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  • Languages Offered: English and 1 more
  • 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.
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Million Dollar Cruise

This multi award winning family owned and operated business is acknowledged as New Zealand’s number one lake cruise.

Small and personal, only taking up to 60 passengers, these true blue locals will share a wealth of knowledge offering a very enjoyable experience, with you as their guest.

Incredibly The Million Dollar Cruise is one of the most affordable activities in Queenstown.  The cruise sales in 90% calm waters and is enjoyed by all age groups and nationalities.

This 90 minute cruise will take you across Lake Wakatipu right to the end of the lake, viewing stunning homes, rare birds and other birdlife, Historic Dam and Willow Islands and all the magnificent scenery of Queenstown from the water.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great views of Queenstown

Guided cruise around lake Wakatipu. Beautiful views of the Remarkables, heaps of great photo opportunities. Bring cash if you would like a few drinks on the cruise. The boat is well maintained and the bathroom on board was very clean. The guide is funny, and...More

Thank emilysC3938KP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great Cruise

Great team!! we turned up just as they were about to leave & looked after us really quickly with tickets & getting us on the ship. We sat outside on the back deck which gave amazing views. Commentary of the history of Queenstown was really...More

Thank Nel2906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Cruising the lake

Had a fantastic time on the cruise Had a lot of laughs with the captains commentary Probably some of It was probably only picked up by the kiwis Very blunt but appropriate at times We did have a laugh when everyone was trying to take...More

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worth it

Receptionist kept me waiting for a long time and was rude when I interrupted her. Totally ruined my mood. Nevertheless, the cruise was good but it would be even better if it didn't rain heavily. Captain was funny and knowledgeable and for a cheap price,...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wayne you know how to take a great photo!

My partner and I REALLY enjoyed this peaceful and relaxing cruise. Wayne our captain was hilarious and very entertaining. He provided lots of interesting commentary throughout the cruise including Queenstown history and showed us lots of interesting spots along the lake. We are so glad...More

Thank jessicatheexplorer
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