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18,500 ft Skydive Experience in Taupo provided by Taupo Tandem Skydiving

18,500 ft Skydive Experience in Taupo

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Overview
Experience the thrill of freefalling from 18,500 feet above Lake Taupo on this New Zealand tandem skydiving adventure. Prepare for your flight with pickup in a stretch Hummer, then gear up and gather your courage on the flight up to altitude. After jumping from the plane with a tandem master, enjoy 75 exhilarating seconds of freefall followed by unbeatable views of both coasts and the volcanoes of Tongariro National Park as you glide back to earth by parachute.
Important Information
Duration
2–3 hours
Inclusions
  • 18,500-ft Skydive
  • Professional guide
  • Use of harness, jumpsuit, and goggles
  • Free buff/scarf
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charge
Exclusions
  • Photo Packages (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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davelouchambers wrote a review Apr 9
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as a slightly reluctant participant I amazed myself at how much I enjoyed it I put most of this down to Damian Malkin who I was my "jump buddy " he instilled confidence with his gentle words of encouragement I felt totally safe at all times once the parachute opened it was over
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Kym Poretti wrote a review Apr 6
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand1 contribution
Thrilling!! My surprise was sprung when the Taupo Tandem Skydiving stretch Hummer pulled up to pick us up. Very cool and a great way to arrive at the airport. Amazing! experience of a lifetime with Jaron Rahui, my lifeline. Thank you Jaron! I felt absolutely safe the whole
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Olly Peezee wrote a review Mar 2021
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Unreal to see Taupo from so high up while falling down so quick. Shout out to my man Andrew Godfrey, a real GC made the experience painless. Would definitely recommend 18500ft to anyone looking for a thrill.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from TaupoTandemSkydiving, Front Office Manager at 18,500 ft Skydive Experience in Taupo
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank-you for your recommendation, we will pass the message on to Andy ! We are glad you enjoyed the experience #blueskies
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Damien Cooper wrote a review Mar 2021
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I real awesome experience to add to many more to come. Ka mau te wehi! Thank you Jaron Rahui and the Taupo Tandem Sky Diving Team! 👍
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from TaupoTandemSkydiving, Front Office Manager at 18,500 ft Skydive Experience in Taupo
Responded 2 weeks ago
Pai te Mahi on completing your skydive with us :-) great to hear you had an epic experience with us #rangikikorangi
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Princy wrote a review Mar 2021
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What better day to do Sky Diving than Women's Day. I am so happy that I did it. My Tandem Master Elad Berger was extremely positive and made me feel at ease. His confidence was my comfort, the way he explained all the things, I immediately felt I was in safe arms, of all the
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from TaupoTandemSkydiving, Steph at 18,500 ft Skydive Experience in Taupo
Responded 4 weeks ago
Yaas Princy! We get so many incredible women through our doors every year, showing the men how it's done. Stay epic and maybe we shall see you again in the future?! We shall pass on your love to the pilots! =P Blue skies
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By: Taupo Tandem Skydiving
YoursTrulyJai
YoursTrulyJai
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THE BEST JUMP OF MY LIFE..
Absolutely breathtaking.. can't even express it in words.. the biggest adrenaline rush I've ever had in my life..
andrewi299
andrewi299
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D du plessis
My first and probably not my last skydive, thanks in main to Jesse at front desk and “David” du plessis. The most
MuttleyC1
MuttleyC1
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Fun af
My instructor, Andrew Lee made the experience fun and kept it light hearted, helping to relieve my nerves. He was t
Kiwijaz_at_large
Kiwijaz_at_large
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An experience of a lifetime
Wow... what an experience. From the moment I was picked up in the Hummer Limo to the time I was dropped off post sk
Flyer52726394465
Flyer52726394465
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Awesome!
The Taupo team were thoroughly professional and friendly. We really felt we were in safe hands as all the equipment
RuthenaFuhrer
RuthenaFuhrer
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10/10! Thankyou Adam Wilson and the team x
Once in a life time experience. Scary as hell and the most adrenaline ive ever felt. Adam Wlison was amazing and I
SophieDColombes
SophieDColombes
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À dream come true
An amazing experience ! I have been dreaming of skydiving since I was a child. Thanks to Taupo Tandem Skydiving it’
Niah005
Niah005
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Best birthday experience
Had an amazing experience at Taupo tandem skydiving!! My instructor was Damian Atkinson and he was awesome, made me
suzylwils
suzylwils
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A life must do experience
The conditions were perfect, clear blue sky, Martin my instructor from Taupo Tandem skydive was awesome, he firstly
Yvonnz53
Yvonnz53
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Fantastic team, Fantastic experience!
"WOW! That was cool! David Du Plessis was my instructor and what a fab guy. David was calm and interesting and fu
456clintons
456clintons
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Amazing!!!!!!
Took our son for a skydive, the team at Taupo Tandem Skydive were simply amazing, it was well run and well organise
Ray-Williams2000
Ray-Williams2000
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Electrifying!!
Jumped with Ian! Dude was so exciting to jump with, and definitely calmed me down a lot prior to the jump! Was an a
Omricook
Omricook
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Epic
Jumped with Martin. He is such a cool guy. The whole team made the experience seamless and unforgettable 5/5
patw272
patw272
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What amazing trip
My wife did the 18000ft sky dive she really enjoyed it the staff were very helpful put her at ease Andy was her jum
Petelodge
Petelodge
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Free Falling
Had a great jump last week and enjoyed free falling through the sky - have been looking forward to doing another ju
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  • Taupo Tandem Skydiving
  • Duration: 2–3 hours
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