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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 8333
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Our skydive dropzone is located only 40 minutes from New Zealand’s most...
Our skydive dropzone is located only 40 minutes from New Zealand’s most famous resort town of Queenstown at the edge of a small alpine village known as Glenorchy “Gateway to Paradise”. This is Middle Earth, the setting of The Hobbit and Lord of The Rings movies. Skydiving with Skydive Paradise offers you not only the most breathtaking scenery in the world, we also promise you the most personalised tandem skydiving experience in New Zealand.
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AMAZEBALLS!

I've just returned home from an amazing trip to Queenstown and hands down the single best thing about the trip was my sky dive with Skydive Paradise. From the drive out to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I've just returned home from an amazing trip to Queenstown and hands down the single best thing about the trip was my sky dive with Skydive Paradise. From the drive out to Glenorchy with the lovely Jaks to the jump itself, it made for an absolutely epic adventure. Big shout out to all the staff (Andy, Chris, Jaks, Ollie!) who... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The drive alone out to the small village of Glenorchy on the north side of lake Wakatipu is breathtaking on its own. You stop at the million dollar view then proceed onto the Glenorchy aerodrome. After safety briefs and putting on your equipment you get into a tiny plane which is awesome to fly in! Then you leap out the... More 

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SkydiveParadise, Public Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this review

Dear AdamClay, Thank you for taking the time and writing this review! We agree with you, the drive to Glenorchy is a #NZMUSTDO! And the views are fantastic. We are so thrilled to see that you enjoyed the entire Experience with Skydive Paradise. Skydiving over Paradise and Lord of the Rings Locations is by all means amazing, so thank you... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I can't imagine skydiving in any other place. Mt. Aspiring National Park is epicly beautiful!! Thanks Skydive Paradise team :-) You demonstrated such awesome customer service and safety!

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Mennecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If I came back in Queenstown to settle down for a while, it's because I saw this skydive, over my favorite place in New Zealand: Glenorchy. And I must say: I got high in Paradise !!! amazing landscape, amazing views, and amazing team!!! I still have tears in my eyes when I'm thinking about it or watching the video! I... More 

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Noosa Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

beautiful scenery, awesome, friendly and encouraging instructor (Olly) and staff, and the bus ride down there was fun... Thank you guys!! I'll be back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It's really unbelievable experience, and queenstown is an amazing place where try skidiving. All the guys that work for paradise are very friendly and you can enjoy all moments!! at least once in life you have to try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The whole experience was well arranged, including the pickup from Queenstown, safety brief and preparation for the jump. They can accommodate two tandem divers in a flight. The ground staff and the diving staff are very friendly and informative. The location/dropzone is also awesome near the Wakatipu lake. Its a 45 minute drive from central Queenstown. The remoteness of location... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The skydive was amazing! World class scenery and fun. The staff were helpful and friendly, especially Krissi who made the experience feel special and unforgettable. She was a pleasure to deal with and always had a smile. I would definitely come back and do it again. Service and experience was exceptional.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is the best thing i have ever done! I was absolutely terrified beforehand, however everyone was great at settling the nerves! Milan was my jump master an was outstanding at helping me calm my nerves, i felt completely safe the whole time. The views were stunning, it was amazing at how far you could see! The photo's and video's... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Andy and crew, we can't thank you enough for creating a memory of a lifetime! You guys squeaked us in at the last moment, on a whim, right before closing. It was the best way to enjoy the beautiful sunset and views over Lake Wakitipu. Mario and Olly made us feel comfortable from the beginning and all the way to... More 

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SkydiveParadise, Public Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this review

Dear Gannon E, Thank you very kindly for your lovely review and encouraging words. The team at Skydive Paradise love what they do and that makes life easy! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for taking the time to write a Review. We really hope you come back with family and friends again... More 

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Additional Information about Skydive Paradise

Address: Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 8333
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 409 - 409

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