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Address: 61A Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: 034427858
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Description: The definitive Scenic and Lord of the Rings 4X4 ToursWe are a local family...
The definitive Scenic and Lord of the Rings 4X4 ToursWe are a local family owned and operated business. We pride ourselves on offering every customer a complete and affordable five star off road experience. Our tour options include:Skippers Canyon; Macetown; Glenorchy-Discover the Rings; Wakatipu Basin-Discover the Rings; Highlights Tour and U-Drive tours.
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Exhilarating day out with amazing scenery

Go for the amazing scenery and completely different day out, even if you are not a LOTR fan. There are so many different locations all over NZ that obviously you cannot do them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Go for the amazing scenery and completely different day out, even if you are not a LOTR fan. There are so many different locations all over NZ that obviously you cannot do them all! As a couple over 70 we had a great day out with guide and driver Pete who was very knowledgeable. The 4 x 4 driving of... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

For a half day trip we went with our guide Tony for a ride along Lake Wakatipu in a Land Rover truck. He was a very knowledgeable Lord of the Rings guide, as well as a botanist and nature guide. The sights were incredible, from the snow covered mountains in the distance, to the beautiful greenery around us and the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Had decent fun and saw beautiful scenery used for shots in the movies around Queenstown. Guide was an old film worker and knew a lot of trivia and interesting facts. The 4x4 part through the river was a bit extraneous, but relevant for one of the scenes. Go for the tour, not the excitement. Included a snack and plenty of... More 

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atlanta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very little actual lord of the rings information. If you want a general tour of the area, this is fine but still overpriced. The "off roading" is also not accurate.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Trip started bad coz my Mrs was late and the driver had to wait 5 minutes for her which upset a yankie dude in the truck but our guide Shael was cool and the yank calmed down (eventually). I'm a kiwi and a big LOTR fan (well 1&2@least!) Shael took us to Glenorchy and it was awesome. He said he's... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyable experience, Shayle was informative and friendly. It was great to see the filming locations whilst having a wonderful scenic tour as well. I would recommend this to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Went with a couple of mates on a off day from snowboarding Great easy going instructor and learning curves. Seemed to tailor to various levels of experiences. Mostly dirt tracks which were great fun. Would had liked to been more "off road" for the quad biking. Thanks for the fun time!

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Anaheim, California
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6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went on a 4 hour Discovery of the Rings Tour outside of Queenstown. Our tour guide Sophie was fantastic. There were only the 2 of us, so we had our own personal tour. Sophie took us to some great photo spots. Showed us film locations for "Lord of the Rings", "Wolverine", & "The Hobbit". After pointing out the film... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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417 reviews 417 reviews
130 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had Pete on our Off Road 4x4 Glenorchy tour and were a small group of 7. It was very informative with parts of the film shown on his iPad and then you see the actual scenery, so great. We were taken in a 4x4 through streams and bumpy roads and it was unforgettable. The day started dull and there... More 

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San Francisco, CA, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My own fault but....I thought that we were buying a tour of genuinely off-road sightseeing--just not the wild river crossing one (Macetown), that would start in Glenorchy and head off up into the hills. Instead we crammed into a not very comfortable land-cruiser in Queenstown, and then drove up the main road to Gelnorchy, and stopped off at a bunch... More 

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