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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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A fun time

The ice bar was a fun experience. Very creative ice sculptures and all things made from ice. Drinks... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
jadestimson
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Dubbo, Australia
via mobile
Great experience for all!

What a fun experience with family and friends. There were eight of us and a baby and we really... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
vikkijg
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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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 30 October 2018 via mobile

It was my first time visiting an ice bar and it was worth the experience. Again I had made discounted booking from bookme.co.nz. I got it for half the price. We will get warm clothes before entering the bar so no need to bring your...More

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

Kia Ora SushMush! Thanks for a great 5 "bubble" review! Not only did you get a good experience, you got it at a great price too! Everyone loves a good discount! Hopefully we'll see you again soon! WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE BAR

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The ice bar was a fun experience. Very creative ice sculptures and all things made from ice. Drinks were nice, staff were friendly. Room was smaller then expected but fit 9 people okay. Shout out to one particular staff member Lucy whom went above and...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 jadestimson! Thanks heaps for a great review! We are glad you enjoyed the experience and will definitely let Lucy know that you gave her a shout out! We are stoked she's gone above and beyond for you and we definitely think she's awesome...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

What a fun experience with family and friends. There were eight of us and a baby and we really enjoyed the friendly staff and icy cold everything! The cups are made of ice and you break them after- a good laugh. Recommend the Ice Bar!More

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

Kia Ora vikkijg! Thanks heaps for a great review! We are so stoked that you, your family and friends all enjoyed the experience! In your opinion, what could we have done better to earn that 5th "bubble" on your review? Feel free to email any...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We went to this funky ice bar and had a blast! Drinks served in a cup made from ice, inside a massive freezer full of ice sculptures and furniture made from ice and animal skins. What a hoot! If you are in Queenstown, doing this...More

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

Kia Ora Voltmonkey! Thanks HEAPS for an awesome review! We are so stoked you enjoyed yourself and thank you for your recommendation! Come back to see us again soon please! :D WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic experience, and a must do while in Queenstown. We booked a 9pm session, and arrived 10 minutes earlier to check in and put on our coats. Unfortunately others were not on time, which mean we did not move through to the...More

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

Kia Ora Ashley M! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! As you can appreciate, it's hard to organize groups of people on holiday! We hope that going into the bar a few minutes late didn't tarnish your experience at all...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to the ice bar. Nice cocktails and the sculptures were cool. It is small in there though. I thought that it would be bigger. Worth checking out.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 toptiptraveller! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are the Original ICE BAR in New Zealand and one of the oldest ICE BAR's in the world! Yes, you can find newer and larger ICE BAR's around, but our...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

A really fun idea. Very talented sculptor. The whole family loved it. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. The jackets and gloves they provide keep you warm enough. Cocktails and Mocktails were delicous. After about 30mins you've had enough. Kids enjoyed smashing their ice glass into an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Kia Ora Tlux20! Thanks for a great review! We are excited you and the family enjoyed the whole experience! We love smashing the glasses too! Hope to see you again sometime soon! WARM regards Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing sculptures inside and sickly cocktails on offer. Something I imagine you wouldn’t do twice. Glad we’ve beenMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Kia Ora hidez_12! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are very sorry you didn't enjoy the cocktails. We wish you would have made your thoughts known at the time so there was something we could do about it! We...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great time and lovely cocktails in this venue. It was a bit fun drinking like eskimos with frozen ice glasses, ice sculptures and friendly staff. Recommend to do as pre dinner drinks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kris C
EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Kia Ora Kris C! Thanks for your lovely review! What could we have done better to earn that 5th "bubble" on your review? Feel free to leave more feedback at manager@minus5icebar.com. WARM regards Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Good drinks. Fantastic ice sculptures. Great bartender (May). Short experience. Small room. No toilets.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnthonyR3459
EmmaA3025, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Kia Ora AnthonyR3459! Thank you for your review! We will let May know about your shout out and we are glad you enjoyed her as much as we do! We like to keep the sessions running for 30 minutes which for 90% of our customers...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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