• Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD $ 44.42 View price calendar

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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.

Highlights

  • 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!

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

jmeazaz

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

What fun this is once you let go and let the speed build! As they say, once is NOT enough--five runs were more like it although I could have gone a couple times more. Plus the views from the mountain are out of this world. Take the ski lift up one more time after your last run and walk down to the gondola building at the top so you can get the best photos. Our whole group loved it.

Kathryn M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

We enjoyed it so much the first time, we went back for round 2! Just as fun second time around

Marcheta B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Well organized and exactly as described. Although we experienced the luge in the rain, the operations were very accommodating and we definitely got the most out of our time.

joevans566

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

A great ride for big kids at a good price!

Carol Ann R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This is by far the longest luge ride I’ve done. You just wanna keep going! Five passes for the ride and chairlift are plenty to fully enjoy it! Everywhere, from the return gondola ride to the Skyline base, the views are truly remarkable! So worth it!

ifrancesanne

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

A must-do when you're in Queenstown! Riding the luge was so much fun!

Martin D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

was really really cold and raining so maybe not book it in winter just show up on the day that suits weather wise and pay then. we had to give 5 luge passes away as it was just too cold for the girls

Shane B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

We totally enjoyed the Gondola and Luge Rides. We went first thing in the morning to avoid the rush well worth it. The Luge rides we heaps of fun!!!

FERNANDO A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

No regrets!! We'll do it over and over againg!!

Craig L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

What a great time my family had racing on the luge, I booked 5 rides each I should have booked 10, great views from the gondola and racetrack, Very organised, We went early to beat the tour buses that were going up for the lunch time meals which worked out well , Its a must do if the weather allows it

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