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Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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“working farm” (9 reviews)
“merino sheep” (7 reviews)
“high country” (6 reviews)
St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Capehorn2014
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We are in Queenstown for 8 days and this half day trip was one of the highlights. All the staff were amazing, especially the crew at the farm. It was great to experience an authentic working high country sheep farm. The commentary and tour was...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We really enjoyed this trip on The Spirit of Queenstown to Mt Nicholas. The weather was glorious in our early Autumn here in New Zealand.We saw the "rowsies' coming back from bringing the sheep down from the mountains. We had a great little drive around...More

Thank RogerandGrace
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A fantastic cruise and great way to to take in the views. Captain Steve provided such wonderful commentary and he comes complete with a dry, wicked sense of humour which absolutely made it for my friend and I. Thank you Steve.

Thank Babyboomr
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the Spirit of Queenstown cruise and commentary to Mt. Nicholas Farm. It was a great way to see more of the lake and the perspective of the surrounding mountains and Queenstown from the water. The Mt. Nicholas Farm experience was delightful --...More

Thank Lee Ann W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting this farm was amazing, and I don't say that lightly. You get away from all the hustle and bustle of Queenstown and spend 2 hrs on a farm across the lake and close Milford Sound. Beautiful mountains. The guide was funny and informative and...More

Thank Aparna J
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Susan-Faith Gra... C
Hi, I would like to find out are there ample parking space available as we will be driving there? Thank you Susan
4 September 2016|
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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.