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Nomad Safaris

#1 of 16 Transportation in Queenstown Features Animals
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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Half-Day Skippers Canyon 4WD Adventure 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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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this trip. It took us into the amazing high country. So rugged and different from the populated areas in Queenstown. A real insight to how hard life was for the early settlers and their resourcefulness. Our driver/guide Santiago had a good knowledge...More

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

Hi there, 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 Skippers Canyon tour. This tour is certainly designed to show customers the hidden beauty of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most amazing experiences! We quad biked all the way up the mountain and the views were absolutely breathtaking! We had stopped a few times to enjoy the scenery and thanks to our amazing tour guide Chris we got some fantastic photos. Once...More

Thank leizzlly101
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, 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 quad safari, the top of Queenstown Hill certainly offers amazing 360 views like no other!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the quadbike tour on Queenstown Hill. Some training and evaluation first, then a scenic hilltop ride with some tea and biscuits followed by some water and rock riding. Good time but not for the squimish.More

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

Hi David, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review, and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're thrilled to hear you had an enjoyable time on our quad safari. We hope you enjoy the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks 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
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Charisse, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you still enjoyed your time with us despite the change of plans, and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Jack!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks 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
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Natasha, 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 on our Skippers Canyon tour, Skippers Canyon certainly offers some breathtaking views! We sincerely appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks 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
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our Essential Queenstown combo! As you mentioned this is a great way to get a taste...More

Reviewed 3 weeks 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.More

Thank pleasespammelater
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Our drivers are highly trained and love to take you out on an adventure. We will pass this review back to Matt and he'll be stoked that you guys recommend him! Come back anytime for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks 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
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Sylvia. Thank you for taking your the time to leave us a review. We're so glad you enjoyed both of our trips. As you mentioned, our company tries to combine fun and adventure with great views of the area. Our tour guides love to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks 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
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mark, thank you for your review. We're pleased you and your partner had such a fun day out with us. We will pass your comments back to Hamish, he is a top driver! We try to provide an element of adventure as well as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 3 weeks 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

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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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