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Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour

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LOTR fans and their companions are welcome on this off-road adventure. Depart Queenstown aboard a 4WD vehicle for the rugged roads of the Wakatipu Basin. In addition to panning for gold alongside the Arrow River, your guide will help you discover a variety of filming locations for “The Lord of the Rings.”
You'll start at
37 Shotover Street
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  • 1
    Lake Wakatipu
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Kawarau River
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Arrow River
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Skippers Canyon
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
37 Shotover Street
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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  • 4WD tour of LOTR filming sites outside Queenstown
  • Follow a former gold mining road via the Arrow River
  • View the Wakatipu Basin from Coronet Peak
  • Guide shares knowledge of the region and provides tea
Important Information
Departure Point
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by 4WD vehicle with your driver/guide
  • Gold panning
  • Selected Queenstown Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • min 2 per tour for confirmed departure, min 4 on NZ public holidays
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Nomad Safaris
Munich, Germany
Nice but not a LOTR Tour!
It is an offroad tour but not really a Lord of the Rings tour. It is focused on the gold mining in Arrowtown.
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Amy H
East District, Hsinchu
Wonderful trip in Queenstown
Our driver guide Marcelo did a great job for us. We had a group of 15 people and we sat in 3 different 4WDs but
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Elaine P
Queenstown, New Zealand
Fab Afternoon Tour
Thank you Ale for making our LOTR tour so enjoyable we loved hearing all the film and other interesting facts and
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Ajith Kubatoor
Fantastic tour
I went for Skippers Canyon trip and it was mind blowing guide Binji was very good and explained in detail on the
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Surbhi Jain
Paradise & Glenorchy
Thank you Team for making the trip memorable 😀 & yes, coffee and cookies made our perfect evening . Marcelo
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Andre C
ok but not impressive
not much else to do in queenstown and took this trip hoping can get more of outdoor experience, NZ is mostly
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Chris F
Wroughton, United Kingdom
A Spectacular Drive
There was a mix up with our booking due to conflicting information between our local booking agent and our UK
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Gaddiel R
Roswell, New Mexico
Quad adventure over Queenstown
Wonderful drive on quads up the mountain the sites and free roaming sheep made it quite interesting Impressive
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Hannah C
Fun tour! Great guide :)
This was a super relaxing and fun tour! Rob was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and super personable. Our
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Nes S
LOTR great adventure!!
Our morning and afternoon guides Russ and Riley (I hope I spelled both names right) were really good drivers, very
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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