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Skydive Franz

Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 458 677
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Amazing day at Skydiving Franz Josef

It was my first skydive I have done. I chose to jump from 19.000 feet and it was just incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Innsbruck, Austria
Do it!!

If you are thinking of doing a Skydive do it here and do the 19,000 ft! The views are spectacular... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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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: 9000ft, 20+ seconds freefall, 13,000ft - 50+ seconds free-fall 16,500ft - 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.
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Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 458 677

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was my first skydive I have done. I chose to jump from 19.000 feet and it was just incredible. The team there is amazing and very professional. Also, I had a really good weather for the jump. All in all, it is definitely worth...More

Thank SarahBeAT
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are thinking of doing a Skydive do it here and do the 19,000 ft! The views are spectacular and the jump is even better. Would do it again in a heart beat!

Thank beckyt844
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first skydive but the second for my wife. We engaged the personal videographer/photographer and it’s the right decision to do so. The video that includes quick interviews before and after the jump made it interesting and fun to watch. The scenery clips...More

Thank foolbelk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wowwww the most amazing experience in my life!!!I felt very scared one month before... but when you make your decision!! You won’t forget! It is difficult to explain!! Wowwwww

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago

the best dam guys you could ask for to jump out of a plane with. the views were insane and out of this world, ive done half a dozen skydives around NZ and this is by far the most impressive scenery! and the coolest guys...More

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most remarkable experiences of my life. It was my second time skydiving and I jumped from 19,000 feet. The 75+ second free fall is UNREAL. If you're gonna do it, you might as well let the experience last as long...More

Thank Natasha M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends booked their skydive months in advance and I was too scared to join, but on a whim I decide to call 2 days in advance to see if I could still join. This was no problem and so I was added to the...More

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SkydiveFranz, Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We are super pleased you decided to go on your skydive, even though you were a bit scared. Well done, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Franz Josef, having booked a Skydive with this company in advance, it was the main purpose of my visit. Due to bad weather, the dive was delayed for a day, but the staff were so helpful in re-arranging a time and trying...More

Thank hawkins33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't describe the feeling and rush from this experience, I did the 19,000 feet jump which is the highest jump to do in New Zealand and I did not regret jumping out of the plane. It was a dream come true to be able...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always wanted to do this but don't particularly like heights, so was always put off.However, it was in such a lovely location (had just done the helicopter flight over Franz Josef Glacier) and decided that if I was ever going to do it, now...More

Thank EMRTe
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Questions & Answers
10 April 2017|
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Response from SkydiveFranz | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for contacting Skydive Franz. I am happy to say there is no reason at all not to try 19000ft! There is nothing more you have to do, just more views and more fun :) I would advise booking a day or 2 in... More
Dawn M
30 October 2016|
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Response from SkydiveFranz | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. If you tell us before you go on the plane that no matter what, you want to jump, we will make sure you do that! :) Many people think they may chicken out, but more often than not the team help... More
Keith C
15 July 2015|
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Response from SkydiveFranz | Property representative |
Hi Keith! Thanks for your interest in Skydive Franz. (and thank you, Tomas, for your recommendation!) The 19,000 ft skydive is indeed phenomenal and we're glad you want to join us for some fun in the sky. The end of next... More