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Skydive Lake Wanaka

Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 (0)3 443 7207
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Ranked #1 of 52 Activities in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good plane, freefalling from 15,000 feet above NZ’s highest snow capped mountains!!... more » Owner description: Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good plane, freefalling from 15,000 feet above NZ’s highest snow capped mountains!! Skydive Lake Wanaka is New Zealand’s most spectacular, multi award winning, high altitude tandem skydive. This incredible scenic experience captures views of Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, glaciers, lakes and rivers! Capture your huge freefall grin with freefall DVD and digital pictures – How big is your smile??!! « less
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Rosebud, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Skydived from 12,000 feet and it was absolutely awesome. Something everyone should do. Staff were all extremely nice and helpful.

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München
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Actually I just wanted to book my first skydive for the next day but when we arrive the lady on the counter said oh why wait for tomorrow? Today is just the perfect day. Indeed it was a bright sunny day and as I was quite anxious about doing it I decided to just give it a go straight away..not... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This was my first jump and I will never forget!!! all the staff are friendly but I would like to say a special thank you for the Brazilian one he was not my instructor but he talked to me while we were in the plane. I was so scared and wanted to cancel my jump but he talked to me... More

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Rotorua
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A MAZING Experience a must do if you need some fresh air, spectacular scenery as far as the eye can see while your in the South Island in or around the wonderful lake wanaka area! With safety and knowledgeable parachute drivers! I recommend paying the extra money to go higher and harder only regret was not. As well as paying... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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57 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stil can't believe up til now that I actually jumped out of the perfectly good plane at 15,000 feet strapped to a complete stranger, considering that I am really scared of heights! But GOSH everytime I reminisce about the whole experience, I'm so glad I did it. The freefall experience is just surreal! And the views...OMG...this is one the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I'd totally do it again in a heartbeat! The staff were amazing, very welcoming even over the phone. My tandem instructor was also awesome along with the personal camera flyer! Its pretty awesome to see the camera flyer somersaulting in the air, diving high and low trying to take the best photos for you. The staff really did a great... More

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Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Totally enjoyed the whole journey. My jumper buddy was so great and the photographer was good. Thanks for everything!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We tried to go for skydive with three companies, but travelled twice down only to be sent back upon reaching site. Only Skydive Lake Wanaka offerred to send another bus to fetch us over even though the bus for the afternoon session is over, the staff were super friendly, especially the bus chauffeur, Martin. He was super enthusiastic about sharing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I have been disappointed by two other companies where my dive have to be cancelled due to bad weather BUT skydive lake wanaka have totally make my day! The AMAZING crew gave me another opportunity to skydive by opening another flight at another time to accommodate me and my family to dive! The view was amazing and the crew was... More

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Berlin, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

It was an awesome experience! The staffs are friendly and cheerful. They make sure you feel safe and secure. The landscape is stunning, and the mountains are just gorgeous! A must do activity in New Zealand!

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skydivewanaka, Front Office Manager at Skydive Lake Wanaka, responded to this review

It's sure is a fun place to work! Glad we made you feel safe & secure! Thanks for the review. More

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