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Big Sky Parasail

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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“great fun”(15 reviews)
“lake taupo”(13 reviews)
“go pro”(2 reviews)
With over 100,000 customers flown, Big Sky Parasail has led the way as being one of the safest and most proffesional parasail companies in New Zealand. Operatining seasonally between October -April operating 7 days a week, with two boats (double the...more
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20 Redoubt St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 800 724 4759
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All reviews great fun lake taupo go pro awesome experience guys running thanks guys adrenaline pumping staff were amazing awesome views a lot of fun felt safe lloyd crew activity dunk boat photos
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the whole experience! Lloyd was so awesome and made it so fun for everyone involved. We love our GoPro photo package with the video of our whole flight and photos - was so cool to watch back over and show our friends and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jessjaques
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience, the crew were great and full of life even if it was 8am in the morning. Shout out to Cindy who had been in the country a whole week, all the way from Hawaii - so interesting talking to her. The parasailing itself...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JanineS1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

fun fun fun!!! I love every minutes and every seconds of it. Ill definitely do it again. #2 highlight of my trip to taupo

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vaosa94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great crew, Loyd and Dannie. Felt super safe, loved sharing the experience with my grown children. Fabulous bucket list item or gift with a difference. Thanks team, we were giggling all the way home. A little pricey, but you get what you pay for. Just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The parasailing experience was great and the crew was good, I felt they could do better than they did.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank I_Jay_K
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Our teens did this. It was fab! Our instructors Lloyd and Dani were amazing. They gave clear instructions with safety being paramount! The kids had a blast. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Taupo.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 804linb
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Myself and my friend have done alot of adrenaline activities and this has made it to the top of the list. Not only was it an epic experience getting the adrenaline pumping it was really nice to also be able to take in the scenery/surroundings...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jet57096624553
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Helpful, friendly staff made this a fun experience. Decent length of time in the air and easy access onto the boat. Definitely don’t need to get wet:) Recommend this.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We were initially scared but the staff were friendly and reassuring and the ride was incredible! We had fun getting high! :)

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SanjaT116
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

What a great trip! Lloyd and Arcadia where great! We had such a blast high up in the sky with Big Sky Parasail. Awesome views, perfect silence and even a dunk in the Lake! Photos were great and only $40...what a bargain! Would definitely recommend!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JessP0604
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7 April 2017|
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Response from fairydust | Reviewed this property |
Yep not allowed. I think on hindsight I would have preferred the photo package using SLR rather than the go pro. the go pro we bought from them after a while is dull all the shots more or less the same and you don't see the... More
18 March 2016|
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Response from huckleboomboom | Reviewed this property |
You launch from the back of the boat, and get pulled back onto the boat. It is up to you if you get wet. The operators are very professional, and take all the safety very sriously.