Queenstown: Walter Peak Horse Trek & TSS Earnslaw Cruise

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Unwind on a relaxing scenic cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw steamship across Lake Whakatipu. Enjoy a spectacular horse trek through Queenstown’s stunning scenery at Walter Peak High Country Farm.


  • Experience a scenic return cruise on Lake Whakatipu (45 minutes each way)
  • Horse trek suitable for all abilities, including first timers
  • Freshly baked morning or afternoon tea included
  • Small group size for personalised experience


Take in the sights when you take the reins of your adventure. Embark on a relaxing meander through farmland and create a holiday highlight. Before your time in the saddle, climb aboard the iconic vintage TSS Earnslaw Steamship travelling to Walter Peak High Country Farm where you will meet your horse and local guide. Our experienced guide will take you on a horse trek across rolling high country farmland to a lookout offering spectacular views of Lake Whakatipu. The riding is easy, the scenery incredible and the memories enduring. Great family fun, this trip is suitable for first-time or novice riders. Small group sizes of maximum 6 people per guide gives a wholesome personalised experience. After returning to the stables you’ll enjoy a delicious morning or afternoon tea at the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant. Then it’s time to explore the glorious gardens and farmyard before heading back to Queenstown on board the TSS Earnslaw, providing the perfect relaxing end to an exciting trip.


Round-trip cruise on TSS Earnslaw steamship Morning or afternoon tea (tea, coffee, scones, and muffins) 40-45 minutes horse trekking Nature guide

Important Information

  • Height restrictions - minimum 120cm tall Weight restrictions - maximum 100kgs There’s a minimum age 7 years

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