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Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Restaurant

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the base of the Queenstown gondola, located within walking distance from downtown. Take a seat on the gondola for an exciting ascent to Bob's Peakat Skyline where the Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar awaits. 

    During the ride, soak up the magnificent mountain views of the Remarkables, Coronet Peak, Queenstown and the aquamarine waters of Lake Wakatipu — part of Southern Lakes region of New Zealand's South Island. 

    On arrival at the skyline restaurant, fill your plate with a delicious buffet, with your choice of 4-course lunch or 6-course dinner. Sink your teeth into local favorites including South Island salmon, seafood, salads, roast meats and desserts. If you’d like, order a drink in the fully licensed bar (own expense) to complete this unique dining experience.

    With your round-trip ticket, reboard the gondola for the ride back down to the base.

    If you’re in Queenstown on Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve, enjoy a round-trip gondola ride, festive buffet, live entertainment and two luge rides. 

    Christmas Day:Lunch and dinner include an appearance from Santa. Christmas dinner has two seating times to choose from. Please note: the Kiwi Haka is closed for Christmas.

    New Year's Eve:Select from two seating times for dinner. Please note: the Kiwi Haka is not included.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Skyline Gondola Base
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Meals as selected
    • Round-trip gondola ride
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infants: High chairs are available
    • If for any reason you think you are going to be late, please let Skyline know as soon as possible, otherwise we will be releasing the table 30 minutes after your booking time.
    • Allow 30 minutes for the Gondola journey before lunch or dinner
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Beautiful view of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu as you ride up the gondola to the panoramic skyline restaurant. I was expecting an extremely crowded restaurant with staff rushing to get you out the door to accommodate the large number of people, but I was happily...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Mary4003
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Fantastic adrenaline rush although it is on the expensive side. Great views of Queenstown while you’re up there.

    Thank muirtravels
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We went up to see the sunset and overlooked Queenstown. Beautiful view from the viewing deck. It was cold and windy, but truely worth it.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank xiaoz908
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Gondola ride was ok, not much impressive but the view when u reach atop is awesome and the luge ride was amazing and fun. Food at the restaurant was delicious. Getting back to the gondola ride after the luge was little difficult with toddlers, as...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Sumedha K
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I was amazed and impressed at all the fun activities you can do at the top of the gondola ride. The buffet was delicious and the variety was amazing but more importantly, there were labels with ingredients for each dish which made it easy to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank beelai
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    30 July 2019|
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    Response from petrinadee | Reviewed this property |
    When you book online you can select the premium option. Alternatively email and request premium dining, their customer service is great. Then either pay online when you book or you can pay for the upgrade as the base of the... More
    10 July 2019|
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    Response from Cflorent | Reviewed this property |
    It’s only the meal which has a time frame.We stayed a few hours and did some gift shopping.Have fun.
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