The character of the lodge at Mt. Nicholas is an extension of the natural surroundings. Nestled in a secluded and private setting, the 80 year old lodge has been adapted from the property's original homestead, offering all the comforts of home with almost every window providing a spectacular view. The rolling lawns, large flagstone paved verandas and mature garden setting all add to the unique environment.
As a guest you will enjoy a friendly, family like atmosphere and be served the very best of local produce, much of which is grown (or raised) on the station itself. The hearty breakfasts, gourmet lunches and traditional evening meals, as prepared by Adrienne in the large country style kitchen, will be sure to satisfy every appetite. Her expert knowledge of New Zealand wines will ensure the dining experience is complete.
Fishing – Recreational
The deep, clear waters of Lake Wakatipu are on your doorstep; you're free to wander down to the water's edge and spend as much time as you wish enjoying the surroundings and fishing for either Brown or Rainbow Trout. If required a boat can be chartered for either a half or full day trolling on the lake. Lake Fishing is open all year round.
Fishing – Dedicated Fly Fishing
For the true enthusiasts, Mt. Nicholas Station is a highly sought after, world famous, fly fishing location. Within walking distance of the Lodge is the Von River, re known for its trout fishing, which begins and ends its journey on Mt. Nicholas Station. The equally famous Oreti River is only 30 minutes drive from the Lodge.
Also available is helicopter access to Fiordland's remote back country streams where you will not only have the opportunity of catching trophy size fish, but will also see some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
Using Mt. Nicholas lodge as a base will provide you with some of the best Fly Fishing in New Zealand. A fully guided, one on one service is available. Other Activities: Because of our size and locality, we are able to offer a full range of both complimentry & tarriff based activities which fully utilize the immense diversity of the property and these include:
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain Biking
- Landscape & Wildlife photography & painting
- Farm Activities
- Horse Trekking
- Sheep Mustering.
This is quite simply, a beautiful place to be, you won't want to leave.
The Accommodation: The lodge has three separate bedrooms, one with an en suite, two with separate bathroom facilities; the maximum number of guests at any time is five single guests or three couples.
If complete privacy is required, a single party can be accommodated by special arrangement.
Breakfast and lunch, often informal, is served in the large family kitchen, while evening dining in the lounge, with its spectacular views and large roaring fire, is intimate and relaxing. Because Mt. Nicholas Station only caters to small numbers, you are guaranteed that your stay will be personalized to suit your individual requirements.
Nearby attractions and activities:
Meanwhile back in Queenstown... if you still have a craving for shopping, mingling, playing golf, visiting wineries, bungee jumping or jet boating, transport and itineraries can easily be organized and visits accompanied, if required.
On the shores of Lake Wakatipu, midway between Queenstown and Glenorchy, in the South Island of New Zealand.
Children: Because of our size and locality we regret that unless the lodge is booked on an exclusive basis, children under the age of 12 years can not be accommodated.
The lodge can be booked for exclusive use at any time of the year. Please contact us for details on tariff and maximum numbers.
Reservations: To confirm a reservation a 30% deposit is required, or a current Visa or Mastercard number, with expiry date, to guarantee the booking. A 30% charge of the total stay will be levied to the credit card number 30 days prior to arrival.
Cancellation: In the event of a cancellation within 30 days of the visit, we will make every endeavor to relet the accommodation to avoid forfeiture of the deposit. If however, this is not possible, then the 30% deposit becomes non refundable. If a cancellation occurs within 7 days of the visit, or for no shows, the full tariff will be charged. Full Travel Insurance which protects against unexpected changes to your travel plans, is recommended.
We will customize packages to suit the individual requirements of our guests.
The Lodge Rate: Daily rate is per person based on Twin Share & does not include NZ GST (Goods & Services Tax) of 12.5%. Single occupancy rates available on request.
- Garden Room King Double/King Single $300 per person
- Von Room King Double $275 per person
- Merino Room 2 x King Singles $250 per person.
- All accommodation
- Full country breakfast, in house or picnic lunch, evening dining, pre-dinner drinks and wine with evening meal
- Full use of all lodge facilities and recreational equipment
- Internet access and cable TV.
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M17159 is located on Mt. Nicholas Station, a 100,000 acre New Zealand family owned High Country Station which is situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in the South Island Of New Zealand. The Property has been in the ownership of Robert & Linda Butson for over 30 years and is renowned for the high quality Mernio...