Southern Discoveries


Southern Discoveries operates Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruise on Lake Wakatipu, which departs Queenstown twice daily from Thursday – Monday. Sit back, relax and join us aboard Spirit of Queenstown for an epic voyage of discovery around magnificent Lake Wakatipu. Enjoy comfortable cruising on a spacious and modern catamaran while your skipper provides commentary on the history and highlights of Lake Wakatipu.
Cruise further to reveal secluded bays, historic landmarks and spectacular views. Visit Bob’s Cove to see its remarkable turquoise water and native bush up-close ad enjoy stunning views up the lake towards Glenorchy, Mt Earnslaw and the Southern Alps.
Take panoramic photos from the open-top viewing deck while enjoying a hot coffee or a glass of wine from the onboard café and bar. Choose to add to your cruise a delicious Gibbston Valley cheese board and a glass of award winning Akarua wine.
Southern Discoveries is the original Milford Sound operator and provides the widest range of excursions in the fiord, including seamless coach and flight connections from Queenstown and Te Anau.
The company is Qualmark Gold endorsed and maintains an ongoing commitment to conservation in Milford Sound through the Tawaki project and the Sinbad Sanctuary Project.
St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown

Contact us

Give us a call: +64 3 441 1137
Email us: [email protected]
Visit us:  St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown
Check out our website:  www.southerndiscoveries.co.nz