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Stevensons Island 2-Hour Cruise and Nature Walk

Product ID: 148316
Discover Stevensons Island on Lake Wanaka on a 2-hour small group cruise with a nature walk and afternoon tea included. See some of Wanaka's most spectacular views and benefit from outstanding photo opportunities.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 3:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience the breathtaking scenery of Lake Wanaka
  • Cruise in comfort on a luxury catamaran
  • Explore Stevensons Island on a guided tour to the summit and enjoy outstanding photo opportunities
Full description
Embark on a leisurely 40-minute cruise among spectacular mountain scenery to Stevensons Peninsula and then into Stevensons Arm, home to the Mount Burke high country sheep station. Rolling green pastures precede Mount Gold and Mount Burke which rise majestically into the Eastern skyline.

Relax in comfort as you cruise to Stevensons Island for a beach landing. Your guide will take you ashore via the front loading ramp for a short hike to the summit of the Island. Stevensons Island is an inspiration for photographers. On return, complete your experience with afternoon tea and another 40-minute scenic cruise back to the Wanaka waterfront.
  • Luxury catamaran cruise to Stevensons Island
  • Guided island nature walk
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Afternoon tea
  • Deparment of Conservation park fees
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Ardmore St, Wanaka, New Zealand. Your cruise departs beside the old jetty on the Wanaka lakefront.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring your own bottled water, snacks, camera, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
• A warm jacket is advised as cool temperatures can occur at any time of the year
• An average level of fitness and mobility is advised for this experience
• The island walk is 10 minutes in length and rises 50 meters above the beach on a good track
• The island walk is not compulsory, you can remain on the boat, at the beach on the island, or complete part of the walk
• Wear rugged soled outdoor shoes or boots with a good tread for grip
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• This activity is subject to favorable weather conditions and minimum number requirements
• Due to uneven surfaces, this experience is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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22 February 2020

Friendly captain and host on the cruise. Beautiful scenery!!

21 February 2020

My wife and I had a fantastic time. Tim and Pavla were so Friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend it. They even recommended some other activities while in the area including places to eat which led to the best meal we’ve had yet.

28 November 2019

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Lake Wanaka Cruises

Product ID: 148316