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Queenstown ATV Tour provided by Nomad Safaris

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Queenstown ATV Tour

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Experience the thrill of piloting your own all-terrain vehicle, but with the safety and security of a guide by your side. This Queenstown Hill adventure includes a full training session and use of safety gear and all-weather clothing. Follow your guide along rugged off-road trails through Queenstown's bucolic landscape on a small-group tour that's limited to just 11 people, ensuring personalized attention and the chance to ask questions.
  • You'll start at
    37 Shotover Street
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Queenstown Hill
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Nomad Quad Safaris operate fully automatic 400cc quad bikes with 4WD ensuring an experience that is adventurous yet safe. Full training on the quad bike ensures that all levels are catered for. As Nomad Safaris has exclusive use of Queenstown Hill this ensures access to a wealth of trails covering different types of terrain allowing a Quad Bike tour that is tailored to the ability of the group.
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  • You'll end at
    37 Shotover Street
    37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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  • Training on your ATV means even beginners can participate
  • All safety gear and weatherproof clothing included
  • Supervision from a guide the entire time you ride
  • Includes round-trip transportation from your lodgings
What to Expect
Begin your ATV adventure with pickup right at your Queenstown hotel. Once you reach the trailhead, meet your guide for a comprehensive safety briefing and training session, and to get set up with safety gear and all-weather clothing. When everyone in your group feels comfortable and ready, follow your guide to head out on the trails. Pilot your 400cc quad bike over the rugged terrain of Queenstown Hill, stopping at lookout points and listening to your guide's commentary on the area's flora and fauna. The tour will be tailored to the adventurousness and expertise of your small group, making sure everyone is safe and challenged at the same time. When you reach the summit, stop for some epic photo ops and a brief rest before descending back to your starting point before returning to Queenstown for hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Use of 4WD ATV (quad bike)
  • Use of all-weather, waterproof clothing and safety gear
  • Light refreshments (including tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit cake and cookies)
  • Professional guide
  • Selected Queenstown Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Queenstown Hill
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 16 years; all riders must have a valid driver's license
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply (min 2 per tour for confirmed departure, min 4 on NZ public holidays). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Please Note: Pickup from central Queenstown accommodations is included. Surround suburbs (Kelvin Heights, Frankton, Arthur's Point, Fernhill and others) by arrangement. Please contact to reconfirm pick up arrangement and time.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
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DavidFlorence wrote a review Dec. 2020
Auckland, New Zealand129 contributions32 helpful votes
Private access to high country station. My driver Graeme, top bloke, very professional. We tackled some awesome terrain which the Landrover handled with aplomb. Finished off splashing along Dart River with water coming up to the bonnet at times. Fabulous day out, highly
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Date of experience: December 2020
Response from nomadsafarisqt, Front Office Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your lovely 5 Star review, We are thrilled you had such a great day with Graeme! We hope you can join us again in the future.
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Avalon G wrote a review Oct. 2020
5 contributions
Had an awesome time, highly recommend, very friendly staff. The views are amazing from the top of Queenstown Hill.
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Response from nomadsafarisqt, Front Office Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded Oct. 21, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad you had such a good time, we hope you can join us again in the future!
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Indi F wrote a review Oct. 2020
3 contributions
This was the perfect way to see Queenstown! Rob and Burna were super welcoming and made the trip really fun and interesting. I love that you get to be in charge of the ride!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Response from nomadsafarisqt, Front Office Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded Oct. 9, 2020
Thank you for your kind 5 star review, we are so pleased you had a great time! We hope to have you on tour with us again in the future!
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LizziWhaley wrote a review Sep. 2020
Auckland, New Zealand12 contributions1 helpful vote
So much fun! I had never ridden a 4WD - the teaching and lessons were very clear and safety was clearly a priority. Beginners will also enjoy this. The views are incredible and fun factor high! Bruna our guide was great and knew alot about the area. So much fun!
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Date of experience: September 2020
Response from nomadsafarisqt, Front Office Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded Oct. 1, 2020
Hey Lizzi! Thank you so much for your great review, we are so glad you had such a good time! Bruna really is a super informative and fun guide! We hope to have you on tour with us again in the future!
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KiwiMum3811 wrote a review Sep. 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand24 contributions
This was the coolest experience ever. I'm a 51 year old mother of 2 and my friend is a 43 mother of 2, so we decided to leave the kids at home and have a Queenstown "Girls Trip" adventure. The Quad Bike Safari Tour we did with our fabulous guide "Bruna from Brazil" was
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Date of experience: September 2020
Response from nomadsafarisqt, Public Relations Manager at Queenstown ATV Tour
Responded Sep. 14, 2020
Hey There! Wow thank you for such an amazing review! We're so glad you enjoyed your quad tour with Bruna, she really is a fantastic quad guide ! Hopefully we see you both again next time your in QT!
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Absolute must do in Queenstown!
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Peter is the best
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Sarah J H
Safe Canyon Thrill with awesome views
Host Rob was a lovely friendly character sharing his knowledge of the area and gold rush activity. Great safe drive
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Highly recommended
Fantastic experience with Graham. A unique and very special place with a fascinating history, brought to life by Gr
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Quad bike, you need to go for this.
My sister and I tried the quad bikes, the best activities in my life. Will definitely come here again when I visit
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Quad experience
The Quad experience was awesome, great team, felt safe the entire time. Amazing views with an all round exciting gr
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Karrie S
A Queenstown Must!!!
This tour is a Queenstown must! Rob, our tour guide was absolutely amazing. Seriously hands down the best guide I h
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Brilliant "off road" adventure
Wow! What a great adventure crossing rivers and driving over the Brittania range on what seemed like a goat track -
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Exhilarating river crossings!
We had so much fun. This trip was even better than I thought it would be! Jenny was an excellent driver and shared
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We had a super tour today with bike guide Bruna and driver Graeam . Both really friendly, professional and knowledg
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Quad biking for the morning
Picked up from the camping ground bright and early by Jo(e) awesome guy full of interesting facts and history regar
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Booked tickets to go to Glenorchy and was happy with the driver, Jill who drove us there. But, on our return journe
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A truly awesome day
We had the best time on our tour. We were taken to some hot spots around Queenstown with amazing views of the city
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Best day ever
One of the best activities to do in Queenstown even for non-LOTR fans. The scenery is beautiful and many other fil
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On the edge
It was very exciting getting to experience something we wouldn’t have been able to do ourselves. Our tour guide was
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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