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Skydive Paradise

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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 442 8333
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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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Amazing Experience with Crazy but Safe People

Did this skydive with my daughter and it was the most amazing experience of my life so far. From the drive up to Glenorchy to the landing on the grassy airfield, the whole day was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Dave S
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Did this skydive with my daughter and it was the most amazing experience of my life so far. From the drive up to Glenorchy to the landing on the grassy airfield, the whole day was exciting and fun. The Paradise team were great and had us laughing and screaming in equal quantities. Came away with a great video and pics.... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I bought my parents a skydive for their christmas and man it was worth every penny!! My dad is 52 and mums 49 yet it didn't stop them. Neither of them were up for the jump however the amazing staff made them feel very comfortable. Mum hasn't shut up about the lovely scottish guy she jumped with and how safe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I heard a lot of excellent buzz about Skydive Paradise when we were looking into her third jump and my first while in Queenstown. First off, the picturesque tableau for the jump can't be beat. On the way up in the plane, you look all the way out over the indomitable mountain ranges (the misty mountains for... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

As a first time jumper, I was a bit nervous because I didn't know what to expect, but the location near Glenorchy called Paradise was really the perfect location for a first jump, so I just could NOT resist. Andy picked us up at Shotover St and gave a nice drive and scenic stop to the airstrip near Glenorchy. Alex... More 

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Mumbai
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Had a super drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy... Jags kept us entertained with his anecdotes and facts.. He also got us a sweet deal on our dives! Once we reached the drop zone we were briefed and taken through safety instructions etc. This was my third dive and what an experience! I jumped off 15,000 feet this time... The flight... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was my first experience as xtrem sport ans it was just perfect! The guy with me just talk with me every minute before the fall to relax me, make joke in the plane, film me inside the plane, explained me what we seen and after we had the jump. .. So nice pilot, so kind with me, I took... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

What an incredible experience with this company. It was my first dive and Olly made me feel at ease. And what could be more awesome than sky diving in middle earth?!?!?

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

Dear AllsMile07, Thank you for your brilliant feedback! We are glad your First Ever Skydive was a great experience. Middle Earth indeed and we will pass on your message to the lovely Olly! Hope you go on to do many a skydives in the future :) Thank you from the team at Skydive Paradise. More 

Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I am so glad we chose this company for our first skydive. It is in such a great location, very picturesque. During the flight Olly was pointing out all the attractions to me- he is a great instructor- they all are!! The jump itself was amazing, took my breath away, literally!! It may not be as big as some of... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

(Lets chuck you outta plane...?)...Was the question asked as soon as Jags answered the phone. The answer to which was, "i couldn't think of anything better!" Since arriving in Queenstown, I'd dreamed of doing a skydive over the absolutely breathtaking Glenorchy, and it didn't fail to fulfil my dream. An amazing personal service from start to finish; We were checked... More 

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Ireland
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9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

What an amazing place for my first skydive. Would do it again in a heartbeat!! Scenery was absolutely stunning. Amazing views! Staff were so friendly and helpful. Felt really safe and at ease. I would highly recommend Skydive Paradise to anyone who is interested in skydiving. Thanks for a truly wonderful day guys! It really is paradise!!

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