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Million Dollar Cruise

Million Dollar Jetty | Waters Edge Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9700, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9770
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Enjoy a Queenstown Cruise for an hour and a half on Queenstown's spectacular lake Wakatipu. Enjoy our friendly Kiwi service and hospitality. Million Dollar is a stunning, immaculate, heated launch with superb indoor and outdoor seating to enjoy our unforgettable experience. See wild trout, rare birds, willow islands, massive mountains (like The Remarkables Mountain Range), stunningly transparent water and some gorgeous homes on our way to the end of Lake Wakatipu. Our boat also has an honesty bar and an on-board toilet. Join us for one of Queenstown's very best scenic cruises, ideal for people of all ages. Daily departures at 11am, 2pm and 4pm. All cruises are 90 minutes duration. NZ$39-00 per person, $15-00 for children under 15.
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“lake wakatipu” (112 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Million Dollar Jetty | Waters Edge Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9700, New Zealand
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"top deck"
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"informative commentary"
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"comfortable boat"
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"trout"
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"great trip"
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"photo opportunities"
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"local knowledge"
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"recommend this trip"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"visiting queenstown"
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"my partner"
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

The 90min lake cruise is highly recommended to see more views around Queenstown. The upper deck was the best spot to see the picturesque view and to take amazing photos. The captain, Peter, was simply amazing. Really enjoyed the cruise.

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Betty P, Owner at Million Dollar Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks Liz, so pleased your enjoyed our cruise with Peter as the Captain. He used to work for us a few years ago and now has started doing the odd day or two for so obviously he hasn't lost touch.!!

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

In or planning to visit Queenstown? -definitely recommend this 90 min cruise - a great way to see a lot you normally dont see and really really interesting and informative. Very highly recommended

Thank Patricia K
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

What a pleasurable trip this was. A lovely boat ride around the lake, with a commentary about certain points along the lake. This included about the houses that gave the trip it's name "million dollar"cruise. Wow. What a view they have, worth the million dollars...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on this trip today and had an outstanding time. The Captain wad welcoming and flexible. Nothing was too much trouble. Mandarin headphones for Chinese people. I got to "steer' the boat!

Thank Lyn C
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this 90 minute cruise. The upper deck is the best spot with gorgeous views all around if you can manage the ladder. The commentary was interesting and Wayne was very welcoming and friendly. A very relaxing way to spend some time in...More

Thank Benaroon
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This in an unique tour of the lake compared to other tours. It’s great to hear about the history of the area, the people, wildlife and to see the stunning scenery. At points on the tour you can see the bottom of the lake and...More

Thank Rockets_9
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We enjoyed the cruise. Wayne, the guide, reminded me of "crocodile dundee". Complete with accent, humor and laugh. He is a local that adds the local flavor to everything he explains along with a few jokes. He kept his cool when the parents weren't keeping...More

Thank Todd C
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Million dollar cruise without the million dollar price Wayne our captain nd owner was fantastic his informed commentary on the history nd nature was funny nd knowledgeable, he took photos of guests with the idyllic scenery in the background nothing was any trouble so very...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is not a cruise that heads up the lake. It is a cruise that will take you past the town and house's of Queenstown. A casual, relaxing experience. Captain was very entertaining and would stop for you to take pictures and also take pictures...More

Thank 215happy
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Took the 11am cruise today captained by Max. The commentary was full of information and was funny. It was very enjoyable and a perfect way to spend the morning. I loved the views of the mountains and the lake. Recommend this to anyone.

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tbemerald
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Knikeu
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Betty P | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry if you already been on the cruise, bit of a family crisis going on!! You are more than welcome to byo food. We have a fully licensed bar on board which is cash only and also soft drinks and water.
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