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Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

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“merino sheep”(7 reviews)
“high country”(6 reviews)
“sheep station”(6 reviews)
St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank MJG1955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank LyndaD742
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank guestc461
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Thank chipydale
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

Thank AYeo0305
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I think the price is affordable and if you have time, l really recommend this tour. You can enjoy not only experiencing sheep feeding but also the amazing view from the farm. This tour is guided, so you will know about the farm.More

Thank Chiaki S
Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Chiaki! We really appreciate your wonderful recommendation. We couldn't agree more, the merino farm industry is an fundamental part of New Zealand culture and is a definite 'must-do' when visiting the beautiful South Island. We hope you thoroughly enjoyed the rest of your trip!...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

The cruise there takes about 45 minutes. It's scenic and the boat (Monday in July) had ample space, bathrooms, drinks, and snacks. The return took about 30 minutes (less sightseeing). Jodi, who was very friendly, lectured us on the sheep and wool. Then we got...More

Thank jalinn2016
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Love the doggie and lucky the sheep They greet guests and are very smart altho lucky the sheep follows the food bucket around haha Cheese and bread pumpkin soup and hot chocolate are provided As well as a coach tourig us around the area Their...More

Thank DJLengYein
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Upon departing from the ship we were greeted by Duncan and Lucky the lamb. Bell showed off her herding skills and we got to pet Chester the friendly horse. The sheep sharing demo was up close and personal, the bus tour up the hills was...More

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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Jessica, thank you for your fantastic review! Our team at Southern Discoveries is happy to hear you loved your adventure with us to the beautiful Mt Nicholas High Country Farm! We will be sure to pass on your wonderful words to Lucky and Chester...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

+ good scenic view along lake wakatipu + clean and space vessel - we expected to see more sheep in the farm as website claims that is the home of 29,000 merino sheep. There were less than 30 sheeps that we saw. - The food...More

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