Duration Duration: 1hr 30mins

Cruise into untouched wilderness on our Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise to discover Lake Wakatipu’s hidden gem – Mt Nicholas. Sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery of The Remarkables mountain range and up the lake towards Glenorchy township. Take panoramic photos from our open-top viewing deck accompanied by a lively and informative commentary from your skipper.

Why choose a Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise?

  • Queenstown’s longest lake cruise; cruise further and see more of Lake Wakatipu
  • Spectacular views of the Southern Alps
  • Stop at Bob’s Cove to view flora and fauna up close
  • Large, tall viewing windows and comfortable indoor seating
  • Spacious outdoor decks with panoramic 360-degree views
  • Have your photo taken with the skipper in the open wheelhouse
  • Enjoy a snack or refreshing beverage from our on board café
  • Purchase a family pass (2 Adults + 2 Children) and save up to $41
  • FREE tea and coffee

If you want to extend your Spirit of Queenstown trip then hop off for the Mt Nicholas Farm Experience (Only a $24 add on for adults on our 11.00am, 1.15pm and 3.15pm departures and $29 on our 9.00am departure and $5 for children) where you can learn about daily farm life with our interactive tour. If you’re feeling more active then head out on our Station 2 Station Cycle Trail (Adult from $89) to explore two high country farms, while taking in the panoramic alpine views. 

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1 October 2018 - 30 April 2019

DepartsOptionReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
9.00am*Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise10.30am$39$25SAVE 10%
11.00amSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise12.30pm$45$25SAVE 10%
1.15pmSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise2.45pm$45$25SAVE 10%
3.15pmSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise4.45pm$45$25SAVE 10%

*9am service operates from 1 November 2018 - 30 April 2019


1 May 2018 - 30 September 2018

DepartsOptionReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
11.00amSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise12.30pm$39$25SAVE 10%
1.15pmSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise2.30pm$39$25SAVE 10%
3.15pmSpirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise4.30pm$39$25SAVE 10%

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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.