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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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best cocktail !

I love their cocktail , dont really remember the name but taste awesome!(with apple juice and pear... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Duidui Z
fun experience

well organised! helpful staff! yummy cocktails! smaller than I thought inside the bar! fun... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
travelbunny75
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Steamer Wharf | 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love their cocktail , dont really remember the name but taste awesome!(with apple juice and pear juice I think?) The cup is pretty cool and you can broke it down when you finish drinking!More

Thank Duidui Z
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Duidui Z! Thank you for your review! The cocktail in question is called the Polar Pear and it's one of the staff favorites too! We are so excited you enjoyed your experience! Stop by again sometime soon to enjoy all the other yummy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well organised! helpful staff! yummy cocktails! smaller than I thought inside the bar! fun souvenirs available to buy! highly recommend!More

Thank travelbunny75
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora travelbunny75! Thank you for a fantastic review! We pride ourselves in having friendly, helpful staff and we are so happy you enjoyed that experience. Although we are a touch smaller than other ICE BAR's around the world, we are the ORIGINAL in New...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

came across this place on bookme nz and thought it would be really cool to do, well it truely was. we were a little early for our time slot so they stuck us in to the early time slot. we had heaps of fun. you...More

Thank James C
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora James C! Thank you for your great review!! 'Recycling' your cup - AKA getting to smash your cup - is the highlight for a lot of people! Hopefully you got as much smash out of it as you hoped! Thanks for stopping by...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The night we were there the temperatures inside was -6.5 C. They will provide you with warm coats , boots and gloves if needed. Everything inside is made of ice including the glasses. Since we come from Michigan the temperature was not uncomfortable to us...More

Thank fourbeesplus3
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora fourbeesplus3! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! In your opinion, what could we have done better or different to earn us another "bubble" on your review? Feel free to send any feedback or suggestions to manager@minus5icebar.com. WARM regards,...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We found a buy one get one free voucher in one of the tourist guides. For $36, we got four cocktails between us. The cocktails were very light on the vodka and very heavy on the juice. We went in at 10 pm with a...More

Thank Kath S
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Kath S! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Minus 5° ICE BAR operates daily from 2pm until 11pm, bringing groups into the bar every 30 minutes. We cap the groups at 30 minutes because most people can only...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Saw this in a brochure and decided to check it out. For $36 I think it is it gives you entry with 2 cocktails. You do have the option of mock tails if you don't want to drink. When you arrive you get suited up...More

Thank 202Casiel
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Kia Ora 202Casiel! Thanks heaps for your review! We are very happy you've enjoyed the experience! Most people only last around 25 minutes or so, so bravo for lasting almost 40 minutes!!! In your opinion, what could we have done better to earn that "5th-bubble"...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A different experience which I may only do once but I really enjoyed it. We took the two cocktail package and it was good value. Even though it was minus 9 we were warm in the jacket and the gloves supplied.More

Thank Barbara M
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Barbara M! Thanks for a such a lovely review! Minus 5° ICE BAR is a bucket-list activity for a lot of travelers and we are so happy you've decided to give us a go! Although you've mentioned you'll only do it once, come...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

I had been so looking forward to visiting the Ice Bar and it didn't disappoint. It was a truly unique experience and with very yummy mocktails to boot. I highly recommend a visit here.More

Thank Rochelle G
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Kia Ora Rochelle G! Thanks heaps for the fantastic review and recommendation! We pride ourselves in offering a unique experience for everyone to enjoy and we are so happy to hear that you were looking forward to it so much! Pop by again sometime to...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, great experience with amazing ice sculptures and tasty cocktails and mocktails. Would be fun for any age!More

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Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Kia Ora jenna89robinson! So happy you enjoyed your experience at Minus 5° and thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We pride ourselves on having friendly staff and offering the best experience we can! Pop by and see us...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

If you visiting qtown, this should be one of your must do’s, even if u don’t drink they serve a range of non alcoholic beverages to enjoy your experience. Staff were awesome and our bartender Gemma was friendly. The sculptures and lighting effects were super...More

Thank DavidL9244
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Kia Ora DavidL9244! Thanks heaps for this amazing review! We are super excited you loved us and Gemma! (We'll let her know you gave her a shout out!!). Normally people only last about 25 minutes or so, so well done for doing 45 minutes! Pop...More

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