You are welcome to bring your own lunch. The Vista Cruise has a selection of hot and cold drinks (including beer and wine), ice creams, snacks and light meals.

If you would like a delicious picnic lunch prepared for you and delivered to the boat, please give us your order by 6 pm the night before your trip.

We can cater for most dietary requirements. The menus below all have vegetarian, vegan, nut, gluten and dairy-free options with similar ingredients, modified to suit special diets.

Classic Picnic $25
  • Ploughman's Sandwich with salad and sliced beef (vegetarian option: roasted aubergine)
  • Crisp Apple
  • Vegetable Quiche
  • Banana Bread Loaf (gluten/dairy free option: chocolate muffin)
  • Whittaker's Chocolate Peanut Slab (vegan, gluten and dairy-free varieties available)
Lite Lunch $15

Standard and Vegetarian options only

  • Ploughman's Sandwich
  • Crisp Apple
  • Banana Bread Loaf
Hamper Lunch $40
  • Nelson's hand-made Proper Crisps (potato crisps lightly seasoned with sea salt).
  • Ploughman's Sandwich with salad and sliced beef (vegetarian option: roasted aubergine)
  • Crisp Apple
  • Vegetable Quiche
  • Couscous Salad (gluten-free option available)
  • Camembert Cheese with grapes and crackers
  • Banana Bread Loaf (gluten/dairy free option: chocolate muffin)
  • Whittaker's Chocolate Peanut Slab (vegan, gluten and dairy-free varieties available)
Classic Kiwi Onboard Barbecue Lunch $35

This very special lunch is available:
1 May to 30 Sept on Vista Cruise departure at 9.20 am
1 Oct to 30 April on Vista Cruise departure at 10.30 am

  • 200g free-range, ribeye steak cooked to your liking OR a gourmet vegetarian pattie
  • Tasty potato salad
  • Ranch coleslaw
  • Crisp green salad with vinaigrette dressing on the side
  • Freshly baked bread roll with New Zealand butter
  • Classic condiments: sea salt, cracked pepper, tomato sauce and mustard selection

Go to Vista Barbecue Cruise for more details.