ALL DAY ICE SKATING! 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 + ($40 for 20 minutes / subject to instructor availability / to avoid disappointment call 441 8000 or email to book)

ICE BUMPER CARS:  Slide and smash during a super fun drive in our ice bumper cars! ONLINE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Ages 3 & up.

FRISBEE HIRE  A fun and affordable way to explore Queenstown Gardens! Pick up your frisbee from our reception or our Garden Bar and spend a morning or afternoon golfing around. Please bring a valid photo id for your deposit as you play.

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 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. 

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. $9.50 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. 

THE GARDEN BAR Enjoy a local beverage & stone baked pizzas in our Garden Bar.  Open on warm weather days.  Located in our bricked courtyard right near the 18th hole of the disc golf course & upstairs from the rink. 

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 almost 7 days a week & are FREE to watch. Check online for our calendar of events. !

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

FUNCTIONS, PARTIES & PRIVATE EVENTS 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.

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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
    • Eat In Only
    • Takeaway
    • 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

    • Monday: 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    • Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Thursday: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Friday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Saturday: 9:45 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Sunday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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

    • Months of Operation: January, April, May, June, July, August, September, December

    • Group Info: Contact us for group activities & rates

    • Group Reservation Email:

    • Group Capacity: 642