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Nomad Safaris operate 4WD tours into the heart of New Zealand high country, the embodiment of the Middle-earth of Tolkien's imagination. A "Safari of the Scenes" tour gives a spectacular look at the diversity of the scenery in the area
Duration: 4 1/4 hours
Group Size: 2 to 100+
Transport: 4WD Land Rover Defender
Activity: 4WD sightseeing tour
Trip Highlights- Encounter Lord of The Rings filming locations: Isengard, Forest of Lothlorien and Camp at Ithilien.
- Experience scenic locations around Glenorchy and Paradise within the forests and valleys.
- Includes refreshments.
Glenorchy offers a glimpse into small town New Zealand. Travelling further into the valley Paradise offers perfect filming scenery, a number of movies have used this backdrop, non-more so than 'The Lord of the Rings'. Immerse yourself in Middle Earth, this tour takes you to scenic locations such as Saruman's Tower of Isengard, the Ithilien Camp where Frodo and Sam encountered the Oliphants. You may also pass the area used to film the Seat of Seeing/ the battle of Amon Hen. The head of lake Wakatipu offers some of the most scenic driving in New Zealand. Breathtaking mountains, blue waters and National forest combine to create postcard pictures.
Departs: Queenstown 8:15am & 1:30pm
Pick up: Central Queenstown accommodations and Informaton center
- Includes morning or afternoon tea
- Includes accommodation pick up and drop off