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Queenstown Ice Arena
Ranked #54 of 126 things to do in Queenstown
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Owner description: 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
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This arena is wonderful, really big and well taken care for. They clean the ice every hour and the rental blades are in real good condition, I will probably go back every week.

Thank NeoAngelz
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

Genuinely good ice-rink and I wish we had one like it in Wellington. Helpful staff. Good value for families

Thank roscll
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Gordon2745, Owner at Queenstown Ice Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

Thank you for your kind review. We understand there are few groups interested in developing a rink in Wellington. Time will tell if their plans come to fruition. We hope so!

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Amazing!!! This is a very special ice rink. Definitely the best one. The arena had a great atmosphere and the stuff very friendly and helpful.It got the whole package, fun rides for kids, lovely cafe and comfortable lounge. My 3 years old daughter absolutely loved it. It was her first time on the ice. What a brilliant idea those penguins are. What a great day for a whole family and later in the evening a disco for the young ones. I would highly recommend it and I hope we will go back very soon!

Thank Daniela1606
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Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

The arena was really atmospheric with lighting, the preteens loved it. I found it great I could sit in warm room with a coffee and still be able to watch the kids and for no spectator charge( makes a nice change). Great coffee too. Unlimited time for the skaters and a non confident skater could hire a penguin to holding to for $5.

Thank Robs014
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

My 3 year old loved it! I wasn't sure that she was going to enjoy her first time ice skating but the $5 to hire a seal for her to sit on was totally worth it. The staff were friendly and very helpful and we had a great time. We would go back again!

Thank Neko2
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