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Nomad Safaris

#1 of 16 Transportation in Queenstown Features Animals
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 15 June 2017 via mobile

Make sure it's a clear and sunny day because it gives you beautiful views over Lake Wakatipu on the way to Glenorchy. I did the afternoon tour and the only disadvantage is the location of the sun which made it difficult to take pictures. Other...More

Thank Sookje
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

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 on our Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy tour and will certainly pass your kind words on to our guides. We hope...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Rachael was the bomb. Great ride. We were experienced riders so got some very cool trails, highly recommend. They picked us up and we took a short van ride to the trail. They furnish all the gear. Good job RachaelMore

Thank Robert K
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Robert, 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 and we will certainly pass your kind words onto Rachael. We hope you...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing day doing some great Quad biking on top of queenstown hill. Great start with easy teaching course then beautiful drive up the hill, be careful of the view 😂 after a quick break on the cliff going down to the forest to...More

Thank D0nnuts
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 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, we sincerely appreciate your kind words. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We booked this tour on line. Nomad Safaris were on time, all printable information was sent to our email and we were very impressed with the professionalism of this company. Our tour guide was on time to collect us from the lodge and he was...More

Thank Christine C
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Christine, 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. We'd love to know who your guide was on...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Simon our driver gave us the best day of 4 x 4 driving through water, wilderness, bouncing over rocks, fording the river, gold panning and a lovely hot cuppa and home made cake and biscuits. Simon was extremely informative and could answer any questions.More

Thank Margaret A
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Margaret, 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 your kind words on to Simon. We hope you enjoy the rest...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide (Aragorn car), we forgot his name, was awesome! He made the entire trip exciting and gave us lots of details on the surrounding area and where LOTR was filmed. The banana bread and hot chocolate provided during the trip made it that...More

Thank Eric G
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi Eric, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with an awesome review and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're delighted to hear you had such and enjoyable time with us, we sincerely appreciate your kind words. We hope you...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We went quad biking with these guys and had an awesome time! We had a great tour guide (Chris) who was super informative, friendly and entertaining. The bikes were great, the gear was great and the views were spectacular. Not to mention probably the best...More

Thank JenMG32
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Hi Jen, 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 quad safari, Queenstown Hill definitely offers the best views in town! We hope enjoy the...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Good planning, guides shared lots of info along way which made tours interesting. Like the small number of people per jeep so do not feel overcrowded. Even get to dress up and hold a USD900K sword (according to guide) as prt of the LOTR experience,...More

Thank siangkc
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed the tour! We certainly do like to keep the group sizes small, a maximum of 6 passengers per tour to ensure a great, personable trip each time! Unfortunately this guide may have spun you a little white...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We took Nomad Safaris 4WD trip to Macetown. It was a rough but thrilling ride over some pretty rough terrain, over and throughh multiple river crossings, and out to some wonderful, off the beaten track scenics.More

Thank Ira M
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Hi Ira, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! Our Macetown trip is certainly for those wanting to get off the beaten track and experience the best 4WD terrain Queenstown has to offer, so we are...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

My family had a good time on this tour and we go to see several recognizable scenes from the movies, but the weather played a major factor in our enjoyment. It was raining most of our tour, including our stop in the woods of refreshment....More

Thank Laurie L
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Hi Laurie, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are sorry to hear you were unlucky with the weather, unfortunately is it very unpredictable here so we are glad to hear you all made the most of it and...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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