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Queenstown Water Taxis

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Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1124
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Great way to get to the golf course!

During our stay in April we even got the $5 per person rate (half the normal rate). We used it to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
royklevmyr
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Turlock, California
Josh is amazing!

It is a unique yet amazing type of transportation for tourists. Josh, our favorite driver, is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mariam A
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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"
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“hilton hotel” (9 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 1 week ago

During our stay in April we even got the $5 per person rate (half the normal rate). We used it to travel to the Queenstown Golf Course. Great way to travel.

Thank royklevmyr
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a unique yet amazing type of transportation for tourists. Josh, our favorite driver, is very welcoming. The transfer cost is a bit pricy with $10 each one way.

Thank Mariam A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I took the water taxi several times to get to and from our hotel to Queenstown. The cost was a bit pricey at NZ$10 each way, but the views along the lake made up for the cost along with the convenience of...More

Thank Nelson A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bad service, rude staff. They only take cash. What vendor only takes cash in 2018? Worse, they have a credit card machine at the kiosk next to the water taxi in town and refuse to take credit cards. Also, there is no ATM / cash...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in a cottage/ bach just beside the lake at Frankton, and walked round the Queenstown Trail to the bridge over the river, and on to the Hilton Hotel. Had a coffee and delicious carrot cake, then caught the water taxi to Queenstown....More

Thank iMunros
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for getting from the Hilton to central Queenstown, and back. Just $10 per person, each way. You pay the driver. Fast and efficient with a scheduled timetable, but you can get a bit wet at times if you sit right at the back -...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Great way to start the night if you’re hitting the town, or have friends visiting. The ride is fast, fun, and you can enjoy the scenery on the way. The driver’s good for a laugh aswell! Only 10$ per head - just make sure you...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This is a great little water taxi, clean, safe, pretty scenery. You may need a reservation during busy times. Goes from Hilton to queenstown.

Thank MEWEHR1977
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Haley K, Manager at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Our water taxis is just perfect for its purpose, we are glad you thought so to. Thanks for your feedback much appreciated.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Good idea for Queenstown- decided on this transport option to see the water views at different times of day. We were not disappointed. Safe and fast to avoid the bridge!!

Thank JKCNTX
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Haley K, Manager at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

The views as you are coming around the point into Queenstown bay are to die for. Thanks for choosing to ride with Queenstown Water Taxis.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Not really much to say here except they ticked all the boxes for me. Go have some water taxis fun!!!

Thank Ben F
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Haley K, Manager at Queenstown Water Taxis, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks Ben, happy to tick the boxes :)

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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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