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Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

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St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking at some of the more expensive lake cruises, my wife and I chose to take this cruise with Southern Discoveries as we wanted the opportunity to have a tranquil, scenic tour to appreciate the breath-taking views without having to break the bank. Check in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Owen_thesaints
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Owen! Thank you for your lovely review. Our team at Southern Discoveries is happy to hear you and your wife had a wonderful time cruising up the beautiful Lake Wakatipu with us. It is always good to hear that our tour was great value...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fortunately, we picked the 1 great day of the week weather wise. It was an easy check in, with our bikes and helmets ready to pick up. We had a beautiful cruise over to st Nicholas station to start our bike ride. The views were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lucE C
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora! Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. It is great to hear you got to experience the spectacular scenery of Queenstown on a bluebird day. We are glad your rated our Station 2 Station cycle tour- it is an...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was debating between Walter Peak or Nicholas. Very glad went w the cheaper one, also got discount via bookme I cant rate WP as I haven't done it but i really wanted to be able to get an up close picture w the sheep! Well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kai g
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kai! Thank you for your awesome review and recommendation. Our team at Southern Discoveries is happy to hear your adventure with us to Mt Nicholas high country farm was special and unforgettable. Our crew loves what they do and works hard to give you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Incredible views from the farm. Interacted with animals. Not overcrowded. This was a highlight of our Qtown trip.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Odsy
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful review. Our team at Southern Discoveries is happy to hear Mt Nicholas Farm was the highlight of your Queenstown trip! We agree- you truly cant beat those incredible views or getting a taste...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We did the return lake trip without the farm experience, it was a great price and offered amazing views of the surrounding mountain range. It was however hard to hear the announcer and what he was saying and I’d recommend you bring a jacket if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We did the combo visit of Mt. Nicholas Farm and a 10K Station-to-Station bike ride, and it was one of our top experiences during our NZ trip! The farm is fun and it was great to learn first-hand about the Merino wool souveniers we had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Kia ora, thank you for your 5-star review! Our team at Southern Discoveries is stoked to hear we were one of your top experiences in New Zealand! We agree, our combo tour is the perfect way to experience the raw beauty of Lake Wakatipu as...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

This trip was one of the highlights of our visit to Queenstown. The scenic tour on the catamaran is breathtaking with plenty of photo opportunities of the mountains. Gail met us at entrance to the farm and we were introduced to the sheepdog who we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Kia ora Lynda! Thank you for your wonderful recommendation. We are happy to hear you have so many fantastic highlights on your adventure with us cruising up Lake Wakatipu to Mt Nic! We agree, this trip is a fantastic way to experience authentic farming life...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

This cruise is Queenstown's longest lake cruise travelling to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm. You can take an extra excursion at the farm. The scenery is very good, staff are friendly, facilities are clean and tea/coffee are included. Warm clothes are needed if you go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi there! We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. It is great to hear you were well looked after by our steller crew and enjoyed the spectacular views on the way to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm. We don't think you...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Overall the cruise was great with stunning sceneries and lovely postcard picturesque. But was kind of disappointed with the farm as was expecting to see more sheeps and also sheep shearing. Instead of just going through the process of shearing. This will not entice the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The cruise down the lake was simply breath taking! Crews were friendly and ship is spacious and clean (even the toilets)! The farm is extremely big with lots of merino sheeps and cattles roaming up the mountains. A great experience in watching Belle at work...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for your fantastic review! Our team at Mt Nic work hard to give our guests an exciting and interactive taste of Southland farming and will be so happy to hear you and your family loved your experience with us...More

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Yes. We parked a few blocks away. it was an easy walk to the pier.
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