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Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch

Highlights
  • Take the Skyline Rotorua cable car to the top of Mt. Ngongotaha
  • Unrivalled views over tranquil Lake Rotorua
  • Savor a delicious buffet lunch in the award-winning Stratosfare Restaurant
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Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch
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Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your lunch reservation to allow time to travel up the Gondola to Stratosfare Restaurant.
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Overview
Volcanic Mt. Ngongotaha and scenic Lake Rotorua rank among Rotorua’s top natural attractions, with panoramic views over the geothermal landscapes. On this tour, take the Skyline Rotorua cable car to the top of Mt. Ngongotaha for a delicious buffet lunch with Lake Rotorua views. Reach the summit in comfort and visit the award-winning Stratosfare Restaurant for one of Rotorua’s premium dining experiences.
What to Expect
Your journey starts by taking a ride in one of our 8 seater Gondola cabins up the side of the dormant volcano Mount Ngongotaha (487 metres above sea level).  There is so much to do at the top including taking in the best views of Rotorua.  We suggest you allow at least 2-3 hours to enjoy all Skyline Rotorua has to offer. 

Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar:

Enjoy award winning dining at Skyline Rotorua’ Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar.  Rotorua’ best dining experience features a stunning array of freshly prepared buffet and cooked to order dishes highlighting locally sourced seafood, meat and produce.

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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Panoramic Views

Our second time lunching at Skyline.Food was varied and clearly labelled gluten/dairy free(one of our party has intolerances).A d/f,g/f curry would have been lovely as would roast potatoes but overall a great experience which our sea food loving friends thoroughly enjoyed.Next time we might try...More

Thank TotsiensVal
Reviewed 5 August 2018
Magnificent ride, view and buffet lunch

Outside of the thermal-based activities this is the best reason to visit Rotorua. The gondola trip is quiet, enjoyable and safe. At the top there is the three versions of the luge - beginner, intermediate and advanced - and other more scary adventure activities. But...More

Thank paulelenio
skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We agree, we think the food in the restaurant is pretty amazing too!! Thank you for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Great time!

First you start with a trip up the mountain in a Gondola, the view is amazing. Then you get off and go to the restaurant. We were there for my sister-in-laws birthday so big group. They had a Sunday brunch. Go up as much as...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 June 2018
Costly

Even though there is a Combo for both the Gondola and the Buffet, it is beyond the reach of most Kiwi's as it is over $100 for just 2 adults. Had the Gondola been at a more reasonable price, we would have been able to...More

1  Thank JamesWardlaw
Reviewed 22 May 2018
Amazing food & great views!

I did the Gondola with my friend last Saturday and we went for the buffet lunch as well. We planned on doing a quick lunch stop to have enough time for the activities but were completely blown away by the variety of food they had...More

Thank Shirelle S
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