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Million Dollar Cruise

Highlights
  • Cruise around Lake Wakatipu
  • Affordable boat tour with great photo ops
  • See more of Queenstown’s surroundings
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Million Dollar Cruise
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Overview

Explore Lake Wakatipu by boat on a 1.5-hour cruise from Queenstown. As you travel to the end of the lake, you can see stunning lakeside homes, a variety of bird life, Kawarau Dam, and the magnificent scenery that surrounds Queenstown. Get unobstructed views from the sundeck or stay warm in the heated cabin, and have the option to purchase drinks from the onboard bar.

What to Expect
  • Million Dollar Lake Cruise will take you to the most interesting parts of Lake Wakatipu
  • You will see more mountains, scenery and sights of Queenstown from the Lake
  • Get to see stunning lakeside homes, a historic dam, willow islands, trout and rare birds
  • Hear a world-renowned commentary from local experts
  • Find out intriguing local stories, facts and history
  • 90% calm water cruise
  • We take you right to the end of the Lake
  • Gorgeous immaculate heated launch
  • Relax with a beer or wine from the bar
  • Ideal for all age groups. This is an activity that families, couples, independent travelers and even the ‘more mature’ clients can enjoy!
  • All nationalities are welcome (Mandarin audio commentary available)
  • Excellent photo opportunities
  • Local Kiwi family owned and operated
  • One of the most affordable Queenstown activities available
  • TripAdvisor Hall of Fame/Certificate of Excellence Winner for 7 years in a row.
Reviews (27)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Breath-taking and relaxing in a town full of adrenaline

A solo trip while the others were getting their adrenaline fix. We had excellent weather and after much rain set off on a high but was not expecting the amazing beauty and expansive of this lake surrounded by snow capped mountains. I remained on the...More

Thank HettyXX
Reviewed 4 days ago
Budget friendly family fun

Queenstown was to be our challenge travelling on a tight budget. Really wanted to cruise a lake somewhere in N.Z. within our budget. Luckily we were strolling along the waters edge looking at the variety of entertainment on offer when Million Dollar Cruises took our...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice comfy cruise

Captain Wayne was very informative and funny. This cruise around the Lake was very relaxing. We learnt about the area and the people and how it came to be. The boat is comfortable and has a rooftop deck for observation. Great views of the lake...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oozing knowledge

Had a great time on the Million Dollar Cruise in Queenstown. Our Captain/host/guide was very knowledgeable, having grown up in Queenstown. The time length (hour and half) was just right, we had a beautiful day and learned a great deal in a fun, informative way....More

Thank Lynn31WA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Top skipper great cruise

This was one of the few things we hadn’t experienced in our trips to Queenstown and probably wouldn’t have done this if friends hadn’t recommended it to us. We’re so glad we followed their advice as our skipper Wayne was both informative and hilarious in...More

Thank Tyne2018
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