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A gondola at Skyline Queenstown ascends the hill with mountains and Lake Wakatipu in the background. A gondola cabin ascends the hill at Skyline Queenstown with mountains and Lake Wakatipu in the background.

Queenstown Gondola

Spectacular Scenic Views Of Queenstown

A Must-Do Queenstown Activity!

Take a scenic ride in the iconic Skyline Gondola and take in the stunning views as you ride the steepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere!

You’ll be carried 480 metres above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob's Peak, where you’ll enjoy a spectacular 220-degree panorama with breath-taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter and Cecil Peak and, of course, Queenstown.

When you get to the top, enjoy the spectacular views while having a drink from the Bar, take a few rides on the thrilling Luge (once is never enough), refuel with a sumptuous buffet lunch or dinner at Stratosfare Restaurant. There's more to enjoy!

Buy Tickets Today!

Buy your tickets online today to ride the iconic Skyline Queenstown Gondola! No booking date is required. If you're up for FUN, see our most popular Gondola and Luge packages!

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Do we need to reserve a Gondola ride?

    No, Gondolas run consistently during normal open hours.

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  • Do children need to pay?

    We offer reduced child rates for those aged between 6 and under 15 years old. Children 5 years old and under can ride the Gondola free of charge.

  • Is the Gondola wheelchair accessible?

    The Skyline complex is wheelchair-friendly, and we often welcome guests in wheelchairs or with any other special requirements. We will always ensure they are fully supported and catered for. We are able to slow or even stop the Gondolas if needed.

    We are able to help a guest in a wheelchair at both ends to be lifted out of the chair into the Gondola and the wheelchair will be folded into the Gondola with them. This does, however, depend on the severity of the disability - for example, if the customer is in an electric wheelchair, this may not be possible. We would handle this on a case-by-case basis.

    While we don’t have a ramp, if the customer is wheelchair-bound, we will stop the gondola to allow the wheelchair in, and the Gondola operators will lift the wheelchair in. Most chairs do fit. However, we also have a wheelchair at the bottom of the Gondola (and at the top) we can provide to the guest if needed, and we can assist them in changing to our chair. Once at the top, we have lifts/ramps etc.

    Unfortunately, the walking tracks outside the complex and the Moonlight Theatre are not wheelchair accessible.

  • What is the maximum capacity in the Gondola?

    The Gondola can fit up to 4 adults. Our Gondola operators will advise the best capacity fit if you have children when boarding.

  • Can I do multiple trips on one Gondola ticket?

    Each Gondola ticket gives you a return trip (one way up to the Skyline complex, and one way down from the Skyline complex). If you wish to do multiple trips, you will need multiple Gondola tickets. 

    If you are an Otago or Southland resident, we recommend purchasing a Gondola Annual Pass, that will give you unlimited Gondola access for one year. 

  • Can I bring a pram/ stroller on the Gondola?

    Yes, if the pram/stroller is foldable, our Gondola operators are able to assist with folding it and placing it in the Gondola before you. Alternatively, you are welcome to leave your pram/stroller by our Gondola base berth and collect it once you have completed your Skyline activities.

  • Would I need multiple Gondola tickets if I do more than one Luge ride?

    No. The Luge tracks will not take you down to the Gondola base. You will complete all Luge rides at the end of the Luge track which is at the Skyline complex. Once all Luge rides and other activities are completed, you can then take the Gondola back down to the base.

  • What is included in a family pass/ family deal?

    Family 2+2 includes 2 adults and 2 children.

    Family 2+3 includes 2 adults and 3 children.

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