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Real Journeys

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Real Journeys is a family-owned business that has been operating for over 60 years. We offer cruises and tours departing from Queenstown, and in Queenstown.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a nice day, way better than I anticipated. It felt really genuine and not so ‘touristy’ The TSS Earnslaw is beautiful with so much history. At Walter Peak Station we saw a sheep shearing demonstration and the dogs round up the sheep,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this tour with a baby and a toddler and had a great time. The weather was great. The show was good for those who have never seen this before and for those who have already seen it the “show” is still enjoyable. The...More

Thank Gwennaelle B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Get to the boat early so you get a seat! Then sit back and enjoy the amazing scenery. The shearing show was great and we loved he dogs Leo and ace. But the bbq lunch wow better than we could ever expect so much amazing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the real journeys bus trip to cardrona. Told the buses were a little better than competitors. BUT the seats are made for people only about 5ft 4inchess at most. The reason is the headrest, built into the seats starts to curve forward very...More

Thank xshaun3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spare of the moment decision to jump aboard the Earnslaw for the lunchtime cruise was one of the best choices we could have made. It was a beautiful sunny day and the cruise to Walter Peak with sheep shearing and sheep dog show as well...More

1  Thank Wendyclan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of our NZ trip. Our driver/guide Chris was knowledgeable and professional. The views were spectacular. We were hungry by the time we were on the cruise so we were happy to have pre-ordered lunch. We sat outside despite the brisk wind to enjoy...More

Thank Ruth I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our driver, Chris, was knowledgeable, professional and kind. We stopped on the way for washroom breaks and photo opportunities. Our cruise was breathtaking on a gorgeous day! We dressed warmly so we could be outside enjoying the elements to the fullest! Long day but worth...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Special thanks to the nature guide and staff at Real Journeys for giving us a breath taking experience in Milford sound. The food was great, scenery was beyond expectations and overall we had an amazing trip, will be heading home with some amazing photography! Nga...More

Thank tamatiu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Milford Sounds tour canceled for 3 days so we were offered Doubtful Sounds, WHta an up grade. In my opion ( after visiting Milford Sounds 3 times allreday, I would fully recommend you look at goingt o Doubtful Sounds if only 1 day to...More

Thank SpeedwellTours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW WOW WOW must do. And the staff are ALL VERY knowledgeable, skilled, friendly and helpful. we want to come back for the overnight which is not available during winter.

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Ben W
16 February 2017|
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Response from Real_Journeys | Property representative |
Hi Ben W Please can you email the reservations team directly. Their details can be found on the main Real Journeys website (unable to post here). The maximum number for this product is 6 persons, however there could be... More