Lake & River Adventures in Queenstown

Surrounded by beautiful lakes, rivers and fiords, Queenstown is an ideal destination for all your favourite water activities.   

From leisurely lake cruises to adrenaline-pumping jetboat rides, Queenstown’s aquatic adventures are seemingly endless.

Browse the options below for the best lake & river adventures in Queenstown, New Zealand!

 Water activities in Queenstown

Browse Queenstown Water Activities

Showing page 1 of 7 pages.

List view Map view
Results by location:
Sort by:

Walter Peak Cycling Excursions - Real Journeys

Queenstown
Join our small group guided cycling adventure on the south-western shores of Lake Wakatipu.

Your day commences with a cruise on board the TSS Earnslaw Steamship to Walter Peak.

Then cycle along...

More information Visit Website

Mitre Peak Cruises

Milford Sound
Mitre Peak Cruises shows you Milford Sound the way it should be seen; up close and personal. With two purpose built luxury boats, we lead the way in small scenic...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 15 reviews

$70 - $175

Coach, Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise, Coach - Real Journeys

Queenstown
Coach with us to Manapouri and discover the unspoilt and remote wilderness of Doubtful Sound.

We will take you across beautiful Lake Manapouri, over Wilmot Pass and down into Deep Cove...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 517 reviews

Book direct
Special deal

White Water Sledging

Queenstown
Ride the Rapids!

Come and enjoy the unique experience - River Sledging down the rapids! Have the pure satisfaction of controlling your descent down the mighty Kawarau River on our specialized...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 59 reviews

from $210

Shotover Trio

Queenstown
Get ready for a day of adventure as New Zealand’s ultimate jet boat ride is combined with a heli-rafting trip down the mighty rapids of the Shotover River.

The thrill and...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4

Based on 18 reviews

JUCY Cruiser Milford Sound Day Trip

Queenstown
JUCY Cruise warmly welcomes you on board a modern coach for a journey of fun and discovery to one of the most amazing places in New Zealand.

Hosted by our...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 595 reviews

Book direct
$75 - $125

Milford Encounter with awesomeNZ.com

Queenstown
Take an unforgettable journey through the magical Milford Sound from Queenstown and experience the true beauty of the South Island

One thousand years ago, Maori travelled overland to Milford in search...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 148 reviews

Book direct

Hydro Attack Shark Ride

Queenstown
Meet Hydro Attack – The ultimate blend of shark and machine.

Operating from our berth in central Queenstown we’ll take you on an adrenaline-packed tour of stunning Lake Wakatipu.

Hydro Attack is...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 179 reviews

Book direct

Earnslaw Steamship/Walter Peak High Country Farm - Real Journeys

Queenstown
Cruise across scenic Lake Wakatipu and relive the elegance of a bygone era on board the TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship.

At Walter Peak High Country Farm join a farm tour,...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 862 reviews

Book direct

Million Dollar Cruise

Queenstown
Cruise for an hour and a half on Queenstown's spectacular lake and enjoy our friendly kiwi service and hospitality.
We have two stunning and immaculate launches with superb indoor and outdoor...

More information Visit Website

TripAdvisor traveler rating

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 1013 reviews

from $35
Page 1 of 7 :: View page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next View all (69)