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Queenstown Ice Arena

29 Park St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8000
Review Highlights
Feels like home

Great place for both locals & travelers. I signed up to play ice hockey there and the rink was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kellye N
Good fun activity to fill in time

was a little expensive ($19) but i had a fun time and thankfully went when it was quiet. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Dunedin, New Zealand
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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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“ice hockey” (12 reviews)
“skating rink” (4 reviews)
“ice skate” (3 reviews)
29 Park St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for both locals & travelers. I signed up to play ice hockey there and the rink was always very well maintained, staff was friendly & the owners are very hands on. They strive to make it a part of the community. I brought...More

Thank Kellye N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

was a little expensive ($19) but i had a fun time and thankfully went when it was quiet. Good facilitates had to pay $5 for a long pair of socks as didn't have them withe me. It is cold so recommend gloves and hat.

Thank psmall17
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Its a nice place to go and do a bit of ice skating, as the place it is not very big. Lights and musics its what make the place nicer.

Thank 423brunab
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nice ice skating rink tucked away in the queenstown gardens During weekdays in morning can often be very quiet so you can have the rink to yourself at times Great staff Really nice warm cafe area Visit also when local ice hockey team the southern...More

Thank kiwimartinnz
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We went when it was very quiet which was good, the rink was freshly groomed so there were no bumps or holes very enjoyable experience

Thank Daniel S
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
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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.