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Nomad Safaris

#1 of 15 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 Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went on the Skippers Canyon tour. I am still buzzing from this over 4 months later. My elderly mother came with us She had been through Skippers Canyon over 50 years ago and said it was a must do. Nomad safaris looked after her,...More

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time into Skippers Canyon with us and we are very glad to...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

A Nomad Safaris guide took us on a fullday hike on the Routeburn Track. He was very informative and even provided an extra leg for those in great shape and good speed to go from the Flats Hut to the Falls overlook. A good lunch,...More

Thank Pruguy
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

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 out on the Routeburn Track, we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day out exploring the Wakatipu Basin on a 4WD named Eomer on 16/4/17 PM. Many thanks to Caron(sp?) who guided us around!

Thank Jietong L
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi Jietong, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a great review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed Wakatipu Basin trip with us! I believe that your guide is our awesome Ciaran and I will pass your lovely words to him :)

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Hamish and jo take out party of 7 on the wakatipu LOTR tour with plenty of scenic stops all across the Queenstown area . Our hosts explained all the movie scenes at each stop and the scenery was stunning...More

Thank thefunfive
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you all had such an enjoyable time with us and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Hamish and Jo. We hope you...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Matt Bernell I think it was utter legend! Saw loads of lord of the rings locations and xmen ones. Dressed up as characters and learnt alot about the area and history of it including gold mining. Great experience!More

Thank Emma D
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hi Emma, 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 with us and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Matt. We hope you enjoy...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We took the tour Safari of The Scenes – Wakatipu Basin and it was very good with knowledgeable guides. We enjoyed it very much, the food was great also. If you're a Lord of the Rings fan this one will interest you.

Thank dbrazil2017
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

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 us and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown.

Reviewed 7 April 2017

We loved driving through the river in the Range rovers. Be sure to have your video ready. Our guide Andre was excellent and so informative. We didn't strike gold panning but we had an awesome ride.

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Cindy, 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 and will certainly pass your kind words on to Andre!

Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 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...More

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 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...More

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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...More

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vivienner_13
What is the half day river tour that you provide from queenstown please
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
Hello, i am planning to go there on next may.. Is there any different about the schedule (morning and afternoon)? Which one better on may (autumm).. Thankyou..
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
Is the quad bike easy for all ages and what level of fitness required? Thanks!
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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