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15000ft Tandem Skydive in Wanaka

Highlights
  • All safety equipment is provided so you can have an enjoyable jump
  • Flexible jump times available: fit your jump around the rest of your trip
  • Your guide points out the South Island’s landmarks on your scenic flight
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15000ft Tandem Skydive in Wanaka
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15,000ft tandem skydive - 10amMost Popular
Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and experience New Zealand’s most spectacular skydive. View up to six lakes, the rugged Southern Alps and beyond to Mount Cook.
From $312.25
15,000ft tandem skydive - 8am
Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and experience New Zealand’s most spectacular skydive. View up to six lakes, the rugged Southern Alps and beyond to Mount Cook.
From $312.25
15,000ft tandem skydive - 11am
Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and experience New Zealand’s most spectacular skydive. View up to six lakes, the rugged Southern Alps and beyond to Mount Cook.
From $312.25
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Overview
Marvel at the sprawling South Island from the sky on this unique and thrilling sightseeing adventure. Perfect for beginners as well as experts, this skydiving experience will pair you with a certified Tandem Master, your partner for your dive above Wanaka. Take a scenic flight to the jump spot, then take the plunge and take in the landscape, including the rolling Southern Alps, the Twin Lakes and the mighty Clutha and Waiau Rivers.
What to Expect

Your adventure begins when you are picked up from your choice of accommodation providers in Wanaka. and driven to Wanaka Airport.  All equipment is provided, so just bring a big smile, as well as warm and comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. Once you are at the drop zone you will be greeted by our friendly staff that will help to get you checked in, geared up and ready to meet your tandem master.

When you have met your new favorite hero you will head off to the plane and take a 20-minute scenic flight to altitude. As you fly over the Southern Alps your instructor will point out Mt. Cook, Mt. Aspiring, the Southern Alps, up to 6 lakes and the Clutha River. At altitude the door of the plane will open and this is where the fun begins.

"Freefall feels like flying," so make sure you keep your eyes open, and capture your thrilling moments whilst reaching speeds of up to 125 miles per hour (200 kilometres per hour). After up to 60-seconds your parachute will open and you will get the chance to take in the views as you gently fly back down to the landing area.

Once on the ground, celebrate your achievement while you await your edited video and photos.  When your adventure ends you will then be taken back to the your Wanaka accommodation.

Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Very disappointing combo video and photo package

Everything was good... enjoyable and friendly staff till i received the combo pack of videos and photos. It was very disappointing for the price they charged. The video format supports only VLC media. Its not transferable or copied easily. Please think few times before you...More

1  Thank 356anandkumark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Perfect place to jump

This is the perfect place for you to strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane! Safety first! The staff there are professional and very helpful.

Thank 168vincentm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Family adrenaline rush

What a great experience for the whole family. 13 and 14 year olds loved it. Very professional staff and operation. Safety first!! Thank you to everyone for making this a special day. Highly recommend this to everyone.

Thank DD_Family_Trips
Reviewed September 21, 2018
Great Experience

3rd time I've skydived, first time here. Was my first activity in NZ. Walked in and got on the next jump. Super fun and friendly staff. Professional and Safe. Would jump here again. Got lucky and had great views of the Alps and Mt Cook.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard H
KirstyB1643, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hi Richard H Boom! Third jump, and by the sounds of it, it was a perfect day for a jump in Wanaka! It's not every day do we get to see Mt Cook, so it was obviously super clear the day you walked in the...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018
The best view and the best staff! I loved it!

It was one of the best experience I`d ever been in my life. The staff are very kind, my "beautiful stranger" (instructor) Emma and the photographer were amazing!!! I felt very secure and could enjoy the stunning view! I highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FernandaC2918
KirstyB1643, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hi Fernanda C Thanks for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your jump with us here in Wanaka! It certainly is beautiful up there hey?!! Kind regards, The Skydive Wanaka team

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