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Nomad Safaris

#1 of 15 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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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
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Half-Day Skippers Canyon 4WD Adventure 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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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We booked the trip and I was thinking it was a bit pricey but hey it's a long way from the UK and we had to experience as much as we could ! There was only my husband and I ( in our sixties !)...More

Thank maggiepaiton
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hi Maggie, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with an excellent review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time into Macetown with Santiago, we will certainly pass your kind words on to him. We hope you enjoy the rest...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had a super fun LOTR Wakatipu Basin tour including off-roading and gold panning. It is also really fun how the vehicle plates all have LOTR/Hobbit names. We had such a good time on this one, that when our Milford Sound was cancelled we last-minute...More

Thank M_J_Iverson
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi there, 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 such an enjoyable time on our Wakatipu Basin tour, and got to experience Skippers Canyon with us...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Last day in New Zealand after 7 weeks and I was dreading this trip as I hate heights! Almost didn't go but so glad I did. Firstly, the Canyon and the history behind it is incredible and the scenery is spectacular. Secondly, all made so...More

Thank TheLarks2001
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 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 tour into Skippers Canyon with us, you can definitely see why it's renowned for being one of the most dangerous roads in...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Four-wheel drive tour through the gorge following the Shotover River. The scenery is spectacular as is the narrow, winding gravel road which Thomas, our guide, navigated with ease whilst providing a colourful history of this roadway in to an old gold mining town. A four...More

Thank Mike H
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Hi Mike, 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 will certainly pass on your kind words to Thomas. We hope you enjoy the rest of...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had Phil pick us up from our hotel this afternoon and drove us to the base where we received training on how to ride a quad bike properly. We also did some twists and turns as practice before we went all the way up the...More

Thank Hannah Z
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Hi Hannah, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you had such a great time on your quad safari with us! We will certainly pass on your kind words to Phillip, and...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

We did two half day tours with Nomad Safaris in their 4WD vehicles. One was to Glenorchy to see Lord of the Rings movies sites, and one was to the Wakatipu Basin, including gold panning, driving IN a river, and the beautiful views in Skipper...More

Thank ElvenMom
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we sincerely appreciate your kinds words. We are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and got to experience both of our Safari of the Scenes tours! We hope...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Really fun & interesting afternoon with Badger (our guide!) on this very informative tour. It was a very small group (only five of us in total!), making it super personal, & we seemed to cover a HUGE amount in the afternoon! The way the tour...More

Thank Kirst1994
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with such a fantastic and detailed review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time on your safari with us and we will certainly pass on your kind words to Badger! We sincerely hope...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We did the Quad Bike tours through the hills. Amazing scenery, going to places you would not normally go. Well worth the trip

Thank Vanessa W
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi Vanessa, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a great review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your quad safari with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

We went with Phillip (our fabulous driver) on this magnificent tour. The views were amazing and Phillip was very knowledgable about the whole area. It's one of the top most dangerous roads but Phillips superb driving made it look easy. Thank you for a most...More

Thank Mary D
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi Mary, 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 on your kind words to Phillip! We hope you enjoy the rest...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Philip was our driver for the day and my husband and I were pleasantly surprised when he picked us up from our hotel in the 4WD and we were the only passengers. What a fun day we had in Skippers Canyon. Hearing about the history...More

Thank DJ512
NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi DJ512, 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 out to Skipper's Canyon with Phillip and we will certainly pass on your kind words. We hope...More

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vivienner_13
What is the half day river tour that you provide from queenstown please
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
Hello, i am planning to go there on next may.. Is there any different about the schedule (morning and afternoon)? Which one better on may (autumm).. Thankyou..
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
Is the quad bike easy for all ages and what level of fitness required? Thanks!
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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