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TSS Earnslaw Cruises
A cruise on Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw is undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience Queenstown’s famed scenic beauty. The leisurely 90 minute cruise across the lake showcases some of Queenstown’s spectacular alpine scenery while offering you plenty of time to explore a piece of Queenstown’s living history – the 100 year old TSS Earnslaw.
Walter Peak BBQ Lunch
Enjoy a quintessential Kiwi experience – a delicious gourmet BBQ lunch and a farm demo in a stunning lakeside setting. Lunch starts with a cruise aboard the historic TSS Earnslaw across to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Once there, you can sit back on the lakeside terrace of the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant and savour the delicious aromas as our chef has the best of local produce, sizzling away on the grill.
Walter Peak BBQ Dinner
If you’re looking for a dining experience that’s unlike any other in Queenstown (or perhaps the world), join us at the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant at Walter Peak High Country Farm. Steeped in Queenstown’s pioneering history, your experience starts with a cruise across Lake Wakatipu in the 100 year old steamship, the TSS Earnslaw. Then disembark at Walter Peak High Country Farm, one of the first farms set up in the region.
Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise
Travel with them to this untouched world deep in the heart of Fiordland National Park. The beauty and vastness of Doubtful Sound will take your breath away as you experience its deep wilderness. When you discover Doubtful Sound you will be struck by its silence – a silence broken only by birdsong or the rushing of a distant waterfall. Your day begins in Manapouri with a cruise across the picturesque Lake Manapouri followed by a trip across New Zealand’s most expensive road over Wilmot Pass, pausing along the way to experience the dense Fiordland rainforest and view Doubtful Sound glistening far below. Coach-cruise-coach options available from Te Anau and Queenstown.
Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
Escape to the peace and tranquillity of Doubtful Sound. Your getaway starts in Manapouri with a short cruise across Lake Manapouri. Then coach across Wilmot Pass on a sub-alpine road through dense rainforest to Deep Cove where your crew and the Fiordland Navigator await for a magical night. Coach-cruise-coach options available from Te Anau and Queenstown.
Milford Sound Daytime Cruises
See Milford Sound on a cruise with spacious decks and comfortable lounges while enjoying a variety of delicious lunch options with the Scenic Cruise or enjoy an in-depth exploration of Milford Sound’s natural wonders with our specialist nature guides on a leisurely and extended cruise with the Nature Cruise. Coach-cruise-coach options available from Te Anau and Queenstown.
Milford Sound Overnight Cruises
Spend the night on-board a traditionally-designed vessel with private cabins and ensuites for the ultimate Milford Sound experience. The cruise style is relaxed, allowing plenty of time to view the fiord’s spectacular waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife – you’re bound to encounter seals and if you’re lucky maybe dolphin and penguins. Coach-cruise-coach options available from Te Anau and Queenstown.
Te Anau Glowworm Caves
Experience a mysterious underground world of rushing water before drifting in silent darkness beneath the luminous shimmer of hundreds of glowworms. Your trip to the Te Anau Glowworm Caves begins with a cruise to the western shores of Lake Te Anau on one of our purpose-built scenic cruise vessels.
Stewart Island Ferry
You’ll zip across Foveaux Strait between Bluff and Stewart Island in just one hour aboard our comfortable catamarans. It’s an interesting stretch of water, home to several islands including Dog Island (spot the lighthouse), Ruapuke Island and the Titi Islands, and a considerable fishing industry.
Paterson Inlet Cruise
Discover Stewart Island from the water on a leisurely cruise of beautiful Paterson Inlet and a guided walk in Ulva Island Wildlife Sanctuary. Paterson Inlet is home to renowned wildlife sanctuary Ulva Island and we’ll stop there for a 45 minute guided walk. The island is home to weka (native woodhen), bush robins, rare saddlebacks and yellowheads amongst other species. It is also a protected habitat for some of New Zealand’s rarest plant species. A regular highlight is to encounter an inquisitive weka on the beach.
Stewart Island Village & Bays Tour
Gain an entertaining insight into New Zealand’s southernmost community, and learn about the history and environment of Stewart Island. Highlights include a visit to the gateway to Rakiura National Park at Lee Bay, beautiful Horseshoe Bay and Observation Rock with its stunning views of Paterson Inlet.
- Bookings must be made directly with Real Journeys.
- Offer only valid on the above experiences.
- Your Real Journeys voucher on the Great New Zealand Activity Map must be presented at the counter.
- Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
- Offer valid up to 31/10/17.