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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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The staff is amazingly helpful. I did my 9000 ft with J.T.. He is very professional and reassuring... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
19,000 feet, unbelievable!

Great bunch of guys, very reassuring and really good fun. If you can afford it, do opt for the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, 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

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff is amazingly helpful. I did my 9000 ft with J.T.. He is very professional and reassuring. The experience was unbelievable. If I can give more star, I'll give it more. Will definitely suggest them to my family and friends..!

Thank Sasha_Izyan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great bunch of guys, very reassuring and really good fun. If you can afford it, do opt for the totally amazing video and stills option, the whole thing was less than half the price of the UK. Stunning views and you also get the best...More

Thank Peregrine44
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to describe the feeling of jumping out of a plane. If you suffer from fear of heights, no worries - like the team said to me, the brain doesn't really register the height as you are so high up and everything on ground...More

Thank dennisabraham23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a first time for us. We tried the 19000 feet jump and even though I am not the bravest person, the experience was AMAZING!! Totally worth it! The crew is very nice and friendly. Scenery is just great! Go for it!

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Literally the best day of my life! The crew are fantastic from start to finish! The plane ride up there was mind blowing, the views are insane and the crew gets everyone hyped! Nothing will prepare you for when the door opens at 19000ft....More

Thank laurasilvester1990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whole organization was very professional. The crew was very helpful and friendly. They did their best trying to cheer up us before our first jump from 13 000 feet!:) And THE JUMP - it is something you must experience. It is impossible to explain the...More

Thank Joanna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

thats probably the best jump out point in NZ. you can see MT COOK, MT TASMAN, AND TWIN GLACIER ON ONE SIDE. and another side there is tasman sea!!! stunning views!

Thank Duidui Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skydiving is such a awesome sport. The crew was really friendly and lovely. The explained us everything in detail. The flight up to 16500 feet was the most awesome scenic flight I ever had in my live. The tandem Master showed us the glacier and...More

Thank NZtraveller12345678
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly professional team throughout booking, checking in, kitting up, jumping and returning home! The whole operation is smooth and personable. Most importantly I felt safe throughout the whole experience, even though I just watched my girlfriend jump out of a plane. The jump from 19,000ft...More

Thank benjones1047
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really professional organisation. Very friendly and informative. First time I went there was cloud cover and flight was cancelled at last minute - however, it was reassuring to see this as it highlighted their focus on safety. Went back the next day and jumped! The...More

Thank SimonCurran
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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