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Skyline Skyrides Ltd

185 Fairy Springs Rd, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
(07) 347 0027
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Ranked #40 of 148 restaurants in Rotorua
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Recently awarded a New Zealand Beef and Lamb Excellence Award for 2013 this restaurant will provide you with magnificent panoramic views of Rotorua and surrounds, and a delicious array of fresh buffet style dishes and our succulent art of the grill menu.Enjoy the best of New Zealand and International cuisine for lunch or dinner at the Skyline Rotorua Buffet and Grill restaurant. Based at the top of the Gondola, the best views of Lake Rotorua, Mount Tarawera, and the city are what to expect when you dine with us.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Recently awarded a New Zealand Beef and Lamb Excellence Award for 2013 this restaurant will provide you with magnificent panoramic views of Rotorua and surrounds, and a delicious array of fresh buffet style dishes and our succulent art of the grill menu.Enjoy the best of New Zealand and International cuisine for lunch or dinner at the Skyline Rotorua Buffet and Grill restaurant. Based at the top of the Gondola, the best views of Lake Rotorua, Mount Tarawera, and the city are what to expect when you dine with us.
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We booked in for dinner here due to the location and posters expressing 2014 gold beef & lamb awards. The seafood chowder was fantastic & so was the smoked salmon. The rest of the buffet ranged from average to above average and for the price was def value for money. We didn't opt for the fresher cuts to be cooked... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I got a deal and after coming here two years ago was very excited about coming back. The food was excellent and the service was good.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Took my sister and her partner for a celebratory dinner and wasn't sure what to expect given the mixed reviews. However we were pleasantly surprised! The restaurant itself was only 1/4 full which meant there was plenty of food available and the staff were very attentive and polite. I think if the restaurant had been full there would have been... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The view from the top is simply amazing. The food however isn't. Everything was dried out and nothing was being restocked. Would never go back again worst buffet I have ever eaten at.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

very nice view when we were enjoy our lunch! wide range food, and nice presented! the service was thoughtful and helpful. it was a great experience!

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Rotorua
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I like going up on the gondolas to see a great view of Rotorua plus to look at people going down the mountainside on the luge. I have been luging once when I first came to live in Rotorua but not ever since because it was a bit scarey. Maybe I should have another go because it would be fun.... More

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new zealand
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We recently had a dinner for 55 people up at the main restaurant. The staff were attentive and very helpful. We had a private bar which worked well for us. The facilities are great and of course the views are some of the best in rotorua. The food- well it was beautiful, tasty seafood chowder, a good seafood selection, very... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great attraction place to visit even as an adult or with children. My kids loved the Luge and the chairlift back to the top. Only thing I would suggest would be to get there with plenty of time as the que to get onto the gondola was very very long

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Glendale, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My wife rolled her eyes when I suggested we check out the luge karting here - feeling that it was touristy and not unique enough of an experience to live up to the beautiful and cultural opportunities that New Zealand offered. But after one ride down the hill, she was jumping to go again. We had a blast spending a... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Amazing views, lots to do, great city, great people, looooved luging, mtb trails are gona be great! Cant wait till mtb trails are up and going.

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