5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 Reviews

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  • Location:Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Duration:Varies

Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Luge

Though not as adrenaline-packed as the Olympic sport, the Queenstown luge winds downhill with stunning 220-degree views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range beyond. Ride the Skyline Gondola up to the top of Bob’s Peak where you’ll experience the Skyline Luge Queenstown on five rides — sure to satisfy any thrill-seeker. Choose the scenic track or descend a steeper gradient on the advanced track, or switch between the two specially designed routes.


  • Scenic gondola and five luge rides in Queenstown
  • Enjoy 220-degree views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and surrounding mountain ranges
  • Choose from the advance luge track or the scenic luge track
  • Includes five luge rides!

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What You Can Expect

Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Luge

Skyline Gondola

The Skyline Gondola followed by five downhill luge rides offer visitors to Queenstown the ultimate combo. You’ll appreciate the rugged alpine scenery that each experience has to offer.

Make your way to the Skyline base, about a 10-minute walk from downtown Queenstown. You’re treated to panoramic mountain vistas from the enclosed gondola, which carries you up 1,476 feet (450 meters) — considered to be the Southern Hemisphere’s steepest cable car ride. 

At the top of Bob's Peak, board a two-seater chairlift that takes you high above the Skyline building. Then choose from two distinct Skyline Luge Queenstown options: the scenic track or the advanced track, or alternate between both. 

Part go-kart and part toboggan, the three-wheeled luge cart is steered on a leisurely ride around gentle bends on the scenic track, while the advanced track boasts a steeper gradient, higher speeds, banking corners, tunnels and more. Both provide the utmost safety features and allow you complete control.

Cruising downhill, you’ll take another chairlift to the start zone to complete all five rides before returning to Queenstown by Skyline Gondola. 

Customer Reviews

Nelia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Lots of fun


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Really fantastic family activity. Both my son and I had a fantastic time racing down the luge track and highly recommend this activity for all kids big and small.

Christine G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We had a great time, amazing views and memories. Shared with a mate and had a lot of fun. Also communication and reminders from Viator was exceptional. The luge was easy to find would definitely recommend to others. Easy to book was given as a gift so was perfect.

Kristy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great fun for the whole family. Safe and easy to do. The gondola ride was beautiful.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Amazing views and the luge was great fun! The dining options were great, and we enjoyed a glass of wine in the lounge area.

Dianne H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Brilliant and fun. Harder track very exhilarating with its jumps and corners. Gondola ride is spectacular .

Nicola S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Awesome experience for the whole family.
Excellent value for money. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were enthusiastic and friendly

Natasha C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015


Daisy X

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

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