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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$115.20*
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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US$133.20*
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Half-Day Wakatipu Basin 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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US$115.20*
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Half-Day Routeburn Track Guided Walk from Queenstown

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Wet Muddy Quad Bike Fun

Really enjoyable afternoon activity, full training provided and you have a mixture of easy fun riding to admire the view, with a little bit of technical riding as well which is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2017
Brock D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable afternoon activity, full training provided and you have a mixture of easy fun riding to admire the view, with a little bit of technical riding as well which is great for people of all experience levels. A lot of fun on wet rainy days, cause of big puddles!

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

Hi Brock, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and hope you visit us again soon. :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Nomad Safaris came recommended by The Spire Hotel in Queenstown, and deservedly so. This was one of my favourite activities during our two week holiday. We booked two private half day tours - Lake Wakatipu and Glenorchy. The Wakatipu tour is perhaps a bit more fun. We were picked up in a Land Rover by Thomas who drove us through... More 

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NomadSafaris, 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 loved hearing your feedback and are delighted to hear you enjoyed both Safari of the Scenes tours with us, now you've experienced it all! We're certainly very lucky to live in such a beautiful town with such diverse scenery, and love sharing it will our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We visited places where Lord of the Rings, Wolverine and other movies were shot. The landscape and mountain ranges were spectacular. Our guide was really cool and he showed us pics of scenes in movies. We even had Lord of the Rings props to take a few photos in. Not a very long tour but worth the time.

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

Hi Charles, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown. :) More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The nomad safari tour was overall a really enjoyable day it had absolute stunning views over queenstown that you cant find anywhere else, fun riding the quad bikes up the mountain and our tour guide Matt was one of the best ive had

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

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed the Quad Safari with us! Those 360 views at the top of Queenstown Hill are certainly breathtaking! We will definitely pass on your kind words to Matt, and hope you enjoy the rest of your time in our beautiful town. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

An unforgettable experience with the basin 4WD tour. Fantastic host, Adriene Lima; he made sure we had an amazing time. The roads were a little bumpy, rocky, only brought you excitement. River crossing was awesome with morning tea at the river. Unreal! The views on Coronet Peak was breathtaking. Our host was our driver, tour guide, photographer and barrista. He... More 

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

Hi Hai, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and give such a fantastic review! Excellent to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we will certainly pass on your kind words to Andre. Safe travels back home and we hope you visit us again soon. :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Originally booked the glen orchy tour but tour guide convinced us to go other way due to weather and we took him up on his advice. Tour was awesome, stopped plenty of times st many LOTR sites where he explained the scene and in some cases how the film used composites of different places. This route also went on skippers... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us despite the changes! The weather here can be very unpredictable and our guides certainly do their best to ensure you're getting the most out of your experience with us. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was by far a highlight excursion for seeing outside of Queenstown, finding the Lord of the Ring locations, enjoying some off-road that only Rovers can provide. If you don't have the month to hike all the beauty of the area, this is the 1 day fast track of scenery.

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NomadSafarisQT, Director of Sales at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much Dan for your awesome review! We are known for our LOTR expertise but that is not all what our adventures about as you saw, besides the picturesque views, we provide different fun with same exciting off roading and river crossing experience. So glad to hear you enjoyed the adventure with us :D More 

Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Coming to Queenstown, I had heard very good reviews about the quad biking at nomad safari. We were very excited to try it, however our experience was a let down from the start of the day. We were judged too quickly on our ability to ride the quad bikes, and we felt 'forced' to not go on them because the... More 

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NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your comment. We have been in constant contact with you regarding your tour with us. I understand everything is sorted out satisfactorily now. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We did the basin 4 WD tour. This tour has something for everyone. Both adults and kids. Great for LOTR fans but also a great way to see the full beauty of queenstown. The drive through the river is a highlight. Our host Laura was friendly, knowledgable and great fun!

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NomadSafarisQT, Director of Sales at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you Eddmo55a for your awesome review. The spirit of Nomad Safaris is about being adventurous and exploring every side of Queenstown, which also including lots of exciting off roading :) So glad to hear you enjoyed the adventure with us :D More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great tour to the site of many Lord of the Rings sites. Even without the movie part the scenery is absolutely spectacular!! Our tour guide Michelle was so friendly and helpful - a true Lord of the Rings diehard fan. She answered so many questions even when they were only partly related to the movie! So many interesting facts! Even... More 

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NomadSafarisQT, Director of Sales at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you Alvin to share your experience and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the adventure to such an extent! Even the movie sets had been removed, but the stunning view remains the same as in the movie. Thank you again for your awesome review and I will pass your lovely words to Michelle :) More 

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