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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$139.18*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
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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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  • Average3%
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“rings tour” (61 reviews)
“skippers canyon” (90 reviews)
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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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

1  Thank Will R
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

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I came to new Zealand to see the filming locations of lotr. I had travelled from north to south island ending my lotr tour here. I was not dissapointed. My whole trip I was hanging out too see the mountains they trek across in the...More

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

Hi Veronica, thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and it lived up to your expectations following other NZ Lord of the Rings tours....More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great afternoon with Matt and Phil as the guides. Good for fun and great views as you go up Queenstown Hill.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our quad safari and we will certainly pass your kind words on to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Matt was a fabulous guide as was Phil. Matts knowledge of the area added to the outing. Excellent trip. Great fun and great views.More

Thank pmuffy
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a great review! We're thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our quad safari and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Matt and Phil. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun on the quads! Thanks matt for a great day will recommend to everyone!! Would do this trip again! friendly instructors and a great day outMore

Thank Taryndaisy
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Taryn, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time on our quad safari and we will certainly pass your kind words on to our guides. We...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We got on the aragorn vehicle, with Badger 9 as our guide. He was very entertaining and knowledgeable, giving us many nuggets of information on the filming locations of the various films involved as well as special behind the scenes insights. Photo stops were plenty...More

Thank scham8
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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 Safari of the Scenes: Glenorchy tour with Badger. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and feedback, and...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Cheers to Hamish who took myself and hubby on a fun adventure on the ATV's. These were so fun to drive and Hamish had a really fun personality. Really thorough on his safety and knowledge of the equipment. Had lots of fun riding up and...More

Thank Rebecca C
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Rebecca, 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 and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Hamish. We hope...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We booked a combo that included this tour on a whim and are happy that we did. Our driver was great and the trip was fun and still educational. We got to try our hand at panning for gold, but you could say that didn't...More

Thank dr_j_now
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an awesome review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us, our tours are certainly designed to take customers off the beaten track to discover the beauty they may have...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Hard to please my know-it-all son who is the world's biggest fan. But seeing the locations where the movie was filmed was a great experience. The trip was ok, but our guide Ginny (or Jenny? Sorry if I got it wrong!) made the whole experience...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear you and your son enjoyed your time with us and we will certainly pass your kind words on to Jenny. We hope you enjoy the...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

very nice , informed & helpful staff .. nice place on hill for safari.. got a good afternoon tea .. very nicely kept vehicles

Thank Dharmendra-Geanis
NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hey Dharmendra-Geanis for your awesome review and glad to hear you enjoyed our trip. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home.

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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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