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Nomad Safaris - Safari of the Scenes - Glenorchy

For Lord of the Rings fans, this is the trip where Nomad Safaris really does take you There and Back again!

Highlights

  • Visit the filming locations for Isengard, the Ithilien Camp, Lothlorien forest and the Seat of Seeing/Battle of Amon Hen
  • Scenic safari with breathtaking views

Bring the films to life with our authentic replica props, dress up and take photos, or simply soak up the scenery!

 

Visit the filming locations for Isengard, the Ithilien Camp, Lothlorien forest and the Seat of Seeing/Battle of Amon Hen, plus filming locations from the Hobbit trilogy! This scenic safari offers breathtaking mountain and forest views along the shore of Lake Wakatipu towards Glenorchy and the Paradise Valley.

You’ll travel up the Dart Valley to the location where Isengard was set, nestled amongst snow-capped mountains beside the turquoise waters of the Dart River. Offering views of Mt Earnslaw and it’s hanging glacier, from the first instalment of The Hobbit trilogy.

You may also explore the Paradise Forest, the location for the Forest of Lothlorien. On our return to Queenstown we stop at 12 Mile Delta to explore the location of the Ithilien Camp.

The Safari of the Scenes – Glenorchy also includes locations from X-men Origins: Wolverine, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and many more.

Per Adult $225.00
Per Child $99.00

What's included

  • Small-Group tour with light refreshments provided
  • Local Queenstown pick up and drop offs available

Notes

  • Duration: 4 hrs 15 minutes return

    Conditions: Please note minimum numbers apply - trips confirmed with 2 or more passengers, 4 passengers on NZ public holidays.

    Pick ups: 8.00am for morning departures and 1.30pm for afternoon departures from Info & Track/Snow Centre (37 Shotover Street). Pick up from some Queenstown accommodation may be available; please contact Nomad Safaris with the details provided in your booking confirmation.

Available Bookings from August 19 to August 25

Change Dates

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12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$225.00
  • Per Child$99.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Yingli from China wrote on 01 December 2017

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Interesting tour

Great weather, great sceneries along the way! Our driver and guide Laura was very knowledgeable, sharing stories not only on LOTR, but also on other sceneries. Very interesting tour and worth going!

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From Nomad Safaris - Safari of the Scenes - Glenorchy

Thanks for your awesome review, Emily. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on our Glenorchy tour. We will pass your nice words to Laura.

Deb from Argentina wrote on 10 March 2020

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LINDO TOUR

El tour es lindo y el guía estuvo bien.

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Adrian Long from United States wrote on 29 January 2020

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Great trip in Toyota Landcruiser to filming scenes

Our tour guide was a great driver and very friendly. He had all the information on the filming scenes we visited. The Toyota Landcruisers ensured a small group. It was fun and informative.

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Callum from Australia wrote on 11 September 2019

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Great tour with heaps of LOTR info and stops!

Loved going on this tour with Jenny, she had a wealth of knowledge on the Lord of the Rings, and all the locations that we visited had a great explanation plus a reference book to show screenshots of the scenes for each location. Well worth taking the trip to see some beautiful scenery, even if you aren't a fan of the movies!

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Ian Flanagan from New Zealand wrote on 24 February 2019

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Amazing

Great experience. Thought there was gold panning involved but even so the trip was excellent

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From Nomad Safaris - Safari of the Scenes - Glenorchy

Hi Ian Thanks so much for the great feedback! We don't normally offer gold panning on our Glenorchy tour- it wasn't a really big miners area. Next tome come check out Skippers Canyon, Wakatipu Basin or Macetown and you can give it a go!

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