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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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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk 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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour in the morning and I must say I feel ripped off!! $378 for two adults and the whole thing is overpriced and overrated. Don't get me wrong, the tour guide himself, Badger, is fantastic - he...More

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

Thank you for your review. New Zealand and Nomad Safaris are proud to showcase it’s natural environment and we love to share with people who appreciate the natural world. The number of delighted customers we have every day underlines our pleasure in delivering our style...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

I recently did the Safari of the Scenes around the Wakatipu Basin and had an incredible day. Lots of Lord of the Rings scenery, stunning views and some REAL off roading through the river - doesn't get much better than that :) my highlight was...More

Thank PeterpansLaura
NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hello Laura, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your day. This tour is certainly designed to show customers the hidden beauty of Queenstown and off the beaten track they otherwise would not have experienced....More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I did the quad biking today and had the best time. All bikes were in great condition..Phil was very knowledgable about the area and also with helping to train us to use the bikes. Such fantastic scenery. Would highly recommend for the...More

Thank Rebecca T
NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi Rebecca, thank you very much 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 will certainly pass on your praise to Phil. We sincerely appreciate...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

The title of this review could also be called "Not for the faint of heart..." I took the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour in the morning, and later added myself to the afternoon tour of Arrowtown and other filming locations for LOTR. I am...More

Thank adj7317
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 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 with us and got to experience both of our Safari of the Scenes tours! We sincerely appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This was an awesome tour. The scenery was stunning!! Our Tour Guide Badger was outstanding!! His knowledge and delivery of the tour content was incredible and he is clearly passionate about his job. This really made the trip even more special! We would recommend this...More

Thank Kate S
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi Kate, 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 will certainly pass on your praise to Badger. We sincerely appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We recently went on your Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Land Rover tour, and had a fantastic time. Our tour guide, Badger made the trip an outstanding experience for us. His wealth of knowledge about so many interesting Lord of the Rings behind the scenes...More

Thank Lynx623
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hello there, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your day, this trip is made for the Lord of the Rings fans so we do our best to give you a full experience. Badger will...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Quad Bike tour was probably one of the best experiences that I have ever done! The guides are awesome and hilarious. You get plenty of great instruction to help build your skills and confidence. The tracks you travel are amazing and these are only...More

Thank pnepe
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hey Pnepe, delighted you enjoyed your Quads tour with us! So happy to hear you had a great day with our entertaining guides. Thank you for taking time to provide us with your feedback, hopefully we will see you around Queenstown again :D

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Holy moly!!! What an amazing experience! My partner and I did quite a few different adventure activities whilst in Queenstown and this was both one of our favourites! I can't remember our driver's name, but he was a Scottish man and his knowledge and driving...More

Thank Hayden D
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hi Hayden, 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, our Safaris are certainly designed to take customers off the beaten track and show them...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

I had an amazing time on the Nomads Safari Quad Tour. Beeing a fist timer on the quads this tour gave me the perfect way of exploring the world of quadbiking, while experiencing the lovley nature around queenstown. Beeing matched up in groups of similar...More

Thank Tim D
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Tim, 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 quad safari, Queenstown Hill certainly offers some breathtaking views! We sincerely appreciate your kind words...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were lucky to have a beautiful Winter's day when we went on the Lord of the Rings tour to Glenorchy. The scenery was breathtaking, and our guide Badger gave us a wealth of information about the movies that were shot in the area. It...More

Thank Yvonne B
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Yvonne, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a fantastic review and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy tour with Badger, he...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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