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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“captain wayne” (63 reviews)
“lake wakatipu” (115 reviews)
“honesty bar” (34 reviews)
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Million Dollar Jetty | Waters Edge Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9700, New Zealand
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"captain wayne"
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"lake wakatipu"
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"honesty bar"
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"great captain"
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"top deck"
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"informative commentary"
in 45 reviews
"comfortable boat"
in 15 reviews
"trout"
in 37 reviews
"great trip"
in 34 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 18 reviews
"local knowledge"
in 16 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 29 reviews
"take photos"
in 20 reviews
"visiting queenstown"
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"my partner"
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"new zealand"
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had booked a morning trip with Great sights and they never came to pick me up. My only morning off work was ruined. I asked around the water and everyone recommended this cruise. I was met with friendly people from the time I booked...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly, all anyone ever talks about in Queenstown is the Earnslaw, an old and still-functioning steam vessel. It's expensive, it gets booked out fast, and it ties you into package deals like pat a sheep, eat a sheep and whatever. I wanted a lake cruise...More

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Betty P, Owner at Million Dollar Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased you enjoyed our cruise and thank you for the fantastic review!! We started up around 10 years ago from nothing and the Earnslaw was the only other cruise at the time. The word was that we wouldn't last but they didn't know our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We jumped on the Million Dollar cruise to explore Queenstown.It was a lovely relaxed cruise with a outstanding skipper who had great knowledge of the area.He stopped for some great photo spots then showed us everything Queenstown has to offer. We will always remember the...More

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Betty P, Owner at Million Dollar Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Stu for your glowing review!! Will certainly pass your kind words onto Wayne.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was just luck that we discovered this cruise and it made our trip. There are no downsides to this 90 minute cruise around Lake Wakatipu, which is great value and good entertainment. Captain Wayne is very knowledgeable and I enjoyed every minute of the...More

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Betty P, Owner at Million Dollar Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Laureen for your 5 star review!! So pleased to hear that you enjoyed our cruise and that Wayne is still doing a great job after all these years. Hope the rest of your stay in Queenstown was just as good.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wayne was our skipper, from the moment we stepped on board with a true Southern kiwi greeting until we stepped off everything was fantastic. Wayne was very informative and couldn't do enough for all aboard. I have a feeling he could have a second career...More

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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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