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Skyline Gondola, Restaurant & Luge in Queenstown

Apr 14, 2012
One of the first sights to captivate visitors to Queenstown is the distinctive outline of the Skyline complex high above town.

Views from the Skyline

The Skyline Queenstown is an easy 5 minute walk from the Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel and exclusively accessed by scenic  Gondola.  Skyline Queenstown is a ‘must-see’ attraction during your visit to Queenstown, New Zealand.
Reputed to be the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere, the gondola carries visitors high above Queenstown to the Skyline complex located on Bob’s Peak.
The best vistas in the region are found here, spread out in a spectacular 220 degree panorama.
Numerous observation decks around the complex offer breathtaking views of Coronet Peak & The Remarkables, over Queenstown and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks. Truly magnificent and awe-inspiring.

Gondola Quick Stats

  • Bottom Terminal Elevation: 340m
  • Top Terminal: 790m
  • Vertical Rise: 450m
  • Total Length: 730m
  • Incline Angle: average of 37.1 degrees
  • Average Speed: Variable to 4m/sec
  • Capacity: 1000 people/hour in thirty five 4 person cabins
  • Operating Hours: Open daily from 9.00am until late

The Restaurant offers a sumptuous taste of New Zealand buffet and spectacular views of Queenstown!

By night you can enjoy dinner at Queenstown’s most spectacular location.
The Skyline Restaurant serves up a mouthwatering Taste of New Zealand buffet of legendary proportions every night of the year.
Feast on South Island salmon, seafoods, salads, roast meats and delicious desserts – and feast your eyes on the most spectacular scenery in the country. Tiered seating guarantees stunning views from every table!

The Luge offers adventure & fun for all ages and abilities!

The scenery’s a blur! 
Hurtle down a winding downhill track through the trees.

Skyline Luge

Race through the bends, or pull in for a breather and enjoy the panorama.
Burn it up on the advanced track or cruise sedately down the scenic track.
Then hop on the chairlift and do it all again.
Skyline Luge – it’s 800 metres of fast-paced freedom.
Once is never enough!

While you are up on the Skyline deck take some time to visit G Force paraglding or the Ziptrek tree house.
There is lots to do and see from the Skyline mountain top.
To book a table at the restaurant or a paraglide or Ziptrek please liaise with one of our front line staff or email hotel@queenstownpark.co.nz
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