Mount Nicholas Sheep Station


Mount Nicholas is a mountain on the edge of Lake Wakatipu. The Mount Nicholas sheep station quay is at the foot of the mountain and the sheep station stretch's from the quay to the Mavora lakes junction, some 45 kilometres away.
My intention was to walk from the quay to to the Mavora lakes which took two days as I took my time admiring the scenery.


The Old Nicholas copse some 10 kilometres
from Lake Wakatipu.
Also there is a steep climb leading up from this spot to a higher plateau.
The climb is some 800 metres which was not fully indicated on the map I
had. The walk is a lonely one as there is no traffic along the road except for some vehicles leaving the sheep station in the evening.

If you feel adventurous I would recommend the walk as the scenery is different from that seen else where in New Zealand. If you are cycling then you should definitely have a go.