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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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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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Nomad tours are great. The tour guide had so much knowledge about shared so many great stories. You see it all, scenerary, Arrowtown, off roading. great tour and highly... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
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Amesbury, MA
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Amesbury, MA
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nomad tours are great. The tour guide had so much knowledge about shared so many great stories. You see it all, scenerary, Arrowtown, off roading. great tour and highly recommended

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

Hi Pator, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had so much fun on our quads with this company. Plenty of seat time and separate groups for different skill levels with lots of individual attention. Beautiful scenery included along side the river as well....highly recommended.

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

Hi Garey, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a fantastic review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your quad safari with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It was like a private tour ,with just 4 people. A great overview of the diverse scenery of the Queenstown/Arrowhead area but superb for someone who wants to discover Lord of the Rings filming locations. Philip was our knowledgeable and pleasant guide with extra facts ;like the Skippers track is in the top ten worst roads in the world to... More 

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

Hi Carol, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with Phillip and will certainly pass your kind words on to him. We would like to ask though why you have only given us 2 stars as your review sounds like you had an... More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Took a trip to Skippers Canyon, driver professional and informative. Great scenery, deep gorges, but watch out for sand flies.. even found gold but unfortunately not enough to pay for the trip. Highly recommended.

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

Hi Andrew, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us into Skippers Canyon, awesome to hear you found a bit of gold too! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. More 

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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Wonderful half day tour of some Lord of the Rings filming locations! My fiance and I are huge Lord of the Rings fans (as well as Marvel fans), so this tour was right up our alley! We saw some VERY recognizable locations at several stops throughout the tour (including Rohan and the "Po-Tat-Oes" scene location) as well as breathtaking views... More 

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

Hi Kaitlyn, 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 Badger and we will certainly pass your kind words on to him. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home! More 

Cheshire England
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271 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

There was only two of us in the Land Rover besides our driver, Dominic. He was an excellent driver and guide and it was a great experience. We really enjoyed the driving in the river near Arrowstown and panning for gold. We were surprised to get a cup of tea and a slice of banana loaf which were excellent. The... More 

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

Many thanks Cheshire 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 Tour with us! We're certainly very lucky to live in such a beautiful town with such diverse scenery, and love sharing it will our customers. We hope you enjoy the rest... More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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104 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Outstanding road trip. 4X4 vehicles take you into the back country with the views are amazing. There are several stops along the way to take in the views and the guide is great at explaining the history of the trails with regards to gold mining. A stop along the riverbed provided an opportunity to pan for gold.

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

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the adventure with us. The off road riding, river crossings and gold panning are always great fun and really add to the experience. Thank you John for your feedback :D More 

Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great trip with Nomad Safaris. It was a 4 wheel drive trip. Very exciting. Hamish( our leader) and Dominic and Justin were friendly gave lots of information and it was a fun four hours. Thoroughly recommend it for a great day out. Fantastic scenery, panning for gold and afternoon tea.

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

We areThank you Mary for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed the adventure with us to such an extent and we will be sure to pass on your praises to Hamish, Dominic and Justin :D More 

Deeside, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Did a Lord of the rings 4x4 trip. Lady called Jenny was the driver and she was superb. Great handling of frodo (the car) She was funny and informative. Great few hours spent doing this

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

Many thanks for taking the time to write us an excellent review, and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your Safari with Jenny, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We experienced an awesome 4WD half day trip with Justin as our delightful, respectful and humorous tour guide. We were lucky to experience it with another very sympathetic couple, Nick and Nancy from Chicago. The sights were exhilarating as we drove through a very rugged road up to view Skippers Canyon. Justin gave us his commentary of the historic gold... More 

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

Hi Gibert, 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 into Skipper's Canyon with us, we will certainly pass your kind words on to Justin. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

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