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Skydive Wanaka

Address: Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand (Formerly Skydive Lake Wanaka)
Phone Number: +64 3-443 7207
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Adrenaline & extreme tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good plane, freefalling from...
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities
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Type: Adrenaline & extreme tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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 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?
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic first sky diving experience here from 15000 ft. Everything was brilliant apart from the shop afterwards. Most of the staff were very helpful, but we'd bought the full package that came with a T shirt and when we asked if they had any left in my size (medium) we were told that they only had what was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

I really love love love this! Skydiving over Wanaka is really awesome. It offers very magnificent views. We were very lucky to be granted good weather for the morning! It was done professionally which makes skydiving in tandem very comfortable and safe! It was on my to do list before 30 and I am really glad to skydive over Wanaka!!

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

The views over Wanaka are truly magnificent aren't they! Good on you for ticking skydiving off your to do list before you're 30! More 

Edinburgh
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130 reviews 130 reviews
5 attraction reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Really wanted to do this but was a little worried about safety. It was a marvellous experience and everyone in the team was very reassuring. My tandem guy, Rory was brilliant, constantly checking my harness and talking me through the experience. I loved it and was the oldest jumper on the day by far. Thoroughly recommended. My husband's guy Pip... More 

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We get a lot of people who are nervous about jumping, so we are always happy to talk people through the process of skydiving and reassure them. We are so glad you had such a great experience. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

OMG! By far the most amazing, incredible and unforgettable experience of my life! But mostly, what made it so special here in Wanaka is the stunning view and all the great staff from the receptionists to the team, cameramans, etc. Everyone is just very friendly, lots of fun and very pro. Got the chance to jump with Tom, couldn't have... More 

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We're glad you loved your jump with Tom, our very lovely and yes indeed funny, German tandem master! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

By far THE place to jump in NZ! The staff are incredible, super helpful and so accommodating it's unreal! The facilities are brilliant and the atmosphere is great! The jump masters are friendly and instantly fill you with confidence! We did the highest jump +/- 15k and the view is one of the very best you could imagine! Coast to... More 

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

It sure is a pretty amazing atmosphere we have here at Skydive Wanaka. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

15,000 feet sunny day, 65 second free fall, before a calm gentle parachute float back to Earth. The view of lakes Wanaka and Hawea cannot be beaten from that height. If you only fall out of a plane once, do it with these guys!

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka are definitely spectacular from 15,000 feet aren't they. We're so lucky to be able to jump over two beautiful lakes. More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Absolutely a must do - no other experience like it!! The team are professional and experienced, and are full of friendly bubbly personalities! Thanks for an amazing skydive!

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

You're exactly right, nothing compares to Skydiving does it. Such an amazing experience! Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I was having a hard time between this and n-zone skydive but wanaka was cheaper so I went with it and glad I did. Managed to time it right and get a perfect day even in the middle of winter and it was amazing. Staff are so friendly and my tandem buddy asked exactly the kind of ride I wanted... More 

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We're so glad you loved your jump at Skydive Wanaka! More 

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12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Without doubt this is the best...BEST place to skydive in the World The views,Staff,Facilities all make this wonderful place the best experience. Do not let yourself leave New Zealand without this trip. Forget the rest do the BEST.... YAHOOOOOOO

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we're glad you loved the ride at Skydive Wanaka! Skydiving seriously is a must do when you come to Wanaka. More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was one of the best experiences I've ever had. I truly believe that Wanaka is the most beautiful location for a skydive. My brother and I were checked in really quickly, given a safety video, dressed in a suit and harnessed up, and before we knew it we were up in the plane!!! The views of Mt.Cook and the... More 

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skydivewanaka, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Hi, thanks so much for letting us know your jump was exhilarating, the parachuting was super fun and the landing so smooth. We're so glad you had a great experience with us at Skydive Wanaka. More 

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