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“Great way to see the remote countryside” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Nomad Safaris
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Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings
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Owner description: 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.
Anchorage, Alaska
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104 reviews
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“Great way to see the remote countryside”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding road trip. 4X4 vehicles take you into the back country with the views are amazing. There are several stops along the way to take in the views and the guide is great at explaining the history of the trails with regards to gold mining. A stop along the riverbed provided an opportunity to pan for gold.

Visited February 2017
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Thank johnellisak
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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the adventure with us. The off road riding, river crossings and gold panning are always great fun and really add to the experience. Thank you John for your feedback :D
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Adelaide, Australia
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“skippers Canyon”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great trip with Nomad Safaris. It was a 4 wheel drive trip. Very exciting. Hamish( our leader) and Dominic and Justin were friendly gave lots of information and it was a fun four hours. Thoroughly recommend it for a great day out. Fantastic scenery, panning for gold and afternoon tea.

Visited March 2017
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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
We areThank you Mary for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed the adventure with us to such an extent and we will be sure to pass on your praises to Hamish, Dominic and Justin :D
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Deeside, United Kingdom
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“4x4 trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a Lord of the rings 4x4 trip. Lady called Jenny was the driver and she was superb. Great handling of frodo (the car) She was funny and informative. Great few hours spent doing this

Visited January 2017
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NomadSafaris, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Many thanks for taking the time to write us an excellent review, and a big thank you for the 5 stars! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your Safari with Jenny, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown.
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Exhilarating view of Skippers Canyon”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We experienced an awesome 4WD half day trip with Justin as our delightful, respectful and humorous tour guide. We were lucky to experience it with another very sympathetic couple, Nick and Nancy from Chicago. The sights were exhilarating as we drove through a very rugged road up to view Skippers Canyon. Justin gave us his commentary of the historic gold mining in the area. His humour and respect of others made it a wonderful experience. We would recommend this trip to everyone who visits the Queenstown area.

Visited March 2017
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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Hi Gibert, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and an excellent review! We're delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable time into Skipper's Canyon with us, we will certainly pass your kind words on to Justin. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and visit us again soon. :)
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Los Angeles, California
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“1/2 day hike Routeburn Track”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dominik was a delightful guide on this beautiful hike. He was prompt in picking us up at our hotel, explained the scenery along the way and answered all our questions. A personable, knowledgeable and well versed guide.

Visited March 2017
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NomadSafarisQT, Front Office Manager at Nomad Safaris, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Hi Linda, many thanks for taking the time to provide us with a fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time on the guided Routeburn Walk with Dominik, we will certainly pass your kind words on to him. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Queenstown and safe travels back home.
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