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

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: Gold Heritage 4WD, Groups, Half Day

Graeme

Date: March 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

Driver/Guide

“Graeme was an awesome guy, very informative and great fun. He had a lot of insider scoop and personal stories on the filming locations.” -Gerjomi

Posted in: Our People

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, Half Day, Quads / Self Drive

Lord Of The Rings Tour

Date: March 13th, 2017, Posted by admin

“Lord Of The Rings Tour with Badger

Awesome amazing fun and beautiful! Badger was an AWESOME guide – very knowledgable, personable, funny, and safe. He is a “ring-on” LOTR fan so he knows his stuff. Very good sense of humor. Funny and interesting tour with amazing scenery. Therefore this is a must for any LOTR fan!!! – Albert via TripAdvisor


Queenstown to Glenorchy LOTR tour

A must for all LOTR fans! This was an awesome day, we not only explored movie settings but also saw some fantastic scenery. Our tour guide and driver Hamish was excellent, very knowledgeable and energetic! – Maurice via TripAdvisor

Posted in: Reviews

Gold Heritage 4WD Tours

Date: March 13th, 2017, Posted by admin

Exhilarating view of Skippers Canyon

The sights were exhilarating as we drove through a very rugged road up to view SkippersCanyon. 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. – Gibert Via Trip Advisor


Macetown with Jenny

Had a superb time on a trip from Queenstown up to Macetown along the Arrow river. Jenny our driver was fun and very knowledgeable, not to mention a brilliant driver who knows her vehicle and the route inside out. This proper off road and is not for the feint hearted with lots of river crossings and narrow bumpy tracks with almost shear drops over the side at some points. Great way to spend 3 or 4 hours, you’ll get back buzzing and with a big grin. Also a few aches. – Mark via Trip Advisor

 

Posted in: Reviews

Quads

Date: March 13th, 2017, Posted by admin

So much fun, great crew

We had so much fun on our quads with Nomad Safaris. Plenty of seat time and separate groups for different skill levels with lots of individual attention. Beautiful scenery included alongside the river as well….highly recommended. –  Garey via Trip Advisor


Spectacular everything

Quad biking with Matt and Hamish was absolutely fantastic. These professionals, friendly and down to earth guys made this adventure top notch. Awesome fun, spectacular views and exhilarating fun on the quads. Would do this again in a heartbeat. Super thanks. – Sean and Bek via Trip Advisor

Posted in: Reviews

David

Date: March 13th, 2017, Posted by admin

Managing Director

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us”

david@nomadsafaris.co.nz

Posted in: Our People

Amanda

Date: March 13th, 2017, Posted by admin

Financial Director

“Stay close to anything that makes you glad to be alive”

amanda@nomadsafaris.co.nz

Posted in: Our People

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 visit 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

Experience 4WD – U Drive

Date: January 7th, 2012, Posted by admin

GET IN THE DRIVING SEAT!

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 $99.

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

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