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Nomad Safaris

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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6699
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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 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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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2011

went on Lord of Rings tour with Alan, thoroughly enjoyed his knowledge and helpfulness

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Reviewed 4 November 2011

Ours was small family group of 4, with the guide and vehicle to ourselves. The guide offered us the choice of two different routes after asking what we had seen in the district to that date. Hence we got to see some areas that we...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2011

Some of our family are keen LOTR fans and some are not so into it, but this activity had everyone happy and rating it as one of, or even the highlight of our holiday. Our guide was excellent and gave us lots of interesting information...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2011

You cant go past the scenery on the Safari of the Scenes. Some of the best in NZ. Our guide was fantastic, there was even a tea and cookie stop in the woods where we could play with some LOTR replica weapons. Bring an imagination...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2011

We had an awesome trip with Nomad Safaris doing the Safari of the Scenes (Glenorchy)! It was great to see some of the locations where the scenes of the LOTR movie have been shot. We got hold on some inside information about making the movie....More

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Reviewed 1 October 2011

This was a really good afternoon's tour, albeit a bit pricy. That aside, very informative driver gave us a tremendous insight into the search for gold seen in Skippers Canyon. This is one of the scariest and best drives in the world, and I cant...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 31 August 2011

During my previous trip to Queenstown in April 2011, I had booked a half-day trip with Nomad Safaris on their "Safari of the Scenes, Glenorchy" and I was very impressed. So, during my return trip in August, I simply had to go on another trip...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2011

Myself and 2 mates hit up the 400cc Quad Bikes with Nomad and had an absolute ball. Not only were they great fun to ride but we had some awesome scenery along the way. Highlights included trying to dodge all the sheep trying to cross...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2011

My partner and I had a great time! The hotel pick up was great as we didn't have a car and the staff were all friendly and helpful. The quad bikes were easy to drive and the coffee and cake break in the middle of...More

1  Thank freecandy
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

The Nomad Safaris 4wd trip was fantastic. I was lucky enough to go in inches thick of fresh snow and see alot of the stunning area of Queenstown and its surrounds when most other people were stuck at home. The guide Brent was very informative...More

Thank Trippa13
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martomsak
14 August 2018|
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Response from MKJourneys | Reviewed this property |
While on tour porta potty at destination.
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Truong A
18 April 2018|
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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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vivienner_13
9 March 2017|
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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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