Duration Duration: 1hr 30mins

Queenstown Lake Cruise

We’re super excited to be cruising again. We go further than any other cruise to reveal secluded bays, historic landmarks and spectacular views. Visit Bob’s Cove to see its remarkable turquoise water and native bush up-close ad enjoy stunning views up the lake towards Glenorchy, Mt Earnslaw and the Southern Alps. Cruises will be operating Saturdays and Sundays, come and explore Lake Wakatipu with us!

Why choose Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise experience?

  • Adults cruise for only $33 and children are $15
  • Cruise departs 1.15pm and 3.15pm, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays
  • New on-board cafe and bar serving refreshing tap beer from Altitude Brewing, award-winning wines from Akarua, hot beverages and snacks 
  • Enjoy comfortable cruising on a spacious and modern catamaran
  • Skipper gives commentary on the history and highlights of Lake Wakatipu
  • Visit Bob’s Cove to see its remarkable turquoise water and native bush up-close
  • Enjoy stunning views up the lake towards Glenorchy, Mt Earnslaw and the Southern Alps
  • Take panoramic photos from our open-top viewing deck
  • Enjoy a delicious Gibbston Valley cheeseboard and glass of Akarua wine for $20
  • Departs from St Omer Wharf, downtown Queenstown

 

*If you’re looking for a mid-week cruise, Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise will have two departures at 1.15pm and 3.15pm on Wednesday, 15 July.

Summer
Winter

Summer

1 October 2019 - 30 April 2020

Check-in
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DepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
10.45am11.00amSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise
12.30pm$49$30SAVE 10%
10.45am11.00amSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise Wine
& Cheese package
Glass of Akarua wine &
Gibbston Valley cheeseboard
12.30pm$69$30*SAVE $5
1.00pm1.15pmSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise
2.45pm$49$30SAVE 10%
1.00pm1.15pmSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise Wine
& Cheese package
Glass of Akarua wine &
Gibbston Valley cheeseboard
2.45pm$69$30*SAVE $5
3.00pm3.15pmSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise
4.45pm$49$30SAVE 10%
3.00pm3.15pmSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise Wine
& Cheese package
Glass of Akarua wine &
Gibbston Valley cheeseboard
4.45pm$69$30*SAVE $5
6.15pm6.30pmSpirit of Queenstown
Dinner Cruise
Set Menu**8.30pmFrom $119From $119

*Child price does not include Wine & Cheese package
**Reservations are essential

Winter

1 May 2020 - 31 August 2020

Check in closesDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
1.00pm1.15pmSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise
2.45pm$49
$33
$15Save $16
1.00pm1.15pmSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise
Wine & Cheese Package
Glass of Akarua wine
& Gibbston Valley Cheese board
2.45pm$69
$53
$15*Save $16
3.00pm3.15pmSpirit of Queenstown
Scenic Cruise
4.45pm$49
$33
$15Save $16
3.00pm3.15pmSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise
Wine & Cheese Package
Glass of Akarua wine
& Gibbston Valley Cheese board
4.45pm$69
$53
$15*Save $16

*Child price does not include Wine & Cheese package

Cruise Map

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SD-Website-Queenstown-Cruise-Map

Food Options

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Wine & Cheese Platter

Wine & Cheese Platter

Included when you travel on the 1.15pm or 3.15 pm Spirit of Queenstown Wine & Cheese Cruise.
Includes:

  • Gibbston Valley Cheeses
  • Dried fruit
  • Chutney

What to Bring

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What to bring for cruises

It’s a good idea to bring a warm jacket and wear comfortable, non-slip shoes. Don’t forget insect repellent, sunscreen and plenty of memory card space on your camera.