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Skydive Southern Alps Tandem Skydive

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    What to Expect

    We will transport customers from Queenstown to Glenorchy. We will stop at Bennett's Bluff, a popular viewing point, which is why this road has been voted one of the top 10 most beautiful drives. On arrival to our dropzone, the customers will be provided with a full safety briefing, before them meet their tandem master. During flight to altitude, they will have views of Fiordland National Park, Mt Aspiring National Park, Queenstown and the surrounding areas. Photo & Video packages are available to purchase on the day.

    Stop At:

    • Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    35 Shotover St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer complimentary transport from NZ Skydive Centre, 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown.

    We also offer courtesy transport from Mrs Woolley General Store, in Glenorchy.

    Please call us, 30 minutes prior to your trip time, for a weather call.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Complimentary return transport from Queenstown to Glenorchy.
    • Our driver will stop along the way, tell you a bit about the area and provide those “must have” photo opportunities along the spectacular journey to Glenorchy from Queenstown.
    • All outer clothing and equipment is provided. We recommend you wear suitable footwear such as closed toe casual shoes. We have free lockers at our drop zone where you can leave your belongings while you are skydiving.
    • Spectacular scenic flight over Lake Wakatipu and the famous mountains surrounding Glenorchy, New Zealand.
    • We offer complimentary tea and coffee at our skydive dropzone.
    • Huge smiles – we know from experience you will leave our dropzone with a grin from ear to ear!
    • Food and drinks
    • Photo & Video on USB can be purchased on the day.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Our maximum weight is 115kg/253lbs. All persons over 95kg are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone. Persons 95kg – 104.9kg will incur a weight surcharge of $50 and those 105kg-115kg will incur a weight surcharge of $75 (payable at time of check in).
    • The minimum weight is 30kg/66lbs and all passengers must be big enough to fit safely into the harness.
    • Dress warmly with closed toed shoes.
    • No previous skydiving experience is necessary
    • We operate (weather dependent) 7 days a week, year round.
    • Departures throughout the day from the New Zealand Skydive Centre, 35 Shotover St, Queenstown.
    • Duration: Allow 4 hours, return from Queenstown
    • Complimentary transport for spectators, with fare paying passenger - Subject to availability.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 11 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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    This was my first time skydiving. I was excited, but definitely nervous. The staff was so friendly upon arrival and briefed us with a safety video. I came with a group of friends and since they only let 4 people in the plane at once, I got put into another group (as did my other
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    We had booked a tandem dive with Southern Alps. However as we reached Queenstown, we realized that the weather on the day we had booked the dive wasn’t going to be good. Kevin from Southern Alps/NZone was very helpful is assisting us with changes to not just the dive appointment
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    I was super scared to go skydiving, but the day before we went to the office in Queenstown to talk to some of the stadf and ask all the questions we still had. They were extremely friendly and were able to answer all of our safety questions. The next day we were very nervous but
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    This skydive was really amazing! From check in to finish, it was a really smooth operation. The staff were really friendly and were very reassuring when I was nervous for my jump! I did the 15,000ft skydive which I would highly recommend, you get plenty of time to take in the
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    We went with Skydive Southern Alps as they had a spectacular bus trip out to Glenorchy airport. The gear was all kept in good condition and the staff were very friendly and experienced at what they do. The skydive instructors were thorough and made us all feel relaxed and
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