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 + ($35 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 as the Queenstown Ice Arena is an INSTAGRAM WORTHY experience! 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. 

FUNCTIONS AND PARTIES The rink is available for group bookings, social and business events and birthday parties and private bookings.  We will cater to your needs & provide a fabulous customized experience.

Contact Kellye via email at

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. We also have skating aids for adults of all ages & sizes available as well. $8 hire + $2 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. We have local tap craft beers & Gibbston valley wine. Try out the Queenstown Ice Arena's famous homemade mulled wine on a winter's evening or mulled ginger bear to keep your cheeks warm.

RENTAL SKATES All prices include skate hire if required. Check out our new fleet of comfy rental skates. We have two rental skate varieties.- Hockey blade & Figure blade. We have size 7j up to 15 UK.  

WATCH ICE HOCKEY The ice arena is home to the Skycity Stampede who compete in the NZIHL. Check our website for game dates and ticket prices.  We also have social leagues who train or play games 7 days a week & are FREE to watch. Check online for our calendar of events.  Cafe is open 7 days a week!

OPEN:  Please check our website calendar for exact skating times & operating hours  

Private Event, Functions & Venue Hire:  We are open to events, groups, conferences, etc. YEAR ROUND. Call us or email us at and ask for Kellye!

Contact Us
Company: Queenstown Ice Arena
Tel: +64 3 441 8000
Web: Visit Website

  • Physical Address

    Queenstown Gardens, 29 Park Street,

    Queenstown, 9300


    Duration Hours
    Opening Information
    Groups Info
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Business Services
    • Coffee/Tea Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Kids menu
    • Kitchen Facilities
    • On-site Parking
    • Outdoor seating
    • Restaurant on Site
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Wifi Internet
    • 1.50

    • Holiday hours: Please check our website calendar at to avoid disappointment

    • Months of Operation: January

    • Group Info: Contact us for group activities & rates

    • Group Reservation Email:

    • Group Capacity: 642


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