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“Amazing amazing - just do it...!”
Review of Skydive Franz

Skydive Franz
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Owner description: New Zealand's Highest Tandem Skydive - 19,000ft. 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: 13,000ft - 50+ seconds free-fall 16,000ft - 65+ seconds free-fall 19,000ft - 80+ 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.
Bangkok
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70 reviews
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“Amazing amazing - just do it...!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

It took some convincing, but sooooo glad I did this...! Jumped from just under 14,000 ft in the end (think we were lucky enough to be hitching a ride with a dude going up to 19,000ft....) but it felt like we were free falling for way longer than 50 seconds.... Then.... The parachute opens, the whooshing ends and just.... Silence... Stunning views and a really cool ride.

Thanks to the team for getting me up there and out of that plane...! A totally amazing experience.... !!!

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Thank sophinBangkok
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SkydiveFranz, Marketing Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review, August 31, 2012
Hi Soph,
You are so welcome! We're glad you enjoyed your jump with us & that your friends managed to convince you to do it :)
Every part of the experience is amazing isn't it?! And it sounds like you loved it all.
Thanks for choosing to jump with us.
Clare & all the team @ Skydive Franz
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“19,000ft! Are you for real?”
Reviewed June 14, 2012

I did the world highest 19,000ft tandem skydive jump (nearly 6000m) the most amazing experience for me I can't describe. I did research and chose this company and it was best decision. my recommend just to do it!

Visited May 2012
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Thank Hans161
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, Marketing Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review, June 22, 2012
Hey Hans,
Yeh, we are for real! haha. Words really can't describe the feeling of falling from 19,000ft can they!? Everyone experiences something different (and brilliant). Take Hans's advice and 'just do it!'
Thanks for the awesome review Hans
Clare & all the team @ Skydive Franz
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Toronto, Canada
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“Awesome views on ths amazing trip”
Reviewed April 27, 2012

what can i say? Words dont explain what an amazing experience this was. If you want to do a skydive then Franz Josef is the palce. The crew were great and the village was a beautiful place to stay

Visited April 2012
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, Marketing Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review, June 22, 2012
Hey there Selene, Thanks for the great review & the recommendation that Franz Josef is the best place to jump! Of course we think this too :)
Clare & all the Team @ Skydive Franz
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San Rafael, Argentina
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“Amazing!!”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

I jumped with two friends, 12,000feet.... one of the best experiences i´ve ever done! i you are thinking in doing it just do it!... Leigh gave me confidence enough to enjoy all the experience.

Visited January 2012
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Thank Virginia D
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SkydiveFranz, Marketing Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review, March 22, 2012
Hey Virginia,
Thanks for your great review! Skydving with friends is an amazing thing to do - making awesome memories together :)
Leigh's pretty cool isn't she - jumping with someone as experienced as her (or any of our team for that matter) really does give you the confidence to just enjoy the ride. We all love taking people like you and your friends jumping.
Thanks again, I hope the rest of your trip is as fun as your skydive!
Clare & all the Team @ Skydive Franz
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“Sweeeeeet - as”
Reviewed February 2, 2012

We did the 15,000 ft jump and are both still buzzing! and now want to learn to solo sky dive! Nina's still grinning!

Experienced, encouraging, smiley nut jobs. Thank you Paul (dreds, shorts, wrap arounds and a love of spinning in the air!) and co.

Awesome views of glaciers and Mount Cook on the ascent, made to feel safe and lots of photo/DVD options and good instructions from the team (averaging more than 10,000 jumps each).

Visited January 2012
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SkydiveFranz, Marketing Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this review, February 9, 2012
Hey there,

Great to hear you had an awesome time jumping here with our crazy smiling nut-jobs :)
All the jump team are very experienced as you say and are really good at relaxing nervous jumpers so you have the best possible experience.

Thanks for the review, we love hearing back from you guys out there who have jumped with us!

Clare & all the team @ Skydive Franz
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