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Minus 5o ICE BAR

Steamer Wharf | 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6050
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Little bit pricey should have tried to get discounted price

The sculptures are beautiful and the staff were nice. The guy behind the bar was good fun and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ainemcardle2
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for a look

Good to go for a look sculptures are very well done. The type of thing once you have done it you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
363samk
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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 out of ICE! Dress up like an eskimo and explore over 18 tonnes of ice in -5 degrees and colder. A family experience you will never forget, a pre dinner chilly cocktail, or a 'cool' start to a lively night on the town. Can you handle the THRILL OF THE CHILL?
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Steamer Wharf | 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The sculptures are beautiful and the staff were nice. The guy behind the bar was good fun and really tried to make the experience good and encouraged us to come back. But it's something you do once for the experience and photos and we paid...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to go for a look sculptures are very well done. The type of thing once you have done it you don't need to go again. Got a deal off book me so it cost half the price.More

Thank 363samk
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kia Ora 363samk! Thanks for your review! Although we think our prices are fair, considering how much work goes into the ICE Sculptures, we are glad you found a good deal online. We do change up our scultures quite often so we do encourage our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Ice carvings, excellent cocktails. Given big warm coats and gloves. Its was -8.5 degrees inside, we did not feel the cold. Small area only allow a small group of people in at at time. The team were very friendly. we did not make a...More

Thank Tracie P
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora Tracie P! Thank you for leaving a review! We are all very happy you've enjoyed your experience at Minus 5° ICE BAR! What do you think we could have done better to earn that "5th-bubble" on your review? Feel free to email manager@minus5icebar.com...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in September with my two teenagers aged 13 and 17. The staff are lovely, so friendly and welcoming. The kids and I loved it, such a different experience. Cocktail was very tasty and the kids enjoyed the mocktails. Highly recommend .

Thank berylQueensland
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora berylQueensland! Thanks you for such a great review and we are so happy you enjoyed the whole experience! Pop back next time you're in town to try out more of our tasty cocktails and mocktails! WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked online with Book Me for myself, my 13 year old son and his 2 friends for his birthday. On arrival we were told we could not all enter as I was not the parent of the other 2 boys and due to liquor...More

Thank 124taniap
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora 124taniap! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review weather good or bad. I am very sorry to hear that you, your son and his friends had a disappointing experience. I totally understand your frustration, but unfortunately we have to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique concept worth a visit when visiting Queenstown. The ice carvings are cool and require lots of skill to produce.More

Thank LevinDC
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora LevinDC! Thanks for your review! Our ICE Carver, Victor, has spent countless hours in the ICE BAR sculpting all those wonderful sculptures for everyone to enjoy and we are so pleased that you did! Hopefully you can come back to visit on your...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Frozen sculptures and scenery add to the experience when cosying up to your significant other for some extra bodily warmth. Take some photos in the bright lighting and let the great value cocktails go straight to your head for a decently priced fun evening out.

Thank Sarah H
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora Sarah H! What a perfect description! We are so pleased that you and your significant other enjoyed your experience (and the cocktails)! Hopefully we'll see you again soon! WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We went with a toddler to Minus 5°, the staff from reception to inside the Ice bar and back again were awesome, really accommodating and friendly. We were toasty warm in our jackets and gloves, our toddler sat on the ice train, and we have...More

Thank Kerry L
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora Kerry L! Thank you for such a wicked review! We are so excited you got the full Minus 5° ICE BAR experience and had a great time with your little one! We love being able to hang out and chat with our customers!...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The staff were lovely especially Jeremy and Lisa. It was a nice novelty place to check out and the sculptures were great.More

Thank Billie G
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora Billie G! Thank you for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience and loved our staff, it makes what we do so much better with a comment like that! Come by again sometime soon for another chat with the team!...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

We managed to get a deal through BookMe - I recommend doing this because we felt that was good value for money, probably would be less satisfied if we paid full price! Staff were very friendly and entertaining! I would recommend wearing warm pant because...More

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