How can you overload your senses in a matter of seconds, while free falling at 140mph? ….. Skydiving! Dive into the most amazing New Zealand landscapes, and enjoy the biggest adrenaline rushes a human can experience.
Tandem Skydiving is a must-do adrenalin activity in New Zealand. Apart from being a crazy experience that you’ll never forget, so what makes skydiving in New Zealand extra special is the national parks, lakes, mountains and beaches that you will be hurtling towards. Skydiving is a great way to see New Zealand from above.
With such incredible scenery, it comes as no surprise that Skydiving inNew Zealand is consistently voted one of the best places in the world to jump out of a perfectly good airplane (with a parachute, of course!). Here’s our guide to what we think, are the best eight skydive places in New Zealand. Along with what we have experienced ourselves found the best ten Tandem Skydives jumps in New Zealand’s North Island & South Island.
The ultimate bucket list activity… SKYDIVING!
So where’s the best place’s we have chosen?
Skydiving over the Bay of Islands with ‘Skydive Bay of Islands’ is arguably the most scenic and picturesque skydive you can do in New Zealand, letting you experience the 144 islands of the Bay of Islands from the air. If the weather permits, you may even catch a glimpse of the Cavalli Islands to the north of us too!
One of the best things about Tandem Skydiving, apart from the fact that you’re harnessed to someone who has done this literally thousands of times before and has lived to tell the tale, is that you can experience freefall on your very first jump. That’s the most exciting part!
Looking for an unforgettable adventure that will take you to new heights? Look no further than Skydive Auckland! Our team of experienced instructors is dedicated to providing you with a safe and exhilarating skydiving experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Located just a short drive from Auckland’s city centre, our drop zone offers stunning views of New Zealand’s picturesque landscapes, including the east and west coasts, Great Barrier Island, Waiheke Island, and even Mt Ruapehu. Whether you’re a first-timer or an experienced skydiver, we have a range of jump options available to suit all skill levels.
Before your jump, our team will provide you with a comprehensive briefing and ensure that you’re fully prepared for the ultimate adventure. You’ll be paired up with an experienced instructor and fully equipped with all necessary gear before taking to the skies.
And if you want to capture every moment of your adventure, be sure to purchase one of our personalized camera packages. Don’t forget to write a message on your hands to make your footage even more unique!
At Skydive Auckland, safety is our top priority, and we’re dedicated to providing you with a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you’ll never forget. Book now and join us for the jump of a lifetime!
Your Taupo Tandem Skydiving experience is packed full of adrenalin & excitement from the time you are picked up from your accommodation in our courtesy limousine to arriving at drop zone base to meet our professional crew who will brief you on everything you need to know. Once geared up with a jumpsuit and harness and you’ve been introduced to your tandem master …… you are ready to fly.
Experience a 9,000ft upto the ultimate 18,500ft jump over one of the best skydiving locations in New Zealand with Skydive Taupo . With its vast mountain ranges, lush forests, awesome geothermal activity and NZ’s largest lake, it’s no wonder Taupo is the skydiving capital of the North Island. Be in awe of the outstanding views of this magnificent region as you climb to either 12,000ft or 15,000ft then take the leap of faith and experience a mind blowing 45 or 60 second freefall
Aboard their unique plane, you will take a spectacular scenic flight as a window-framed taste of the view to come. Reaching height the door opens and the adrenaline kicks in. Be prepared for the adrenaline rush, as you will free-fall at 200km/h! Make sure you keep your eyes open – you can now see from the East to the West Coast; from White Island to Taranaki; the gorgeous Tongariro National Park and the clear waters of Lake Taupo.
You are bound to be feeling a little nervous …after all you are about to jump out of a perfectly good plane!
Skydive over paradise at 16,500 ft, one of the highest in NZ. See both islands, jump over 3 national parks, turquoise oceans, snow-capped mountains. You’ll enjoy a scenic flight climbing to altitude-then the door opens and the adrenaline rushes as you free fall for over 60 seconds. When your parachute opens you gently fly over one of the most beautiful areas in the world. You are in great hands with our friendly staff and stellar safety record. We offer the best scenery, friendliest team and an amazing photography package. .
Fox Glacier skydiving offers adrenaline-pumping adventure and excitement! Jump out of an airplane on a tandem skydive in Fox Glacier and experience freefall in a safe, yet fun-filled environment. Experienced skydivers can choose to jump by themselves.
Skydive from 9,000 ft, 13,000 ft or 16,500 ft above the West Coast glaciers with Skydive Fox Glacier. Surrounded by rainforests, glaciers, Mount Cook & Mount Tasman and the Tasman Sea, Fox Glacier is one of the most beautiful places in the world for skydiving and voted ‘2nd most scenic skydive in the world.’
Skydive Franz has New Zealand’s highest mountain Aoraki/Mount Cook and the biggest glaciers Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers immediately on the right and the wide blue ocean on the left. Skydive amongst mountains, glaciers, lakes, rivers and ocean views. Tandem skydiving is the fastest, easiest and safest way for an inexperienced skydiver to enjoy the thrill of jumping out of a plane, free falling through the sky at 200kph/120mph and floating safely to the ground under a parachute. The system includes a harness and parachute system for both the passenger and the instructor to share, so you can simply enjoy the thrill of the experience knowing your instructor has everything under control.
Need more proof this is the best place in the world to skydive? Check us out below, the photos and video speak for themselves.
This is the ultimate in New Zealand adrenaline adventure, Lake Wanaka is one the best places to jump from a perfectly good plane Skydiving is an unforgetable experience. Climbing high above the stunning southern alpine scenery in the custom built X-STOL skydive plane, your incredible scenic flight captures breath-taking 360 degree views of NZ’s highest mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers.
So why not Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger for the experience of a lifetime with Skydive Wanaka, New Zealand’s most spectacular, multi award winning high altitude skydive!
You can select from many options to enjoy your Skydive Wanaka experience. Add videos, photos and other extras to your booking to make this memory last forever.
The first skydive is a scary thing. BE BRAVE. Even if you’re not, pretend to be, no one can tell the difference. Choose your skydive altitude from 15,000ft, 12,000ft or 9,000ft over Queenstown and get ready to embrace the fear.
After a 15 minute scenic flight to altitude, you will nudge towards the edge of the plane before being thrown out! Keep your head up, smile at your skydive photographer and take in the stunning surroundings. After an exhilarating freefall, you will experience a 5 minute parachute ride, floating safely back down to the skydive drop zone.
It takes a certain kind of person to skydive from 15,000ft. It takes courage. You step out of that aircraft door and for some 60 seconds you freefall at 200km/hour. The personal challenge is immense!:
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