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Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

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St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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“merino sheep” (8 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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"merino sheep"
in 8 reviews
"high country"
in 6 reviews
"sheep station"
in 6 reviews
"lake wakatipu"
in 12 reviews
"boat ride"
in 9 reviews
"scenic cruise"
in 5 reviews
"captain steve"
in 2 reviews
"pumpkin soup"
in 2 reviews
"half day excursion"
in 2 reviews
"cattle dog"
in 2 reviews
"quick look"
in 3 reviews
"wheel drive"
in 4 reviews
"wicked sense of humour"
in 2 reviews
"new zealand"
in 11 reviews
"high energy"
in 2 reviews
"morning tea"
in 5 reviews
"shearing demonstration"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 22 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 14 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 8 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 2 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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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I treated myself to a 3-day break in Queenstown - decided to be a tourist in my own country. I booked the Lake cruise and Mt Nicholas farm tour on line. I had no problems checking at reception. (I parked at Man St. carpark and...More

Thank Aroha M
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Of all the days we have cycled and travelled through New Zealand. Our day of cycling was in heavy rain. The bikes were ready for us and were size appropriate with repair kits and water bottles and helmets. These were not the best bikes we...More

Thank WadkinMBE
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The trip is very pleasant. Unfortunately let down by the service we were given at reception this morning when we turned up at 10.30 to get the bikes fitted, for a 11.00 departure. The person was very impatient especially when we advised her that the...More

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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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