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  1. New Zealand
  2. Otago
  3. Queenstown
  4. Lake Wakatipu

Lake Wakatipu: Cruise & Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

Product ID: 46630
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Cruise across spectacular Lake Wakatipu on the Spirit of Queenstown to Mt Nicholas, New Zealand's most historic, working High Country Station. Experience fun farm activities, incredible views and a delicious homemade lunch.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Cruise further across Lake Wakatipu's crystal clear waters on a Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise
  • Follow the journey of Merino sheep in an interactive fun enviroment
  • Learn about the history and see how the locals live
  • Escape everyday life and visit an area that few tourists or locals have ever seen
  • Exclusive look at an authentic shearing shed
  • Unique insight into New Zealand's rural heritage
  • Virtual shearing, skim stones and throw horseshoes
  • Enjoy a freshly prepared Ploughman’s Lunch in the woolshed
Full description
Come and discover a truly authentic, family-run merino sheep farm that produces high quality wool for world-renowned Icebreaker clothing company. Departing from the centre of Queenstown, cruise across Lake Wakatipu on board Spirit of Queenstown to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm. Join the farm guide and follow the journey of merino wool in a fun, interactive environment - from mustering sheep with the sheep dog and meeting working animals used on the farm to learning about the history of wool and farming in New Zealand. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this stunning area as you take in the panoramic views while enjoying traditional homemade baking with morning or afternoon tea. 


  • Scenic Cruise on the Spirit of Queenstown
  • Woolshed experience tour at Mt Nicholas Station
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

All cruises depart from Southern Discoveries, St Omers Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown. Check in is required 20 minute prior to departure time at Southern Discoveries information center.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• Please note during this tour you will spend a lot of time outdoors and around various farm animals. It is highly recommended that you wear comfortable footwear
• The weather in New Zealand can be unpredictable. Please come prepared with a warm jacket, wet weather clothing and comfortable pants that you can walk in
• Please bring suncreen, sunglasses and a hat as you will be spending time outdoors
• Alcoholic beverages are not included in the price but are available for purchase on the Spirit of Queenstown Cruise
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 16 reviews
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Southern Discoveries

Product ID: 46630