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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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“merino sheep” (7 reviews)
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St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my mom went on this tour and had a great time! The boat ride across was beautiful with a stop at Bobs Cove, free tea and coffee on board. Then once at the farm we met Duncan and Baaby the sheep who was...More

Thank bexpsnz7
Reviewed 7 September 2017

You take a cruise from Queenstown to Mt Nic and are greeted by an energetic chap called Duncan. The cruise is pretty good - with some light commentary and facts over the speakers. When you disembark and meet Duncan he has high energy, and lots...More

Thank 129mitch
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The boat ride was really great was beautiful scenery but as soon as we got off the boat at the farm was greeted by a person with bad jokes and insults and didn't know when enough is enough. As a farmer myself I found this...More

Thank 200nigels
SouthernDisc, Manager at Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Southern Discoveries strives to provide the best service to our customers and we are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. We pride ourselves in our high standards of customer care and have taken your concerns seriously and will look to improve...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went on a windy day so the boat trip was somewhat rough. But the views were still amazing! When we arrived we had a very nice tour of the farm with explanations of what they do and how they do it. Interesting for all...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Great day at mt Nicholas farm , thank you for allowing us the public to see first hand what happens on a daily basis . Staff of southern discovers were very friendly and informative. I loved how the family were continuing to do their jobs...More

Thank jtm7
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I am a solo traveller and could see that is cruise suits anybody and everybody. Such a great experience with stunning scenery and helpful, friendly guides. At the farm you are greeted by the host and a friendly sheep called Barbie! you are taken aorund...More

Thank pspw1604
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The vessel is large and roomy. Very stable when underway. The tour is for 90 minutes...taking in some amazing sites. Remarkable mountain range, a few bays and some great long distance views. I was disappointed with the lack of commentery through the journey. We got...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

So you need to allow up to 4 hours for this one, so its a good half day excursion. The boat ride over is a little under an hour and has great views and tea coffee and basic snacks on board. There is an outdoor...More

Thank KiriSki
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My family and I had a wonderful time at the Mt. Nicholas Farm Experience. The boat trip across the lake was very smooth and the farm itself was great. The views were spectacular and the owner was very keen to answer our questions, as my...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great trip down lake,followed by a excellent guide giving insights to a station with 30000 sheep.in one family for 45 years this is a story of New Zealand high country perseverance.must do if in Queenstown.

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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.