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Queenstown Ice Arena

29 Park St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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great rink

The rink was great and the kids loved it. They spend a couple of hours skating. It is close to the... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Perfect way to spend a day, or evening, or season!

We had a fantastic time at the Queenstown Ice Arena so far this year! We are a group of 20 year... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Kellye N
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The Coolest place in Queenstown! The Queenstown Ice Arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and abilities. Whether you're a seasoned pro or someone taking to the ice for the first time we will provide an unforgettable Ice Skating Experience. If you're not keen on skating but the rest of your group is, you can relax by the warm fire in our alpine style café and lounge. Be sure to try a glass of our famous mulled wine! No bookings necessary.What You Will ExperienceSet in the idyllic Queenstown Gardens,just a short stroll from the town centre,the Queenstown Ice Arena provides:• A great family day out. • An all-weather activity everyone can enjoy. Open 7 days a week.• The arena is a safe environment to drop the kids off while you go out to dinner or shopping in town.• A unique place to take a date or a great place just to carve it up on the ice. We've got something for everyone - from cute penguin skating pals and ice sleds for the kids to hockey sticks and gear for the more daring skater, all set under our amazing LED light display - Watch our entire ceiling change colour right before your eyes! Whatever your reason for coming to the Ice Rink we can guarantee it will be fun.Products:1. SKATING LESSONS: Our Skating Instructors have over 40 years of combined instructing experience. Whether you're learning to skate or trying out ice hockey. You'll be amazed how quickly you can progress with the right help! 2. EQUIPMENT HIRE: Super comfortable ice skates, cute penguin pals for the kids, Hockey sticks for the bigger kids or Ice sleds just for fun! Enquire about an Ice Hockey area if you'd like to get a group together to play! We also hire Frisbee Golf Discs to play the course outside in the Gardens.3. FULL SERVICE COSY CAFÉ: For those that prefer to watch - Spectators are free at the ice rink and we have a cosy, alpine themed café and lounge with a fireplace, big screen TV, view to the rink and comfy seating to relax in.What to Bring: Warm Clothes, Gloves and a Camera!Capacity: 300 + skatersTransport: Call to enquire about complimentary pick up serviceWe Provide: Helmets, knee and elbow pads are free if required. Skate hire is included in the entry price
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29 Park St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The rink was great and the kids loved it. They spend a couple of hours skating. It is close to the main town, next to QT garden, so it can be combined with it. There is ample parking here, and the staff are very friendly....More

Thank Damanig
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We had a fantastic time at the Queenstown Ice Arena so far this year! We are a group of 20 year olds traveling through NZ and have landed in Queenstown for the winter season! We went during the week for a public session and it...More

Thank Kellye N
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Way better than ice skating in Auckland! Queenstown Ice Arena has fairly comfortable lace up skates, not too many people on the ice, pleasant music (and not horrifically loud), great value (you can skate for 7 hours for $19), interesting (there are ice dancers taking...More

Thank candleman12
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

What a cool atmosphere, but bring good clothing. It's as cold as it gets, but huge fun. Not that I am any good at ice skating, however it was great just skating around without any major drama.

Thank letusenjoylife
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was initially expecting a very small place when you see the entrance to the Ice Skating Arena however it is pretty big inside with a full size ice rink. The facility is well maintained and neat. It also has good eating and drinking facilities...More

Thank Brentwapwap
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My teenage girls enjoyed this rink, they loved the flashing lights on the ceiling and the music videos on the big screen. You could spend a lot of time here if you had the time it's very central to town, If you are staying in...More

Thank foodlover502015
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Whether cooling down in the heat of summer with the cool breezes as you zip around the arena or in winter wrapped up like an Eskimo, snow on the ground, it's so much fun!! In the grounds of Queenstown Park, to the left of the...More

Thank ibaas2016
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Took our 12 year old son here for the afternoon. He isn't a skater, but the place wasn't overly busy, despite it being school holidays, and he spent a good couple of hours skating and learning the ropes! Just a tip - it's VERY cold...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We moved to New Plymouth 2 years ago from Auckland and there is no other ice rink in North Island apart from Auckland unfortunately. Because we used to play ice hockey we either drive 5 hours to Auckland to skate or travel in South Island...More

Thank kaepieter
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Went with kids early at 10am on a day that was meant to,rain. We had it to ourselves for almost two hours. Staff super friendly and helpful. We hire two seals to push our 2 and 4 year olds around on. Perfect for them to...More

Thank AusiDoyle
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Bek N Darren B
24 May 2016|
Response from Gordon2745 | Property representative |
Sorry at present we are only open from April to October. We continue to renovate the arena during the summer months. Thanks for your question.