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