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Jared Jeffery

31 Jan, 2019, 12:27 am



If you’re looking for the perfect place to start, or end a night out. One of Queenstown’s many amazing nightclubs will have you covered, while Queenstown is well-known for its bar scene. You might be surprised to find some of the best nightclubs on offer to let loose after a long day of adrenaline activities.

Nightclubs in Queenstown are as diverse and interesting as the city itself. Whether you’re looking for a classy joint, a place that’s bound to be playing your favourite music, or somewhere dark to lose yourself for the night, you’ll find the place for you.

1. Winnies, Queenstown

Image Credit: Facebook Winnies Gourmet Pizza Bar

Winnies is a great place to start your night – you may even end up staying! This venue is ideal for groups of all sizes wanting to ease into the night. Great value for money with 

Then, as the sun sets, watch as this unassuming bar turns into a hive of activity. In winter the combination of their delicious cocktail menu, open dance floor and pizzas to die for. 

One of the best things about Winnies is that it’s one of the only clubs in Queenstown to provide great food while being able to party.

Location: 7-9 The Mall, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand

2. Below Zero Ice Bar Queenstown

Just down the road from Zephyr is one of Queenstown’s most unique nightlife experiences. If you’re looking for something different and interesting to do on a night out, you have to make a stop at Below Zero Ice Bar Queenstown.

After a day on the slopes, why not head straight back into the cold and go to Ice Bar. LIke the name suggests, the walls, furniture, bar and sculptures have all been carefully handcrafted out of ice.

As you enter the bar, the staff at Ice Bar will look after you, handing you gloves, coats and everything else you need to keep warm in this chilly bar. And if you’re worried about the cold, the impressive vodka menu will have you warmed up in no time!

Location: Searle Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

3. Zephyr

If you’re here for a good time, Zephyr is the place to go.

However, Zephyr is quieter than the other places on this list, it’s a great, intimate bar that offers a great mix of live entertainment every night of the week. At Zephyr, you’re bound to find a lot of locals as well tourists mingling in this venue.

One of the coolest things about Zephyr is that the bar itself was constructed out of materials rescued out of the Christchurch earthquakes and repurposed into this bar.

Be sure to check out the eye-opening shots menu. Or if you’re feeling thirsty grab one of the 750ml bottles of beer they serve up ice cold. With a pool table, and an ever-changing playlist, you’ll be able to make a whole night out of a visit to Zephyr.

Location: Searle Ln, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

4. Loco Cantina, Queenstown 

Head straight to Loco Cantina if you want to see the heart of Queenstown’s nightlife. Loco is a classic backpacker’s bar, and it’s loved for a reason. Not only that, but Loco is the home of Queenstown’s best Mexican food. You can be sure a night at Loco will keep the tequila flowing.

A regular line up of local and international DJ’s means this intimate venue is always pumping and you’ll never have a quiet night at Loco.

Top tip: if you’re there on a Tuesday night, be sure to swing by early for Tuesday Taco night for cheap, amazing tacos.

Location: 48 Shotover St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

5. Vinyl Underground

Just like the name suggests, you’ll find this club tucked under the streets of Queenstown. You’ll often find great drink specials ($4 Smirnoff Ice anyone?), and with live DJs playing. You won’t ever have to worry about awkward silences on the dance floor.

Considered by many to be the home of Queenstown’s music scene, up and coming DJs and bands from Queenstown are playing up a storm every night. Be sure to hit up the nightly Happy Hour at 10pm for killer drink specials.

We all know that a big night of dancing will make you hungry. Vinyl Underground are also cooking up some of the best pizzas around.

Location: 12B Church St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

If you’re planning a night out in Queenstown, you can’t go wrong. With friendly locals, cheap drinks and a huge range of places to choose from you’re in for a great night. If you’re looking for live music, DJs, or a really unique experience. You will be spoilt for choices and wish you had more nights to spend in this beautiful city. If you are after a complete weekend party package for you and your mates, get in touch with Wicked Party Planners today to find out how we can help you.

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