaten track they otherwise would not have experienced....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I did the quad biking today and had the best time. All bikes were in great condition..Phil was very knowledgable about the area and also with helping to train us to use the bikes. Such fantastic scenery. Would highly recommend for the...More

Thank Rebecca T
NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rebecca, thank you very much 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 will certainly pass on your praise to Phil. We sincerely appreciate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The title of this review could also be called "Not for the faint of heart..." I took the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour in the morning, and later added myself to the afternoon tour of Arrowtown and other filming locations for LOTR. I am...More

Thank adj7317
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and got to experience both of our Safari of the Scenes tours! We sincerely appreciate your kind...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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Leo S
1 December 2016|
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Response from NomadSafaris | Property representative |
Hey Leo, thank you for interested in our tours. We have 3 tours - Wakatipu Basin, Glenorchy and Sippers Canyon, all run morning and afternoon, rain or shine. Morning and afternoon departures are exactly the same. Wakatipu... More
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Forfor
12 October 2015|
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Response from NomadSafarisQT | Property representative |
Hi, The quad bikes are easy to ride, but we do not take riders under the age of 16. Fitness level is not an issue at all. Look forward to seeing you!
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