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Nomad Safaris

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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...more
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

The tour guides for this tour were great. The tour was amazing and the sights were breathtaking. The day my friend and i went it was raining which made it more fun, even in the rain and cold the guides were awesome. Definetly going back....More

2  Thank Adriana1812
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Adriana. Thanks for your lovely review. We're glad you had a great time and recommend us to your friends. Bring them with you when you come back! Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you soon : )

Reviewed 25 January 2015

We did the Quad Bike tour up Queenstown Hill earlier this week with Brent and Grazza. Our group was small with only hubby, myself and one other gentleman. The whole experience was professionally run and we had an amazing time. As a first time rider...More

Thank Jamie E
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Jamie. Thanks very much for your amazing review. Brent and Grazza are excellent Quad teachers! We usually split the group so that everyone can go at their own pace and enjoy. Thank you again and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday...More

Reviewed 19 January 2015

This LOTR tour was disappointing. Although the tour included several LOTR film locations it was more of a scenic tour of Queenstown. The 22 year-old female tour guide was an adrenaline junkie and did a terrible job. She drove with excessive speeds on dangerous roads...More

2  Thank Dean R
NomadSafarisQT, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2015

Dean R Thank you for this review. We are extremely disappointed with your comments and take them very seriously. In order for us to act upon and verify your comments we need some more information from you. Can you please tell us the date and...More

Reviewed 13 January 2015

This whole adventure was a ton of fun. Our guide was more than a little arrogant, stating he had never had a negative review among his many other self promoting statements but despite this he gave us an amazing time, so I guess he is...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Mauilover. Thanks for your review. Glad to hear you had a great time. Although we will have to tell your guide to calm down his confidence!! We are happy to hear that you learned all about the history of this beautiful area as well...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015

We booked our tour as part of a package with the Shotover Jet through bookme.nz(see separate review) and although we had a great afternoon we wished we had booked a longer trip because it was really fun. Our guide was informative with his LOTR knowledge...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi there. Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and wish you could have come on a longer trip with us! Thanks so much for the beautiful photos too. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday : )

Reviewed 5 January 2015

Booked our 2 hour tour as part of a package with the Shotover Jet (see separate review) and although we had a great afternoon wished we had booked a longer trip because it was really good fun! Our guides Andre and Laura were funny and...More

Thank D B
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Dee. Thanks for your great review. We wish you could have come on a longer tour too!! Andre and Laura are fantastic guides and great fun too! We did have some new staff in the office so thanks for bearing with us on that,...More

Reviewed 5 January 2015

This trip was exhilarating. Went on back roads by jeep up mountains that looked like the end of the earth. Plenty of dust, dirt, mud, water and lots of fun. An outstanding half day trip. Halfway, you stop at an old gold rush camp schoolhouse...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Iralgo. Thank you for your lovely review. We love 4WDing and we're glad to hear you did too! Our Landrover Defenders really can handle any terrain. Skippers Canyon is beautiful, definitely bring your camera!! Thanks again for your feedback and we hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 January 2015

Unfortunately this crew makes the 3 stooges look organised. We booked a LOTR tour a week ago, they took the money and said we were OK with the date agreed (couldnt do the day before though). We didnt recieve the promised confirmation email, but soldiered...More

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NomadSafarisQT, General Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2015

Thank you for your review. The exact circumstances of your tour cancellation varies from your account and I need to make one point very clear. You were called by me on Friday evening (the tour being on Saturday afternoon) to inform you the tour could...More

Reviewed 18 December 2014

We booked the 4 hour 4WD Wakatipu LOTR tour. It was totally fantastic. Darryl, our guide, knew his LOTR stuff but more than that, being a local, he had vast amounts of knowledge over the area which he was happy to share with us. We...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Rosie. Thanks for your lovely review. Darryl is a brilliant guide and he knows everything there is to know about our beautiful piece of middle earth. Thanks again for your fantastic feedback and we hope to see you again some day!

Reviewed 17 December 2014

Me and my grilfriend both went on this trip. There were only 6 of us including Paul, our guide, on the tour which made it very personal and interactive. Not only did Lord of the Rings make me so desperate to visit New Zealand but...More

Thank Liam B
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015

Hi Liam. Thanks for your lovely review. Paul is a great guide and he know's all about everything LOTR. Everyone loves a corny photo by the paradise sign! Thank you again for your feedback and we hope you had a fantastic time here in New...More

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martomsak
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While on tour porta potty at destination.
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Truong A
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Response from NomadSafarisQT | Property representative |
Hi Truong, our tours like Queenstown Lord of The Rings - Wakatipu Basin, Glenorchy Lord Of The Rings, Skippers Canyon trip are fine for 18 month kids. We provide infant seats. Quad biking, Queenstown 360, and Macetown... More
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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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