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Nomad Safaris

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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Half-Day Skippers Canyon 4WD Adventure from Queenstown
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Full-Day Routeburn Track Guided Hike from Queenstown
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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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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“gold panning” (66 reviews)
“rings tour” (64 reviews)
“skippers canyon” (96 reviews)
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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"gold panning"
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"rings tour"
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I booked the full day LOTR tour (lunch at Yonder cafe is included). The first guide Badger picked me up in the morning from my accommodation at AQ Hostel and off we went to the Glenorchy tour. Sights we saw included Deer Park Hill (from...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Frontline Sales at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hello! 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 and Justin. We sincerely appreciate your...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Travel from the heart of Queenstown before entering the steepest public road in New Zealand which gives spectacular views of Settlers Canyon. Not for the feint hearted or those afraid of heights but well worth the trip to see spectacular views before getting the chance...More

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Hi colkop, thank you for this detail review that is almost the highlights about our Skippers Canyon tour! Skippers Canyon road is one of the most dangerous road in this world, but it is more fun and safe with our 4WD! Marcelo is our great...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had a day of mixed weather, cloudy and rainy to start, but our guide Maurice made it interesting and certainly made the best of what could be done given the weather. The gold panning was great fun, I have a much better appreciation of...More

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Hi Séamas M, thank you so much for your awesome review! As what you said, our tours are not weather affected. Even during bad weather, our tours are more fun because our guides always have interesting stories and things to share. Wish you a happy...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying we absolutely enjoyed our tour guide, Ms. Jenny Brinsley. Out of our whole vacation with many excursions, she was the best guide we had. She is such a joyous person that went above & beyond with our tour. Incredibly knowledgeable,...More

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi FindYourWild24, thank you so much for your feedback. Yes, your are right, Jenny is our great guide and I definitely will pass your words to her! Skippers Canyon is the place people must go and visit. Hope to see you again in Queenstown!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

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Truong A
18 April 2018|
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Response from NomadSafarisQT | Property representative |
Hi Truong, our tours like Queenstown Lord of The Rings - Wakatipu Basin, Glenorchy Lord Of The Rings, Skippers Canyon trip are fine for 18 month kids. We provide infant seats. Quad biking, Queenstown 360, and Macetown... More
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vivienner_13
9 March 2017|
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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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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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