Skippers Canyon 4WD

Date: June 11th, 2020, Posted by admin

Our fully equipped 4WD vehicles venture down into Skippers Canyon along the famous Skippers Road. Hacked by hand and clinging to the sheer cliffside, this road is one of the most adventurous roads in the world. High above the Shotover River, enjoy the awe-inspiring scenery from high above the gorge. The Shotover River was known as the richest river in the world in the days of the gold miners. Gold is still being found today, therefore, you may get lucky and find a pot of gold.

Posted in: Gold Heritage 4WD, Half Day

Macetown 4WD

Date: May 10th, 2020, Posted by admin

Bookings available upon request, please contact for enquiries.

Follow the miners’ old wagon trail and explore the historic gold mining town of Macetown. Long since abandoned after the gold rush, Macetown has now been transformed into a Department of Conservation reserve. Experience up to 50 thrilling river crossings and the narrow, rugged road in safety with a Nomad Safaris tour. In late spring / summer the lupins are in bloom which provides stunning photo opportunities.

There are few places in New Zealand that match Macetown!

Posted in: All Tours, Gold Heritage 4WD, Half Day

Queenstown Quad Biking

Date: April 9th, 2020, Posted by admin

The Nomad’s Quad biking base is just a 15-minute transfer from downtown Queenstown. Here, we will kit you out in protective clothing before your training begins. We ensure you are comfortable with operating a Quad before heading out to the trails. 

Our guides recognise that riding a quad bike for the first time can sometimes be a little nerve-racking and we pride ourselves on making riding as fun as possible for ALL levels of experience.

Posted in: All Tours, Half Day, Quads / Self Drive

Gold Seeker Tour

Date: March 14th, 2020, Posted by admin

Our Gold Seeker 4WD Tour visits the scenic lookout on Coronet Peak, plus traverses the Skippers Road and heads into the Arrow River for excellent off-roading in the water. Embrace the spirit of early European gold miners and pan for gold in the crystal blue rivers. Gold can always be found by the eager as this was once the gold capital of the world. Therefore, you can end the day richer in life and in the pocket. 

This is a great summer 4WD tour for those short on time but not on adventure. Transfers are available from anywhere in Queenstown and with flexible timings and convenient pick-ups and drop-offs, we can work with you. Our tours are suitable for everyone! Book online or call our team today.

Posted in: Groups

Queenstown E-Bikes Wine Tour

Date: March 6th, 2020, Posted by admin

Join us on our popular guided Queenstown E-bikes Wine Tour that will sip and cycle through scenic valleys. Enjoy a break from your travels as you cycle through stunning scenery, famous vineyards and taste world-renowned Otago wines. Our purpose-built e-bikes will keep you pristine as our bikes have a cruise control feature which means you can relax and enjoy the sights. We set up everything you need, together with our knowledgeable guides will be with you every step of the way. Our guides provide you with local knowledge and recommend the best wines from the local area. Your efforts will be rewarded by tasting the boutique wines that Kinross Cellar Door has to offer. Kinross is a truly unique wine tasting location that is a must for all wine lovers.

Posted in: All Tours, Ebike, Half Day

Queenstown 360 UTV Tour

Date: February 8th, 2020, Posted by admin

Enjoy the thrills of an off-road adventure with the adventure professionals…

Let us take you on THE scenic adventure ride. Venture high above Queenstown in our “Mule” – a purpose-built and powerful UTV that gives you unobstructed views.

Capture all 360° of Queenstown from our exclusively accessed high country sheep station, Queenstown Hill, with more than 25kms of varied trails to play on. Go off-road and explore the terrain with your expert driver-guide & soak up the commentary.

Posted in: All Tours, Groups, Half Day

Queenstown Lord of the Rings

Date: January 17th, 2012, Posted by admin

A Queenstown adventure safari packed with breathtaking Lord Of The Rings filming locations and thrilling 4WD action. Our guides will rediscover the magic of Tolkien’s Middle-earth and bring it to life with rare facts and thrilling tales. On this great escapade, we will see the filming locations such as the Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath) and many more. Furthermore, we will follow a historic gold mining road and take the opportunity to plunder gold. Take in all of this while taking seeing the spectacular panoramic views of the Queenstown area.

Posted in: All Tours, Half Day, Lord Of The Rings

Glenorchy Lord of the Rings

Date: January 15th, 2012, Posted by admin

A Glenorchy 4WD safari packed with breathtaking Lord Of The Rings filming locations and thrilling 4WD action. Along this magical journey, we will travel along one of New Zealand’s most scenic drives. As a result, there are stunning vistas and panoramic views of the Southern Alps. As well as visiting the filming locations for Isengard we will also discover the Ithilien Camp, Lothlorien & Fanghorn forest, Battle of Amon Hen and many more.

Posted in: All Tours, Half Day, Lord Of The Rings

Full Day Lord of The Rings

Date: January 14th, 2012, Posted by admin

Strangers from distant lands, friends of old, you have been summoned here to answer the threat of Mordor on a Full Day Lord Of The Rings Tour. Thus we will travel into Tolkien’s Middle-earth and discover the mystical lands that inspired the Lord of the Rings movies. Our local guides will transport you through magical lands and bring films to life with fascinating tales. 

Posted in: All Tours, Full Day, Lord Of The Rings

Experience 4WD – U Drive

Date: January 7th, 2012, Posted by admin


The Nomad Safaris 4WD Experience puts you in the driving seat. Get behind the wheel of one of our signature Land Rover Defenders while our expert instructors teach you essential off-road skills.

Passengers are allowed to join too, adults for $245 kids for $125.

Posted in: All Tours, Half Day, Quads / Self Drive

Shotover Jet & 4WD Combo

Date: January 4th, 2012, Posted by admin

Essential Queenstown – Two great adventures in one.

Experience the Shotover Jet and climb on board a Nomad Safaris 4WD tour for a custom off road tour. 

Posted in: All Tours, Combos, Half Day

Earnslaw Burn Heli-Hobbit

Date: January 3rd, 2012, Posted by admin

A Hobbit tour like no other.

Earnslaw Burn Heli-Hobbit – NZ’s most spell binding movie location tour. Journey by helicopter to the mighty Mount Earnslaw and the spectacular landscape of Middle-Earth. Land besides the awe-inspiring Earnslaw Glacier, where the hanging glacier looms above and waterfalls cascade all around. Return to Queenstown joining Nomad Safaris for a bespoke 4WD tour of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit filming locations that capture the breathtaking natural beauty of New Zealand.

Posted in: All Tours, Combos, Half Day

Routeburn Guided Walk Half Day

Date: January 2nd, 2012, Posted by admin

Rated one of the world’s “Top Ten Classic Hikes”, the Routeburn Track is a must-do. This track combines personal achievement in addition to awe-inspiring scenery to make this trip unmissable. You will enjoy a relaxed pace stroll on the half-day walk through the breathtaking forest. Surrounded by rivers, waterfalls and native birds, you will be transported to a world of peace. In other words, this is the ultimate alpine adventure.

Posted in: All Tours, Guided Walks, Half Day

Routeburn Guided Walk Full Day

Date: January 1st, 2012, Posted by admin

The Routeburn track is rated one of the world’s “Top Ten Classic Hikes”. Our experienced guides can show you the very best that the Fiordland National Park has to offer. The Routeburn Track combines personal achievement with awe-inspiring scenery and native wildlife. On our full day walk, you will weave through meadows, reflective tarns and alpine gardens. You’ll be rewarded with spectacular vistas over vast mountain ranges and valleys while getting a local to guide to walk you through this grand landscape. The Routeburn track really is a must-do while in New Zealand.

Posted in: All Tours, Full Day, Guided Walks

Dart River Jet & 4WD Combo

Date: January 26th, 2011, Posted by admin

Nomad Safaris and Dart River Jet have forged an alliance to create an epic full-day adventure activity. Capture the diversity and richness of Queenstown, coupled with the serenity of the Mount Aspiring National Park. Travel through mountains and alongside alpine lakes 

Posted in: All Tours, Combos, Full Day

Nomad Safaris – The Professional Adventurers
Nomad Safaris – The Professional Adventurers
Nomad Safaris – The Professional Adventurers
Nomad Safaris – The Professional Adventurers