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Ruby Island Cruise - Lake Wanaka Cruises


Departing the gorgeous waterfront of Lake Wanaka, we’ll embark on a relaxing cruise to the stunning Ruby Island.


  • Experience the Jewel of Wanaka on a relaxing cruise
  • Enjoy spectacular scenery
  • Amazing photo opportunities

Cruise the pristine waters of Lake Wanaka in style and comfort aboard Dual Image, our 55-foot luxury catamaran as we make our way to the gorgeous Ruby Island.

Often referred to as the ‘Jewel of Wanaka’ this secluded and beautiful island is home to a range of native plants and boasts outstanding views across Lake Wanaka and it’s surrounding mountains.

Once on the island you‘ll be free to explore the grounds as you wish.

Take the opportunity to walk around the island for picture perfect photo opportunities, or simply sit back, relax and take in this magical environment and spectacular views around you.

Adult $49.00
Child $19.00
Infant $0.00 (0 - 4 years )

What's included

  • 1.5 Hour cruise
  • Interesting commentary


  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience


  • You will board from the Wanaka lakefront near the Dinosaur Park (Close to 100 Ardmore St).

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Child price is applicable for ages 5 - 15 years.

  • Infants 0-4 years of age travel FREE. this option can be booked as you proceed through the checkout..

Available Bookings from 28 May to 03 Jun 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 28 May
Sun 29 May
Mon 30 May
Tue 31 May
Wed 1 Jun
Thu 2 Jun
Fri 3 Jun

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$13.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$34.00
  • Child$13.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$34.00
  • Child$13.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$29.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$19.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$49.00
  • Child$19.00
  • Infant Free

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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mariand2 from New Zealand wrote on 29 January 2021

Chill cruise

The cruise was exactly what we expected... a laid back cruise in a catamaran with a chill and informative walk around Ruby Island. Tim, our guide, was absolutely awesome!

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marcellinoi from New Zealand wrote on 24 January 2021

Nice trip

It was nice trip but a bit too short. Maybe can add a bit more time to explore a bit more of the lake. Nice and friendly team.

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Nicola from New Zealand wrote on 11 October 2017

A special wee trip...

Would definitely recommend this Lake Wanaka cruise! It's awesome to see Wanaka and its surrounds from the water, and we were so lucky to enjoy Ruby Island on a quiet, sunny and calm day. Great story and local history. Thank you!!

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Thanks Nicola. We could not agree more. hope to see you again when you're back this way.

tashb from New Zealand wrote on 18 May 2022

Ruby Island

I little more time to view the island at you own speed and that in the veiws would ha very been amazing

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Chris Henwood from New Zealand wrote on 24 April 2022

Great short trip

A great trip to do in Wanaka. The skipper was very friendly and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended

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      Infant 0 - 4 years

        *This option must be made together with another price type.

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