Functions & Birthday Parties

Here at the Queenstown Ice Arena we are more than happy to help you plan an event or Birthday party.

Group & Party Options:

Option 1: No Pre-booking involved. Just show up and skate!

Your First Option is to simply come in during any public session and pay standard entry & skate hire prices for your group. Any group over 4 persons will pay $17 pp including skate hire. This requires no pre-booking on your behalf and our cafe can cater to your groups requirements off the standard menu. If you choose this option please remeber to check our website calendar here to ensure your planned visit does not clash with a scheduled event.  

Group Rates: 4 + Persons: $17 pp

                   10+ Persons: $16 pp

                   20+ Persons: $15 pp

All prices include skate hire. 

Spectators are free.

Option 2: Purchase a Birthday Party Package which includes a meal.

This Package costs $25 per person and includes:

  • Skating (up until closing time) including skate hire
  • A decorated area and reserved table in the lounge for your group
  • A bowl of candy for the kids
  • The Happy Birthday Song will be played over our sound system while your group is skating
  • The birthday boy or girl will recieve a free admission & skate hire gift card to any public skating session in the same winter season.

 A Meal of your choice : Choose one of the following options

  • Kids burger & chips 
  • Chicken tenders & chips
  • Fish fingers (blue cod) & chips
  • Toasties *GF available
  • Nachos
  • Pizza * GF available
  • Wedges
  • Hot Dog & Chips

Meal will include complimentary juice for the table. Water is available from our water cooler free of charge.

With 48 hours notice we can prepare a cake for you at a cost of $40. You may bring in your own cake but no other food or beverages may be brought in to the arena unless they have been approved in advance for specific dietary requirements. 

Option 3: Hire a Qualified Skate Instructor to give your group a private lesson or play games in a seperate area cordoned off for your group. $40 for 30 minutes (recommended) or $60 per hour per instructor. 

Option 4: Hire our Mascot Pingu! Pingu the Penguin will skate with your kids birthday group! $40 for 20 minutes.

Skating aids such as penguins or sleds can be hired for $5 each.

We will require a minimum of 5 persons to offer this package price plus 48 hours notice for any birthday bookings.

Please contact us on (03) 441 8000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to enquire.