TSS Earnslaw Cruises
Step aboard – watch the stokers fuelling
the fireboxes and hear the sound of the steam
engines working as the TSS Earnslaw takes you
on a cruise of beautiful Lake Wakatipu.
Be transported in style on one of our regular
departures to Walter Peak High Country Farm. As
you relax on board enjoy delicious café
style food or a drink from the bar (extra cost).
Every cruise allows you plenty of time to explore
the TSS Earnslaw’s decks and bridge, view
the engine room and historic displays in the Fo’c’sle
Gallery and join a sing-along with the ship’s
Cruises depart regularly throughout the day.
You can combine the cruise with a visit to Walter
Peak High Country Farm for a guided farm visit
& barbecue lunch or an evening buffet dining.
Walter Peak Barbecue Excursions
Combine a lake cruise and a guided farm visit
with a barbecue
lunch. The barbecue is freshly prepared
and served to you either on the lakeside terrace
or inside the Homestead. Fresh salads and crusty
bread perfectly complement the food sizzling on
the grill. Before or after the barbecue there
is time for you to see the farm animals and to
join in the farmyard walking tour.
Walter Peak Evening Dining
The perfect way for you to end an action packed
day in and around Queenstown is to take a nostalgic
cruise on the TSS Earnslaw to the Colonel’s
Homestead at Walter Peak. Enjoy high country hospitality
and a carvery
style buffet , featuring the best
of New Zealand meats and seafood, along with fresh
vegetables and garden salads. You may well find
the house dessert specialities hard to resist!
An entertaining after dinner show provides a
glimpse into farming life. On your return cruise
to Queenstown, relax with a drink from the bar
or join a lively sing-along.