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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 10 February 2012

Went quad biking with Nomad Safaris for 3 hours on Queenstown Hill and it was fantastic. Views are wonderful and the experience of the bikes very exhilarating even for a novice like me.

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Reviewed 5 February 2012

Excellent trip with a very helpful guide. We thoroughly enjoyed the scenery at Skipper's Canyon. The land rover holds up to six people. We had only four so that made things more comfortable. I would recommend staying out of the back seat as much as...More

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ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2012

Hey glad you enjoyed the trip despite the bumpy bits! The Skippers Road hasn't had much rain this summer so it's getting a bit rocky, nothing our Defenders can't handle :)

Reviewed 1 February 2012

Skippers canyon is a beautiful stretch of back country, just outside Queenstown. If you enjoy beautiful vistas and can tolerate a slightly bumpy ride, this is a great trip. The road into the canyon is public, but if you're a visitor, like us, the tour...More

1  Thank Darbymo
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2012

Thank you for your feedback!

Reviewed 28 January 2012

While in Queenstown, NZ, we booked a half day tour with Nomad Safaris to Skipper's Canyon, an old gold mining settlement. After being picked up at our hotel, we received an warm welcome and overview of the day's events from our knowledgeable and very friendly...More

Thank Chuck_187
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2012

Good to hear you enjoyed our Skippers trip, it's one of our favourites too!

Reviewed 27 January 2012

Great guides, excellent service, lot's of options so suitable for everyone who would like to experience the best of Queenstown. A must do! These tours makes you want to stay forever, so be prepared.. ;) Tip: book a combined tour with the shotover jet!

Thank sasv188590
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2012

Thanks for the fantastic feedback!

Reviewed 24 January 2012

First time on a quad, I felt wary! But with the good training provided by the guides, I took the plunge with confidence. I had good fun and look forward to riding a quad bike again. Thanks guys.

Thank cathy s
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2012

Hey guys, glad you enjoyed the trip and thanks for letting us know!

Reviewed 24 January 2012

If you love quad biking then you will love the Nomad Safari experience. Great quad bikes and friendly and competent guides. Great views over Queenstown and lots of fun and adventure to be had. We had a ball!

Thank QueenstownGroupy
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2012

Fantastic feedback! Thanks for letting us know you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 17 January 2012

This was so great. We were terrible at the start so we were taken on a beginners track down by the Shotover River where we were provided tea, coffee and cake and informed about local trivia. Our delightful guide Grazza then decided that we had...More

Thank Megan R
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2012

Thanks for your feedback Megan, Grazza will be thrilled :)

Reviewed 10 January 2012

Awsome 4WDing skills by guide Jag's. Highly recommended!

Thank Sunil222
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2012

Thanks for your feedback, glad we exceeded your expectations! :)

Reviewed 7 January 2012

Whilst the locations of various scenes from Lord of the Rings was great, the 4 wheel driving (up terrain and through river streams) to get there was definitely the highlight. Our guide Jags was an absolute champion, impressing us with his superb driving skills, gold...More

Thank Eric S
ajgf9, Public Relations Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2012

Thank you for your feedback, Jags was thrilled! Glad you enjoyed the trip :)

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martomsak
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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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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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