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Queenstown Lake Cruise - Southern Discoveries

St Omer Wharf, | 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Cruise spectacular Lake Wakatipu on the Queenstown Discovery. See the towering Remarkables mountain range, Cecil Peak and the Frankton Arm. The Queenstown Lake Cruise focuses on the history, local legends and stunning vistas. Be greeted in Maori and enjoy the 'sound of silence' at Kelvin Heights, five main photo stops and two 360 degree turns for uninterrupted views. This cruise also includes free admission to the Queenstown Underwater observatory and complimentary tea & coffee.
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St Omer Wharf, | 110 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a beautiful cruise out to Mt Nicholas Station. Very comfortable boat with heaps of space outside. Free coffee and tea to keep you warm. The skipper shares his huge Knowledge on the area. Bob's cove is a highlight, I immediately decided to go...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We booked off BookMe for $25.00 - DEF worth it. The luxury hot choc was good, but standing on top deck was great. Captain was nice - but def worth the price.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

A definite must-do for anyone visiting Queenstown. I was fortunate to sail on a day with sunshine and gorgeous clouds that only enhanced the already stunning beauty of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. The 3 p.m. cruise is recommended for the gentler light you'll...More

Thank Doubletee_45
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great holiday deal. Kids go free. Nice boat. Very tidy and clean. Great crew. One free tea or coffee per person. Large viewing windows. Heated indoors. Kids loved the visit with the skipper. Thoroughly enjoyed relaxing and taking in our stunning scenery. Very informative commentary....More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This was well worth the money. A knowledgeable skipper and stunning scenery. Wasn't the best weather but still a great afternoon on the water. You can take your own snacks too if you get hungry which is a bonus!

Thank samhX7612TG
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Highly recommend this trip. The farm visit is an excellent add-on. Very informative and professional. Thank yo Duncan Lou and Ella.

Thank Franz S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a high end, low cost tour of Lake Wakatipu made all the more enjoyable by the open door policy of the skipper Steve (seen in the photograph below with me) who welcomes passengers to witness & hear first hand, his extensive knowledge of...More

Thank Hendosplace
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We re-did this cruise almost three years later - the previous time it was the first activity we did in Queenstown on the weekend I fell in love with my lovely lady. The obvious comparison is to the Earnslaw trip as both head west from...More

Thank glennomeister
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Southern Discoveries last cruise of the day was recommended as it was said that they went a little further than the other cruises, giving you a view of the glacier at the end of the lake, however this is not true, the cruise went to...More

Thank skyerow
Reviewed 22 August 2017

goes further up the lake hugging the right shore up to cecil peak sheep ranch good informative commentary and in winter you can virtually have the boat to yourself with lower prices and free coffee

Thank chris c
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