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Lake Wanaka Cruises

Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 21 307 104
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1-Hour Ruby Island Cruise and Walk from Wanaka
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Stevensons Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka
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Mou Waho Island Cruise and Nature Walk from Wanaka
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Daily scheduled cruises on Lake Wanaka aboard our 55 ft power catamaran. Trips include island beach landings and nature walks. Boat has upper and lower enclosed areas for comfort.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great cruise” (4 reviews)
“hour cruise” (6 reviews)
“scenic walk” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying Wanaka for a week and looked for a sunset cruise. This company were available and off we went for a cruise round Roys Bay and visiting Ruby Island. It was a beautiful evening, good company and an interesting commentary about the localities...More

Thank Helot
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers Helot. We have certainly had run great of spectacular weather for Sunset cruising. Thanks for joining us.

Reviewed 2 November 2017

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Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great 2 hour cruise to Stevenson Island and return. Adam & Bronnie were great - very knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. Walk to lookout on island is an easy 10mins walk and the view is stunning. Well worth doing!

Thank Sisterchip
Reviewed 10 October 2017

From the minute we met the two Tims we knew we were going to enjoy the cruise. We took the 2 hour Stevensons Island Cruise and the group numbered 9 people (three kids). Plenty of room on the boat to roam and take in the...More

Thank Sue G
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks Sue. We enjoyed meeting you both and sharing the lake Wanaka scenery.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We met our host, Adam, on this cruise and were really excited to explore the lake and Ruby Island. We were not disappointed. Adam was knowledgeable and pointed out different geographical features, telling us the different legends/stories about different historical characters in the area. The...More

Thank moonlotus18
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Cheers for that. I'm glad you like our 'kids go free' policy. As parents we know how hard it can be to find things to do that don't break the bank.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

So I had booked this cruise in advance for my girlfriends birthday and it topped off her birthday weekend. The sun was out and it was a perfect day but even if it wasn't it still would have been bliss. When we arrived we met...More

Thank Luke V
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Luke, Its heart warming to hear your words. Adam certainly is a great asset to Wanaka Cruises. I'm so glad that we could contribute to a great birthday experience for your girlfriend.

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This review comes a little late. We were on the 3.5hrs cruise to Mou Waho + Scenic Walk on 23 Aug 2017. Despite having just the 2 of us, the cruise still went on and it was a really enjoyable "private" tour! Thank you,Tim, for...More

Thank Serene T
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks very much Serene and Mervyn. We really enjoyed our time with you and the view from the top of Mou Waho never gets old. I just love being up there!

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Tim and Adam were a pleasure to share their life experience and knowledge of the land that made the experience a whole lot more intresting. My mum who gets sea sicl often could actually relax and enjoy the cruise without feeling sick. Everyone had an...More

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Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Many thanks Alastair. We had a great time with you. You have a great family we'd love to see you back in Wanaka some time!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

On 9 September 2017 we cruised out to Mou Waho island on Lake Wanaka. We had a strong headwind but the boat and crew got us to the island with some fine boat handling in the conditions. It took us about 1 hour + to...More

1  Thank Michael G
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thanks for a very informative review Michael. We enjoyed our time with you and Jenny and wish you the best for the rest of your stay (and some better weather).

Reviewed 8 September 2017

This proved to be a relaxing, interesting and informative afternoon. We enjoyed the stunning scenery from the comfort of the catamaran, followed by a walk on Stevensons Island. Tim, our guide, provided fascinating nuggets of information on the history, flora and fauna. Tim and his...More

Thank Weirs2007
Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thanks very much for your kind words. We really enjoyed having you on board.

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Vincent D
17 August 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your question. We understand that plans can change so provide 100% refund for all scheduled cruises if you have to cancel prior to sailing. (The trip cannot be refunded after sailing time). Hope that helps... More
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