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Million Dollar Cruise

  • Cruise around Lake Wakatipu
  • Affordable boat tour with great photo ops
  • See more of Queenstown’s surroundings
Million Dollar Cruise
From US$26.24
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Explore Lake Wakatipu by boat on a 1.5-hour cruise from Queenstown. As you travel to the end of the lake, you can see stunning lakeside homes, a variety of bird life, Kawarau Dam, and the magnificent scenery that surrounds Queenstown. Get unobstructed views from the sundeck or stay warm in the heated cabin, and have the option to purchase drinks from the onboard bar.

What to Expect
  • Million Dollar Lake Cruise will take you to the most interesting parts of Lake Wakatipu
  • You will see more mountains, scenery and sights of Queenstown from the Lake
  • Get to see stunning lakeside homes, a historic dam, willow islands, trout and rare birds
  • Hear a world-renowned commentary from local experts
  • Find out intriguing local stories, facts and history
  • 90% calm water cruise
  • We take you right to the end of the Lake
  • Gorgeous immaculate heated launch
  • Relax with a beer or wine from the bar
  • Ideal for all age groups. This is an activity that families, couples, independent travelers and even the ‘more mature’ clients can enjoy!
  • All nationalities are welcome (Mandarin audio commentary available)
  • Excellent photo opportunities
  • Local Kiwi family owned and operated
  • One of the most affordable Queenstown activities available
  • TripAdvisor Hall of Fame/Certificate of Excellence Winner for 7 years in a row.
Reviews (20)
1 - 5 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Must do.

Most affordable and relaxing hour and a half you will spend in Queenstown! Drinks and snacks onboard and 3 different viewing areas. Captain shares a detailed history of the area and has an excellent sense of humour!

Thank Will B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great intro to Queenstown

Friendly and welcoming staff. Lots of beautiful scenery and photo ops. Little history lesson of the area. Water was absolutely stunning.

Thank Bridget T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Best Cruise Ever!

Decided to take a cruise with Wayne down the lake. It was excellent. Wayne gave us a great insight into Queenstown. He was so funny and was willing to take heaps of photos of everyone. I would highly recommend this cruise. Very affordable for a...More

1  Thank tinap00l
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile
Captain Wayne just right

We really enjoyed the banter and informative talks by captain Wayne - his humour and information is great- an enjoyable time aboard - certainly not your average cruise - expect laughter and a great time x

Thank gapps151
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Wanted to do a cruise but not a full day and not spend a lot of money, so this was perfect, you learn lots of things about Queenstown while having a laugh, the tour guide is sooooo funny. Was awesome just to sit back and...More

Thank pandcthomas
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