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Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch

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    What to Expect
    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Skyline Rotorua
    1h 30m
    • Return Gondola Ride and Buffet Lunch
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 July 2018

    First you start with a trip up the mountain in a Gondola, the view is amazing. Then you get off and go to the restaurant. We were there for my sister-in-laws birthday so big group. They had a Sunday brunch. Go up as much as...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank Linda P
    Reviewed 4 June 2018

    Even though there is a Combo for both the Gondola and the Buffet, it is beyond the reach of most Kiwi's as it is over $100 for just 2 adults. Had the Gondola been at a more reasonable price, we would have been able to...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank JamesWardlaw
    Reviewed 22 May 2018

    I did the Gondola with my friend last Saturday and we went for the buffet lunch as well. We planned on doing a quick lunch stop to have enough time for the activities but were completely blown away by the variety of food they had...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Shirelle S
    Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

    We had a buffet lunch and on the way to the Restaurants, we can see young boys riding a bike downward the hill. Fantastic and spectacular indeed

    Thank 937lalengmawiav
    Reviewed 1 April 2018

    I have been there a number of times as I am a tour bus driver. The views on the ride up from the Gondola and then again from the restaurant are simply fantastic. The buffet lunch caters for all cultures and I have yet to...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank PeterH2882
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    Response from paulelenio | Reviewed this property |
    Suggest you book ahead of time. While it’s a big restaurant it attracts large overseas tourist groups and in summer it’s a popular place for Kiwi visitors as well.
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