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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 28 August 2014

We had a great time riding ATVs through the hills near Queenstown - the views are amazing, the guides were hilarious and knowledgeable... overall great day.More

Thank Kelsey A
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Hi Kelsey Thank you for your amazing review. The guides will certainly be glad to hear you found them hilarious. The views up on Queenstown Hill are incredible and there's no better way to explore than on Quads. Thanks again for your feedback. We really...More

Reviewed 25 August 2014

We had some free time in Queenstown and wanted to do a tour visiting Lord of the Rings locations. Several different tours to choose from and this gets very confusing. We selected the afternoon tour with Nomad safaris in a 4x4 vehicle. Booked directly with...More

Thank LeedsXray
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Hi LeedsXray Thank you for your excellent review. We're glad to hear you had a great time. It can be a tough choice with all the different Lord of the Rings tours now on offer. We are the original 4WD tours with the most experience...More

Reviewed 24 August 2014

Safari of the scenes from Lord of the Rings. I was not disappointed, added bonus of panning for gold and off roading through the river. Great tour really enjoyed it.More

Thank Jackie V
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Hi Jackie Thank you for your lovely review. The Safari of the Scenes Wakatipu really is a great all rounder for Lord of the Rings fans or otherwise with gold panning, river crossings and off roading and a look at some of the areas historic...More

Reviewed 20 August 2014

As we turned into the Skippers Canyon road we had no idea of the adventure and amazing landscape we would travel through once we crossed to the other side of the ridge. We had a brilliant half day tour with Graeme as a guide. While...More

Thank youngmerinda
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Hi youngmerinda Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're very glad that you had a great time in the beautiful Skippers Canyon. Graeme has been guiding for many years and is truly a fountain of knowledge! Very well done on the gold panning...More

Reviewed 18 August 2014

5 of us booked in for a tour of Skippers Canyon Road on a sunny June Saturday afternoon - and from the minute Thorin turned up to pick us up from our hotel (OK, so I'd begged in the booking!!) I knew it was going...More

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NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Hi MsSparkles Thank you so much for your great review and beautiful photos. We're really glad to hear you had a brilliant time. The Skippers Canyon road is gorgeous if a little hair raising at some points! Our guides have driven this road for years...More

Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Stunning views, good quality bikes, fantastic customer service. Both James and Brent (hope I got their names right) were fantastic. A special thank you to Brent as I was a little more cautious than the rest of the group therefore, I was trailing behind.  I...More

1  Thank kirs10maree1
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2014

Hi Kirsten Thank you for your lovely review. It is great to hear that you had a fantastic time with James and Brent (you did get the names right!). They are brilliant guides! We're glad you learned some interesting facts as Nomad Quads is a...More

Reviewed 14 August 2014

I embarked on the Safari of the Scenes tour of the Wakatipu Basin with Paul and two other delightful passengers yesterday morning and was expecting good things, as I've had only the best experiences with LOTR tours since I arrived in New Zealand. This tour...More

1  Thank Isabella M
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2014

Hi Isabella. Thank you for your fantastic review. We are glad to hear you had a great time even without the misty mountains. The 12 Mile Delta is a beautiful spot. Paul is great and can certainly amuse Lord of the Rings enthusiasts or sceptics....More

Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We decided to do the quad bike tour last minute after the ski slopes shut for the day due to weather and it was a fantastic decision!!! they took our last minute booking despite no one else having booked yet for the afternoon tour and...More

Thank 007FoodKing
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2014

Hi 007FoodKing. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're glad to hear you had a great time. Quads is a brilliant option if the ski fields close. Quads in the snow is great fun! Our guides always try and cater the tour to...More

Reviewed 8 August 2014

We had a fantastic time on our Lord of the Rings tour with Paul. He is a great story teller and has a wonderful sense of humour. He thoroughly indulged our two teenage boys in allowing them to mock sword fight with the props at...More

Thank Outnumbered52014
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2014

Hi Outnumbered52014. Thank you for your wonderful review. We're happy to hear that your boys enjoyed themselves as Paul did too! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and hope to see you again some day. Thanks again!

Reviewed 6 August 2014

Nice morning in Queenstown area, lovely views on Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountain ranges. Informative and friendly guide. Lots of sandflies to fight with, so remember to put on some spray and take it with you!More

Thank Jonadventurer
NomadSafarisQT, Guest Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2014

Hi Jon. Thanks for your lovely review. The sandflies can be a little aggressive particularly on a nice day so thanks for the good advise. The guides do take spray with them as well in the summer time so don't worry if you forget yours....More

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While on tour porta potty at destination.
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Truong A
18 April 2018|
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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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vivienner_13
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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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