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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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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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Reviews (11)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Birthday lunch

Great food selection tasty and delicious the best in rotorua by along way. Also the best views in rotorua 57 dollars lunch and lncludes the gondola ride

Thank OnAir38819230501
skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to hear you enjoyed the lunch buffet at Stratosfare. Thank you for taking the time to write this review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Value for money

Wow, this was by far the best value for money on our holiday. Gondola ride and lunch for $58. The ride up the mountain was beautiful and the spread of food catered for everyone. Staff were polite and cleared tables promptly. Would highly recommend you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crystal305
skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback and will pass this on to our team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Best in town

I enjoy going to Stratosfare restaurant as the ride up mt. Ngonogtaha is great and the food is wonderful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulgeerlings
Reviewed 20 September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for the great feedback.

Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulelenio
skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

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

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