Real Rewards Card - for Locals

We'd love our experiences to be enjoyed by the locals more regularly. So we've come up with the Real Rewards Card to entice you to keep coming back!

The Real Rewards Card is our annual membership card for residents of Otago/Southland.

You'll enjoy ongoing unlimited free TSS Earnslaw Cruises, discounted rates for dining at Walter Peak and a range of great deals on our other products.

For $130 per adult & $65 per child per year, you'll receive these Real Rewards benefits:

  • Unlimited free travel on scheduled return TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruises
  • $15 Walter Peak Farm Tour adult // $5 farm tour child
  • $35 Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch adult // $15 lunch child
  • $55 Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Dinner adult // $20 dinner child
  • $5 TSS Earnslaw one way bike transfer ($10 return)

50% discount on the following:

  • Te Anau Glowworm Caves (from Te Anau)
  • Milford Sound Day Cruises (from Milford Sound)
  • Cardrona Mountain Carting (summer)
  • Cardrona Alpine Gondola Ride - sightseeing (summer)
  • International Antarctic Centre General admission tickets (Christchurch)

25% discount on the following:

  • Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruises (from Manapouri)
  • Stewart Island Ferries, Village & Bays Tours and Ulva Island Explorer
  • Queenstown Jet Boat trips (25 & 60 mins)
  • Queenstown Rafting trips
  • Kayaking day trip (from Milford or Doubtful Sound)
  • Cardrona single day ski passes and ski hire (winter)

How to get a Real Rewards Card

For more information, please contact us at [email protected], give us a call on 0800 65 65 01 or drop into our Visitor Centres in Queenstown or Te Anau.

To purchase the card, you will need to visit one of our Visitor Centres and have completed an application form - so please feel free to print this out, complete it and bring it into our Visitor Centres in Queenstown or Te Anau. Please remember to bring a utility bill as you will be required to show proof of residence when purchasing the card.

Terms & Conditions:

  • * During TSS Earnslaw maintenance periods (15 May to 25 June 2023), TSS Earnslaw Cruises are temporarily unavailable
  • ^ Cardrona summer blackout period applies from 25 Dec 2022 to 8 Jan 2023. Discounts will not apply during this time
  • The Real Rewards Card does not entitle the bearer to disembark for free at Walter Peak
  • Membership is valid for 12 months
  • Membership is only available to residents of Otago / Southland. Proof of residence must be provided when purchasing the Real Rewards Card
  • All percentage discounts are off the normal retail adult and child rates
  • Membership benefits do not apply to coach and flight products, private charters or special excursions (i.e. Christmas Day Lunch/Dinner, New Year’s Eve Cruises etc)
  • Membership benefits cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions, including Kids Go Free
  • Up to five accompanying guests are eligible to receive a 25% discount on RealNZ, Cardrona (summer only) and International Antarctic Centre products (adult tickets only), on the condition that they are travelling with a Real Rewards Cardholder
  • Discounts on Cardrona winter products are eligible for the cardholder only
  • Bookings are essential, direct with suppliers, in advance of travel and subject to availability
  • A valid membership card must be presented upon booking or at check-in
  • Membership cards are non-transferable and are valid for use by the named member only
  • If a membership card is lost a $10 fee is charged for a replacement card
  • Membership cards remain the property of RealNZ and must be returned upon request, and will be cancelled immediately (without refund) if there is any failure by members to comply with any of the conditions of membership
  • RealNZ reserve the right to alter ticket prices at any time