Rates & Fares

(Effective 1st Novemebr 2016, prices shown are Nett, and Include GST)

Tours

Our tours are fun, friendly, informative and ideal for all seasons.

Whiskey Falls

Time: approx 1 hour  
$105 for up to 3 passengers
$35 per additional adult
$20 per additional child

Apline Lake Explorer

Time: approx 1.5 hours  
$150 for up to 3 passengers
$50 per additional adult
$30 per additional child

Head of the Lake

Time: approx 1 hour  
$105 for up to 3 passengers
$35 per additional adult
$20 per additional child

Half the Lake Mini Tour 

Time: approx 25 minutes
$75 for up to 3 passengers
$25 per additional adult
$15 per additional child

Day Walks

The tracks around St. Arnaud offer some of New Zealands best day walking and feature prominently in many publications on the subject.

Lakehead - St Arnaud

Boat trip: 15-20 Minutes
Grade: Easy
Time: 2.5-4 hours depending on ability

Coldwater - St Arnaud

Grade: Easy
Time: 3-4.5 hours depending on ability

Coldwater - Lakehead

Grade: Moderate,
Via swing bridge
Time: 3.5-4.5 hours depending on ability

West Bay - St Arnuard via Brunner Peninsla.

Grade: Easy
Time: 1 hour depending on ability

Ferry Services

Closed on Christmas Day, Children classed as 13 Years and under, proof of age may be required.

Time Table

Departs Keer Bay (St.Arnaud)
10:30am - from 10th December - 25th April
12:30pm - from 24th December - 8th January
2:45pm - from 19th December - 14th March

Departs Lakehead / Coldwater
10:45am - from 10th December - 25th April
12:45pm - from 24th December - 8th January
3:00pm - from 17th December - 14th March

Fares

Kerr Bay / St. Arnaud to Lakehead / Coldwater
One Way: Adults $30 Children $15
Return Same Service: Adults $40 Children $20
Return Same Day, Different Service: Adults $50 Children $25

Kerr Bay / St. Arnaud - Whiskey Falls
One Way: Adults $20 Children $10
Return Same Service: Adults $30 Children $15
* Stops at Whiskey Falls and picks up 15 minutes later

Kerr Bay / St. Arnaud - West Bay
One Way: Adults $20 Children $10

West Bay - Lakehead / Coldwater
One Way: Adults $30 Children $15
* Stops at West Bay are on demand and must be pre booked

Lake Rotoiti Water Taxis takes no responsibility for sailings being cancelled due to weather or for any other reasons.

Canoe Hire

Canoes, Kayaks and Rowboats are hired from the lake front between October and April.

Canadian Canoes / Row Boats / Double Kayaks

$15 Half hour

$25 Hour

$75 Half day

School and Youth Groups, please ask for a quote.

Single  Kayaks

$10 Half hour

$15 Hour

$50 Half day

Ice Skate Hire

$10 per child per hour

$15 per adult per hour

Children must be accompanied by an adult, subject to ice conditions

Track Transport

The Nelson lakes has some of the countries best tramping through native alpine beech forest, craggy mountains and crystal clear rivers. Including the world famous Travis Sabine, Blue Lake and Lake Angelus.

Water Taxi from Kerr Bay / St. Arnaud to Lakehead / Coldwater

$100 for up to 3 passengers,
$120 for up to 4 passengers,
$30 per additional adult passenger,
$15 per additional child passenger