Real Rewards Card - for Locals

We'd love our experiences to be enjoyed by the locals more regularly. So we've come up with the Real Rewards Card to entice you to keep coming back!

The Real Rewards Card is our annual membership card for residents of Otago/Southland.

You'll enjoy on-going unlimited free TSS Earnslaw Cruises, discounted rates for dining at Walter Peak and a range of great deals on our other products.

For $130 per adult & $65 per child per year, you'll receive these Real Rewards benefits:

  • Unlimited free travel on scheduled return TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruises
  • $15 Walter Peak Farm Tour*
  • $35 Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch*
  • $55 Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Dinner*
  • $5 TSS Earnslaw one way bike transfer ($10 return) *
  • 50% discount off Te Anau Glowworm Caves (from Te Anau)
  • 50% discount off Milford Sound Scenic & Nature Cruises (from Milford Sound)
  • 25% discount off Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruises (from Manapouri)
  • 25% off Stewart Island Experience activities: Village & Bays Tours and Ulva Island Explorer (excludes Stewart Island Ferries)
  • 20% off Cardrona single day ski passes and ski hire (winter)
  • 2 for 1 Cardrona Mountain Carting (summer) ^
  • 50% off Cardrona Alpine Gondola Ride - sightseeing (summer)^
  • 50% off International Antarctic Centre (Christchurch): General admission tickets
  • Accompanying guests receive 20% discount off products eligible for Real Rewards Card discounts (except Cardona Winter products).

How to get a Real Rewards Card

For more information, please contact us at, give us a call on 0800 65 65 01 or drop into our Visitor Centres in Queenstown or Te Anau.

To purchase the card, you will need to visit one of our Visitor Centres and have completed an application form - so please feel free to print this out, complete it and bring it into our Visitor Centres in Queenstown or Te Anau. Please remember to bring a utility bill as you will be required to show proof of residence when purchasing the card.

Terms & Conditions:

  • * During TSS Earnslaw maintenance periods (approx early June 2020 - early July 2020), another boat will substitute
  • ^ Cardrona summer blackout period applies from 23 December 2020 - 12 January 2021. Discounts will not apply during this time
  • The Real Rewards Card does not entitle the bearer to disembark for free at Walter Peak
  • Membership is valid for 12 months
  • Membership is only available to residents of Otago / Southland. Proof of residence must be provided when purchasing the Real Rewards Card
  • All percentage discounts are off the normal retail adult and child rates. For Walter Peak Farm, Gourmet BBQ Lunch and Dinner options, child prices are 50% of the Real Rewards Rate
  • Membership benefits do not apply to coach and flight products, private charters or special excursions (i.e. Christmas Day Lunch/Dinner, New Year’s Eve Cruises etc)
  • Membership benefits cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions
  • Up to 6 accompanying guests are eligible to receive a 20% discount on Real Journeys, Cardrona (summer only) and International Antarctic Centre products (adult tickets only), on the condition that they are traveling with a Real Rewards Cardholder. 
  • Discounts on Cardrona winter products are eligible for the cardholder only. 
  • Bookings are essential, direct with suppliers, in advance of travel and subject to availability
  • A valid membership card must be presented upon booking or at check-in
  • Membership cards are non-transferable and are valid for use by the named member only
  • If a membership card is lost a $10 fee is charged for a replacement card
  • Membership cards remain the property of Real Journeys and must be returned upon request, and will be cancelled immediately (without refund) if there is any failure by members to comply with any of the conditions of membership
  • Real Journeys reserve the right to alter ticket prices at any time