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Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Dinner

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    Your journey starts by taking a ride in one of our 8 seater Gondola cabins up the side of the dormant volcano Mount Ngongotaha (487 metres above sea level).  There is so much to do at the top including taking in the best views of Rotorua.  We suggest you allow at least 2-3 hours to enjoy all Skyline Rotorua has to offer. 
    Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar:
    Enjoy award winning dining at Skyline Rotorua’ Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar.  Rotorua’ best dining experience features a stunning array of freshly prepared buffet and cooked to order dishes highlighting locally sourced seafood, meat and produce.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    It must be said, first, that this is a completely expensive place to go. Second...my kids loved every minute of it. We had a great gondola ride up, a beautiful view of Rotorua, multiple runs down the luge track (I even really enjoyed that) and...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review, we are constantly trying to improve our services and it is with reviews like your that help us do that. I will be passing your feedback to our teams.

    Reviewed 2 July 2019

    The food options are awesome and the views are spectacular, but I was disappointed I had to go to the bar any time I wanted a drink. We were also a little early for our reservation and as there was another group waiting, there was...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    skylinerotorua, Public Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We will be sure to pass it on!

    Reviewed 2 July 2019

    We took the gondola, had 3 luge rides, and then had a wonderful dinner, sitting watching the lights of the town come on. The food was the best smorgasbord we have had. Fantastic value for money and something for everyone. Our teenage sons tried so...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Grigfam4
    skylinerotorua, Public Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

    So glad to hear you has such an amazing night!

    Reviewed 18 May 2019

    Food was of a high standard as usual This time we were served by Sophie. You need to book the tables and if you could book your server it would be Sophie again. Exceptional service and attention at all times. Thank you so much, my...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Raymond S
    Reviewed 21 April 2019

    Wonderful gondola ride, excellent dinner buffet and worth the extra price for seating by the window. A very good value and a lovely evening. It's magical to see the sun set and come down amid the lights and stars. Definitely worth it.

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank travelrab
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