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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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Cool Experience!

Warm duds provided for 30 minutes of pure frozen fun!

Reviewed 12 February 2012
Rie R
Dublin, NH
Good drinks, but 30 mins should suffice

Ok, this review is about the Below Zero Ice bar located on Searle Lane, Queenstown which my friends... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2012
Christchurch, New Zealand
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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
+64 3-442 6050
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Reviewed 18 February 2012

it's an expensive cocktail but it is worth a visit, you will only do it once but it is rather unique. We spent 30 minutes in minus 12 degrees and gobbled down a few cocktails, even the glasses are made of ice...

Thank bmsaigon
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Warm duds provided for 30 minutes of pure frozen fun!

Thank Rie R
Reviewed 28 January 2012

I have never been to an ice bar and thought that $32 was a little rich to get in and get one vodka based drink, however it is something you just have to do- and you can say you have done it! The sculptures were...More

Thank Fifozzy
Reviewed 16 January 2012

If you have never done this before (like us) it was absolutely worth the 15NZ to go in for 30 minutes and be surrounded by ice. We purchase discount tickets online for this one...always trying to save a few bucks! They have one of these...More

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank Tanu123
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Ok, this review is about the Below Zero Ice bar located on Searle Lane, Queenstown which my friends and I visited on the 1st Jan 2012. Overall, it was a good experience. We paid NZD28 for 4 people for entry and some more for drinks...More

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank Westfieldkiwi
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Reviews seem to be for a restaurant, which the Minus 5 Ice bar isn't. It's a bar. It costs $32 for admission plus 1 vodka based cocktail. Extra cocktails are about $8 each I think. Non-alcoholic mocktails also available. Drinks served in ice glasses (makes...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed 18 November 2011

It was smaller than I imagined inside but that was no big deal it was still really fun and the ice sculptures where neat to look at and plenty of picture opportunity's. The cups are made of ice so hang on to them with both...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 11 November 2011

Drinking vodka cocktails from ice glasses, pretty cool.

Thank thuggins
Reviewed 19 October 2011

The Minus 5 bar was awesome! How often do you get to a bar where everthing is ice? The cup was ice, the bar was ice, the seats were ice and the sculputres were ice. We went there in April/May 2010 when they were having...More

Date of experience: April 2011
Thank KTLN0908
Reviewed 22 August 2011

This was worth a visit but not that exciting. Its one of those things that is good to do but once is enough. Luckily we booked online and only paid $15NZD as that is all it was worth. If you walk in to book they...More

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank Sharon T
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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
30 September 2018|
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.
11 May 2017|
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