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Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Walter Peak is good, Mount Nicholas is better.

Take the boat trip across the lake on Spirit of Queenstown and have a great time at Mount Nicholas... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2017
Ron P
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Holywell, United Kingdom
Stir day out ....

.... nice wee scenic boat ride, tour round working Marino sheep farm, see the dogs work, feed the... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2017
davew99
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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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Jan 26, 2017
“Stir day out ....”
Feb 7, 2017
“Walter Peak is good, Mount Nicholas is better.”
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Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

Take the boat trip across the lake on Spirit of Queenstown and have a great time at Mount Nicholas Homestead. You'll be met by one of the tour guides, possibly Duncan, who will firstly take you on a 4x4 tour of the land beyond the...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

.... nice wee scenic boat ride, tour round working Marino sheep farm, see the dogs work, feed the pet lamb, spot of lunch then boat back ..... what's not to like ? Great half day out - highly recommended.

Thank davew99
Reviewed December 28, 2016

The views on the way over from Queenstown are truly breathtaking in itself. On the boat ride you get complimentary beverage which was a nice touch specially since it was cold when I went. Once you get to the sheep farm you get to see,...More

Thank Desiree P
Reviewed November 22, 2015

If you go to walter peak you'll have to do this tour. The 4WD bus will take you to remote location, far from every roads were you can feel the heart of New Zealand.

Thank Julien A
Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

This experience is amazing, I loved the journey over to Mt Nic, we had the best day weather wise with a perfectly calm lake, hot sunshine and bluebird day to the point I was burnt to a crisp by the time I got home. The...More

Thank Kiwitraveler95
Reviewed May 12, 2014

A new attraction in Queenstown, but one that hasnt been promoted well. This lake cruise is a must to do. A 45 minute trip on the catermaran to Mt Nic. Its relaxing with stunning views on the way. The Captain was wonderful as he chatted...More

1  Thank Remela P
SouthernDisc, Front Office Manager at Southern Discoveries, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2014

Hi and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are really happy to hear you really enjoyed our cruise, the view on lake Wakitipu and down to Mt Earnslaw are gorgeous especially on a clear day. We have various...More

Reviewed February 24, 2014

Unfortunately the weather was not any better but despite on the rain and cold we enjoyed our trip a lot. Starting off with the boats trip to Mt Nic which was very interesting and informative, to the wool shed experience, where you could sher your...More

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SouthernDisc, Front Office Manager at Southern Discoveries, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2014

Great to hear you enjoyed your trip to Mt NIC and thank you for taking the time to share your fantastic experience. Your feedback is very important to make sure we are providing a product that appeals to everyone so it's great to hear you...More

Reviewed February 16, 2014

The trip to Mt Nic station and the high country walk was an amazing day and a great way to experience a different side of Queenstown. The boat trip over was informative and very comfortable. The wool shed tour offers an authentic look into the...More

Thank Susan A
SouthernDisc, Front Office Manager at Southern Discoveries, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your fantastic experience with others. Mt NIC really shows off the spectacular scenery of a part of Queenstown that not many people get to see!

Reviewed February 14, 2014

I took this cruise across Wakatipu Lake two days ago to Mt Nicholas High Country Station. It was great combination of watching amazing views from the boat (Remarkables, Mt. Earnslaw, Bob's Cove), getting some knowledge about sheep shearing, creating Merino/Icebreaker clothing and learning the history...More

Thank Monika B
SouthernDisc, Front Office Manager at Southern Discoveries, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2014

Thank you for your very positive feedback from your trip on Spirit of Queenstown and over to Mt NIC. It's great to hear you captured the tranquility of the area and enjoyed everything we have to offer. We appreciate you taking the time to share...More

Reviewed February 9, 2014

My experience of this attraction was great from start to finish. Fabulous views and information on the initial cruise, followed by a visit to Mount Nic. We were provided with tonnes of information about the shearing process and even got to meet a few friendly...More

Thank suzyQ256
SouthernDisc, Front Office Manager at Southern Discoveries, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience on Spirit of Queenstown and Mt NIC, it's great to hear what a fantastic time you had and to share that with other people. As a new product we are always happy to...More

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