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Lake Wakatipu

Queenstown, New Zealand
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Lake Wakatipu Catamaran Cruise from Queenstown
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Wakatipu Basin Lord of the Rings 4WD Tour from Queenstown
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Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Mt Nicholas High Country 4WD Tour
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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"tss earnslaw"
in 22 reviews
"surrounded by mountains"
in 6 reviews
"clear water"
in 5 reviews
"new zealand"
in 24 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 5 reviews
"mountain range"
in 5 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 10 reviews
"steamers"
in 15 reviews
"boat trip"
in 9 reviews
"steam boat"
in 5 reviews
"queenstown gardens"
in 5 reviews
"walter peak"
in 10 reviews
"scenic drive"
in 5 reviews
"town centre"
in 4 reviews
"south island"
in 7 reviews
"te anau"
in 6 reviews
"sunny day"
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Reviewed yesterday

You get off the aeroplane and you think you're in an entire different world, where all you want to do is take photos of such natural beauty. Then you make it into town and cast your eyes on Lake Wakatipu and you've died and gone...More

Thank Jemkh
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a wonderful afternoon savoring the serene beauty and majesty of this lake. It is simply breathtaking.

Thank juthika5066
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Because of its size this lake can produce pretty large swells when it is windy. The water is very clean and clear. It is cold being glacier fed. It is a beautiful area with snow covered mountain peaks and magnificent when seen from the top...More

Thank Connie W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Queenstown recently and were charmed by the beauty of the Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding area . Lovely walks along the lakefront with ducks and gulls eager to eat scraps thrown at them by the children . The Queenstown botanic gardens on one...More

Thank Suniti W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A recent holiday in Queenstown reminded us of the beautiful lake which is easy to take for granted. No matter where you are around this town this lake dominates the views. There is always lots of water activity with jet boats, leisure crafts, swimmers and...More

Thank Rme48
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Te Anau, the southern end of Lake Wakatipu is the first to welcome you going into Queenstown. Such a beautiful scenery that you just can't help from taking a stop and admire it. There are around 2-3 lookouts going to Queenstown and we...More

Thank DParreno
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled aboard the TSS Earnslaw to Walter Peaks Farm and Homestead. The magic of Steam locomotion on board this 106 year old wonder. Magical views of the mountains and Queenstown that border Lake Wakatipu. We traveled in the spring of 2016, and just now in...More

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its Queenstown, what more can you say?? You will never tire of looking at the views of the Lake and Mountains

Thank brucepresland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good way to see the lake surroundings from 'inside'. This lovely and modern boat was very comfortable and the skipper Wayne was informative and entertaining. The cruise goes 3 times a day. We did the 11:00am cruise for 90 minutes. Lovely and safe. Perfect...More

Thank Maggie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

gorgeous scenery and nice walk around the lake. much recommended. musicians (buskers) are playing around the lakeside - excellent music and great food stalls

Thank Maninder Jit B
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