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The Skyline Queenstown Luge is a thrilling ride for all ages and abilities and one of the top things to do in Queenstown.

Jump on your specialised Luge cart, select your track, then take control as you zoom down the Luge. Catch the Luge chairlift back to the start zone and do it all over again - once is never enough!

The Scenic Track is a leisurely ride with gentle gradient, easy bends, tunnels and dips. The Advanced Track has a steeper gradient and is a more adventurous ride with the thrill of banked corners, tunnels, dippers and cuttings.

With the Luge unique braking and steering system, you’re always in control, so you have the power to alter you course or speed at your will. Skyline Luge Queenstown provides 800 metres of fun, fast-paced freedom, and is a 'must do' activity on your Queenstown holiday!

And of course all this is to be found at the top of the Gondola, the steepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere. Sit back and relax as the best views in the region unfold before your eyes and the Gondola carries you 450 metres above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob's Peak.

Please Note: For safety reasons you must complete the Scenic track on the first run of the day.


  • Return Gondola Ride
  • Luge Rides (First ride of the day must be on the Scenic Track)
  • OPTIONAL COMBO: Add on the famous buffet lunch at the Stratosfare Restaurant for the full Skyline experience.

DURATION: Allow 2-3 hours


  • The Skyline Gondola is open from 9AM daily all year round.
  • Location- Top of Brecon Street, 2 minutes walk from central Queenstown
  • Altitude- 790m above sea level | 450m above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu
  • Open- 9AM till late
  • Check in- Allow 20 minutes to exchange your tickets, ride the Gondola and get to the Luge track.


  • The Skyline Queenstown Luge opens at 10AM daily all year round.
  • Closing times vary depending on time of year. Due to long daylight hours in the summer the Luge stays open until 9PM over the peak Christmas and New Year time. During the short daylight hours of the winter the Luge closes at 5PM.


  • How do I Luge? Purpose built Luge carts are gravity fuelled and the rider has full control over speed and direction using a unique braking and steering system.
  • Where do I Luge? Two Luge tracks wind downhill and end beside the main Skyline building. From here a two-seat chairlift takes riders and carts back to the start zone.

Skyline Gondola & 5 Luge Rides:
Because once is never enough! You'll want to go over and over again.

  • Adult $67.00
  • Child $49.00

Gondola, Buffet Lunch & 5 Luge Rides:
Combine your Gondola & Luge experience with an amazing buffet lunch at the Stratosfare Restaurant. Lunch served between 12:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Adult $118.00
  • Child $82.00

Skyline Gondola & 3 Luge Rides:
Experience both the scenic & advanced tracks and then choose your favourite for your last run!

  • Adult $63.00
  • Child $45.00

Gondola, Buffet Lunch & 3 Luge Rides:
Combine your Gondola & Luge experience with an amazing buffet lunch at the Stratosfare Restaurant. Lunch served between 12:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Adult $107.00
  • Child $71.00

Skyline Gondola & 2 Luge Rides:
Get a taste for the famous Skyline Luge with 1 ride on each of the 2 tracks, scenic and advanced. You must ride the scenic track first!

  • Adult $61.00
  • Child $43.00

Gondola, Buffet Lunch & 2 Luge Rides:
Combine your Gondola & Luge experience with an amazing buffet lunch at the Stratosfare Restaurant. Lunch served between 12:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Adult $100.00
  • Child $64.00

Super enjoyable for the whole family or the competitive group of friends. Trust us you will enjoy this know matter how old you are!

  • One ride down the Luge is definitely not enough. You have to at least ride twice, but 5 rides means that you see both tracks and get the hand of the corners and lines for maximum speed and excitement.
  • Dress for the weather. In winter you will need a warm hat, windproof jacket and gloves!
  • Closed toe shoes are best. Whether you call them "flip flops", "thongs" or "jandals" they are not the safest footwear for the Luge.

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