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Minus 5° ICE BAR

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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
Different Experience

A place which is made up of total ice, all things, Chairs, tables, glasses, all made of ice... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
sachin02
,
Surat, Gujarat, India
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

The staff are very good and the service was great, although one man did seem to get himself confused about giving out the jackets. I was glad I found a two for one voucher, the bar itself is small and you can only really last...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Kia Ora JnReid3! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Although we do love a good discount, we believe our prices fairly reflect the amount of work that goes in to creating the Winter Wonderland that you came to enjoy! Not...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018

If you already live in a cold climate, an ice bar may not impress. It was -7C (19F), which happened to be warmer than my home city today. The sculptures are impressive. The room is cold, and you must wear gloves or the ice glass...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeteV206
EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Kia Ora PeteV2016! We love this review! We pride ourselves in offering an experience to remember and you've described it perfectly! Thank you for spreading the good word and recommending our ICE BAR. Hopefully we'll see you again sometime soon! WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The bar is spectacular, kids loved it. It is cold but you will be given an appropriate clothing to keep you warm. Awesome experience

Date of experience: September 2018
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EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Kia Ora H5212IQcherylr! Thanks heaps for an awesome review! We are stoked to hear the kids loved it and you all enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we'll see you again soon! WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Went to the minus 5 ice bar in Queenstown and it exceeded all my expectations! The overall vibe of the bar is great and the workers are enthusiastic and very helpful. The drinks and entry are reasonably priced, with a variety of drinks to choose...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Kia Ora Trip59017362645! What a review! This is exactly what we are aiming for! We pride ourselves in friendly, helpful staff, good vibes and offering an experience to remember. We are STOKED you enjoyed it and thank you for the awesome recommendation. Please come back...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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