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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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“rings tour” (61 reviews)
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nomad's Safari of the scenes adventure around the Queenstown hinterland was a trip to remember. Don our very capable driver guided us through location scenes for Lord of the Rings with in-depth descriptions of set locations as well as taking us to spots inaccessible via...More

Thank con m
NomadSafaris, Sales Consultant at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello con m, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you liked Queenstown's amazing scenery. We will pass your praises on to Don. He will appreciate it. Safe travels back home.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had the pleasure of going on the Nomad Safari 'Glenorchy Lord of The Rings' tour and loved every minute of it. The tour guide Lewis made the trip! He came with an abundance of knowledge of not only the LOTR filming locations and...More

Thank Tabitha P
NomadSafaris, Sales Consultant at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tabitha, Thank you for your review! We will make sure to pass your praises to Lewis. He will be glad to hear that he made your trip. I hope you enjoyed your time in Queenstown. You are always welcome here. : )

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Lord of the Rings tour with Nomad Safaris. We were picked up from our hotel and joined our guide Hamish along with an Australian couple and a German guy. It was a great small group tour and everyone got along really well. Hamish was...More

Thank SB9308
NomadSafaris, Sales Consultant at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SB9308. Thank you very much for your great review! We are proud to present our Heritage and breathtaking movie locations to guests from all over the world and we are very glad that you enjoyed your time in Queenstown. Hamish will be happy to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so disappointed, annoyed, angry, irritated and all other bad stuff that can come to my head! I took this super expensive tour that has more trainning with these rude that instead of making a good experience is just waiting for you to do...More

Thank Aline d
NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Aline, Thank you for taking the trouble to place a submission on the Trip Advisor site. I am sure other readers will be delighted to judge your reaction to the position you found yourself in after crashing one of our vehicles. Following procedures and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Hi Dandinsdale, thank you for taking the time to provide us with such a fantastic review! Excellent to hear you had such a great time on our quad safari and enjoyed the views, we will certainly pass on your kind words to Matt and Hamish!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jude, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the experience and appreciated everything that our tour has to offer. Our drivers have a lot of fun doing the tours, so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 exhilaratingMore

Thank Grant M
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Grant, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a positive review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your trip with us, we loving showing customers the beautiful views that Queenstown has to offer. We hope to see you again if...More

Reviewed 5 weeks 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
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an excellent review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the time into Skipper's Canyon with us. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. :)

Reviewed 15 September 2017 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 5 weeks 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 12 September 2017

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 15 September 2017

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

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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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