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Walter Peak High Country Farm

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Address: Lake Wakatipu | Steamer Wharf, 88 Beach Street,, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6432496000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Disembark from your TSS Earnslaw Cruise and experience New Zealand's high...

Disembark from your TSS Earnslaw Cruise and experience New Zealand's high country farming lifestyle. Join our rural host for a walking tour of Walter Peak's farmyard. Help feed the sheep, get close to deer and Scottish Highland Cattle, watch the farm dogs in action and see the farmer shear a sheep. Stroll through the gardens to the Colonel's Homestead Restaurant for morning/afternoon tea beside the lake.

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US$ 76.60*
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Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch
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US$ 94.11*
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Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown
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US$ 173.04*
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A lovely morning

This is a superb way to start your trip in Queenstown. It's easy and relaxed and suitable for all ages. The steamship ride there is nice (though very crowded at 10am) but the... read more

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Pinkpower
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a superb way to start your trip in Queenstown. It's easy and relaxed and suitable for all ages. The steamship ride there is nice (though very crowded at 10am) but the best part is the farm itself which is just super scenic and peaceful. Our boys loved feeding the farm animals and just wandering around the lakefront. The... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

refer my earlier review on Walter Peak Farm & Gourment BBQ lunch, should be Walter Peak High Count Farm.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The boat trip is great ,the lady playing the piano has everybody singing along with her rally great, The country farm is a fantastic building well worth a visit,

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Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Admittedly, this was designed for tourists. But it was a delightful time, beginning with the steamship boat ride across the lake. It was all very well done. Our guide for the visit was quite knowledgeable and made the visit interesting. My wife got to bottle feed a lamb which was a highlight for her. The guide's sheep herding dog demonstration... More 

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Southland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Travelled over in the evening on the Earnslaw for a BBG meal. What a fantastic trip and fantastic views. The meal was excellent and the variety of food was extensive from salads, vegetables, meat, seafood and deserts. There is too many types of food to mention. If you get the chance to go you will come away with a very... More 

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a fantastic way to spend an afternoon/evening, firstly crossing the lake on the old steamer, then arriving at such a magnificent establishment as the Walter Peak High Country Farm. The property itself is gorgeous, the food amazing, staff incredibly diligent and helpful. Then the Sheep Dog trial was also a lot of fun, hadn't seen this type of action... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I took the steamboat across for the buffet lunch, aside from the unorganised chaos of all the tourists trying to board seemingly at the same time I loved it. It was a windy day but sunny and the trip over was great. The cafe have great coffee and food if you're a bit peckish before you get... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip includes a ride o a very old steamship to a farm where they prepare fabulous buffet lunch- you can also go for dinner and a demonstration of dogs herding sheep and them being sheared. The farmer was very instructive and it was great watching the dogs obey his commands.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited the Farm in August/September 2014 (the end of winter) with my wife. (Below it states September 2016 which is wrong.) On the steamer that takes you to the Farm across the lake, we teamed up with another couple from Coffs Harbour (a wonderful place in its own right) and had a splendid night. The buffet dinner was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a night-time cruise to the farm on the old boat (amazing!) followed by buffet dinner in the beautiful function rooms. It was lovely, although very busy with tourists! The farm was fantastic - so wonderful to see how the farm works, with the border collies rounding up the sheep and a live sheering demonstration - an eye opener... More 

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