Queenstown Ice Arena

CAN’T WAIT TO SKATE! The Queenstown Ice arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and abilities. Set in the gorgeous Queenstown Gardens, just a few minutes walk from town, the ice rink is a fully enclosed arena and represents a great all-weather option for families/groups.

NEW TO ICE SKATING? Don’t worry our 20 minute quick start lesson is often enough to instil the confidence to relax and start having fun on the ice. Let one of our experienced instructors get you started! Ages 4 + ($30 for 20 minutes / subject to instructor availability / to avoid disappointment call 441 8000 or email to book.

WHAT TO BRING We recommend you bring some warm clothing and gloves to wear while at the rink. Don’t forget your camera! Note that we do provide helmets, wrist guards and knee pads free of charge.

ICE HOCKEY: GIVE IT A GO! Hockey sticks are available for hire during some public sessions. Call to enquire if the hockey area is open. Cost: $10 includes: stick, helmet, gloves and puck hire.

FUNCTIONS AND PARTIES The rink is available for group bookings, social and business events and birthday parties. Check our website for costs and availability.

SKATING/STABILITY AIDS We have ice sleds, penguin pals and ride on seals for the kids who need a bit of assistance. $5 hire cost for 30 minutes + $5 refundable deposit.

CAFE Skaters and families can rest and refuel in the alpine inspired lounge and cafe which offers fresh, delicious food, hot drinks, cool movies and yummy treats all day long.

RENTAL SKATES All prices include skate hire if required. Check out our new fleet of comfy rental skates. Rental figure skates also available.

WATCH ICE HOCKEY: The ice arena is home to the Skycity Stampede the current NZIHL Champions. Check our website for game dates and ticket prices.


OPEN: April 14th -October 14th, 7 days a week from 10am (please check our website calendar for exact skating times) 


Contact Us

Physical Address

Queenstown Gardens, 29 Park Street,
Queenstown Gardens, Queenstown 9300
New Zealand


$8 – $19NZD

Book Direct

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Tuesday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday 10:00AM – 9:30PM
Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Months of Operation

  • Apr - Oct


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  • Contact the ice arena for pricing and information. Discounts for large groups can be arranged.

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