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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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    Popular mentions
    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 were seated. The grilled fish was
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    Great food selection tasty and delicious the best in rotorua by along way. Also the best views in rotorua 57 dollars lunch and lncludes the gondola ride
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    Response from skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch
    Responded 8 Dec 2018
    Great to hear you enjoyed the lunch buffet at Stratosfare. Thank you for taking the time to write this review.
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    Wow, this was by far the best value for money on our holiday. Gondola ride and lunch for $58. The ride up the mountain was beautiful and the spread of food catered for everyone. Staff were polite and cleared tables promptly. Would highly recommend you try this place.
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    Response from skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch
    Responded 21 Nov 2018
    We appreciate your feedback and will pass this on to our team.
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    I enjoy going to Stratosfare restaurant as the ride up mt. Ngonogtaha is great and the food is wonderful
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    Our second time lunching at Skyline.Food was varied and clearly labelled gluten/dairy free(one of our party has intolerances).A d/f,g/f curry would have been lovely as would roast potatoes but overall a great experience which our sea food loving friends thoroughly enjoyed.Next
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    Response from skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Scenic Gondola Ride & Buffet Lunch
    Responded 24 Sep 2018
    Thank you for the great feedback.
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    About the operator
    By: Skyline Rotorua
    5,886 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Paul W
    Lymington, United Kingdom
    Skyline, Breakfast and Luge
    Amazing buffet breakfast to die for!! With spectacular views. Followed by luge - a long track and great fun.
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    Dianne F
    Great outing and well worth it
    We were a bit unsure of this package initially, but once we did our first luge ride, the 3 we'd paid for didn't
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    Rotorua, New Zealand
    Skyline Rotorua
    So much to do in one park!! We had a ball and the weather was perfect. I would definitely visit this park again
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    Napier, New Zealand
    Zoom time
    Love the luge rides. Awesome night out. The little bit of drizzly didn't put a damper on it at all. Did the
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    Taupo, New Zealand
    The Luge was SO much fun!
    Our family had planned to get the gondola to the top and have a little bush walk and go back down. My 4 year old
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    Excellent views and excellent food
    Get the gondola/dinner combo ticket, the buffet dinner is fantastic and the views from the restaurant are
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    Houston, Texas
    Would be better if all lanes were open for Luge
    This was a lot of fun, but a tree had fallen over the track on the advanced/medium tracks. One person said it was
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    Houston, Texas
    Great views of the city
    Great views of the city. You take pictures after paying to go up the hill. We asked to ride in a gondola with just
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    Sydney, Australia
    Stunning views, awesome fun
    Went on a weekday, so no queues or crowds. Cable car to the top had stunning views but we came for the Luge. We
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    Auckland Central, New Zealand
    Fun couple of hours
    My parents and I visited as our first stop in Rotorua. My mum who is terrified of heights did very well in the
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    Singapore, Singapore
    a great place for the views
    we visited here in Feb2019 and started our visit with breakfast up on top...............great food, good service
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    Fun and Exciting
    The view that we witness heading up the Gondola is absolutely stunning. Was fearful initially but the fear was
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    Charmaine F
    Everyone loves the luge, views good too. Info I would have like before going: buying extra rides - my son is eight
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    Gisborne, New Zealand
    Expensive but enjoyable.
    My family and I enjoyed both the goldola ride and the luge rides, the kids loved the luge rides and the lines were
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    Rob C
    Wellington, New Zealand
    Great fun and well organised
    Really enjoyed the luge rides, though it was freezing that day so the ride back up was chilly :) Will be returning
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