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Minus 5° ICE BAR

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Fun and different

We stopped here on a whim and had a good time. I was able to leverage a discount voucher for 2 for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon G
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Sydney, Australia
First Ice Bar

We arrived in Queenstown with no plans for the afternoon so we decided to stop in here. I had seen... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
corleys
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Atlanta
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Be absorbed into a world crafted purely of ICE architecture! Everything from the walls and furniture, to the bar and intricately hand carved statues are all made from crystal clear ICE. Even our infamous cocktails are served in glasses made entirely...more
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Steamer Wharf | 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very cool lol place. However it sucks in order to get the nicer jackets fur to wear you have to pay more. This was a cool experience, would do it again. For all women out there that are going through hot flashes this is perfect....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank radeenas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting from Australia and we went to the ice bar, so much fun!! Jack and Savannah were our bartenders and we absolutely loved it! The staff was super friendly and the sculptures were great!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chantelle R
Daniellefuturebars, Sales & Marketing at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chantelle! Thank you for your review of Minus 5º ICE BAR. We love hearing about your experiences and that Jack and Savannah did a great job! We'd love to see you again :) Love from the team at Minus 5º ICE BAR

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went here on a whim with our child. He loved it!! And so did we. Retro music, disco lighting and ice everywhere! We took a few photos together, enjoyed our mocktails, then enjoyed smashing the glasses in the bin. The staff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johannat32
Daniellefuturebars, Sales & Marketing at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Johanna, Thanks for sharing your experience at Minus 5º ICE BAR! We're glad you had a great time :) Love from the team at Minus 5º ICE BAR

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a whim and had a good time. I was able to leverage a discount voucher for 2 for 1 adult vouchers which made the price a bit less and closer to being good value. They provide gloves, jackets and for those...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Simon G
Reviewed 31 December 2018

The bar is small but has loads of different ice sculptures and places to sit. It's really pretty inside. Nice cocktails and lovely staff. They provide warm coats but it does feel very cold when you've been in there a while so do dress like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tumblingdice3
Reviewed 30 December 2018

We arrived in Queenstown with no plans for the afternoon so we decided to stop in here. I had seen pictures of ice bars before but never been inside one. My whole family, including 4 year old son and 70 year old father went in....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank corleys
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

What a fab place but of fun to end the day They provide you with gloves hats and coats and you enter Ice bar and order your cocktail they also do mock tails for the under age teenagers You get a 30 minute time slot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 447stephb
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

After visiting Minus 5 today i have to say we were disappointed, $30 NZ dollars for an adult and 1 cocktail or mocktail a bit on the expensive side. Maybe we have been spoilt by visiting Minus 5 in Las Vegas, $32 US dollars for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M194IEpauls
Reviewed 10 December 2018

A place which is made up of total ice, all things, Chairs, tables, glasses, all made of ice.. definitely a unique experience, they even provide u with warm layers, gloves, cap, u can go with your kids..But place is small u can go there for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

After a short visit I realise The 'Minus 5' must be the rating The Only usp (unique selling point) they have here is that they are the oldest one in New Zealand. However like everything old things get upgraded I wouldn't recommend to anyone going...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travelfoodblogger171
Berton02, Owner at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hello Travelfoodblogger171 Thank you for taking the time to review our business. I remember this incident clearly from July as the whole team and I met to discuss and use your experience as a learning experience for all of us. I'm really gutted to see...More

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anacarolinap824
30 September 2018|
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Response from ErinC3114 | Reviewed this property |
Went with the Family - Mocktails are also available for those under 18 - and for people over who don't want the Cocktails
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anacarolinap824
30 September 2018|
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Response from rebecca19bex | Reviewed this property |
You can take children with you, I imagine they would have to be old enough to be ok with the cold temperatures, the kids will just get a mocktail at the bar.
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Loyjvy
11 May 2017|
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