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Skydiving Kiwis Otautahi

Christchurch, New Zealand
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About Skydiving Kiwis Otautahi
Whoever said 'kiwis can't fly' couldn't have been more wrong! A unique adventure for thrill seekers, Skydiving Kiwis Ōtautahi is currently New Zealand's only helidive. This experience is equally exclusive on the international market, with only 7 other similar offerings. This bucket-list worthy helidive combines a scenic helicopter flight in a BK 117 over the cityscape of Ōtautahi Christchurch, followed by a skydive out of the helicopter over the breath-taking Sumner coastline and is topped off with a beach landing softly in the sand of Sumner Beach!
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This is New Zealand's only Helicopter Skydiving Experience
Upon arrival at our Sumner Beach Headquarters you will undergo a briefing with your instructors before boarding the transport shuttle and being driven to the Garden City Helicopters private terminal at the Christchurch International Airport. Here we will gear you up in your skydiving harness and board the BK-117 Helicopter for a flight up over the South Islands Biggest City, Christchurch, out over the coastline to our exit point before you Skydive from the helicopter over the ocean finishing with a smooth landing in the sand on Sumner Beach
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Jandal08 wrote a review Aug 2020
New Zealand9 contributions1 helpful vote
This helidive from 10,000 ft was one of the highlights of my life. The team were all so professional and friendly, I felt completely safe throughout the dive with Lee and would love to do it again some time. Exhilarating, mind-blowing, awesome - a wonderful experience!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Matty wrote a review Jul 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand1 contribution
Was Awesome to be one of the First to do the Helidive, Lee and the team are the uttermost professionals. Would highly recommend and would 10000% do again.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Natalie M wrote a review Feb 2020
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My friend and I skydived with Ben, and had the best time!!! They were knowledgable and made the trip fun and helped calm our nerves. The dive was thrilling and unforgettable. We were the last group of the day at 6pm, so we got to see the start of the sunset, which was absolutely stunning especially for first-timers. The video editing was amazing and really captured the individual rides. They also were extremely hospitable and when we couldn't find a shuttle back they offered to give us and another couple a ride home. Definitely would recommend to anyone considering going skydiving!!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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jimjam wrote a review Feb 2020
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Great morning watching my just turned (the week before her jump)12yr old daughter. Staff are amazing and make you feel very relaxed. Very upbeat and encouraging. My daughter loved it, a little nervous to start, but very comfortable with her jump buddy and smiled all the way. Will definitely be going back!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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rich4 wrote a review Feb 2020
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I had such a thrilling skydive, should have done it earlier than waiting till I was 63. My Grand-daughter Shikayla Hutchinson turned 16, we went to watch her jump, which she throughly enjoyed and wanted to do it again. Thanks so much we will be back. Peter
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Date of experience: February 2020
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