Queenstown Scenic Cruise | TSS Earnslaw Cruise

Queenstown Scenic Cruise | TSS Earnslaw Cruise

Enjoy a one and a half hour scenic cruise on board the coal fired vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw from Queenstown Bay to Walter Peak High Country Farm (without going ashore) and return.

On board the captain provides a commentary as visitors enjoy spectacular views of Cecil and Walter Peaks and the western shores of Lake Wakatipu. The original steam engines can be seen in operation from the open viewing area.

During the cruise the ship’s pianist entertains with a variety of old favourites and visitors are encouraged to join in the sing-a-long around the piano. Guided tours of the vessel are available and passengers are welcome to visit the Fossle Gallery to view the historic displays.

Tea, espresso coffee and café style food are available for purchase on board from the Promenade Café. This cruise is suitable for all ages.

The TSS Earnslaw will be on survey 01 June – 05 July and will not operate during this period.

Tour Info

Tour Type: Cruises & Sailing Adventures
From: Queenstown to Queenstown
Price:
From (NZD) $70 per person
Duration: 1 1/2 Hour
Tour Code: RJ500

Inclusions

1 1/2 hour cruise on Lake Wakatipu
Aboard the 1912 coal fired vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw
English commentary is provided by the skipper. Interpretation handouts are available in the following languages: English, German, Japanese, Thai, Korean and Chinese

Schedule & Duration

  • Frequency: Daily.
  • Departure Point: Visitor Centre, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown
  • Departure Time: Various times during the day.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes (approximately)
  • Return Details: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm at Visitor centre, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown
  • Closed: Christmas Day

Menu

A variety of food and beverages (including espresso coffee) are available for purchase on board the TSS Earnslaw from the Promenade Café. Café style food available includes freshly baked home-style pies, quiche, pizza, freshly filled rolls and sandwiches, muffins, scones, slices, assorted cakes and pastries baked daily in the galley kitchen.

Important Information

  • The TSS Earnslaw will be on survey from 01 June – 05 July and will not operate during this period.
  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher

General Information

  • Child ages are 5-14 years inclusive (0-4 years years are free if sitting on a lap, but if a seat is required a child fare must be paid)
  • What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket, warm clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent and camera

Tourism Affiliations

Tourism Industry MemberQualmark Endorsed Visitor TransportQualmark Enviro Silver

5/5.0

There are 2 reviews of this tour from past clients of Relaxing Journeys, averaging 5 out of 5.


Tour Reviews

5
12/02/2018
Enjoyed whole experience
Overall Tour Rating

5
08/11/2014
Great trip. Very relaxing and enjoyable. In hindsight wish we had booked an earlier trip over as we would have liked to stop at the homestead at Walter Peak. However it was still a great trip and fitted in with our schedule. Would recommend to others.
Overall Tour Rating

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Queenstown Scenic Cruise | TSS Earnslaw Cruise
Sightseeing Tours
Tour Code: RJ500
From (NZD) $70 per person
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