Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown


  • Ride one of the only steamers still operating in the southern hemisphere

  • Ideal for travelers looking for a unique romantic experience

  • Don’t stress about dinner after the cruise—its included with this tour


Your evening begins at the Steamer Wharf in Queenstown, where you board the vintage TSS "Earnslaw" for a scenic cruise on Lake Wakatipu. Cross the lake while learning about the region and its history from your guide’s live commentary. While on the water, soak in views of the Remarkables mountain range.  Upon arrival at Walter Peak High Country Farm, settle in for a buffet feast replete with seafood and meat barbecued on an outdoor grill. Your meal includes a New Zealand cheeseboard, antipasti, desserts, and coffee and tea.  After dinner, you're treated to a sheepdog show and a sheep-shearing demonstration. Enjoy free time for a drink or two at the bar (own expense) before heading back on the steamer for the journey back to Queenstown.

Tour info

4 hours
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Why take this tour?

Travelers wanting a magical experience in Queenstown need look no further than this comprehensive tour. Relive the elegance of a different era by cruising Lake Wakatipu on the TSS "Earnslaw"—one of the only remaining commercial coal-fired steamers operating in the southern hemisphere—and follow it by feasting on a lakeside BBQ banquet. The memorable evening concludes with a farm tour and sheepshearing demonstration.

What’s included?

  • BBQ buffet dinner

  • Live commentary on board

  • Round-trip cruise

  • Farm Show

  • Entry/Admission - Lake Wakatipu

  • Entry/Admission - Queenstown

  • Drinks

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Real Journeys

About operator:

Real Journeys is a family-owned business that has been operating for over 60 years. We offer cruises and tours departing from Queenstown, and in Queenstown.

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