Skyline Gondola

Skyline Gondola which includes a bay or harbour and a coastal town

Skyline Gondola

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One of the steepest cable-car rides in the world, offering incredible panoramic views of the Queenstown region.

For nearly five decades, visitors have been ascending Bob’s Peak to enjoy the stunning views across Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. It's all thanks to the Skyline Gondola, which takes you across the Southern Hemisphere’s steepest cable car line. As well as its panoramic views, the car also connects you to the mountain biking and hiking trails as well as the paragliding spots on the mountain.

As you ascend in your gondola car, you’ll get to enjoy 220-degree views of this beautiful region as you ride above the Skyline’s luge track. Look out from the safety of your spacious carriage and you may spot the paragliders launching from atop Bob’s Peak.

When you make it to the summit, you’ll be rewarded with sweeping and stunning views of Ben Lomond, Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown, perfect for photographs. You can also explore the trails around the area if you want to go biking or hiking. Or, if you like a real adventure, head for the bungee jumping platform, or try a number of other exhilarating activities.

Combine your gondola trip with one of Skyline’s cultural experiences. Take in a performance of the Kiwi Haka, the famous battle dance of the Maoris, at the summit of Bob’s Peak. Their regular shows also include traditional Maori tales, but it’s recommended you make a reservation as each show has a limited capacity for just 77 visitors.

There’s a restaurant at the top of the gondola ride, where you can have a buffet dinner accompanied by views of the picturesque sunset over Queenstown.

Operating every day through the year, the Skyline Gondola is easily accessed from downtown Queenstown by bus. Some parking spaces are also available at the foot of the mountain.

1320 Cheap Hotels Near Skyline Gondola

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
4 out of 5
88 Frankton Road, Queenstown, 9300
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The price is NZ$134 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Queenstown. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4/5 Very Good! (994 reviews)
"Good value for money."

Reviewed on 28 Apr. 2022

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Ramada Queenstown Central
Ramada Queenstown Central
4 out of 5
24 Frankton Road, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$142 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 4-star ski hotel in Queenstown. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (464 reviews)
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Ramada Queenstown Central
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
93 Beach Street, Queenstown, Otago, 9300
The price is NZ$162 per night from 6 Jun. to 7 Jun.
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Queenstown. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (991 reviews)
"Great place to stay!"

Reviewed on 8 May 2022

Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Melbourne Lodge
Melbourne Lodge
3.5 out of 5
35 Melbourne Street, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$85 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Melbourne Lodge
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
4 out of 5
88 Frankton Road, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$134 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview
Ramada Queenstown Central
Ramada Queenstown Central
4 out of 5
24 Frankton Road, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$142 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Ramada Queenstown Central
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
93 Beach Street, Queenstown, Otago, 9300
The price is NZ$162 per night from 6 Jun. to 7 Jun.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
4 out of 5
Corner of Earl and Marine Parade, Queenstown, 9348
The price is NZ$169 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
CNR STANLEY AND SYDNEY STREET, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$155 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Queenstown, an IHG Hotel
Kamana Lakehouse
Kamana Lakehouse
4.5 out of 5
139 Fernhill Road, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$189 per night from 1 Jun. to 2 Jun.
Kamana Lakehouse
Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown
Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown
5 out of 5
110 Frankton Road, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$181 per night from 1 Jun. to 2 Jun.
Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown
Oaks Queenstown Club Suites
Oaks Queenstown Club Suites
4 out of 5
171-179 Frankton Road, Queenstown, 9300
The price is NZ$154 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Oaks Queenstown Club Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.