International Antarctic Centre

The Atrium is a superb venue for all number of events, from seated dinners through to cocktail evenings, balls and product launches. Or we can arrange an elegant silk lined Marquee, set up alongside the Attraction to accommodate any number of guests.

Exhibition Space
Breakout Rooms


The Atrium can accommodate 250 guests for cocktail functions. Its spectacular hand-painted mural, dramatic lighting, silked lining and white marble floor combine to make the Atrium a highly presentable, functional and wholly unique venue. To ensure your event is truely one of the ‘coolest’ in town, guests can opt to include full or partial access to our indoor attraction including the Hagglund ride, ‘Antarctica’ the snow and Ice experience (with optional ice bar), 4D Extreme Theatre and the New Zealand Penguin Encounter. A silk-lined marquee offers a superb venue option and we can accommodate large numbers for dinner.

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Additional Venue Information

Capacity: Seated Dinner: up to 150 guests Cocktail: up to 160 guests (or 250 across entire attraction) Marquee: Seated up to 750 guests / Cocktail up to 1,200 guests

Services and Facilities

On site carparking
Wheelchair access
WIFI/internet access