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Skydive Wanaka

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Address: Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand (Formerly Skydive Lake Wanaka)
Phone Number: +64 3-443 7207
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Description: Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good...
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?
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Absolutely Incredible!

Did the 15,000ft jump at Skydive Wanaka on my 21st and absolutely loved it! The scenery was incredible and the jump was the best thing I have ever experienced! The crew are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
bnc_94
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Did the 15,000ft jump at Skydive Wanaka on my 21st and absolutely loved it! The scenery was incredible and the jump was the best thing I have ever experienced! The crew are incredibly friendly, and add to the awesome experience!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Absolute a MUST DO WANAKA. Definitely the best way to memorise you trip to New Zealand. Starting from friendly and helpful staff members to adrenalin rush in your blood at the end. For those ones who made their mind with jump and stuck in Queenstown with unpleasant weather, worth giving these guys a call as it can be different story... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Thanks to Skydive Wanaka I now have a new addiction! Skydiving will now and forever be in my life (Now doing my "A" Licence in Australia so I can go solo jumping!) The most beautiful view you will ever get of Lake Wanaka and Hawea! Awesome Staff: Kirsty for organising both my Jumps, I am sorry I forget my first... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Our first sky diving experience and it was fantastic... the views of Wanaka are great so this is surely a good place to do your sky dive.. however, we felt the sky dive experience was too too rushed... barely got any time to digest the entire experience.. one instructions / safety video, suit up, hop on to the plane and... More 

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Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I booked a 15,000ft skydive with 4 friends. We all live in Wanaka so it was important for us to jump here, in the place that we knew was the most scenic spot to skydive. We had a good laugh with the staff members that picked us up, and they explained on the way that we were running a bit... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was probably the highlight of my NZ travels. I did it as a birthday gift to myself and what wonderful memories it gave! The van picked us up from Queenstown in the morning, but we had to turn back halfway because of gloomy weather. Fortunately, the skies cleared and we made another trip to Wanaka later that day and... More 

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Phoebe C, Public Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your amazing experience with us! More 

Bury St Edmunds, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was an absolutly amazing experience! After having problems with our campervan, we were staying in contact by text over the course of about 5 days trying to book we turned up an hour late and was hoping to re book in the morning. While looking at packages for the next day, a girl whose name I cant remember came... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

That girl's name is Kirsty, she is one of our lovely reception ladies. We understand that a lot of our customers are on holiday and are traveling around so we always try and be as flexible as possible, and we were glad we could cater for you. Thanks for sharing your amazing experience with us. More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I went for the basic 15,000 ft option with no extras when I was on a budget. I probably would have paid for the video if I'd had a few extra dollars but I didn't and the memories are enough! The flight alone in the plane is amazing with breathtaking views. It gives you a good amount of time to... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We never get sick of those magnificent views you saw! Our dropzone definitely is in a spectacular place! More 

London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Another of our highlights of NZ, Skydive Wanaka make you feel as safe as you possibly can when throwing yourself from a plane! The team are really friendly, professional and got us great video footage to take home. They've done thousands of dives so you're always strapped to a pro. Our friends convinced us to skydive and if you're on... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It sounds like you had an amazing experience all round! More 

Dallas, Texas
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163 reviews 163 reviews
75 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was one of the things we were most looking forward to on our trip to NZ. First time sky-divers, we'd been planning to do it here for years for the incredible views. So we were really pumped. We were not disappointed. The staff were all great. Wife and I both had a cameraman filming, and both our tandem jumpers... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is so awesome that you had been planning your jump for years and that you and you wife had such a fantastic time. We're glad you have photos and videos to cherish forever. More 

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