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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6699
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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$115.03*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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US$133.01*
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown

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Skinners trip

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!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 February 2017
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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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 

Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I took two half day tours today. They were both awesome, the guides were great and very informative. Each tour went to different locations. Kiwi 23 & Badger where the guides, they were so so great.

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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 and a massive thank you for the extra 5 stars!! We are delighted to hear you had such a fantastic time with us and hope you enjoy the rest of your time in our beautiful town! More 

Kitzbuhel, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Did the afternoon tour to glenorchy with Paul - one huge movie-, nature- and of course LOTR expert. Many stops along the way in midst incredible scenery of Queenstown & Paradise. Great commentary about the movie scenes, history and nature. Just 5 people in the jeep, including Paul, made for a very easy and enjoyable half day tour!

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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 an excellent review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your Safari with us and we will certainly pass on your kind words to Paul! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time here and visit us again soon. :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

It was a glorious day out with these guys. The guide was amazing and could tell us so much about Queenstown and surrounding areas. They made sure we had the best time.

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

Hi Chelsea, 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. More 

Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Booked this tour before we left the UK. We were picked up from our hotel spot on time. The tour itself was exceptional taking us into the mountains and valleys along rivers in the Land Rover very exiting. Informative commentary on route from the guide. We had a stopover in the historic Arrow Town. We also had the experience of... More 

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

Hi Paul, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a fantastic review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us experiencing the scenic beauty and history of Queenstown. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels home. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We did this on Valentine's Day, we were expecting to be part of a tour group but it ended up being just me and my girlfriend. Our guide was Philipp and he was so nice. The ride was a good mixture of scenic views of the whole of Queenstown and surrounding mountain ranges and some adrenaline! They make sure you... More 

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

Hi Harry, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an excellent review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your Quad safari with us, and definitely lucked out with a private tour! We will certainly pass on your kind words to Phillip, and hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Nomad Safari: Wakitipu Basin was a very enjoyable morning activity. The views were amazing and the locations of the Lord of the Rings film scenes were surreal. The River crossings were really fun in the Land Rover, and the drive along Skippers Road was so scenic. Our Driver Daryl was excellent, he was so funny and very knowledgable, due to... More 

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

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

It's was a very fun n memorable rides that we have so far in New Zealand. We had many stops for scenic photos taking. The morning tea and gold planning was fantastic. The most exciting part was the river crossing in our jeep 🚙 , it was filled with fun , laughter and screams.... will definitely come again and highly... More 

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

Hi Eileen, thank you for taking the time to provide us with such an excellent review, we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

Bolton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Our guide Michelle was brilliant, she loves LOTR so was passionate and had so many interesting facts. A trainee employee came on the tour to observe business unfortunately she took over the whole tour talking about herself so that was slightly annoying and unprofessional. We could have listened to Michelle all day. We saw amazing scenery and lots of stories... More 

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

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! We will certainly pass on your kind words to Michelle, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown! More 

Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

My teenage son and I spent a day on a guided walk on the Routeburn track- what a great day out! Our guide, Domminik, was a great host and incredibly knowledgeable.

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

Hi Steevo007, Many thanks for your feedback. The routeburn Track is one of New Zealands great walks and we are proud to be able to show it off to visitors. Very glad you had an amazing time and we will pass on your regards to Domminik. More 

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