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Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch

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    What to Expect
    Your journey starts by taking a ride in one of our 8 seater Gondola cabins up the side of the dormant volcano Mount Ngongotaha (487 metres above sea level).  There is so much to do at the top including taking in the best views of Rotorua.  We suggest you allow at least 2-3 hours to enjoy all Skyline Rotorua has to offer. 

    Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar:

    Enjoy award winning dining at Skyline Rotorua’ Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar.  Rotorua’ best dining experience features a stunning array of freshly prepared buffet and cooked to order dishes highlighting locally sourced seafood, meat and produce.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Skyline Rotorua
    1h 30m
    • Return Gondola Ride and Buffet Lunch
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

    Kids were excited about the view from the ride. Food was awesome at the restaurant with a beautiful view just out the window.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sereana K
    skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

    We think its a wonderful view too. Thanks for your review

    Reviewed 25 July 2019

    Rode the gondola up and walked around, beautiful night. Went in for an early dinner and OMG it was so much better than I expected. Selection of food was beyond anything I have seen. Everything was really good, service wonderful. Would recommend to do when...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank woods2010
    skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

    Thank you for your lovely review

    Reviewed 12 June 2019

    The staff were very friendly when seating us on arrival and throughout our time there. We and our European friends were totally satisfied with the varied selection of the food provided. It was tasty and well presented. The choice and quality of roasted meat and...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank James M
    skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

    Hi James, We are so happy to read you enjoyed your time with us and found there to be plenty of options on the lunch menu. We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

    The group of us went up for lunch last week. With cheap tickets through a third party website meant we could spend more in the gift shop areas. The food and service was beautifully presented as the views were on point. Definitely the place you...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Vdtaylor
    Reviewed 2 January 2019

    After we had a buffet lunch here we all unanimously agreed that it was not worth it ! The quantity is there, but we had much better buffet lunches recently. The vegetable soup was totally tasteless, the table we received was not clean when we...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank Firstclass_NZ
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    Response from paulelenio | Reviewed this property |
    Suggest you book ahead of time. While it’s a big restaurant it attracts large overseas tourist groups and in summer it’s a popular place for Kiwi visitors as well.
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    • Duration: 1h 30m
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