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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6699
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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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$115.05*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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US$133.03*
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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US$115.05*
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown

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Nomad quad is great fun

Had Phil pick us up from our hotel this afternoon and drove us to the base where we received training on how to ride a quad bike properly. We also did some twists and turns as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Hannah Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had Phil pick us up from our hotel this afternoon and drove us to the base where we received training on how to ride a quad bike properly. We also did some twists and turns as practice before we went all the way up the Queenstown hills for some awesome views. Weather was perfect for us and we got to... More 

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

Hi Hannah, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you had such a great time on your quad safari with us! We will certainly pass on your kind words to Phillip, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in our beautiful town. :) More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did two half day tours with Nomad Safaris in their 4WD vehicles. One was to Glenorchy to see Lord of the Rings movies sites, and one was to the Wakatipu Basin, including gold panning, driving IN a river, and the beautiful views in Skipper canyon. Our two guides, Simon in the morning and Philip in the afternoon, were pleasant... 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 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! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really fun & interesting afternoon with Badger (our guide!) on this very informative tour. It was a very small group (only five of us in total!), making it super personal, & we seemed to cover a HUGE amount in the afternoon! The way the tour was laid out made it really easy to picture the locations as they were in... 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 fantastic and detailed review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time on your safari with us and we will certainly pass on your kind words to Badger! We sincerely hope you enjoy the rest of your time in our beautiful town and safe travels back... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Quad Bike tours through the hills. Amazing scenery, going to places you would not normally go. Well worth the trip

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

Hi Vanessa, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a great 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 

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with Phillip (our fabulous driver) on this magnificent tour. The views were amazing and Phillip was very knowledgable about the whole area. It's one of the top most dangerous roads but Phillips superb driving made it look easy. Thank you for a most informed enjoyable afternoon.

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

Hi Mary, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we will certainly pass on your kind words to Phillip! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Philip was our driver for the day and my husband and I were pleasantly surprised when he picked us up from our hotel in the 4WD and we were the only passengers. What a fun day we had in Skippers Canyon. Hearing about the history of the area, beautiful rivers, mountains, bridges and stopping for photos whenever we wanted, We... More 

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

Hi DJ512, 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 out to Skipper's Canyon with Phillip and we will certainly pass on your kind words. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home. :) More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We did the half-day "Skippers Canyon 4WD Adventure". We went as a group of about 13, in a caravan of 3 vehicles. We rode with the lead guide, who was a skilled driver and gave a lot of useful ecological and historical information about the canyon. (Sorry, can't remember his name, but he was originally from Brazil). The ride on... More 

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

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with such an excellent and detailed review! We're delighted to hear you all had such a fantastic time out to Skipper's Canyon with us! We sincerely hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Did the morning tour with "badger" what a character, he definitely made it more interesting knew absolutely loads of interesting information a proper ringon for sure, I would recommend this tour every time.

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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 a great review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with badger! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

Warragul, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We did an afternoon trip with Nomad Safariis & it could not have been better! Our guide & driver Jo was lovely,very informative & a very safe driver. Everything went exactly to the specified time & we Dawson's wonderful sights around Queenstown. I thoroughly recommend Nomad & especially Jo & will definitely encourage our friends & family to give them... More 

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

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and such an excellent review! We greatly appreciate your kind words and will definitely pass them on to Jo. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in our beautiful town and visit us again soon! :) More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

More of a white knuckle ride than I expected! The mountain tracks and valley ledges were places I certainly wouldn't have attempted to drive. It was bad enough just looking down!

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

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! The Skipper's Canyon road definitely lives up to the name being one of the most dangerous roads in the world although it does provide some breathtaking scenery as I'm sure you know! We hope you enjoy the... More 

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