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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 - 19,000ft. Be surrounded by Aoraki/...

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.

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Sky diving zooom

I suggest everyone to do skydiving when u r in newzealand it's amazing experience its a safe and very well trained tandem skydiver who has experience of 2000 - 10000 jumps free... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
356vijayn
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Ahmedabad, India
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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I suggest everyone to do skydiving when u r in newzealand it's amazing experience its a safe and very well trained tandem skydiver who has experience of 2000 - 10000 jumps free fall is amazing experience book in advance preferred depends on weather so have extra time 1-2 days in hand if weather bad then they don't charge refund yr... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best experience of my life! Nothing will beat this! The thrill and the views were just incredible. Ladies at the reception were very accommodating, especially Julia (Scottish lady; I'm sorry but I didn't get the name of the blond lady with brown eyes). My booking got cancelled twice due to poor weather conditions and I'm glad it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most amazing experience! 19,000ft, my first skydive - age 54 :) Thank you so much to all the team for making it such an awesome day. I was so excited :)) The view was magnificent, the plane ride was thrilling, the instructors and camera guys are the best! I felt safe and at ease and enjoyed every moment. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had the most lovely Portuguese guy on my back. I wasn't nervous at all, but he completely reassured me everything would be fine. Sure enough it was! Whole experience is over in minutes. But one of the best things I've ever done! All the guys are so so friendly and super nice too!! Highly highly recommend!!!!!

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

Thank you for your review. We appreciate that you were satisfied with our team work and happy that you enjoyed your first skydive:) All the best! More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Super friendly + professional crew, welcomed by everyone from start to finish. Most beautiful scenery ever, from glaciers to ocean, what an absolute buzz to see it from the highest skydive in NZ!! Thanks guys!! Would recommend to everyone!!!

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

Thanks a lot for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoy skydiving with us:) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We were lucky with the weather and managed to get on the 16:00 skydive. What an absolutely incredible experience! We would advise anyone thinking of doing their skydive to do it at Franz Josef - the views over the snowy mountains, glacier and even out to sea were amazing. The instructors were really professional and helped to calm our nerves.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was an incredible experience! The scenery was absolutely amazing and I still can't believe I went skydiving :D The staff were great and I love all the photos and the video. I definitely recommend this experience.

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

Thanks for your review! It's nice to hear that you enjoy skydiving with us. Our guys are trying to do their best with editing photos and videos so you can have a nice memory of your first jump. Cheers! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is my 1st time experience and it's great! Did 13,000 ft 50 sec freefall. The tandem instructor is great. He makes the dive more exciting. No regrets! Value for money...

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

Thank you for the review. It's nice to hear that you enjoyed your first tandem jump. Thanks for skydiving with us and all the best! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I really cannot think of a better place to jump out of a plane than Franz Josef! The cloud-piercing Mt Cook, the magnificent and expansive Franz Josef Glacier, the boundless wetland and the sparkling sea all unravel under you, and that felt so unreal to me as if I was descending through a dream. The dive masters are all pretty... More 

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

Thank you for your awesome review! We are happy to hear that you enjoy skydiving with us. Jumping out of the 19000 feet is not a peace of cake. Well done! More 

Bhilwara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Very professional and friendly tandem masters. Great experience of jump. Did 13000 ft. Higher jumps are higher on pocket as well! They took full care of our safety. The video could have been better though. Other than that, all good.

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