Mt Nicholas High Country Farm
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  • Address: St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown-Central
  • +64 3 441 1137
  • 0800 264 536 (NZ only)

Mt Nicholas High Country Farm - Queenstown

100,000 acres of stunning scenery, accessed via a 45-minute scenic cruise across Lake Wakatipu.

Unique trips to this remote, historic sheep station in Queenstown. 100,000 acres of stunning scenery, accessed via a 45-minute cruise across Lake Wakatipu.

Mt Nicholas Farm Experience

This is an exclusive behind-the-scenes visit to a truly authentic, family-run merino sheep farm that produces the highest quality wool for world-renowned Icebreaker clothing company. Depart from the centre of Queenstown and cruise across Lake Wakatipu on board Spirit of Queenstown to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm. Soak up the tranquillity of this stunning area as you take in panoramic views while visiting one of New Zealand's most rugged and remote high country farms.


  • Join your guide on a tour of the farm, in a stunning mountain location on the lake edge
  • Follow the journey of merino wool in a fun, interactive and hands-on environment from mustering sheep through to the creation of Icebreaker clothing
  • Watch sheep being moved by the farm guide and dog
  • Meet working animals used on the farm and learn about daily family life
  • Journey deep into the heart of New Zealand’s high country in our 4WD vehicle, and sit back as the landscape unfolds around you
  • Enjoy a freshly prepared Ploughman’s Lunch in the woolshed
  • Morning or afternoon tea including homemade pikelets/pancakes with jam and cream

Winter Pricing: (1 May - 30 September)

- Daily departure time: 11.00am, 1.00pm. Duration: 3hrs 45mins
- Prices: Adult $75, Child $25

Summer Pricing: (1 October - 30 April)

- Daily departure time: 9.00am*, 11.00am, 1.00pm
- Prices: Adult $75, Child $25

*Departs 1 Dec – mid-April only


Moderately Priced All Ages A View To Die For Nature Off The Beaten Path
Address: St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street , Queenstown View Larger Map