The Luanda Experience

Party Boat Queenstown


The Luanda Experience is Queenstown's party boat and fun lake cruise with a difference. We offer daily cruises on the deep blue waters of Lake Wakatipu so you can take in Queenstown’s spectacular scenery from a unique viewpoint.

Luanda derives from the Hawaiian word for enjoyment and enjoyment is what The Luanda Experience is all about. Grab some friends, family or travel buddies and jump on board our 70’s themed cruise boat for a trip to remember.

Luanda boasts four levels of fun both indoor and outdoor making it an all season, all weather activity. Come and enjoy our awesome sound system, games & movie room, fully licenced bar, BBQ and a great kiwi attitude!

  • Party Boat and Lake Cruises
  • Group Bookings & Private Charters
  • 4 levels of fun
  • Full Licenced Bar with Luanda Lager on tap
  • Up to 40 passangers
  • BBQ and catering options
  • Pumping sound system across all levels
  • All Weather Fun – indoor games room, outdoor sundecks
  • All women over 6 foot tall and all men under 5 foot cruise for FREE
  • Hen & Stag Parties


BBQ Lunch Cruise

Step aboard the Luanda experience for a BBQ lunch cruise and enjoy Queenstown’s best scenery. Your knowledgeable, funny and witty hosts will show you the sights and surrounds from the lake with that unique kiwi feel and laidback style. Build your own world famous Luanda burger and enjoy a nice cold beverage to wash it down!

  • Departs daily at 12.30pm
  • Duration 90 mins
  • Price $35 per person
  • Includes a world famous Luanda burger

Evening Cruise

Whether it’s a sunset cruise in the summertime or an après ski cruise to finish your day on the slopes, the evening cruise is sure to be a great way to celebrate your day of adventure in Queenstown. Grab your mates and enjoy a beer, a burger and some beats!

  • Departs daily at 5pm
  • Duration 90 mins
  • Price $35 per person
  • Includes 1 FREE drink

Big Night Out - Party Cruise!

Join Queenstown’s original pub crawl for the biggest night out in Queenstown! Tuesday and Thursday nights the party comes on board the Luanda for an hour of pumping beats, drinks, dancing and all round shenanigans!

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Meet at Vinyl Underground at 9pm
  • 5 Bars, 5 drinks, Free food & photos
  • Big Night Out prizes and huge discounts
  • Party cruise duration 1 hour
  • Price $35 per person
  • Bookings with Big Night Out

Group Charters

The Luanda Experience specialise in private charters, groups and parties. With up to 40 passengers and over four levels, the Luanda is the perfect venue for your next workplace function, celebration or pre-nuptial party!

  • BBQ and catering options available
  • Choose your duration – 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours or more!
  • Up to 40 passengers
  • 4 levels of fun
  • Full Licenced Bar with Luanda Lager on tap
  • Drink specials
  • Pumping sound system across all levels
  • Hen & Stag Parties
  • Birthday Parties

Cruise options and prices are available upon request.


The Luanda Experience
PO Box 2012, Queenstown,
New Zealand

03 442 1970
021 172 0955
bookings at luanda dot co dot nz
Thunder Jet Booking Kiosk,
Earnslaw Park,
Queenstown Bay