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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 14 November 2014

The reason we visited New Zealand is because of Lord of the Rings (LOTR). So last Tuesday, we went on Nomad Safaris’ LOTR Wakatipu Basin tour. Hmmm…. Our guide was friendly, but more intent on cracking jokes than giving information on LOTR. He only pointed...More

5  Thank ConstantPlanner
Reviewed 8 November 2014

A last minute decision, since I had half a day to kill. Had a wonderful time, nice guide who could tell a lot about the places we were visiting. Lord of the rings locations, drove through Arrowtown and some off-road driving through rivers and a...More

Thank Marianne H
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hi Marianne. Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you decided to take our Safari of the Scenes and we're very pleased you enjoyed yourself. Our guides do know a thing or two about this wonderful area. We hope you enjoyed the rest of...More

Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Quad bike tour of Queenstown Hill - Picked up on time from accommodation, very friendly tour guide, thorough safety training. Really spectacular views, just beautiful. All angles of Queenstown. I actually came off my quad bike and banged myself up. It was purely a misjudgment...More

Thank jessieonfire1
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hi Jessie. Thanks very much for your amazing review. Sorry to hear about your accident but very glad to hear your ok and still had an enjoyable time. These things do happen with Quads (fortunately not often) and thankfully our guides are well equipped to...More

Reviewed 30 October 2014

My partner and I did a whole day Safari of the Scenes tour (Glenarchy in the morning & Wakatipu in the afternoon). There view points were pretty awesome and it was neat to see the sites used for filming (not just LOTR). Our guides Cameron...More

1  Thank Dianna S
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hi Dianna. Thank you for your awesome review. Logan and Cam have been working with us for many years and are fantastic guides. They certainly know a few tidbits about the area! Thanks again so much for your feedback and we hope you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Went on the Half Day Safari of the Scenes tour. It was awesome. Went to some great places that LOTR were filmed, panned for gold (and actually found a little bit!), did some off roading, and saw some spectacular sights! Our driver, Badger, was the...More

1  Thank JRNugent
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hi JRNugent. Thanks very much for your lovely review. Well done on your Gold finding! Badger is an excellent guide and he tells us he had a wonderful trip with you too. Thanks again for your feedback and we hope you had a brilliant holiday...More

Reviewed 21 October 2014

This was possibly our favourite tour in Queenstown. We did the safari of the scenes wakatipu basin tour and it was a lot more exciting than i had imagined. Driving along on the of the most dangerous roads in NZ was terrifyingly fun, the views...More

Thank Ben C
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hi Ben. Thank you for your wonderful review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the four wheel driving through the river and Skippers Canyon. Tim is a fantastic guide and we'll be sure to let him know you had a great time. And we'd like...More

Reviewed 20 October 2014

We had a shocking day (weather wise) so we did a few different routes because of the low cloud. Our driver Paul knew the area so we got a good lookout of the area from a different spot. He was very knowledgeable of LOR and...More

Thank Hadenb
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2014

Hi Haden. Thank you for your amazing review. We're glad to hear you had a great time with Paul - he is a fantastic guide. It can be a little tricky when the weather is not good but our guides know this area like the...More

Reviewed 17 October 2014

We booked two half a day tours with Nomad safaris and enjoyed every minute of the day. The morning tour was lord of the rings tour. There were six people in the tour which was quite comfortable and not too crowded. The guide was quite...More

Thank Takkaratakki
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2014

Hi Takkaratakki. Thank you so much for your amazing feedback. The tour can get a little bumpy during the river crossings and down the Skippers Canyon - it's all part of the adventure! We're glad you were comfortable with a full tour and that you...More

Reviewed 14 October 2014

I definitely recommend to do the quad bike! The scenery is stunning! I loved my day! Our tour guides were awesome and really professional. Driving the quad is really easy for anyone who has never done it before. Its nice and easy as well it...More

Thank Camille B
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2014

Hi Camille. Thanks for your great review. We only take out small groups and tailor the level to suit customers needs so we can indeed take anyone from complete novices to experts! We're glad you learned a bit about this famous area too. Thank you...More

Reviewed 10 October 2014

Really enjoyed my Paradise tour. The weather the morning of our trip was very changeable, but it did not damped our spirits. The scenery is simply fantastic… This is marketed as a Lord of the Rings tour. There were no massive fanatics in our group...More

Thank emmturner
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2014

Hi emmturner. Thank you so much for your lovely review. Logan is a fantastic tour guide. He really knows his stuff so we're happy to hear it shows. We do get all sorts of customers from total fanatics to people who have never even seen...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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