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Lake Wanaka Cruises

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Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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US$34.71*
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1-Hour Ruby Island Cruise and Walk from Wanaka
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US$41.79*
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US$131.04*
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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hour cruise” (6 reviews)
“great cruise” (4 reviews)
“biscuits” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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"hour cruise"
in 6 reviews
"great cruise"
in 4 reviews
"biscuits"
in 4 reviews
"scenic walk"
in 2 reviews
"knowledgeable crew"
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"lovely boat"
in 2 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 3 reviews
"different perspective"
in 2 reviews
"small group"
in 3 reviews
"lookout point"
in 2 reviews
"mou waho island"
in 3 reviews
"highly recommend this trip"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
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"lake wanaka"
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"skipper"
in 6 reviews
"tim"
in 12 reviews
"stevens"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise was a very wonderful surprise In wanaka which we added to our journey. It was a marvellous cruise to ruby's island and beautiful scenery. The host was very informative and very hospitable. Will definitely do this again next time.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

What a great time we had on this tour to Ruby island. Our host Tim and Sandy the man at the helm made us so comfortable with their friendly manner. We had a superb time on Ruby Island with Tim, historian, botanist and all round...More

Thank tomranda
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Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Tom.We enjoyed your humor along the way. Safe travels.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This cruise definitely exceeded our expectations In terms of the service we received, the quality of the boat as well as the scenery on the lake. We took on this cruise last minute at the 3pm for Stevenson island. The skipper, being local, was sharing...More

Thank Paul C
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Tim C, Owner at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Paul. Cheers for that. I'll pass your sentiments on to the crew, they really appreciate feedback.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

4 hours on the Lake, excellent, luxury boat, quiet and very comfortable. Tour of the lake and a 30 minute walk on a lovely island along the lake, Adam our Captain/Driver was excellent, he also took us on the walk. Coffee, water and snacks available,...More

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

My 7 month old grandson and another couple were the only people on this beautiful cruise across Lake Wanaka-Mount to Stevenson Island. The two crew were so helpful and chatty. The crossing was beautiful as the lake was calm and the sun was out. The...More

Thank Sue A
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife and myself were the only passengers on this boat crewed by the captain and a member who did an excellent commentary. We were surprised the trip was not cancelled. The experience was unforgettable for all the right reasons, great crew, wonderful scenery, great...More

Thank Jerry D
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Tim C, Manager at Lake Wanaka Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Great to hear that Jerry. The crew really appreciate getting feedback thanks.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

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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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