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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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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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Once in a lifetime

Couldn't be less of an adventure person but had to do this once in my life. The instructors were super encouraging. It is extremely expensive for the video but watching your face... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lions300
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Melbourne, Australia
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing skydive with incredible views! Staff were friendly and really put you at ease. The reason I haven't given this 5 out of 5 is because I paid about $200 for someone else to jump out and film me but they followed the wrong person most of the way so my video and photos were definitely not worth the $200... More 

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Thank NLouise19
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was good experience for me. Survived the free fall. The guy at the reception is very friendly, the guy who flew with me was very accomodating. He told me all the things on what to do, he let me control the parachute which is a plus experience. The other guy filming me was pretty good, filmed us in all... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't be less of an adventure person but had to do this once in my life. The instructors were super encouraging. It is extremely expensive for the video but watching your face as you fall out of the plane is priceless.

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Thank Lions300
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's once in a lifetime experience that you must do while in NZ. The instructors are experience and the staff are great. Me and my husband did this together and it was awesome

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you do anything in New Zealand go skydiving in Wanaka!!! It was my first tandem jump and it was just exhilarating!! And the views above Wanaka are just amazing. Great well organised company. Fantastic instructor and cameraman, thanks again Marcus and Boris!! Everyone there did what they could to make sure I have a great time! I got the... More 

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

Fantastic to hear that you loved your skydive with us! We wholeheartedly agree that the views above Wanaka are "just amazing". Enjoy sharing your video and photos with your family and friends. Thanks for choosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible experience!! Staff was helpful and reassuring. They rescheduled us when our apt got canceled for poor weather. Also, got a free t-shirt and scarf.

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Thank mle900
Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear that you had such an "incredible experience!!". We do think we have an insanely beautiful place in the world to jump out of a plane! Thank you for choosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Skydiving was amazing. I did 12,000 feet which I liked because the only difference between 15000 and 12000 is a longer free fall (both pull the Parachute at 5000 feet). My favorite part was when the parachute was open anyway.

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

Thanks for skydiving with us at Skydive Wanaka. Yes, the parachute ride is certainly a huge component of the fun! We are glad you had a fantastic time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Completed my first sky dive at 12000 ft. Awesome professional crew that put you at ease before the jump. Ride up in the orange plane was fantastic with a good view of Wanaka surrounding area. Feeling the free fall and gush of wind as you jump out of the plane, and slowly parachute down to earth after free falling for... More 

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

We are stoked you loved your ride in our orange plane, thanks for chosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Had the chance to experience a 12,000ft Skydive at Wanaka. I Experienced excellent service from pick up in Queenstown right to the end getting dropped back off to town. Transport was provided in the cost which was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful throughout. I would highly recommend this to anyone, it is an experience that you wont regret. Incredible... More 

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

Thanks for sharing your experience and for choosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We really lucked out to have a day of sun with beautiful views. We had already gotten cancelled from Fox Glacier Skydiving because it was raining and cloudy. Everyone at Skydive Wanaka were so nice and friendly...they really did make sure we had a great experience. Truly one of the most beautiful places in the world to go skydviing. Since... More 

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

We are glad you had such a memorable experience, particularly doing one of our tandem skydives from a helicopter! It's a seriously good rush. Thanks for choosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

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