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Cruise spectacular Lake Wakatipu on the Queenstown Discovery. See the towering Remarkables mountain range, Cecil Peak and the Frankton Arm. The Queenstown Lake Cruise focuses on the history, local legends and stunning vistas. Be greeted in Maori and...more
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St Omer Wharf, | 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the scenic cruise which takes about an hour and a half. Weather not the best the day we went so didn’t get a great view up towards Glenorchy and not so nice on top deck, I think on a clear day it would...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great way to explore the city of queens town in very short period of time .You can get an overall idea of the natural beauty within this 1.5 hour journy. Price is also reasonable.

Thank Prabudda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We signed up for the Cruise + Farm Tour... for 20 June 2018. We all loved it. The scenery, blue sky, and well-organised tour were all unforgettable. The 4WD bus tour by friendly and knowledgeable driver Lenny is a must!! Thanks also to the very...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise - we decided to upgrade for the farm visit and we learnt about sheep farming New Zealand style .. we had a ploughman lunch that was very satisfying . My husband wanted to sit outside on the way back to...More

Thank sophie41
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The overall experience was amazing. The cruise ride was over the top. But greatly disappointed by the indian thali. Substandard quality and they charge double the amount whereas all the items are already in the buffet. Don’t understand the reason why charging double when we...More

Thank GovindBhotika
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best way to see the scenic beauty of Queenstown is through this cruise , where i cant get enough photos from every side of the view. The farm tour is very educational I just think that the guides has to learn how...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Great trip - thanks team Wonderful afternoon cruise with great views towards the top of Queenstown lake

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Fantastic experience. Scenery while on the coach was stunning and of course Milford Sound was out of this world. Such an amazing place. A MUST DO!!!

Thank marietrigger
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Staff were super friendly. Boat was great, really clean. Hot drinks yummy. Scenery amazing, great commentary from Captain Jamie. Thank you.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 May 2018

After being constantly bombarded on youtube about Southern discoveries cruises we could not resist taking the lake cruise in Queenstown and we were not disappointed. Professional handled, the one and half hour cruise was very peaceful and lets you soak in the scenery. Bright sunshine...More

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Response from Doubletee_45 | Reviewed this property |
I believe this tour would still be rewarding and enjoyable, even in the rain (provided the lake waters are calm). You can purchase a snack and a beverage (coffee, tea, mulled wine) and enjoy the views from the comfort of the... More