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Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise

51 Sunderland Street, Clyde 9330, New Zealand
+64 3-449 3173
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A group of Rotarians cycled the Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Cycle trails in stunning weather... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
TimaruGilly
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Timaru, New Zealand
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Roxburgh Cycle Trail

A group of 8 of us cycled from Alexandra to Lawrence over ANZAC weekend. Laurence was waiting for... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
165janetj
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Clutha River Cruises is the only licensed operator providing fully guided and catered tours on lakes Roxburgh & Dunstan in Central Otago, New Zealand. Our tours journey the isolated reaches of the stunning Clutha River and historic Roxburgh Gorge. Passengers can marvel at some of New Zealand's best examples of European and Chinese gold mining. View the mining sites of Doctors and Butchers Points and enjoy the spectacular schist scenery that only Central Otago has to offer.
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“gold mining” (16 reviews)
“his knowledge” (5 reviews)
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51 Sunderland Street, Clyde 9330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A group of Rotarians cycled the Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Cycle trails in stunning weather with lovely autumn colours . The Clutha River Cruise is a must - in fact it is the only way to get from Doctors Point to Shingle Peak as...More

Thank TimaruGilly
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A group of 8 of us cycled from Alexandra to Lawrence over ANZAC weekend. Laurence was waiting for us at Doctors Point and we had a wonderful look at the history surrounding the gold mining while taking the boat cruise to Shingle Creek. He gave...More

Thank 165janetj
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A group of 13 of us cycled the Roxburgh gorge and Clutha Gold trail in March. Laurence picked us up from Doctors point and gave us (and our bikes) a boat ride to Shingle creek. He gave us a great in sight in to the...More

Thank gordonsNewZealand
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

As part of the Clutha gold trail we biked from Clyde to doctors point then jumped on the boat to shingle creek. The boat trip was a great variation and a rest from the cycling, it was spectacular trip well worth it seeing all the...More

Thank mariag00000
CluthaRiverCruises, General Manager at Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for your positive comments. I see you have given a rating of poor for this trip which I can only imagine was a slip of the key or mistake in view of your comments. :(

Reviewed 21 January 2017

I took this cruise with my husband in January and we had so much fun. Laurence has an infectious love of the history of the area. The river is stunning, and we were gifted with a beautiful day to enjoy it. It was amazing to...More

Thank kirsten192017
Reviewed 13 January 2017

What a welcome sight Lawrence was waiting to transport us on to Shingle Creek drop off to continue on the trail. weather was unseasonably horrid on this particular day. he kitted us into life jackets secured our bikes made sure we were as comfortable as...More

Thank Pip A
CluthaRiverCruises, Owner at Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. yes that was quite a day on the river!!

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I was very fortunate to be invited onboard a staff Christmas function. What a journey. Laurence is a huge history buff, his knowledge about the gold mining on the Clutha is exceptional. We lucked out with the weather so everything was perfect. River to ourselves,...More

Thank SPROULLY
CluthaRiverCruises, Owner at Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you so much for the kind comments. I had a really great time with your group.

Reviewed 28 November 2016

We set out to cycle all the majour Otago cycle trails over 5 days. On Day 3 we did the Roxburgh Gorge trail and booked with Lawrence from Clutha River Cruise to take us down the river. He arrived well ahead of time, gave us...More

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CluthaRiverCruises, General Manager at Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thank you. Really enjoyed your company on the trip. Many thanks, Laurence

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Our trip was part of the beautiful and scenic Roxburgh Gorge Trail. Our skipper Laurence was super friendly and extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the place. He pointed out things of interest from the gold mining era and was full of interesting...More

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CluthaRiverCruises, Owner at Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thanks so much for your kind comments. I really enjoyed your group and look forward to meeting you again. Many thanks. Laurence

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable cruise on the Clutha River. We (three retired couples) learnt a great deal about historic 19th century and 1930s gold mining operations. Our skipper and guide Lawrence had researched the history in considerable depth and his knowledge was impressive and conveyed with infectious...More

Thank Tieke2013
CluthaRiverCruises, Owner at Clutha River Cruises - One Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for your kind comments. Had a great day out with your group.

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