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Address: Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 458 677
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New Zealand's Highest Tandem Skydive - 18,000ft. Be surrounded by Aoraki/...

New Zealand's Highest Tandem Skydive - 18,000ft. Be surrounded by Aoraki/ Mount Cook & Tasman, Franz & Fox Glaciers, Rainforest & Ocean for your Skydive. Our Friendly team and epic surroundings provide simply the best skydiving experience available in New Zealand! Choose From: 12,000ft - 45+ seconds free-fall 15,000ft - 60+ seconds free-fall 18,000ft - 75+ seconds free-fall All of these options include a scenic flight over Franz Josef Glacier and a 6-8 minute parachute ride. We use the world's most advanced and most comfortable parachute systems.Our aircraft is maintained and operated to the highest standard in the industry. Photo & DVD options available.

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19,000 feet

Tried the 19000 feet jump, and still don't believe I really did it! Stunning view! Very friendly staff, made me feel safe all the time. A little bit hurt in the ear but worth it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Keith C

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried the 19000 feet jump, and still don't believe I really did it! Stunning view! Very friendly staff, made me feel safe all the time. A little bit hurt in the ear but worth it. Unforgettable experience, hope to do it again!

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Jumping out of 19000 feet is not a peace of cake! Well done! More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to wait a day for the weather to clear but we finally jumped and jump it was..!! Short of words to describe my actual feelings. Totally worth the money. Even today I keep seeing our videos again n again n again..

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you've enjoyed skydiving with us. Thank you for your awesome review! More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I’ve done other skydives in New Zealand before. But the one in franz josef is definitely the best! 75 seconds free fall gave you much longer time to get use of it, and looked around when you are ready my instructor also did several spins which were amazing!!! I love it! And in the air you can see so many... More 

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

We’re happy to hear you enjoyed your skydive experience. Thanks for jumping with us! More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Skydive Franz has the highest skydive in New Zealand, 19000 feets! You can see Franz Josef Glacier,Fox Glacier and Mt Cook! Save the money for helicopter and you jump from the 19000 feets sky with the view of Tasman sea and snow mountain. 新西兰景色最好的跳伞!飞机在上升过程中会带你看Franz Josef和Fox冰川,还能看到新西兰最高峰库克山。然后飞回来跳伞,跳伞的过程中一边是海一边是雪山。感觉真的太棒了。

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Thank 缘 周
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are lucky enough to be located between the ocean, mountains and glaciers. Scenic flight+skydive it's a pretty good deal, right? More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Skydive itself is a lifetime experience... but having mt. cook & tasman and franz & fox glaciers as your viewing droprop is icing on the cake. The staff is very good and the experience is very personal as they do few jumps with fewer people in each batch as compared to other places which are more commercial.

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed it! More 

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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Highly recommended for all Adrenalin Junkies, Me and my wife had planned & booked for a Skydive in Queenstown 9000ft, however due to weather condition it got reschedule 3 times then ultimately cancelled. As there is a saying "What Ever Happens, Happens for Good" we where lucky that when we reached Franz Josef Skydive Franz was still flying & we... More 

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

We are happy that you had fun skydiving with us and that you were satisfied with our team. Thanks again! More 

Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Worth the price! The service and arrangement made from Skydive Franz was great. You have to challenge it once in life and never regret it. Awesome experience! Splendid view!

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Skydive Franz. We are happy to hear that your Skydive was unforgettable. More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The fact that you are getting a scenic flight of one of the most popular things to do on the west coast (Franz Josef) you can even see Mt Cook from that height! The mountains are amazing and the flight itself is worth it! (Not to mention helps relax you as you are about to jump out of a plane!)... More 

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you like our 19 000 feet Kea Jump. 80 seconds of free fall it's not a piece of cake! I hope that the beauty of surrounding mountains,a bit of adrenaline and our team service made your first skydive experience unforgettable. More 

Walla Walla, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I did my third tandem jump with Skydive Franz and found it to be the most positive skydiving experience I've had so far. The drop zone was well organized, the staff was efficient and friendly and made me feel right at home. Jordan, my tandem instructor was very charming and after ten minutes with him I felt like I'd known... More 

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Skydive Franz. We are happy to hear that our staff made you feel like home. I hope you will have opportunity to do lots of new skydives around the world! More 

Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I visited New Zealand for skydive on purpose and I researched that they do offer at 19,000 ft which I would love to try as high as possible. I would definitely come back and I can't wait to do it again!

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SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review

We are super glad that you had a great time. Thank you for your review and you are most then welcome to skydive with us again! More 

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