TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise from Queenstown

Cruise on Queenstown’s iconic vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw

map Queenstown, New Zealand
1 Hour 30 Min.
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Child: NZD $30
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What's Included

  • 1-hour 30-minute cruise on Queenstown’s iconic vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw.
  • Relax on board and admire the stunning alpine scenery whilst you cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm.
  • Enjoy some food and beverage at our on-board Promenade Cafe and Bar. 



Join the TSS Earnslaw for a 1-hour 30-minute cruise across Lake Wakatipu. Admire spectacular alpine scenery and enjoy plenty of time to explore a piece of living history. Listen to engaging commentary from your experienced captain who will highlight points of interest throughout your cruise.


Make your way to Steamer Wharf at Queenstown’s waterfront. Climb aboard the oldest working coal-fired passenger steamship in the southern hemisphere and feel free to explore! View the collection of historical photos in the small onboard museum and check out the skipper’s wheelhouse. Visit the engine room to feel the heat of the giant steam engines at work and see the stokers shovel coal into the glowing fireboxes. 


Soak in the dramatic mountain views surrounding Lake Wakatipu and relax at the cafe where you can enjoy a wine or beer and snacks are also available for purchase. 


What to bring

  • Shoes/boots (non-slip)
  • Warm clothing/jacket
  • Sunscreen/sunglasses
  • Camera


The TSS Earnslaw undergoes maintenace annually and does not operate on the dates 3 May to 24 June 2021.

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Cancellation Policy:

  • Transfers: Reservations can be transferred to another date (subject to availability) up to 24 hours prior to departure with no transfer fee incurred.  
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to trip departure. Trips are non-refundable after this point.
  • We reserve the right to cancel trips or substitute another river or section of river for safety reasons.



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