Commonly-asked questions are answered here – if you need to know anything else, please get in touch here.
How much does it cost to skate?
- Adults (15 and above): $24
- Children (14 and under): $22
- Children (five and under): $14
We also offer a family pass for $60 (plus $4 skate hire per person if required) – either one adult and three children (15 and under) or two adults and two children (15 and under).
Please note that ice-skating runs by Session Times.
How much does it cost to buy skates?
Hockey skates start from $159 and figure skates start from $199
Do we have to book for a public session?
It is advisable to book to guarantee your preferred session time, but you can also show up and purchase your ticket on site.
What time do you close?
ICE ZOO closes at different times throughout the week. Please see our session timetable for our hours and Session Times.
What time does the ice rink open in the morning?
The first session of the day is the figure skating training session; we will be open to enter the rink at 7am.
Can I go on the ice without skates?
No. To go on the ice you must be wearing skates at all times.
How old do you have to be to skate?
There is no age limit to skate. However, all skaters are required to wear skates so they must be at least a size nine in children’s, or be able to walk and wear double runners.
What is the smallest & largest size rental skate you have?
Our smallest skate is a size nine for children, or double runners which strap onto your child’s shoes; our largest is a size 13 in adults.
What time do you open before each general session?
Each session will be open to the 15 minutes before that session.
My child is interested in starting ice hockey, where do I begin?
Hockey Development classes are on every Sunday morning for ages five and older.
For more information please check www.skateplus.com.au.
Basic skating skill is required and basic gear is supplied. We recommend, before starting these classes, that your child takes part in skate school lessons to improve their basic skating skills.
Children under 15 can train with the ICE ZOO Hockey Club at our rink. Basic skating skills are also required.
Can we bring in outside food?
No outside food or drinks are to be brought in; ICE ZOO’s cafe and bar facility is well-stocked.
Is there a place to buy food and drinks?
There is a café and bar facility, which is open every day. We serve hot food, snacks, sweets, hot and cold drinks and alcohol.
What if I arrive for the last half hour of the session?
You will be only charge 50 per cent of the total cost of that session.
Do we have to come at the start of the session?
You can come at any time during the session.
Do I have to pay if I’m not skating?
No. Spectators are free and are welcome.
Is there anything to help my child skate?
Penguins are available for hire for $8 from the front desk; they are used for support and balance for children while skating.
Is there any difference in price if I have my own skates?
With your own skates adults are $20 and children (14 and under) are $18