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Address: , Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 277678236
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Description: Skydive Zone Bay of Islands is located in Kerikeri and offers tandem...
Skydive Zone Bay of Islands is located in Kerikeri and offers tandem skydiving for your first jump experience. Instruction begins with a short briefing, then you and your instructor share a tandem harness, freefalling from nearly 15,000 feet at speeds of 120 mph (200kph) or more. After about a minute or more of freefall, your instructor will open the dual-sized parachute, and together you'll fly back to the ground for a soft landing.
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Excellent - Out of this world!!

This was an experience that I will never forget ever in my life. The whole experience of diving from an aircraft was truly out of this world. At first we were really scared, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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129 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This was an experience that I will never forget ever in my life. The whole experience of diving from an aircraft was truly out of this world. At first we were really scared, but once we jumped, we truly loved it and can't ever forget this.

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South England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I expect all skydives are like this, but they were well organised and efficient and the video/camera shots were very well done. The staff are excellent. I just wish they could be better at timing, they asked us to arrive far earlier than was reasonable. I think a bungy would be more adrenalin pumping, to be honest, as a 66... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I did a Skydive with these guys a few years a go and had a great time! (sorry about the late review) I made the decision to do it with the Zone because of the quality of the DVD I saw from other people I had bumped into in Australia and New Zealand. The team were very funny but also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This company has 5* service! We had one skydive cancelled in Queenstown due to the weather, so we really wanted to fit in a skydive in the north island before we came home. But all our days were booked up with other activities. We went to their booking office in Paihia next to the pier (and the guy who works... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I went skydiving with this company in 2010. It was such a good experience. The staff was very funny, which makes you feel relaxed - but don't be afraid - they don't play with your safety. The view was absolutely amazing and breathtaking. I would highly recommend this company I you would like to go skydiving in New Zealand

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London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I did the 16,500ft skydive back in March 2013, and it was an amazing experience! The crew are all very professional, at the same time as having some good banter and messing with you a bit. You get all the right kit, and you're up in the plane before you know it! They take a go-pro camera with them so... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

So I did the 19,500-ft jump and it was incredible. 85 seconds (or thereabouts) of freefall! Their prices are quite high, so if you're on a budget this place is not for you. What's nice is that they offer several heights: 8k, 12k, 16k and 19.5k-ft jumps. The latter two require oxygen while in the plane because of the sheer... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

It was fantastic experience. as I wanted to skydive since vary long time; for me, d dream came true. office staff was answering all d queries patiently, and diving staff was so full of energy; eradicates all d doubts and fears instantly. loved d experience. one must dive at least once in life. thanks to Andrew, who accommodated me.

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

The experience of jumping out off a perfectly good airplane is fairly nerve racking to say the least.It was an experience not to be missed and it is one I would do again,but possibly not with these guys. There was little pre jump instruction, and this was after waiting 2 1/2 hours after my appointed time of arrival.In the reply... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I will highly recommend SkyDive Zone to first time jumpers. The staff here are great and don't just make you feel like 'just another jumper'. They treat you with great enthusiasm and safety is a high priority to them. My instructor, Andy, took great videos and pictures and interacted alot and never once seemed bored that he has to take... More 

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