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Skyline Queenstown
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Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 18 Fun & Games in Queenstown
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Owner description: Take a scenic Gondola ride to enjoy Queenstown's most spectacular views. At the top of Bob's Peak there's more to enjoy! For an adrenalin rush catch the chairlift to ride our unique Luge, a non-motorised cart for a 800m blast of downhill fun. Then relax and dine in our taste of New Zealand buffet restaurant open for lunch or dinner, or sample lighter fare in the market kitchen. In the evening our Stargazing astronomy tours and the Kiwi Haka performances entertain and inspire. Come up for a visit to Skyline Queenstown today!
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Goondiwindi, Australia
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“View Amazing Cafe very expensive”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

the cafe at the top was basic and expensive
free wifi if you need to check emails while you have a coffee

Visited June 2013
Thank sapmmorris
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Providence, Rhode Island
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice views, rip-off”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Basically got manipulated into buying two tickets for the luge. It was fun, but would have rather just done it once. Didn't really have a choice. Service was grumpy and curt, borderline rude.
Gift shop above is awesome with awesome prices though (better pricing than many other parts of New Zealand).

Visited May 2013
Thank bekah_stein
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SkylineQueenstown, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Queenstown, responded to this review, July 8, 2013
We always try to give our guests the best possible combination products to give you the best value for money. We have two Luge tracks, and for safety reasons the first ride of the day must be on the scenic track.

To enhance your Luge experience our operators would promote a combination of two Luge rides so you could ride the advance track at a discounted rate. We apologise that you found the service to be curt and we will be addressing our approach.

Delighted to hear that you had a great experience in the Souvenir Shop.

The Skyline team.
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Tairua, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Scary but great views and Resteraunt!”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

The Gondola was scary it felt very unsafe and unstable like It could fall off the rail at any minute! but then again I am a bit of a scaredy cat at the best of times. The views at the top are amazing!

Visited June 2013
Thank della h
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207 reviews
94 attraction reviews
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“Lovely Evening”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

We decided to opt for the Haka/Dinner and Gondola option and glad we did. There are lots of places to eat in Queenstown but not many with their view! We watched the Haka performance first then had dinner and had a really enjoyable evening.

Visited June 2013
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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632 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
“Must do! Awesome”
Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

You can't go to Queenstown without taking the skyline gondola. Well worth it. Good value for money and the experience. Spectacular views and scenery

Visited January 2013
Thank Janr20
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