Office Christmas Parties, Functions & Events

Celebrate Christmas with your company at one of Queenstown's most iconic venues - the beautifully restored TSS Earnslaw or the delightful Colonel's Homestead Restaurant at Walter Peak High Country Farm.  

We have a variety of activity, food and drink packages to suit all budgets. Get in touch with our experienced events team and they'll look after every aspect of your Christmas party. 

TSS Earnslaw Yule Tide Cruises 

Come and celebrate Christmas on board the TSS Earnslaw. This event will receive the following:

  • Reserved Seating on board the TSS Earnslaw
  • Christmas Theming
  • Food & beverage specials on board TSS Earnslaw

Cruise departure options:

  • 4.00pm  (returns at 5.30pm)
  • 8.00pm  (returns at 10.00pm)

Add on any of these optional extras:

  • Canapés 
  • Arrival celebratory bubbles 
  • Central Otago Cheese Boards 
  • Wine & Cheese combo package

TSS Earnslaw Cruise & Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch or Dinner

As part of our Pre-Christmas offer, your group will receive the following:

  • Reserved seating on TSS Earnslaw
  • Either reserved seating in the Colonel’s Homestead or a private room (Dependent on numbers and subject to availability)
  • Christmas Theming
Lunch departures options
  • 10.00pm – 1.30pm
  • 12.00pm – 3.30pm

Dinner departure options

  • 4.00pm – 7.30pm (available for groups of 20 or more)
  • 6.00pm - 10.00pm
  • 8.00pm – Midnight (available for groups of 50 or more)

Optional extras

  • Canapés on TSS Earnslaw
  • 4 hr Beverage Packages
  • Christmas surprise gifts on the tables
  • Place settings
  • Use of our microphone

Add on Electric Farm Bike Experience to your Gourmet BBQ Lunch

Available to be added to both the Gourmet BBQ Lunch.

Please note that we only allow a maximum 12 people.

Lunch itinerary:

10.00am – TSS to Walter Peak
10.45am – Join in Electric Farm Bike trip
12.45pm – Participate in Working dog and sheep shearing show
1.15pm – Enjoy Gourmet BBQ Lunch
2.45pm – Depart Walter Peak on TSS Earnslaw
3.30pm – Return to Steamer Wharf, Queenstown

12.00pm – TSS to Walter Peak
12.45pm- Arrive Walter Peak, participate in working dog and sheep shearing show
1.15pm – Enjoy Gourmet BBQ Lunch
2.45pm – Join in Electric Farm Bike Trip
4.45pm - Depart Walter Peak on TSS Earnslaw
5.30pm - Return to Steamer Wharf, Queenstown

Terms & Conditions of all Christmas packages:

The above pre-Christmas offers are only available for:

  • Travel between 1st November - 20th December 2018.
  • Groups with a minimum of 10 guests and a maximum 80 guests.
  • Full payment must be made in advance before travel.
  • A guaranteed minimum number of guests attending must be provided 3 full working days prior to the event. Charges will be based on this guaranteed number if lower on the day.
  • Beverages are not included. Any beverage tabs must be paid in full at the time of the event.
  • Your invitees must behave in an orderly manner and comply with all New Zealand laws and regulations and venue rules imposed by Real Journeys, and with all reasonable directions of Real Journeys. You must ensure that your invitees do not create a disturbance or nuisance at the venue, or to any other guests or visitors or neighbors of the venue or the event. Real Journeys may remove any persons from the event whose behavior, in the opinion of Real Journeys, is in breach of these obligations, or is objectionable, improper or undesirable.
  • There is a zero tolerance regarding alcohol consumption when participating in the Electric Farm bikes experience. This will be strictly enforced.
  • All bookings must be made directly with the Real Journeys events team.

Call or email Clare to make a booking or to find out more.

Tel: +64 3 442 4845 or