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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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US$145.33*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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US$145.33*
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Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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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.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gold panning” (64 reviews)
“rings tour” (63 reviews)
“skippers canyon” (94 reviews)
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I did the Queenstown and the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour with Nomad Safaris and I enjoyed both very much. They take you to places where I would not want to go with my Campervan (Gravel Roads, Skippers Road) and the Guides know lots...More

Thank AnneKo16
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed both of our Nomad Safari's tours that you took. We hope to see you again if you return to Queenstown.

Reviewed 22 November 2017

GREAT TIME! Saw all the sights , panned for gold ,drove in the river, proper tea, and learned some history.

Thank beatdownbonanza
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi beatdownbonanza, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :)

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Did the Safari of the scenes, Wakatipu, tour with Paul as our driver/guide as my wife is a massive Lord of the Rings fan. 4 hour tour which took us to various locations around Queenstown that have been used as locations in the LOTR and...More

Thank Ian S
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hey Ian, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the adventure with us. Apart from the amazing views from the movie, the off road riding, river crossings and gold panning are always great fun and really add to the experience. Thank you John...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

On a tour and this was part of the package but we rated it exceptional! Lord of the rings everywhere. Information galore. Tidbits of gold dust to take home Spectacular views and driving!

Thank Diane B
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi Diane, Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a great review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :)

Reviewed 20 November 2017

the nomad safaris showcase the beauty of the Valley which most people miss out while they are too busy with the run of the mill touristy attractions of the Valley. If you really want and amazing experience to explore the beauty of Queenstown and its...More

Thank Niko J
NomadSafaris, Front Line Sales at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 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 the stunning scenery Queenstown & it's surrounding towns has to offer! We sincerely...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Jus completed a "Safari of the ring" tour and tour guide, Ruth (Fluttershy). She was really helpful and informative. We had a "crash course" on Lord of the Ring movie during the journey.. Enjoyed the whole tour with her. (: Keep up the good work...More

Thank Dingding L
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Hello there! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our tour. We will pass your comments back to Ruth, she is a huge Lord of the Rings fan and loves sharing her knowledge with everyone. We hope to see you again next time you are...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Glenrochy Movie location: This was a lame excursion. Yes, we saw a couple of filming locations for the Lord of the Rings movies, but we didn’t see any of the spectacular scenery as displayed in the movies. A couple of the locations that we were...More

1  Thank petittommer
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Many thanks for your review and we are sorry the tour did not meet your expectation. We do not try to re-create scenes from the movie, we are visiting locations used and exploring the very fabric of the people and places. Our drivers are knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Most amazing experience ever. Guides are amazing and the scenery is stunning! Out of all the activities we did while in New Zealand (and we did A LOT), this was our favorite. I was so sad when the tour was over.More

Thank Erin H
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Hello Erin Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so pleased that you had such an enjoyable trip with us. We will pass your comments back to our guides as they'll be happy that they made a difference to your...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Guide Ruth was great talkative and informative. Very knowledgeable on many subjects including Lord of the RingsMore

Thank mark S
NomadSafaris, Sales Consultant at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi Mark, Thank you very much for taking some time to write us a review. We really appreciate it. We are glad that you enjoyed our tour and we hope you have a safe journey back home. We will pass your praises on to Ruth....More

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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

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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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