This casino is found in the heart of Queenstown and has two casino offerings, in central Queenstown. The Skycity Queenstown Casino is open 12noon – 4 am, every day and offers gamers the most popular casino games, a fantastic bar & kitchen and often you’ll find awesome events going on inside. The Skycity Wharf Casino is open 11 am – late, every day and offers a unique boutique gaming experience.
The gaming room is open from 12 noon through to 4 am seven days a week and patrons can enjoy a multitude of games including pokies, Blackjack, Roulette, Midi Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Tai Sai, and Texas Hold’em Poker. In total there are 8 tables and 86 pokie machines to play.
Poker is big business at Skycity Queenstown Casino and you can enjoy both Caribbean Stud Poker and Texas Hold’em Poker. While in some casinos players will play poker against the house, in the Skycity Queenstown Casino all poker is played by players against one another. Although the house is not playing the house is looking on as host and taking a commission on the game for hosting.
How to play at Skycity Queenstown?
To play Skycity Queenstown you need to be a member at the casino and 20 and over years of age. Once you become a member you get the reward of Premier Points from Gaming Machine play, Table Gameplay, and dining at Skycity Queenstown. Premier Points automatically credits to a Premier Rewards membership account and are valid for six months from the date of issue. 100 Premier Points = $1 in gaming credits.
Premier Bonus Dollars are credits that you receive or gift to Premier Rewards members by Skycity. It credits to a member’s account and is valid for three months from the date of issue. 1 Premier Bonus Dollar = $1 in gaming credits.
You can redeem both Premier Points and Premier Bonus Dollars, subject to daily limits, for gaming credits. Which you can use to play on Gaming Machines at the casino, or Bonus Play Chips which you can use to play on selected Table Games excluding Poker.
To ensure patron compliance with these principles, standards have been set for dress and behavior. The following will not be permitted at Skycity Queenstown:
- Torn or damaged clothing (except fashionable distressed items)
- Dirty clothes or footwear
- Safety or trade clothing (eg safety vests)
- Sleeveless tops on men
- Gang patches or other insignia
If someone is seen to be intoxicated, abusive, threatening, or causing conflict with staff or other customers, the casino will take appropriate steps to stop the behavior. This includes, in appropriate circumstances, having the customer escorted from the premises.
Accommodation & hotel
There is no hotel accommodation at the casino but within a short walk, there are many high-profile and enjoyable hotels to stay at while in Queenstown.
The Skycity Queenstown Casino has a great restaurant and bar called Wild Tyme. At the Wild Tyme restaurant and bar, you can enjoy contemporary food as well as amazing local dishes, there is also a very good beverage list including everything from beer to fine wines. You will also find quiz nights and live music in the bar area.
Enjoy great food and great value everyday with NZ$10 lunches and tasty dinner options with mains priced from just $19 at 16-24 Beach Street, Queenstown
Lunch 12pm – 4pm
Dinner 6pm – 10pm
Bar Snacks 12pm – close
To visit the Wild Tyme bar and restaurant you need to be a minimum of 20 years of age.
You must be 20 years or older to work at the Skycity Queenstown Casino, but if you feel you have the driver and passion to succeed and you are good at customer service then the casino would like to find out more about you. Anyone interested in applying for a job clicks here
The casino currently doesn’t have its own parking but you will find third-party car parks close by as it’s located in the center of the city.
Skycity Queenstown Casino
Level 2, Stratton House
16-24 Beach Street
Phone: 03 441 0400
Skycity Wharf Casino
Upstairs at Steamer Wharf
88 Beach Street
Phone: 03 441 1495