We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nomad Safaris

#1 of 16 Transportation in Queenstown Features Animals
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6699
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$137.39*
and up
Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
More Info
US$118.83*
and up
Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
More Info
US$137.39*
and up
Half-Day Skippers Canyon 4WD Adventure from Queenstown
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gold panning” (60 reviews)
“land rover” (40 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
LOCATION
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
+64 3-442 6699
Write a Review
Reviews (808)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

21 - 30 of 781 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 12 July 2017 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 14 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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 14 July 2017

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.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Me and my boyfriend travelled with Matt on the Quad Bikes and honestly was the highlight of the trip! Having no experience with quad bikes, Matt was able to show the ropes and had some very helpful tips and made sure you were in proper...More

Thank BSophiB
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

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 with Matt. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and will certainly pass them on to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The initial ride up to the Quads with Matt was good, very chatty and knowledgeable of the local area despite him being from Aus and claiming to be a local. The quads themselves are very enjoyable but if you're not confident on them they will...More

1  Thank Will R
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Will, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your quad safari with us and our guides looked after your girlfriend to ensure you both got the most out of...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I came to new Zealand to see the filming locations of lotr. I had travelled from north to south island ending my lotr tour here. I was not dissapointed. My whole trip I was hanging out too see the mountains they trek across in the...More

Thank Veronica G
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Veronica, thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and it lived up to your expectations following other NZ Lord of the Rings tours....More

A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great afternoon with Matt and Phil as the guides. Good for fun and great views as you go up Queenstown Hill.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our quad safari and we will certainly pass your kind words on to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Matt was a fabulous guide as was Phil. Matts knowledge of the area added to the outing. Excellent trip. Great fun and great views.More

Thank pmuffy
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! We're thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our quad safari and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Matt and Phil. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun on the quads! Thanks matt for a great day will recommend to everyone!! Would do this trip again! friendly instructors and a great day outMore

Thank Taryndaisy
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Taryn, 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 quad safari and we will certainly pass your kind words on to our guides. We...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We got on the aragorn vehicle, with Badger 9 as our guide. He was very entertaining and knowledgeable, giving us many nuggets of information on the filming locations of the various films involved as well as special behind the scenes insights. Photo stops were plenty...More

Thank scwong88
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

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 tour with Badger. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and feedback, and...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mrs Ferg Gelateria
477 reviews
.04 km away
Fergbaker
2,336 reviews
.03 km away
The London, Queenstown
401 reviews
.03 km away
Jervois Steak House Queenstown
817 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
SkyCity Casino
96 reviews
.06 km away
Shotover Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox
955 reviews
.02 km away
Ultimate Hikes
705 reviews
.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
vivienner_13
9 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
1
Vote
Leo S
1 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote
Forfor
12 October 2015|
Answer
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!
0
Votes