About the Lakeland Queen

Lakeland Queen is a local family owned company operating a dining cruise and charter experience on the beautiful Lake Rotorua.

Our Vessel, Lakeland Queen, is a truly unique heritage styled vessel able to explore the lakes scenery with its gentle paddle providing a quiet and relaxing cruise. The only vessel of its kind in New Zealand it has become one of Rotorua’s most iconic and recognisable features.

Having been in operation since 2006, our experience and local knowledge means we can provide an interesting scenic cruise, capturing the very best of Lake Rotorua’s highlights.

We operate both our booking office and departure jetty from Lakefront Drive on Lake Rotorua. Perfectly located on the CBD fringe and within easy access from the city’s various accommodation providers.

Our daily operation schedule includes breakfast, coffee, lunch, wine and dinner cruises with departure times of 8am, 1pm and 6pm every day, 7 days per week – including Christmas Day. Click here for our daily cruise options

We currently hold a Qualmark Endorsement Certificate and Silver Sustainable Tourism Business award from the national assessor Qualmark New Zealand a reflection of our commitment towards sustainable environmental outcomes and an emphasis on customer service and customer satisfaction.

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