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The Luanda Experience

Earnslaw Park, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Best party location in Queenstown!

If you dont feel like hosting a party at home then the Luanda party boat is the way to go! 4 levels... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Niki G
,
Perth
Very bad

Poor boat trip skipper was rude and abrupt left disappointed was not value for money meal was dry... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Brett T
via mobile
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The Luanda Experience is Queenstown's fun lake cruise. We offer lake cruises daily on Lake Wakatipu from Earnslaw Park in downtown Queenstown.The Luanda Experience is a Queenstown lake cruise with a difference. The boat is fitted with funky 70's styling, an awesome sound system, BBQ facilities and a fully licensed bar.With four levels of fun the boat is an all season, all weather activity. Enjoy a beer on the two open sun decks or get cosy inside by the bar or in the downstairs snug. Take in the incredible views of Queenstown by day or by night on a private charter. We specialise in private charters, groups and parties. With up to 38 passengers and over four levels, the Luanda is the perfect venue for your next workplace function, celebration or pre-nuptial party!
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  • Very good10%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
11 Feb 2018
“Best party location in Queenstown!”
8 Feb 2018
“Very bad”
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Earnslaw Park, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

If you dont feel like hosting a party at home then the Luanda party boat is the way to go! 4 levels to enjoy.. with a sundeck, lounge area, bar and dance floor, and the bottom deck is so ganster with purple velvet and a...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Poor boat trip skipper was rude and abrupt left disappointed was not value for money meal was dry bun with frozen patties and again skipper was rude and unwelcomingMore

Thank Brett T
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LuandaQueenstown, Owner at The Luanda Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Hey Brett T I’m sorry to hear you feel that strongly about our product but you failed to mention that you forced our crew to contact the Police to intervene due to your groups poor behavior. It’s a shame that your group failed to respect...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We arranged a private charter of the Luanda on NYE for 21 people. The boat trip was unforgettable as we got to watch the fireworks and bring in the new year from the water. The boat itself is large and well equipped. The crew were...More

Thank Daniella H
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

We went on the Luanda at night time as part of a pub crawl. Unfortunately the actual pub crawl was terrible but this part was good. Multiple levels including a floor with a pole at the bottom and a bar with disco lights. The captain...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

A friend booked us on the sunset boat trip out on the lake via Bookme.co.nz which we paid $11 each for which included an hour an a half tour of the lake and one drink. Great value! Considering the price for a drink in Queenstown....More

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Great time on the Luanda. The staff were friendly and easy to deal with. The boat was just right for what we wanted. If you want a good time hire the luanda. Well worth the money

Thank Jono S
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride and hospitality of the crew. The lake was a little choppy to start which made it a bit more exciting - on the opposite side it was smooth and made for some nice sailing.

Thank glyniek
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Booked via bookme. The staff couldn't of cared less about us. No wine. No music. Apparently we couldn't play our music either. No burger. Our tickets said with burger. Was fun because of the people I was with, however they should be trying to meet...More

5  Thank 846maggiem
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Luanda boat didn't even show up for check in at 12:29, then when it did at 13:10 the crew informed us and other waiting passengers that the trip was cancelled. The operator didn't even inform us about the trip being cancelled, where we later...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

We found this cruise in bookme.co.nz and thought we would have a crack at it as it was cheap and came with a beer and burger. When we arrived we were greeted and were allowed to explore the 4 levels of the boat whilst we...More

1  Thank Daniel B
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