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Million Dollar Cruise

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“captain wayne”(66 reviews)
“lake wakatipu”(114 reviews)
“honesty bar”(35 reviews)
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...more
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Million Dollar Jetty | Waters Edge Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9700, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9770
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 8, 2009

We have just returned from a week skiing in Queenstown, and on one of our non-skiing days we decided to go for a mid-morning cruise on Lake Wakatipu. We choose to go with Million Dollar Cruise aboard the "Million Dollar 1". Our 90min cruise only...More

5  Thank Colin G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 14, 2013

There may be a million dollar view on this cruise but as a local I'd rather not support a business or promote it from now on we're the reception staff have a real bad attitude. It only takes one bad egg to spoil it for...More

7  Thank StephenTarawa
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

It’s not the largest cruise boat but it’s comfortable and easy to get around, nice views from the roof deck and back deck (if a little cold in the wind) it’s licensed so we had a couple of wines which was good. The captains commentary...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time on the cruise Had a lot of laughs with the captains commentary Probably some of It was probably only picked up by the kiwis Very blunt but appropriate at times We did have a laugh when everyone was trying to take...More

Thank CarlB2714
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Receptionist kept me waiting for a long time and was rude when I interrupted her. Totally ruined my mood. Nevertheless, the cruise was good but it would be even better if it didn't rain heavily. Captain was funny and knowledgeable and for a cheap price,...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a great value for money cruise. It was a beautiful day and the staff could not have been more helpful Able to purchase drinks and snacks on board If looking for a relaxing 90 minutes of cruising then can reccomend this one.

Thank ClassicKiwi
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Very good cruise with beautiful scenery and funny and informative commentary. Captain also took a pic of us infront of the remarkable mountains! Loved it!

Thank KatieM5179
Reviewed July 17, 2018

My partner and I REALLY enjoyed this peaceful and relaxing cruise. Wayne our captain was hilarious and very entertaining. He provided lots of interesting commentary throughout the cruise including Queenstown history and showed us lots of interesting spots along the lake. We are so glad...More

Thank jessicatheexplorer
Reviewed July 14, 2018

For $39 you get to cruise the beautiful lake and take in some of the most amazing scenery you will ever see. I cannot fault this cruise

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Peter took us out on the water and showed us all the sights on Wakitipu. He is a very knowledgeable and friendly bloke with lots of great stories

Thank Coen C
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Did this tour in the cold month of June, with snow and heavy frosts. Enjoyed the cruise to see parts of the lake we hadn't seen before, from the lake not the land. Warm and comfortable trip. The Earnslaw was up on dry dock so...More

Thank APRS
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Fantastic entertaining cruise with Wayne. Loved every minute. Lots of interesting facts but Wayne made the trip so much fun. Thank you Wayne. We will be recommending your cruise to friends and family.

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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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May 13, 2017|
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Response from Betty P | Property representative |
They are free