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This tour offers a valuable insight into the culture of rural New Zealand, capped off with a delicious barbecue in charming surroundings. Take a cruise on immaculate lake waters on board a historic steamship, indulge in a tasty meal and be entertained by live farm demonstrations.

Stretching out from the shores of Queenstown are the pure waters of Lake Wakatipu. Board the heritage steamship TSS Earnslaw, and set out across the lake. More than 100 years old, your boat is packed with history. It is the only coal-fired steamship still carrying passengers in the Southern Hemisphere. Sit back, relax and admire the dramatic scenery of lush, green hillsides topped with jagged peaks.

Land at Walter Peak High Country Farm, and hear its history and about the founding-farms of the area. Within the pleasant environs of the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant, enjoy the array of freshly prepared food in your buffet meal. Grilled meats, fresh salads and seasonal vegetables all feature on the menu. After your meal, those with a sweet tooth can indulge in a wide selection of desserts.

Once you have satisfied your appetite, take a seat for the live farm demonstrations. These give you a fascinating insight into the operations of the station in an informative, yet entertaining way. Feel the fresh breeze in your face as you return to Queenstown by steamship.

This tour offers a valuable insight into the culture of rural New Zealand, capped off with a delicious barbecue in charming surroundings. Take a cruise on immaculate lake waters on board a historic steamship, indulge in a tasty meal and be entertained by live farm demonstrations.

Stretching out from the shores of Queenstown are the pure waters of Lake Wakatipu. Board the heritage steamship TSS Earnslaw, and set out across the lake. More than 100 years old, your boat is packed with history. It is the only coal-fired steamship still carrying passengers in the Southern Hemisphere. Sit back, relax and admire the dramatic scenery of lush, green hillsides topped with jagged peaks.

Land at Walter Peak High Country Farm, and hear its history and about the founding-farms of the area. Within the pleasant environs of the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant, enjoy the array of freshly prepared food in your buffet meal. Grilled meats, fresh salads and seasonal vegetables all feature on the menu. After your meal, those with a sweet tooth can indulge in a wide selection of desserts.

Once you have satisfied your appetite, take a seat for the live farm demonstrations. These give you a fascinating insight into the operations of the station in an informative, yet entertaining way. Feel the fresh breeze in your face as you return to Queenstown by steamship.

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10:00 AM, Cruise & Barbecue Lunch in English, includes Food Only

Duration 3h 30m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Live Commentary in English.
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12:00 PM, Cruise & Barbecue Lunch in English, includes Food Only

Duration 3h 30m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Live Commentary in English.
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6:00 PM, Cruise & Barbecue Dinner in English, includes Food Only

Duration 4h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Live Commentary in English.
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Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch or Dinner with Cruise

Activity/Location

Walter Peak

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Real Journeys Visitor Centre

    Steamer Wharf Beach Street

    Queenstown


Highlights

  • Quintessential Kiwi experience in idyllic surroundings

  • Gourmet barbecue meal in a colonial homestead

  • Delightful cruise on the historic steamship, TSS Earnslaw

  • Live demonstration for an insight into mountain farming

  • Stunning natural beauty of the Lake Wakatipu region


Inclusions

  • Cruise

  • 3-course buffet lunch or dinner

  • Roundtrip transport between Queenstown and Walter Peak High Country Farm

  • Live farm demonstration


Exclusions

  • Drinks not listed as Inclusions


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Location

Walter Peak, New Zealand