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The Luanda Experience

Earnslaw Park, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1116
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Enjoyable Short Cruise

We went on the Luanda at night time as part of a pub crawl. Unfortunately the actual pub crawl was... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Nice evening boat trip

A friend booked us on the sunset boat trip out on the lake via Bookme.co.nz which we paid $11 each... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Wakefield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Luanda Experience is Queenstown's fun lake cruise. We offer lake cruises daily on Lake Wakatipu from Earnslaw Park in downtown Queenstown.The Luanda Experience is a Queenstown lake cruise with a difference. The boat is fitted with funky 70's styling, an awesome sound system, BBQ facilities and a fully licensed bar.With four levels of fun the boat is an all season, all weather activity. Enjoy a beer on the two open sun decks or get cosy inside by the bar or in the downstairs snug. Take in the incredible views of Queenstown by day or by night on a private charter. We specialise in private charters, groups and parties. With up to 38 passengers and over four levels, the Luanda is the perfect venue for your next workplace function, celebration or pre-nuptial party!
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
4 Apr 2016
“Enjoyable Short Cruise”
27 Mar 2016
“Nice evening boat trip”
Earnslaw Park, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1116

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We went on the Luanda at night time as part of a pub crawl. Unfortunately the actual pub crawl was terrible but this part was good. Multiple levels including a floor with a pole at the bottom and a bar with disco lights. The captain...More

1  Thank Lady_Peekaboo19
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

A friend booked us on the sunset boat trip out on the lake via Bookme.co.nz which we paid $11 each for which included an hour an a half tour of the lake and one drink. Great value! Considering the price for a drink in Queenstown....More

Thank JessMack12
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Great time on the Luanda. The staff were friendly and easy to deal with. The boat was just right for what we wanted. If you want a good time hire the luanda. Well worth the money

Thank Jono S
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride and hospitality of the crew. The lake was a little choppy to start which made it a bit more exciting - on the opposite side it was smooth and made for some nice sailing.

Thank glyniek
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Booked via bookme. The staff couldn't of cared less about us. No wine. No music. Apparently we couldn't play our music either. No burger. Our tickets said with burger. Was fun because of the people I was with, however they should be trying to meet...More

5  Thank 846maggiem
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Luanda boat didn't even show up for check in at 12:29, then when it did at 13:10 the crew informed us and other waiting passengers that the trip was cancelled. The operator didn't even inform us about the trip being cancelled, where we later...More

Thank chriswpics
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We found this cruise in bookme.co.nz and thought we would have a crack at it as it was cheap and came with a beer and burger. When we arrived we were greeted and were allowed to explore the 4 levels of the boat whilst we...More

1  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Lovely view of lake wakatipu and the remarkables mountains. The burger was very refreshing. I was able to get my ticket online at a discounted rate which was lucky as I wouldn't be happy to pay full price for this although it was a nice...More

1  Thank lana s
Reviewed 2 September 2015

What do you get for $35 in today's world, 90 minutes on the lake, a great burger straight from the BBQ, a free beer or wine and great scenery! We enjoyed a relaxing cruise on the lake with spectacular views of the mountains and of...More

3  Thank Leabert
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Great, relaxed boat ride - we got some stunning pictures! Staff were friendly and helpful. The burgers were alright, everything else was great! Great value for money too, highly recommend!!

2  Thank Whitney C
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