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Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

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St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
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“merino sheep” (7 reviews)
“high country” (6 reviews)
“sheep station” (6 reviews)
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St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Chiaki S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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

Thank jessicasf
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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

Thank Wipat S
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful boat ride on Lake Wakatipu to Mt. Nicholas Station, where we were shown the merino wool farm! Bella the sheep dog and Lucky the sheep were great guides! We had an amazing time taking in the beautiful scenery, farm animals and history/ operations of...More

Thank Shaina O
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This was a fantastic trip especially enjoyable boat trip as the captain made the trip very enjoyable with his knowledge and his humour. My husband even managed to drive the boat. The mt Nicholas estate was very interesting, where we learnt all about sheep farming...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

It was pouring down rain and blowing really hard the day of our cruise; actually may have been 1st of March or so. The terrible weather provided a unique opportunity to see more waterfalls than normal and to see them flowing/blowing uphill. Too cool. Would...More

Thank Eccates
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The activity was great and the BBQ was amazing, I’d even say awesome!! Ferry ride there was great, lots of photo opportunities, arrival and bike ride was great, lunch..... OMG!! Then the ferry ride back on the TS Earnslaw was fabulous. The only let down...More

Thank topstew
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Response from calinurse | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We parked a few blocks away. it was an easy walk to the pier.
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