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New Years themed image of the Stratosfare Restaurant with streamers and stars. New Years themed image of the Stratosfare Restaurant with streamers and stars.

Christmas & New Year's Eve

Christmas & New Year's Eve

Celebrate the festive season in style at Skyline Rotorua! It's a fantastic time of year to come and visit us, with plenty of activities on offer and exceptional festive dining options.

Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner

New Years Eve Dinner


Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve is often a time the family start gathering from all corners of the world, so why not get into the festive spirit and enjoy each others company at our Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar.

We will be celebrating with a delicious Christmas buffet that has all the trimmings to keep everyone happy!

What's Included:
Festive Christmas Wreath.
  • Return Gondola ride
  • A glass of bubbles or orange juice on arrival
  • Christmas theming
  • Christmas buffet
Prices:
  • Adult $87
  • Child $54
Gondola Annual Pass Holders*:
  • Adult | Student | Senior $72
  • Child $51 (5-14 years of age)

NB: Gondola Annual Pass holders can secure a booking online by clicking HERE.

*Please note: Gondola Annual Pass holder guest rates do not apply to this special event.

Christmas Eve Seating Times*:
  Seating Time
Dinner From 4.30pm

*All booking durations are 1 hour and 45 minutes


Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner 2021

Come and celebrate Christmas with Skyline Rotorua - it’s the perfect way to relax with family and friends by enjoying a scrumptious Christmas Buffet Lunch or Dinner followed by a complimentary Luge ride for a thrill too. The children will be entertained with Santa making a surprise visit while the adults enjoy the festivities. Book your table now to avoid disappointment.

What's Included:
Two Christmas decorations with a white background. One is Green with a tree, the other is red with stars.
  • Return Gondola ride
  • A glass of bubbles or orange juice on arrival
  • Christmas theming
  • Christmas buffet
  • Complimentary Luge ride
  • Visit from Santa with a gift included for all children aged between 3-14 years of age
  • Sample Christmas Day Menu
Prices:
  • Adult $143
  • Child $81 (5-14 years of age)
Gondola Annual Pass Holders*:
  • Adult | Student | Senior $127
  • Child $69 (5-14 years of age)

NB: Gondola Annual Pass holders can secure a booking online by clicking HERE.

*Please note: Gondola Annual Pass holder guest rates do not apply to this special event.

Christmas Day Seating Times*:
  1st Seating Time 2nd Seating Time
Lunch  From 11am From 1.15pm 
Dinner From 5.00pm From 7.30pm 

*All booking durations are 1 hour and 45 minutes


New Years Eve 2021

Come and celebrate New Year’s Eve at Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar. Join in the celebrations with family and friends while dining at the delicious, award-winning Stratosfare Buffet, then later enjoy spectacular views from the best spot in town as you welcome in the new year. See below available booking times and inclusions.


Early Dinner - 4:30pm to 6.45pm


What's Included:
  • Return Gondola ride
  • Dinner at Stratosfare Restaurant
Prices:
  • Adult $79
  • Child $52 (5-14 years of age)
Gondola Annual Pass Holders:
  • Adult | Student | Senior $63
  • Child $42 (5-14 years of age)

NB: Gondola Annual Pass holders can secure a booking online by clicking HERE.

*Please note: Gondola Annual Pass holder guest rates do not apply to this special event.


Dinner - 8pm to Midnight


New Year Celebratory Fireworks Above Lake Rotorua as seen from Skyline Rotorua.
View from Stratosfare Restaurant New Years 19/20
What's Included:
  • Return Gondola ride
  • A glass of Moet or orange juice on arrival
  • A glass of Moet served at midnight
  • Dinner at Stratosfare Restaurant
  • Live Entertainment from 8pm till Midnight - Kelly Makiha and DJism
Prices:
  • Adult $157
  • Child $79 (5-14 years of age)
Gondola Annual Pass Holders:
  • Adult | Student | Senior $137
  • Child $69 (5-14 years of age)

NB: Gondola Annual Pass holders can secure a booking online by clicking HERE.

*Please note: Gondola Annual Pass holder guest rates do not apply to this special event.


Terms & Conditions:

  • All bookings are considered tentative unless fully paid.
  • The final date for booking/ payment is Tuesday the 30th of November (unless fully booked prior).
  • Cancellations to Christmas Day & New Years Eve bookings prior to December 21st will incur a 10% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations made after 21st December will not be entitled to a refund and a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • Please see our full Restaurant Terms & Conditions for more information.
  • Please read our Restaurant Dress Code.
COVID-19:
  • Where groups have concerns about their reservation, Skyline Rotorua is more than happy to discuss options (ideally 7 days before the event date).
  • If Covid-19 alert level changes result in Skyline Rotorua being unable to operate as normal, the following will apply:
    1. All monies paid will be refunded and booking cancelled or,
    2. Booking cancelled and a percentage of the deposit will be retained to cover any costs that have been incurred by Skyline Rotorua pertaining to the delivery of Skyline event where costs incurred cannot be reused elsewhere or,
    3. Postponement of the event to a suitable date and transfer any monies paid to the future event.