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Minus 5° ICE BAR

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Something different

Was a great experience, bit pricey but lots of fun!! The staff were friendly, mocktails were yummy... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Rayanne72
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Kaitaia, New Zealand
via mobile
You Have to try it

They supply you with warm hooded jackets and gloves. You can buy admission along with a cocktail or... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
725blayner
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Rockhampton
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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 26 July 2018 via mobile

We absolutely love Minus 5, every time we have family visiting we bring them in to see the new sculptures. The cocktails they create are deliscious and we have always found the staff attentive and fun. Thank you Minus 5 crew for another fantastic experience!!More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hannahmuzz
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Kia Ora hannahmuzz! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We are so pleased that you continue to visit and hope to see you again soon as we always love having you :) WARM regards, Minus 5°...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We hadn't booked online (Saturday night) but luckily managed to get in for the last slot. I hadn't been to an ice bar before, so I was keen to go - it's definitely a different experience, but not much to shout about. Entry plus cocktail...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dean P
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Kia Ora Dean P! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Although we do agree that finding a good deal for activities around town is a bonus, we think that our prices fairly reflect the amount of time and effort that...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Had a nice time here with my friend. Bought two cocktails and enjoyed looking at the ice sculptures and taking photos. Even our drinking glasses inside were made out of ice. Jackets and gloves we're provided which kept us nice and warm.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carissalc
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Kia Ora Carissa L! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review! We are happy you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again soon! WARM regards, Minus 5° ICE BAR Team

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

*AVOID LIKE THE PLAGE* Emma the 'managers' attitude and her staff (English blonde hair) was absolutely appalling! We booked on bookme and due to the fact I only had a licence and not a passport wasn't allowed in even know my boyfriend had the same...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Was a great experience, bit pricey but lots of fun!! The staff were friendly, mocktails were yummy, would love to do it again without the kids and having the real cocktails. Loved the sculptures and ice glasses. Definitely worth a visitMore

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rayanne72
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Kia Ora Rayanne72! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy you enjoyed the experience with your family but hope you can come back! The ICE BAR with a group of friends is a great way to start a...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

They supply you with warm hooded jackets and gloves. You can buy admission along with a cocktail or 2 before entering. It really is worth looking at to see the sculptures inside and some fun photo opportunities. Cocktails were delicious, staff super friendly and surroundings...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 725blayner
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Kia Ora Andrea R! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review! As you enjoyed the cocktails, staff and ICE sculptures, in your opinion, what could we have done to earn that "5th-bubble" on your review? As there is always room...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We last went to minus 5 bar 11 years ago on our honeymoon & wanted to show the kids the ice bar on our family holiday. It wasn’t cheap for 30mins but the cocktails were delicious & the kids loved the mocktails. The ice sculptures...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Kia Ora Ro-shell-1982! We love hearing that customers want to share their experience from a while back with their families! Thank you for bringing in the whole team and we are glad that everyone got to enjoy the experience together. Maybe you can come back...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The staff are all friendly and helpful, the gear they give you is comfortable, and of course the ice bar itself is amazing... and the prices are great! Cocktails are super cheap and worth every penny, wish we could spend longer than half an hour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Kia Ora ekky731! BOOM! What an awesome review! We are over the moon excited that you had such an awesome experience! On your next trip to Queenstown maybe you can challenge the record for longest customer in the ICE BAR! :D WARM regards, Minus 5°...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Pricing is a little on the steep side but for something that I have never experienced before it was awesome!!! The drinks are super cheap as well and it’s such a cool atmosphere (literally) I don’t know if I would come back again unless I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karlio97
Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Kia Ora Karla G! Thank you for your review! The team at Minus 5 are excited you enjoyed your experience! As the sculptures and ICE features change on a regular basis, we're positive you won't have the same experience so we encourage you to come...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner visited the minus 5 ice bar in mid June 2018 it was our first time in something like this it is very well presented and A lot of fun all though it gets extremely crowed and it's not exactly a huge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Emma A, Manager at Minus 5° ICE BAR, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Kia Ora jason t! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! As we appreciate all feedback we are excited you enjoyed your experience even though your session may have been quite busy. Mid June is just that time of...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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