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Walter Peak Evening Dining Excursions - Real Journeys

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Join us for an evening at the Colonel's Homestead Restaurant. Begin with a lake cruise on the TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Sample an array of New Zealand and local produce; succulent meats cooked on the outdoor...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Real Journeys Visitor Centre | Steamer Wharf, 88 Beach Street,, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey to Walter's Peak was very enjoyable and beautiful. The boat TS Ernslaw was comfortable, the views across to the mountains and lake was breathtaking. The sheep show and the sheep dogs were fun. The singalong back to Queenstown was fun and the staff...More

Thank sparktoflame
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous boat ride. Good sheep dog and sheering demonstration (though not as fantastic as the agridome in Rotorua). Great barbeque in beautiful house. Best views from the large glass porch. Do this excursion when sunny.

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The journey over to Walter's Peak was one of the most memorable experiences of a lifetime - from the history about the TS Ernslaw, the beauty of the mountains and lake to the sumptuous BBQ at the homestead. The food was mouth-watering and the service...More

Thank odellcecelia
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Of all the attractions in Queenstown this has to be the best.Young,old,couples and groups,it caters for everyone.The history of the boat,history of Walter peak,the first class gourmet BBQ,the informative farm show and lastly the scenery,Must Do attraction.

Thank Skdmrk1
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The steamer cruise is great, wonderful historic steam ship where you can see the workings of the old steam system. Piano music on the way there and back and s decent bar to get drinks. The meal was fantastic, wood fired roasts, seafood and amazing...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Visited this magnificent homestead as part of the TSS Earnslaw trip. The property is mesmerising and one glance transports one back to historical times when the beautiful property was inhabited by a family. The buffet food was excellent with too many wonderful desserts to choose...More

Thank DianeAdelaide
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I reviewed Walter Peak 12 months ago, nothing has changed. As before, the food was perfect, staff attentive and smiling, such a perfect evening. "Thank You" Real Journeys.

Thank WO2SSM
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The trip over to Walter Peak on the TSS Earnslaw was a very interesting experience, being able to see the workings of the engine etc. Walter Peak is in a wonderful setting and the old house itself is wonderful. Great starters and deserts but a...More

Thank lomos14
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

OMG! that's what the experience overall. Very different from visiting any restaurant so far. This is where you hop onto a cruise which has the Victorian influence and historic steam operated engine (seemed so). The restaurant itself was very nice with big halls and high...More

Thank Prasoon K
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The trip on the steamer is unique and fun. The food at the farm was amazing and heaps of it. Best bbq food you will have. The sheep shearing show was good fun too. Well worth the trip especially families.

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6 January 2018|
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Response from Real_Journeys | Property representative |
Hi there, the BBQ is buffet style and has no entrees as such. There are a variety of salads, cheeses, breads and vegetables available although it is definitely has a focus on meat dishes for the mains. There are numerous... More
3 April 2016|
Response from Real_Journeys | Property representative |
Yes, you are right, the Walter Peak Horse Treks finish at the end of April and then restart after winter in October. There is a link on this TripAdvisor page which takes you to our website, where you can navigate to more... More