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Vintage Steamship Cruise

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$70 each
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  • Iconic vintage steamship
  • Unbelievable backdrop
  • Multiple sailings each day

Cruise the stunning Lake Wakatipu on Queenstown's iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw. A truly amazing way to witness the incredible alpine scenery while enjoying a piece of Queenstown's history.

What's Included?

  • 1.5 hour cruise
  • Incredible scenery
  • Onboard cafe access

Experience a working vintage steamship in action aboard the TSS Earnslaw, a true Queenstown icon dating back to 1913.

This is a relaxed, leisurely cruise which will showcase the incredible stunning scenery of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown.

You can visit the engine room and see the engines at work, check out the photographic display showcasing the TSS Earnslaw's history, on simply sit back and enjoy the view whilst the onboard pianist plays. You will also have access to the licensed on board cafe.

This experience is part of the Responsible range as it holds a Qualmark Enviro-Gold endorsement and was awarded the NZ Tourism Industry Conservation in Action Award. Through fundraising, charity events and passenger levies, the provider supports no less than nine conservation projects and takes an active and logistic role in trapping, pest control and coastal clean up in the Fiordland area.

Session Length

  • Please allow 2.5 hours for this experience
  • Departs 12pm


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • Over 24 hours prior to the experience date: No charge
  • Within 24 hours of the experience date, No Shows, and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book
  • Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances
  • Change of participant is not permitted


In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider. If your experience is cancelled you will be rescheduled by the provider.

Dress Code

Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing is recommended.

This experience takes place in Queenstown.

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