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“30 min is your max time here”
Review of Minus 5o ICE BAR

Minus 5o ICE BAR
Ranked #2 of 14 Nightlife in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Be absorbed into a world crafted purely of ICE architecture! Everything from the walls and furniture, to the bar and intricately hand carved statues are all made from crystal clear ICE. Even our infamous cocktails are served in glasses made entirely out of ICE! Dress up like an eskimo and explore over 18 tonnes of ice in -5 degrees and colder. A family experience you will never forget, a pre dinner chilly cocktail, or a 'cool' start to a lively night on the town. Can you handle the THRILL OF THE CHILL?
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Well at $30+ for a max of 30mins is a bit expensive. However, i still recommend doing this. You get supplied a coat and gloves. The temp inside was -7 Celcius. The room is very small but has quite cool ice sculptures. The cocktails are very tasty and for the young or those that dont drink, you can have mocktails. The glasses are made from ice. Yeap its expensive but when else will you be able to drink out of an ice glass with awesome ice sculptures around you?

Thank TimSenington
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

This place is really cool........get it?
All " furniture" tables chairs etc made form ice and your drinks are in ice glasses. A must see even if you only have one drink. Coats and gloves supplied

Thank dottygirl
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

This is certainly a different place to have a drink. Yes it is very cold so rug up and take advantage of the gloves and jacket provided. You should book ahead as entry is every half hour and numbers are limited. The entry fee included a cocktail (or mocktail for the under 18's).
Everything is made of ice including the glass your drink is made in. Only the floor and ceiling is not ice. Extra drinks are available for $8. Cocktails were good. I would not return again, only did this for the experience as it is an unusual thing to try. I would recommend it for those wishing to do something a bit novel on their holiday. Remember your camera.

Thank Snookystraveltips
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

The ice bar is definitely worth a visit if you want an out of the ordinary experience. The entrance fees are quite fair and for entry and a cocktail its $35. There are a good selection of cocktails avaliable and mocktails for those who'd prefer a non alcoholic drink. It was also pretty awesome that the glasses were made of ice!

The whole bar was made of ice, stools and all. There are various ice sculptures that all look amazing, and it's just a completely different thing to experience. The staff are also very friendly, offer photos and provide all the warm clothing you'll need. If you have some spare cash and some spare time I'd thoroughly recommend Minus 5!

Thank Erica F
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Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

The ice bar is an interesting experience, but you are selecting from a few drinks that they will make you. You are wearing gloves and a jacket provided by the bar. It is small and you go in with groups at a set time.

Thank HappyHolekampers
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