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Queenstown Water Taxis

Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1124
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quick easy way to access QT central and not have to bother with car parking

Ripping along the lake from Frankton to QT on the water gives you another perspective on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
megpage2015
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Auckland, New Zealand
Fun and Good Value

My better half and I took the water taxi from The Hilton to town one night and it was alot of fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leoniel3
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Sydney, Australia
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Queenstown Water Taxis is a great way to see exclusive scenery surrounding Lake Wakatipu, only accessible via water taxi. Charter your vary own boat with an expert guide to make the most of your Queenstown experience, transport to hiking trails, biking trails, golf courses, lakeside dining & much more. Travel in style, "TAKE THE LAKE"
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hilton hotel” (6 reviews)
“car taxi” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 3-441 1124
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ripping along the lake from Frankton to QT on the water gives you another perspective on the surrounds. A good chance to listen to local goss and a multitude of foreign accents. At night with all the lights in the valleys really pretty.

Thank megpage2015
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Meg for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. Night time is such a beautiful time in Queenstown especially over the lake!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My better half and I took the water taxi from The Hilton to town one night and it was alot of fun. Costs only $10 per person 1 way and it was a great way to see the waterways that make this part of New...More

Thank leoniel3
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! You're right - Lake Wakatipu is so beautiful and seeing it during your taxi ride makes it even better!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We decided to bike around the lake from central Queenstown to the golf course. We were under the impression that there was scheduled taxi service back to central Queenstown. But there was not...and as we biked to the golf course it began to rain and...More

Thank Eric T
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Eric for taking the time to leave us a review. Sometimes Queenstown can become a maze and it's so easy to get lost! We're so glad you got home safe and sound!

Reviewed 3 June 2017

We took a water taxi from the Hilton into town to avoid the hassle of finding a parking spot in town (parking is challenging at times especially the summer). Fast and efficient and they drop you right in the center of the action.

Thank markhenington
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mark for your review. You're right - parking in Queenstown over peak season can be a headache! Thanks for using the Water Taxis and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

You can't go to Queenstown and not travel on the water taxis! They are super quick and the views you get from the water are super. We travelled from the Hilton to Queenstown using water taxis - it costs $10 per person... in comparison to...More

Thank Becca H
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is a very smart way to travel! Thank you Becca for leaving us such a lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your trip on the Water Taxi's and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The water taxis priovides the locals as well as the tourist transportation means between the shores of the lake Wakatipu to the Queentown downtown harbour. The journey about 13 minutes costs the riders 10 NZD, a reasonale price.

Thank Vuong N
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Vuong! We do a service from the Hilton to Queenstown running daily along with other possible stops on the way when booked in. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great way to travel as we were staying at Hilton Double tree on the otherside of the lake. Driving in is hard to get a parking, and the water Taxi make everthing seems so much earlier. Will definately do it again.

Thank raymondkiwi9
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for using the Water Taxi service from the Hilton. We really do think it is the best way to travel at such a great price! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Took multiple trips on the water taxi between Hilton Hotel and Queenstown wharf. Lovely ride every time at a reasonable price. Great way to enjoy the lake without committing to a tour boat.

Thank Keith C
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Keith! That's right, you can catch the Water Taxi for only $10 each way with those incredible views each time! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

We took the water taxi into Queenstown and back from the Hilton where we were staying and it was such an amazing experience. We left just as the sun was starting to set and the views were breathtaking being on the water. The service was...More

Thank Monkeywave
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It really is the best way to get back and forth from the Hilton. We're so glad you enjoyed your trip with us and do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I love this taxi ride! Hands down the most scenic taxi in the world!!!! Not only is it scenic it is truly a fun ride and at the same time you beat the traffic. Great staff, really obliging. It adds another dimension when you can...More

Thank amhailes
ThunderTeam, Director of Sales at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Anne. You have mentioned some of our strongest qualities, that view is just truly amazing - especially on a perfect day! We hope to see you again soon.

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Ozwitch
6 January 2016|
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Response from Haley K | Property representative |
Yes the water taxi can pick you up from villa del lago, you just need to get reception to call them and let them know you are wanting picked up from that jetty. its $10 each way
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