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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
+64 3-442 6699
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Reviewed 14 December 2010

Did both the trips Trip A - Wakatipu and Trip B Glenorchy the same day both with our driver Tim who was excellent, friendly and very knowledgeable. The Wakatipu Trip takes you round the sheer drops of Skippers Canyon, then down to Arrowtown where you...More

4  Thank sally4holidays
Reviewed 30 November 2010

we had a half day safari up skippers with driver PeterRay. It was awesome. some big drop offs but ont scarey at all

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Reviewed 20 November 2010

The Safari of the Scenes is a comprehensive Four Wheel Drive tour of the Queenstown area. We went in a great circle starting by going up into the Remarkables Mountain Range, which has a gorgeous view of Queenstown, the surrounding snow capped mountains, and Lake...More

1  Thank Mr_Kevin_10
Reviewed 15 November 2010

I am writing this review in regards my experience with Nomad Safari and in particular to the two guides, namely Fran and Brent. When I arrived at the Safari Park I was nervous, self conscious and completely lacking in confidence at the thought of riding...More

1  Thank Tracey_lee_68
Reviewed 10 November 2010

This was a tour by Nomad Safaris entitles "Safari of the Scenes/Lord of the Rings." We did the Glenorchy (tour B) option. It was a a nice tour with fantastic scenery and our guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable. However, I think that the amount...More

9  Thank jmichfev
Reviewed 2 September 2010

the quads were awsome fun when we got to ride around the paddolk for ten minutes, but then we had to follow in one line up a hill and it was slow and boring. i chose this quad tour for my partners bday, as it...More

3  Thank travelbugNZ_10
trips9, General Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2010

Hello there, I am very sorry to hear our quad bike tour was not to your liking. In order for me to look into this could you please give me the date you went on the tour. I will then be able to follow it...More

Reviewed 30 August 2010

We went to Skippers Canyon with Nomad Safaris and it was truly excellent. I had tried to back out because i am terrified of heights but was persuaded to go and was so glad i did. We told the driver i was afraid and he...More

Thank Bella53
Reviewed 18 August 2010

I had an awesome trip with Nomads when I was in Queenstown. A friend of mine recommended them from their previous trip, and we did an awesome drive around skippers canyon. The guide was quite funny actually, genuinely funny, not just 'I use the sames...More

1  Thank westo23
Reviewed 3 August 2010

We really enjoyed the tour, a very professional guide, but if you are a lord of the rings fan, do not expect too much about this tour. The views, scenery are amazing, like Lord of the rings movies, but do this tour because of the...More

Thank Chris255113
trips9, Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2010

Chris Thank you for your review of our LOTR tour and we are glad you enjoyed it. I would like to say in reply that our tours are all individually tailored to the clients on board that particular trip. Our guides are trained to understand...More

Reviewed 3 August 2010

We went Quad biking with Nomad this weekend and had an absolute blast! It had been raining a good 24 hours before our trip and continued to rain throughout - this is definitely an experience that was made even better with rain! After being kitted...More

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14 August 2018|
Response from MKJourneys | Reviewed this property |
While on tour porta potty at destination.
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
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