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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$130.32*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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US$112.71*
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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So much fun!

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... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
HarryCrossed
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3 reviews
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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Thank HarryCrossed
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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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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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Thank James S
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 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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252 reviews
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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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Thank EE15
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
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 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We took a short 2 hour trip (and are now sorry that we couldn't do the full one because of a tight schedule). Hami was our driver and guide, despite his young age he has lots of knowledge about Queenstown, New Zealand and LOTR, so we really enjoyed it! :) Funny, educational and full of adrenaline at the same time,... More 

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

Hi torcidast, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and a fantastic review! Our Essential Queenstown 2 hour safari is designed for those like yourself who are on a tighter schedule to get a taste of the 4WDing and stunning scenery Queenstown has to offer, so we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time... More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017

we did the half day tour with Nomad safaris, it was brilliant. Our tour guide Jenny was a fantastic driver especially through the terrifying skippers canyon. she was very friendly and knowledgeable about the Lord of the rings filming locations. We had a fun ride through the river as well. the views were spectacular and it was an unforgettable experience.... More 

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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 such a great review! We're delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time with Jenny, we will certainly pass on your kind words! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :) More 

Cheddar, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

keep the $5 for the petrol, but you owe me $180. Glenorchy tour was both a waste of time and money, which I'm now forever going to associate with these movies.

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NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Good morning Thank you for your comment. We would very much have appreciated your contacting us first with your concerns before posting this vague, inaccurate comment. What are your issues? We get many excellent reviews about our Glenorchy tour, so we do not understand what your issues are. Please contact us to explain your concerns and we will try to... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great morning with Nomad Safaris and our excellent guide Hamish! He was enthusiastic and extremely knowledgable about all things related to LOTR and Queenstown. He created a great atmosphere within our group and ensured everyone had a great time! We stopped at numerous locations around Queenstown, all offering exceptional views. There was also a morning tea and... More 

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

Hi Ally, 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 and we will certainly pass on your kind words to Hamish! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home. :) More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Having heard a lot about the Nomad Quad biking experience, we started our day on an excited note. However, in the right beginning itself, me and another female friend of mine were asked to take the passanger seats on the buggy instead if the individual quads. This was quite shocking as we hardly did 5-10 min of training and we... More 

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NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We take the safety of our clients very seriously and total discretion is left with guides, who are highly trained, to decide whether you are able to continue with the quad bike tour whilst training is undertaken. The terrain we cover is high and there are a lot of sheer drop-offs and we have to... More 

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