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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.

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Mount Aspiring National Park
Skydive Wanaka

Experience New Zealand's South Island from the air on a 3-hour sky diving tour from Wanaka. The plane ride to jump altitude offers views of the Southern Alps, Mt. Cook, Mt. Aspiring, the Clutha River, and several lakes. Then, securely strapped to your guide, you'll jump from 12,000 feet (3,658 meters), and experience both the thrill of the free fall and the peace of drifting down to earth when the parachute opens. Your tour includes guide, air tour, and hotel pickup and drop-off from central Wanaka.

  • Tandem skydive from 12,000 feet 3-hour tour, from Wanaka
  • View the South Island from the plane as you prepare to jump
  • Get aerial views of landmarks such as the Southern Alps, Mt. Cook, Mt. Aspiring, and the Clutha River
  • Jump with an experienced guide who ensures your safety
  • Have the option to purchase photo or video of your jump
  • Choose from departure times throughout the day
  • Includes air tour, and hotel pickup and drop-off from central Wanaka
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Reviewed 2 June 2018
the booking system has to improve, the jump was good though.

i do not know why my booking had gone wrong. i do not want to provide credit card detail to book for my jump as i am afraid of something screw up. in the end, i did provide. but my booking still went wrong. i...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

It was really disappointing that I had to cancel this booking because the driver was late. I was scheduled for 11am jump so I rang them up by 10am to confirm the weather condition, pickup time and location. Then the reception told me everything is...More

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Kirsty B, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi wanbravo Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience here. On the day you were booked to jump, we went on hold at 11am due to the wind blowing over our...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We had the best time skydiving, so good and the view is incredible. Thanks to Jamie and Barni for making it so fun :) Definitely recommend!! And we hope you’ve went and bought some Jameson by now Barni 😉

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Kirsty B, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hey! Thanks for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your skydive, and that your instructors helped to make the experience a truly memorable one. I'll pass this on to Jamie & Barni! Kind regards, The Skydive Wanaka team

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile
A great experience

It was my first time skydiving and I'm very glad I chose Wanaka for it. I had a friendly instructor who helped get my nervousness down. It was a bright sunny day and the perfect weather I could have asked for. The initial free fall...More

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Kirsty B, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi shaily m! Thanks for your review - we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your skydive with us here in wonderful Wanaka. It sure is a breathtaking place to do your first skydive :-) We're pleased to hear your instructor helped keep those...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Great Experience If you have a friendly instructor

My Dad and I went skydiving for the first time for our preemptive 30th and 60th birthdays. I bought us the tickets. We were both excited and nervous. My Dad had a great experience from start to finish with his instructor Sambo, who was warm,...More

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Kirsty B, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi kaceparks07 Thanks for taking the time to write us a review about your experience with us here at Skydive Wanaka. I am so sorry to hear you were not happy with how you were treated by your instructor. We take pride in delivering awesome...More

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