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Lakeland Queen - Coffee Cruise

Join the friendly crew aboard the M.V Lakeland Queen for an hour of relaxed cruising on Lake Rotorua while enjoying a coffee and fresh baking.

Highlights

  • Relax on a 1 hour scenic cruise of Lake Rotorua
  • Experience New Zealand’s only stern wheel paddle-driven vessel
  • Enjoy unlimited coffee and tea and a freshly baked treat

Join the friendly crew aboard the M.V Lakeland Queen for an hour of relaxed cruising on Lake Rotorua.

Kick back and take in the beautiful views including Mokoia Island, Kawaha Point, and Sulphur Bay while enjoying complimentary hot drinks and a freshly baked treat.

About The Lakeland Queen:

The Lakeland Queen was built locally in 1986 and modelled on the famous Mississipi riverboats making her ideal for the shallower waters of Lake Rotorua. A genuine stern wheel paddle steamer, she is powered by a 500 hp Cummins diesel engine driving a 16 bladed stern paddle. A true icon of the region the recently refurbished 'Grand Old Lady of the Lake' can cater for up to 210 seated guests and is a real must-do during your Rotorua visit.

Our comfortable floating restaurant has two deck levels, outdoor viewing platforms, and a fully licensed bar for your enjoyment.

The lower deck is wheelchair friendly with accessible restroom.

Adult $30.00
Child $15.00 (Aged 5 - 12 years)

What's included

  • 1 hour cruise
  • Tea and coffee
  • Freshly baked treat

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Location

  • Memorial Drive, Lakefront, Rotorua

Notes

  • Infants 0-4 go 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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Mak from New Zealand wrote on 09 July 2014

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Great to try!

I prefer coffee cruise instead if breakfast buffet so I could have more time to walk around the boat and enjoy the sun rise. Staff was good service. The senery was great. But Coffee and muffin were so so.

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Carmen from New Zealand wrote on 08 March 2020

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It was a lovely cruise looking at Rotorua from the water. Coffee and muffin was nice too.

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Thank you for choosing Lakeland Queen Cruise! We are happy to hearing from customer and will keep developing our product! Hope to see you again soon!

Ace from New Zealand wrote on 28 February 2020

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A wonderful experience!

The cruise is so relaxing. Staff were very nice and the view outside the ship is stunning! Will try to do night cruise next time.

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Thank you for choosing Lakeland Queen Cruise! We are happy to hearing from customer and will keep developing our product! Hope to see you again soon!

Phillip Baillie from New Zealand wrote on 07 March 2020

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Lake trip

Was enjoyable Needed more then 1 muffin an a cardboard cup for coffee Also coffee machine wasn't working

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Thank you for choosing Lakeland Queen Cruise! We are happy to hearing from customer and will keep developing our product! Hope to see you again soon!

Donna Roos from New Zealand wrote on 09 February 2020

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I enjoyed the experience very much and will recommend it thanks

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Thank you for choosing Lakeland Queen Cruise! We are happy to hearing from customer and will keep developing our product! Hope to see you again soon!

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