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Nomad Safaris

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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6699
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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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US$131.94*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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4WD Drive Wakatipu

Had a wonderful trip with Jenny! She was very friendly, quirky, and knowledgeable. We learned about the pine trees, some NZ culture, etc. It was clear that she was passionate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful trip with Jenny! She was very friendly, quirky, and knowledgeable. We learned about the pine trees, some NZ culture, etc. It was clear that she was passionate about the areas that we visited. The views were awesome....you didn't really need to be a Lord of the Rings fan to enjoy this adventure. However...it would benefit riders to... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and such a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Jenny. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jenny was the best driver and tour guide! I did the full day tour. We went to several different places exactly where they filmed the particular scene. It was wonderful to be in the beech forest and see the different places. I even have photos in an elven cloak holding Bilbo's sword...fun! The morning part was more sedate, then they... More 

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

Hi Dexter, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an excellent review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time and will certainly pass your kind words on to Jenny. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did both lord of the rings tours today and it was a great experience. We visited numerous lord of the rings filming locations. Our tour guide and driver Jenny was super cool and fun. She made it all the more awesome and entertaining. I will never forget this adventure!

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

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! Awesome to hear you experienced both Safari of the Scenes trips with us and had such an enjoyable time! We will certainly pass your kind words on to Jenny and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today my partner and I did a nomad quad safari with Hamish! Was excellent as we saw breath taking views and the trip was well organised!

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

Thank you Jess for your awesome review and we are delighted you enjoyed the adventure with us! We will be sure to pass on your praises to Hamish :D More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4WD Wakatipu Basin After being picked up from our various accommodations, our group of six was very competently driven by our guide, Jenny, on this drive along single track, shingle roads beside (often) hair-raising sheer-sided ravines, through numerous river crossings and along a particularly bumpy non-road. It was great! And the skills required of the Nomad Safaris' drivers for passing... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with such a great review! We loved hearing your feedback and are delighted to hear you enjoyed Wakatipu Basin trip and loved river crossing with Jenny's fantastic drive! We're certainly very lucky to live in such a beautiful town with such diverse scenery, and love sharing it will our customers. We... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lord of The Rings tour was amazing- our tour guide, jenny, was so fun and sweet and full of knowledge! She was a great driver and showed us some amazing things we didn't know about! I would 100% recommend using the Nomad Safaris services!

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

Hi Alison, 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 with Jenny and will certainly pass your kind words on to her! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home. :) More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I traveled to Queenstown in January 2017 and my hotel had suggested I try the Nomad Safaris tour. I was 5 months pregnant at the time, and my hotel assured me that I'd be fine on this tour and that it was quite relaxing. Once on the tour I realized it was too bumpy and fast for me, but I... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We loved this trip. We couldn't go to Arrowtown because of an event there so our guide took us to Skippers creek and I am very glad he did. We saw some absolutely amazing scenery which unless you are a local would never get to see. We learnt a lot of history and went panning for gold. This is a... More 

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

Hi Becca, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us despite having to go a little off course. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon! More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I went on a Lord of the Rings 4 x 4 safari tour. It was brilliant. The tour drivers were lovely and it was such good fun. Would do it again if I ever get back to Queenstown.

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

Hi Joe, thank you for taking the time to provide us with such an awesome review! Excellent to hear you enjoyed your trip with us. Hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wee booked the whole day safari to the LOTR locations in Glenorchy/Paradise and beyond plus Sikpper Canyon etc., but it was o much more than just LOTR. Andre, our guide, was unbelievably knowledgable about the whole area, starting with the geological background of how the area came to look how it looks right down to history like the gold rush... More 

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

Many thanks Ronja for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we sincerely appreciate your kinds words. We are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and got to experience both of our Safari of the Scenes tours with Andre! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. More 

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