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TSS Earnslaw Lake Cruises

It’s one of the best ways to see Queenstown’s surrounding landscape – a cruise across Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic century-old coal fired steamship, the TSS Earnslaw.

  • Take time to explore the vessel, view the engine room and study the historic displays of the steamship's former life
  • Join in a piano sing-along (with a NZ song book to take home)
  • Enjoy a snack at the on board Promenade Café and licensed bar
  • Choose from a range of daily departure times
  • Duration 1hr 30 mins (return cruise only)
  • The TSS Earnslaw is currently having it's annual maintenance until the 3rd July

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Our classic TSS Earnslaw Lake Cruise is not currently operating. If you want to travel on the TSS Earnslaw this winter you can book our special 12pm Cruise to Walter Peak or an Evening Cruise (Sat nights).

Book Your TSS Earnslaw Lake Cruises

In Queenstown

Cruise
Duration: 1 hour 30 mins
Departs: Daily, various departures
Season: 26 Dec - 28 Feb

From NZD: $70

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Booking Information

  • Child rates apply for 5 - 14 years
  • Infants 0 - 4 years carried free of charge but MUST be added to your booking
  • Between 4 July and August 29 the Earnslaw Lake Cruise will stopover at Walter Peak for 1 hour to allow guests to explore Walter Peak High Country Farm. The trip will take 2.5hours during this time.
  • The TSS Earnslaw will undergo annual maintenance early June 2020 - early July 2020 and will NOT be operating.

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