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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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Awesome

We had a great time in this bar.. was chilly!! Was a great queenstown experience. . A must do... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CJO193
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Te Puke, New Zealand
via mobile
Chilly

Great way to spend some time one evening.36 dollars for entry which included two Absolut vodka... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teresa150554
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Abercynon, United Kingdom
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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?
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  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Steamer Wharf | 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6050
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time in this bar.. was chilly!! Was a great queenstown experience. . A must do really!

Thank CJO193
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to spend some time one evening.36 dollars for entry which included two Absolut vodka based cocktails and coat,hat,gloves etc.like everywhere in Queenstown good friendly service with a smile.

Thank teresa150554
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience if you are in Queenstown. Bar was extremely great value for money and something a bit different to other bars in the area. It's is a very good place to start your night out but at -7.5c, struggled to stay any longer...More

Thank m16matty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If staying the night in an ice hotel has ever ventured onto your bucket list... then quickly been struck off due to the requirement for a second mortgage... then visiting Minus 5 Ice Bar on Queenstown's Steamer Wharf could be the next best thing. Curling...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cool place to go for a short visit. Nice ice sculptures, you drink out of an ice cup. I'm glad we didn't pay the full admission price because it is the type of place where you only spend a few minutes. But...More

Thank pandabear6
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora pandabear6! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience, although a short one. In your opinion, what could we have done to earn that "5th-bubble" on your review? Feel free to email any...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This ice bar is so cool my first one I went to! The staff were super friendly and had good knowledge on Queenstown and what we could get up to and do! Inside was so cool! (Pun intended) and the drinks were awesome plus the...More

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

Kia Ora Mara B! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such an awesome review!! We are so pleased you enjoyed the bar, the staff and the drinks! Hopefully you can pop by and visit us again on your next trip to Queenstown!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest the place is smaller than I expected. When we arrived, staff supplied big coat and wool gloves to keep us warm. Inside the ice bar (I would say it's like 4 square meters?), everything is made out of ice including the cups....More

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

Kia Ora Loyjvy! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Here at Minus 5° ICE BAR, we have over 18 tonnes of ice that was shipped from across New Zealand, alongside a very talented Ice Sculptor who spends hundreds of hours...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend some time here, but is quite a small place inside. The mocktails (in ice glasses) were decent and the staff was very good. The ice sculptures were nice too. The y give the warm jackets and gloves, so it doesn't feel too cold...More

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

Kia Ora Damanig! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Minus 5° ICE BAR has been operating for almost 13 years, making us the very first ICE BAR in New Zealand and one of the very first ICE BARs in the...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

A very cool -9 degree in the ice bar . Very friendly staff and the cocktails were also very good . I was a Little skeptic although that my lips wasn't going to stick to the glass made of ice . But I think they...More

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

Kia Ora Shorescouter! Thank you for leaving us a great review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience! In your opinion, what could we have done to earn that "5-th bubble" on the review? Feel free to email manager@minus5icebar.com with any suggestions!...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Never been to an ice bar before and for a first time I enjoyed the experience. Staff very friendly and a good select of cocktails to choose from. Little bit expensive for entry but you can get a $5 off voucher from the Million Dollar...More

Thank jamiep0501
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5o ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora jamiep0501! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Here at Minus 5° ICE BAR, we have over 18 tonnes of ice that was shipped from across New Zealand, alongside a very talented Ice Sculptor who spends hundreds of hours...More

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Loyjvy
Hi, do you have storage facility to store our valuables such as camera, cell phone etc. how much does it cost?
11 May 2017|
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