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Nomad Safaris Lord of The Rings Tours - Queenstown

Nomad Safaris Lord of The Rings Tours - Queenstown

Explore the magical side of New Zealand and understand why this beautiful country was chosen to portray Middle-earth. The Queenstown area featured prominently in the filming of the incredibly popular Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. Nomad Safaris operate two different Lord of the Rings tours. The Queenstown Lord of The Ring tour – (Wakatipu Basin) combines a true 4WD tour with film locations from the LOTR trilogy. Glenorchy Lord Of the Rings– (Glenorchy) is the perfect sightseeing trip through the valleys beyond Glenorchy encompassing pivotal Lord of the Rings Scenes.


NZ$ 270.00

Per Person


  • Fans of Middle-earth, relive the magic with the "Lord of The Rings tours" - Glenorchy and Queenstown

  • Enjoy off-road 4WD adventures in places like Skippers Canyon, Macetown, and Glenorchy!

  • Discover LOTR locations, in Queenstown and Glenorchy

  • Bring the LOTR to life - dress up and take photos in our replica props

  • Enjoy a full day of the Lord of The Rings, in Queenstown and Glenorchy


Full Description

Enjoy a full day LOTR tour, or a half day in Glenorchy and Queenstown. Embark on a captivating 4WD safari in Glenorchy, transporting you into the heart of Middle-earth. Traverse some of New Zealand's most picturesque routes, offering panoramic views of the majestic Southern Alps. Relive the magic of the Lord of the Rings trilogy as we visit iconic filming locales like Isengard, Ithilien Camp, Lothlorien & Fanghorn Forest, and the Battle of Amon Hen. Our journey continues in Queenstown, showcasing even more breathtaking cinematic settings such as the Misty Mountains and the Pillars of the Kings (Argonath). Guided by experts well-versed in Tolkien's realm, uncover lesser-known tidbits and tales from behind the scenes. Along the way, journey down historic gold mining roads and perhaps try your luck in searching for gold. Immerse yourself in this comprehensive LOTR tour, blending adventure, awe-inspiring landscapes, and a touch of Queenstown's local history. Answer the call of Middle-earth and join us in celebrating Tolkien’s masterpiece.


Snacks and hot drinks

Meeting Point

We will pick you up and drop you at any central accommodation, or the information centre "37 Shotover Street" in town.

Additional Information

Thinking about a group event in Queenstown? Think Adventure. Think Unique. Think Nomad Safaris.
-Imagine the impact of a fleet of off-road beasts rumbling into the hotel driveway to collect your group. Then rolling out for an off-road convoy to an exclusive Queenstown backcountry location.
-We’re big… and small. Our fleet of branded 4WD vehicles carries over 120 people, while each vehicle takes just 6 passengers.
-We personalise your adventure. With access to gold heritage areas, farmland, and Lord of The Rings locations we can make your big idea a reality.
Catering to groups of over 120, with capacity over 500 per day
All year / all weather operator
Flexible itineraries. Use one of ours or design your own
Easy to combine with jetboats, helicopters, rafting, wineries and many more
Eco-initiatives with conservation projects/CSR programmes
Off-road vehicles get you to areas inaccessible to tour buses
Hi-visibility vehicles, all matching liveried – for maximum impact
Hands on options: drive your own 4WD or Quad Bike
Quality assured: We are a triple NZ Tourism Award Winner,
Qualmark Enviro Gold endorsed with a team of guiding professionals
-For any general enquiries, rates, images and itineraries please email: [email protected]

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.


NZ$ 270.00

Per Person

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