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Perky's - Floating Bar

$$ - $$$,
| Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 21 664 043
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Bar, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
| Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here twice, first time sat as a couple, second time joined a table with another couple. But each time we just enjoyed chilling out, looking over the lake on one side, everyone being busy on the other side. We enjoyed chatting with the...More

Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a cute floating bar on board a boat. We were there around lunchtime and as Perky's does not have meals, they encourage you to take your takeaway on board and then buy a drink. We had some perfect mulled wine that had just...More

Thank Soula G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Novel floating bar. Cozy winter venue inside with upstairs seating which is a little breezier. Good atmosphere and a fun place to hook up with friends. Regular drink prices, good service and something different for a change 😃

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Perky's based on TA reviews. It was a pleasant place to have a drink. However I took a star off, as I found the staff weren't very friendly. Maybe it was because we had children?

Thank MustDoTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere on this cozy, swaying boat is really special and relaxing! The boat is located directly on the wharf in Queenstown center and you dont need to book in or so, you can just step in and enjoy the warm, topped with a mulled...More

Thank Sofia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We relaxed at Perky's with a coffee & a mulled wine, sitting up top & taking in the view. A fun concept, great place to stop for a drink and the views can't be beaten.

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We loved it... beautiful scenery, drinking warmed mulled wine or beer on the deck, friendly staff, blankets available on board to keep your knees warm, also sleeping bag that the front of the deck if you wish to chill out and watch the world goes...More

Thank brettnjess
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great place to sit upstairs with overhead heaters and a great view over the Queenstown Bay supping a beer,wine or mulled wine ,(we had all three) You must try

Thank Dave W
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

The floating bar is pretty cute and you can bring your own food, which is the first time I have seen this. My partner and o had the mulled wine and it wasn't bad. The bartender was very friendly. A definite must try, even just...More

Thank luckys15
Reviewed June 22, 2018

I think this place would hold the record for the pub where people only have one drink then leave. You get 'on board' have a drink, cross it off the list & move on! There's nothing more to do.

Thank Tim A
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July 6, 2018|
Response from stablesPaisley | Reviewed this property |
Hi Suzie, It is a very small boat which is constantly moored. On the bottom deck I reckon there are approx. 10 booths seating 4 to a booth. There is a small standing section at the bar where you could squeeze in 8-10 people... More
March 9, 2018|
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Response from ctravla | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay... no fee to enter. Just pay for your drinks which is at normal bar prices; variety a bit smaller than normal bar due to small bar size but range still good. Free to bring your own food on board; when we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $13
Bar, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Queenstown Bay, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 21 664 043
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Queenstown & New Zealand's only floating bar and coffee shop. Enjoy a hot or cold drink on the water with stunning views with fantastic friendly service. Our vessel is immaculate with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. So regardless of what the weather you will be very comfortable. Come down and see for yourself, I guarantee you will love it as much I do.
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