Minus 5º ICE BAR, Queenstown

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Minus 5º ICE BAR, Queenstown

Over 18 tonnes of crystal clear ice architecture, extreme temperatures at MINUS 5º ICE BAR Queenstown and colder, live life like a penguin! Dressed like an Eskimo you get to explore ice furniture, hand made ice carvings and even drink from ice glasses filled with our famous delicious cocktails. A family experience you will never forget, a pre dinner chilly cocktail, or a ‘cool’ start to a lively night on the town.

Minus 5º ICE BAR, celebrating 10 years in wowing customers, is a Queenstown ‘must do’ activity and is a bucket list phenomena. Located at the iconic Steamer Wharf, Minus 5º ICE BAR Queenstown welcomes every age into the intricately ICE carved world.


  • Child entry + mocktail $15
  • Adult entry + mocktail $25
  • Adult entry + cocktail $30
  • Adult entry + 2 cocktailS $36
  • Family pass + 2 mocktails + 2 cocktails $75

Venue Hire

Minus 5º ICE BAR is available for private hire any time any day. We can host 30 pax in one experience or up to 120 pax on flow.

Minus 5º ICE BAR is the perfect place for:

• Birthday Parties
• Stag/Buck or Hen Parties
• Wedding Receptions
• Corporate & Incentive
• Cocktail & Canapés
• Brand Activation

Minus 5º ICE BAR can offer the below options for your perfect event. We can tailor your needs to anything desired so please get in touch and let us help plan an unforgettable party or event.

• ICE BAR capacity – 30 pax
• ICE BAR capacity on flow – 120 pax
• 30 minute average experience
• Overflow group hosted in adjoining venue Little Blackwood
• In house music system
• Full bar with license to 2am
• Create your own cocktail menu
• Photopack range available
• Personalised ICE carving


In conjunction with Minus 5º ICE BAR we can host large groups with our adjacent sister bar, LittleBlackwood. This “Fire & ICE” night allows for a wow factor ICE BAR experience followed by a defrost at Little Blackwood where you can enjoy the famous artisan Cheese & Meat platters, tapas style share plates and delicious drinks on the heated waterside deck or by the roaring fire.

ICE Carving

Our focus at Minus 5° ICE BAR is ICE architecture. Our very own ICE architect re- sculpts every 6-8 weeks. This also provides us with the ability to tailor-make sculptures for your particular conference group or event. With the ability to create something as effective and simple as your company logo made out of ICE, to something as grand and impressive as an exact scale replica car that you can sit in, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Price on application.

• Company logos
• Perfect group photo opportunity
• Specialty glasses & drink luges
• Life size statues
• Liquor displays/brand activation
• Wedding art
• Delivered and setup to any location

Minus 5º ICE BAR, Queenstown Enquiry Form


88 Beach Street
Queenstown 9300

Phone: +64 3 442 6050


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Minus 5º ICE BAR, Queenstown Enquiry Form