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Nomad Safaris

#1 of 15 Transportation in Queenstown Features Animals
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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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Originally signed up for the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings tour but since I was a solo traveler and there was a minimum of two people needed for the tour to run, I was given the option to take this one instead. Glad I did!...More

Thank Charisse B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the Skippers Canyon trip and words can not describe how pleased we were with this trip! Our guide was so lovely and informative you can definitely see that the employees love their job! The scenery was beyond mind blowing and nothing like you...More

Thank Natashaa1996
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I have just returned from an excellent 4WD adventure with Matt! We did the Essential Queenstown package which included a 4WD tour followed by a jetboat with Shotover Jet. This is great for those who want to do both of these fun...More

Thank Katiree11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Matt was extremely knowledgeable about the vehicle, the terrain, and 4-wheeling in general. And he was an awesome teacher as well. Make sure you do this... and ask for Matt to take you out.

Thank pleasespammelater
Reviewed 4 days ago

I decided to do the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour and the Queenstown Quad Biking Tour, both a ton of fun with amazing views and tour guides! The Lord of the Rings tour was perfect for those who want a more relaxed, view oriented...More

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing and professional service! Owning my own 4x4 and being a 4wd enthusiast I knew my partner and I had to give this tour a go. Picked up from our hotel by our tour guide Hamish. Young very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. He was awesome!...More

Thank mark280393
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Nomad Safari of the Scenes 4 hour tour of Glenorchy and we were not disappointed! In addition to an amazing ride with some amazing scenery filled with lots of Juicy Lord of the Rings scenery, our guide Simon did a fantastic job...More

Thank Geoffrey L
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Geoffrey, 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 on our Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy trip and we will certainly pass your kind words on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on the Glenorchy Safari of the Scenes tour with a friend and it was absolutely fantastic. Not only are you surrounded by New Zealand's best scenery but you also get an insight into movies filmed in this particular part of NZ with a...More

Thank Lisanne A
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lisanne, 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 on our Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy tour, it certainly is a very special part of New...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Seeing lord of the rings filming locations is first class and amazing to see in reality. Stopped off all over the place and the scenes were surreal. Badger was so knowledgeable about not only LOTR but also history about Queenstown and...More

Thank DamoTravels23
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We will pass this over to Badger. We certainly think he is amazing too! All of our guides and tours aim to offer this level of service and have something different to offer. Whether your a die hard fan or just...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

must try for an adventure sports with full family and vehicles picked you from your hotels..its amazing experiance.

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

Hi, we are so glad you enjoyed one of our tours! We certainly do pick up from any accomodation and it is a great option to rest your legs between ski days! Thanks for your review.

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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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