Three chefs working at the 'Grilled Fare' section of the Stratosfare buffet. Three chefs working at the 'Grilled Fare' section of the Stratosfare buffet.

Christmas & New Years Eve

Christmas & New Years Eve

Dining at the Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar is one of Queenstown’s highlights and a perfect place to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends! Stunning views are guaranteed from every table.

Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner
New Years Eve Dinner

Mini Christmas Trees and Presents Overlooking Lake Wakatipu, Skyline Queenstown.

Christmas Day Lunch or Dinner

Ride the iconic Skyline Gondola to enjoy a one-of-a-kind, celebratory Christmas Day Lunch or Dinner in a festive atmosphere complete with Christmas crackers, cheery decorations and an appearance from Santa! Relax, take in the live music and entertainment and enjoy Queenstown's most spectacular dining vista.

Reservations for 2019 are now online. Book your table now to avoid disappointment.

What's Included:
  • Scenic Gondola ride
  • 'Traditional' Christmas Buffet
  • 2 Luge Rides
  • Live Entertainment
  • An appearance from Santa!
  • Adult $162
  • Child $76 (5-14 years of age)
Christmas Day Seating Times:

Christmas Lunch available between 11am - 12.30pm (tables to be vacated by 2pm).

Christmas Dinner bookings are available in two sitting times:
1st Sitting: between 5.15pm - 6pm (tables to be vacated by 7.30pm) 
2nd Sitting: between 8.30pm - 9pm (tables to be vacated by 10.30pm)

Reservations Essential

New Year Fire Works From Skyline Queenstown.
Photo Credit: @kathyliuliu

New Years Eve Dinner

Celebrate the New Year in style at Skyline Queenstown! Start your evening with a scenic Gondola ride. Once at the top, you are welcomed with a drink and a delicious meal at the Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar. Our 6pm dinner sitting will have you back in town ready for the New Year festivities, however, if you’d prefer to watch the midnight fireworks from the restaurant’s spectacular vantage point then our 9pm dinner sitting is the perfect option for you.

Date: 31st December 2019
What's Included:
  • Scenic return Gondola ride
  • A glass of bubbles or a cocktail
  • Festive themed buffet

1st Sitting: between 6pm - 6.30pm (table to be vacated by 8pm) 

$155 Adult
$72 Child (5-14 years)

2nd sitting:  between 9pm - 9.30pm (table to be vacated by 11pm. you are welcome to enjoy the midnight fireworks from the Stratosfare Bar, lounge area of the viewing deck until after midnight.) 

$162 per adult 
$76 per child (5-14 years)

Terms & Conditions

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