Opening Times

Season Dates & Times

Mountain Biking access via the Gondola is open from September through to May, providing eight months of epic riding!

Summer Opening Hours

  Opens Closes
Weekdays 11am 8pm
Weekends 10am 8pm

The 2017/18 Mountain Bike Season ends on the 13th May 2018

Half Day Pass Session Times

  Morning Session Afternoon Session
Weekdays 11am-3pm 3pm-7pm
Weekends 10am-2pm 2pm-6pm

Blackout Dates

Due to peak holiday periods and special events our mountain bike service is subject to Blackout Dates (closures) at certain times during the season.


  • December 25th to January 7th Closed 
  • January 8th - 14th Limited re-opening from 3pm to 8pm.(Flexi 4 hour pass - $75 and 5 Hour Special pass - $85 available)
  • Monday 5th Feb onwards opening at 11am daily due to logging activity in the Ben Lomond Reserve.



  • Closed (Good Friday) 30th March – (Easter Monday) 2nd April. 


MTB operations at Skyline may be affected by the Queenstown Lakes District Council's planned tree removal adjacent to the Gondola line. Tree removal is scheduled to be ongoing for the duration of the 2017/18 MTB season.

During this time, Gondola access to the Queenstown Bike Park may be limited.