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Southern Discoveries

Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Discover Mt Nicholas New Zealand's ultimate High Country Experience-Set on 100,000 acres of breathtaking terrain, Mt Nicholas is a once-in-a-lifetime destination that will inspire your imagination, feed your spirit and create awesome memories.-Mt Nicholas is New Zealand's most historic, family run, Merino sheep station. -Mt. NIC is just a 45 minute Scenic Cruise from Queenstown across stunning Lake Wakatipu.-Explore vast, untouched landscapes, experience life on a genuine high country station, and take in some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand.-So what are you waiting for? It's all here to experience at Mt Nicholas!
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Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Southern Discoveries service was excellent for my wife and I. We were schedule for only a cruise, but decided to book a coach bus last minute with no problem. It ended up snowing so the coach busses couldn't drive on the roads. SD was able...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Joined the Milford Sound tour. The logistics was perfect, all smooth and organised. Ample time for each stops for sightseeing, photoshoot and refreshments. The coach was clean, new and spacious, with glass top for the view along the journey. Experienced driver/tour guide with master command...More

Thank Alice C
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic way to see Milford Fjords (nee: Sounds!!). Am not going to beat around the bush..5 hours each way on a coach is a lot, however the scenery on the way down is unbelievable, every time you go around a bend it...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Due to the trip cancelled the day before (Milford road had heavy snowfall) the morning we booked to travel was chaotic at best! We were very British and ready to depart at our given time, but as we approached the bus, the driver was so...More

Thank yaj b
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The tour to Milford Sound was as expected. I spent a very long time on the bus, then being transferred to the cruise ship and back on the bus again. But I knew that before I booked the tour. That being said, it was a...More

Thank Natasha0606
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The journey started beautifully as captain is superb, we stop by areas with the most scenic and picturesque view great explanation of historical commentary, we stopped by St Nicholas as they were loading some goods and bikes, we ask the male crew how long it...More

Thank Jory M
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This tour is a ‘must see’ on your New Zealand to do list. We chose to take the coach & cruise tour to see Milford Sound. We were happy we did this instead of driving. It allowed us to sit back and relax rather than...More

Thank TudorExplorer
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was a very enjoyable bike ride. We started at Queenstown on a beautiful new boat , Spirit of Queenstown that took along the side of the lake then took us to the other side of the lake. There we got off with our bikes....More

Thank herringtonanne
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

A wonderful and scenic cruise to Mt. Nicholas Station. Here you sense that you are seeing and working along side the best in the business. On board and at the farm every guide, captain, leader and host exhibited not only interest in their work but...More

Thank Jeffrey H
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

19.8.'17 It was a beautiful, calm, sunny afternoon with no wind, so I decided to go on the Southern Discoveries Cruise to Mt. Nicholas Station on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown. It was just brilliant with all the snow on the mountains up and...More

Thank majajo55
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