Mountain Bike Open Times
Season Dates & Times
Season 16/17 is now OPEN
Mountain biking access via Skyline Gondola is open September through May, providing 8 months of epic riding!
Opening Day: September 15, 2016 (weather/conditions permitting)
Closing Day: May 14, 2017
December Opening Times
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday: 9am - 7pm.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am - 8pm.
Half Day Pass Times: 9am - 1pm & 1pm - 5pm
Closing times vary according to daylight hours. Our usual closing time is 5pm and is extended through until 8pm as light allows in the peak summer months. Contact the Skyline Team on +64 3 441 0101 for current closing times.
MTB operations at Skyline may be affected by QLDC’s planned tree removal adjacent to the gondola line. Tree removal is scheduled to be ongoing for the duration of the 2016/17 MTB season. During this time, gondola access to the Queenstown Bike Park may be limited.
Due to peak holiday periods & special events our mountain bike service will be subject to the following Blackout dates (closures).
Christmas: MTB access CLOSED 25 December, 2016 - Sunday 8, January, 2017.
Monday 9 January - Sunday 15 Jan, OPEN daily from 3pm - 8pm.
Monday 16 January - OPEN as per normal (weather/conditions permitting)
Easter: MTB access CLOSED 14 - 17 April, 2017.
CLOSED - rain
Wednesday 18 January
* Valid at Skyline Queenstown only.
Terms & conditions apply.
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The Inside Track
8 December 2016
We are entering into the Geminids which is a period from Dec 7th to 14th where we will get more shooting stars than any other time of the year, in fact we can get more than 100 an hour!
Once in a lifetime...
9 November 2016
On November 15th during the Stargazing tour on Bob’s Peak, a monstrous moon will rise up from behind the Remarkables Mountain range and it will be the closest Full Moon to the Earth in the last 68 years!