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 trilogy. 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. Both tours can be combined for a truly exciting day out.
A journey of legends, a road ranking with the most spectacular in the world, a group of guides so engaging you’ll want to take them home. The best of New Zealand high country and history.
A road so challenging only the brave and best prepared will endure. Precipitous drops, deep fords and boulder strewn tracks, a road built for the stout hearted.
Get off-road with the thrill of a quad bike adventure. The latest automatic ATV machines on the most spectacular mountain in the region. Fully guided adrenaline.
All the thrill of a roller coaster ride on the mountain with the full 360 degree views of the Queenstown region. Best photo opportunities in town.
On location in Middle-earth with the best tour to take you to all the Lord of The Rings locations in the Queenstown and Arrowtown area. Small groups, great guides.
Step into the movies as you visit the Lord of The Rings locations in Paradise. The enchanted forests of Lothlorien and Fangorn and the mesmerising Wizards Vale with the best guides.
“Guests from distant lands, become friends of old, desire has summoned you here to discover the real Middle-earth of Tolkien’s imagination. Do not let the dream be destroyed, unite in the footsteps of The Fellowship on the journey through the Third Age to the Undying Lands”.
Test your mettle, test our metal. A hands-on experience driving a Land Rover Defender on a piece of iconic Queenstown landscape.
Combine the best two adventures in Queenstown, Shotover Jet with Nomad Safaris in one fun-packed half day experience.
Earnslaw Burn Heli-Hobbit. Nomad Safaris 4WD + Heliworks Helicopters. A Tolkien-inspired tour like no other, a troll sized adventure for fans.