Ice-skating is a fun, accessible activity for everyone to enjoy. Put on your ice skates and glide through Aotearoa New Zealand’s rinks while enjoying incredible views.
New Zealand offers plenty of ice-skating options, including indoor ice-skating rinks and outdoor pop-up ice-skating rinks set in jaw-dropping landscapes. Special ice-skating events include disco nights and lots more. Some rinks have lessons on offer, curling or ice kockey games.
Outdoor ice-skating rinks are popping up in winter with some offering spectacular views over stunning landscapes such as pristine lakes, snow or ice-coated trees and majestic snowcapped mountains.
Many outdoor ice rinks are only found in winter:
For those who'd rather a somewhat warmer indoor session, permanent ice-skating rinks can be found across the country. Many rinks offer ice skate rentals, as well as bumper cars options. Some even have ice-skating events such as night skating.
Permanent indoor ice-skating rinks around New Zealand include: