Maori welcome Maori Culture Cruise on lake or personal tour

Option 1: Maori Culture Cruise takes you on a lake  cruise

Option 2: Maori  Culture land tour takes you on a personal guided tour

Option1 and 2 last for about an hour and tells the story of where Maori came from, how they adapted to the frigid south, then why they rapidly disappeared.

We will talk about Haki te Kura, the famous  Maori princess, who left a lifetime legacy through a special event and then how she tragically died.

We talk about how Maori lived here and their customs

Finally, hear the myths of the creation of the South Island and Aoraki Mount Cook and Matau whose burnt body is the origin of Lake Whakatipu.



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Contact Us

Physical Address

Queenstown 9300


$375 – $650NZD

Price Information

Price is for 1 to 1.5 hour presentation on local Maori history on Lake Whakatipu.


  • Boat hire is $750 for 50 people seated inside. (1.5 hours)
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