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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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Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour 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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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have just returned from an excellent 4WD adventure with Matt! We did the Essential Queenstown package which included a 4WD tour followed by a jetboat with Shotover Jet. This is great for those who want to do both of these fun...More

Thank Katiree11
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our Essential Queenstown combo! As you mentioned this is a great way to get a taste...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Matt was extremely knowledgeable about the vehicle, the terrain, and 4-wheeling in general. And he was an awesome teacher as well. Make sure you do this... and ask for Matt to take you out.More

Thank pleasespammelater
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Our drivers are highly trained and love to take you out on an adventure. We will pass this review back to Matt and he'll be stoked that you guys recommend him! Come back anytime for...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I decided to do the Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Tour and the Queenstown Quad Biking Tour, both a ton of fun with amazing views and tour guides! The Lord of the Rings tour was perfect for those who want a more relaxed, view oriented...More

Thank Sylvia S
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hello Sylvia. Thank you for taking your the time to leave us a review. We're so glad you enjoyed both of our trips. As you mentioned, our company tries to combine fun and adventure with great views of the area. Our tour guides love to...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing and professional service! Owning my own 4x4 and being a 4wd enthusiast I knew my partner and I had to give this tour a go. Picked up from our hotel by our tour guide Hamish. Young very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. He was awesome!...More

Thank mark280393
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hello Mark, thank you for your review. We're pleased you and your partner had such a fun day out with us. We will pass your comments back to Hamish, he is a top driver! We try to provide an element of adventure as well as...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We booked the Nomad Safari of the Scenes 4 hour tour of Glenorchy and we were not disappointed! In addition to an amazing ride with some amazing scenery filled with lots of Juicy Lord of the Rings scenery, our guide Simon did a fantastic job...More

Thank Geoffrey L
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Hi Geoffrey, 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 on our Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy trip and we will certainly pass your kind words on...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I went on the Glenorchy Safari of the Scenes tour with a friend and it was absolutely fantastic. Not only are you surrounded by New Zealand's best scenery but you also get an insight into movies filmed in this particular part of NZ with a...More

Thank Lisanne A
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Hi Lisanne, 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 Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy tour, it certainly is a very special part of New...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Seeing lord of the rings filming locations is first class and amazing to see in reality. Stopped off all over the place and the scenes were surreal. Badger was so knowledgeable about not only LOTR but also history about Queenstown and...More

Thank DamoTravels23
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for the review. We will pass this over to Badger. We certainly think he is amazing too! All of our guides and tours aim to offer this level of service and have something different to offer. Whether your a die hard fan or just...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

must try for an adventure sports with full family and vehicles picked you from your hotels..its amazing experiance.

Thank KamranAlam
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi, we are so glad you enjoyed one of our tours! We certainly do pick up from any accomodation and it is a great option to rest your legs between ski days! Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Me and my boyfriend travelled with Matt on the Quad Bikes and honestly was the highlight of the trip! Having no experience with quad bikes, Matt was able to show the ropes and had some very helpful tips and made sure you were in proper...More

Thank BSophiB
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 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 on our quad safari with Matt. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and will certainly pass them on to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The initial ride up to the Quads with Matt was good, very chatty and knowledgeable of the local area despite him being from Aus and claiming to be a local. The quads themselves are very enjoyable but if you're not confident on them they will...More

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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Will, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your quad safari with us and our guides looked after your girlfriend to ensure you both got the most out of...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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