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Tandem Skydive in Taupo from 15,000 Feet

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  • Tandem skydive in Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island
  • Fly over Lake Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Mt Ruapehu and the real-life Mt Doom
  • Leap out of a plane at 15,000 feet and free-fall at 124 mph
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Tandem Skydive in Taupo from 15,000 Feet
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15000ft Skydive - 15:00pmMost Popular
From 15000ft, you will jump out of our plane and fall at speeds of 200km/ph for approximately 65 seconds. With views of the crisp blue Lake Taupo and the snow capped peaks of our mountains.
From US$247.81
15000ft Skydive - 11:00am
From 15000ft, you will jump out of our plane and fall at speeds of 200km/ph for approximately 65 seconds. With views of the crisp blue Lake Taupo and the snow capped peaks of our mountains.
From US$247.81
15000ft Skydive - 16:00pm
From 15000ft, you will jump out of our plane and fall at speeds of 200km/ph for approximately 65 seconds. With views of the crisp blue Lake Taupo and the snow capped peaks of our mountains.
From US$247.81
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Overview
Take the ultimate leap of faith on this tandem skydive in Taupo, the North Island’s adventure and water sports capital. Start with a 20-minute flight over Lake Taupo, Tongariro National Park and the snowcapped peaks of the surrounding mountain ranges. Then, at 15,000 feet (4.6 km), throw yourself out of the plane with your experienced instructor and free-fall at breakneck speeds of up to 124 mph (200 kmph). Upgrade on the day to have photos or a video taken of your experience. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Taupo or Rotorua available on request.
What to Expect
Select the start time that’s most convenient for you, and then either drive yourself to Taupo Airport or request a pickup from your accommodation in Taupo.
After checking in with the reservations team, you’ll take part in a comprehensive safety briefing. Then, get your provided gear on and meet the experienced instructor who you’ll be connect to during your skydive. If you’ve opted to include a video of your experience, you’ll do a short interview before takeoff.
Climb to 15,000 feet over what is sure to be one of the world’s most stunning drop zones. Gaze down at Tongariro National Park, the great Lake Taupo and the snowy peaks of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Doom from The Lord of the Rings. When you’ve reached the optimum altitude, move to the door of the plane and jump out into the air.
Free-fall for around a minute at dizzying speeds of up to 124 mph. Your instructor will deploy the parachute at around 5,000 feet and you’ll finish with a gentle canopy ride back down to the ground.
Your experience finishes with a drop-off back at your original departure point.
Reviews (119)
1 - 5 of 119 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
The scariest, most amazing thing ever! Would 100% do it again!

From the tuition to landing this was an incredible experience. Although skydiving was something I had wanted to do for a long time I was super nervous, my jump master, Kieren, helped settle my nerves and made the entire experience easy and enjoyable. This was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank emilyhnz125
Reviewed 4 days ago
A BLAST!

From the pick up in limo to the gearing-up, the ride up in the plane, the free-fall, aarrh! The beautiful serenity when the chute opens and the wonderful view. WOW, Thank you Regards James

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago
The best experience...EVER!

It was an awesome experience! I will most definitely be out to do it again! The jump master made it an amazing experience, he was awesome.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank taupo-awesome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Calming and Fun Atmosphere with An Incredible Experience!

We arrived and were greeted with a very happy set of employees. We all felt at ease instantly and felt this way throughout. The process was incredibly fluent and fun. All tandem partners were knowledgeable, experienced and funny, which helped everyone! The camera packages are...More

Thank curtish920
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best experience

The staff were extremely friendly and professional. The skydive was incredible and had fantastic scenery. Would recommend for anyone who can!!!

Thank cb3ar
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