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Skydive Paradise

37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333
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Glenorchy Tandem Skydiving
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Our skydive dropzone is located only 40 minutes from New Zealand’s most famous resort town of Queenstown at the edge of a small alpine village known as Glenorchy “Gateway to Paradise”. This is Middle Earth, the setting of The Hobbit and Lord of The Rings movies. Skydiving with Skydive Paradise offers you not only the most breathtaking scenery in the world, we also promise you the most personalised tandem skydiving experience in New Zealand. We offer skydive options from 12,000ft and 15,000 ft and the opportunity to purchase photo and HD footage of your skydive experience. We know from experience you will leave our dropzone with a grin from ear to ear!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredible!! It was my first sky dive and I was very nervous but my instructor Mike made me feel super relaxed and comfortable! The crew are amazing and friendly and the views are absolutely stunning! A definite must do if you're in Queenstown!!

Thank amyz19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scenery in Glenorchy was perfect - blue lake, snow capped mountains and a braided river. To get there, you can either take the complimentary mini-bus or drive out yourself (we did the latter). Their office is in Queenstown CBD. The ground team were amazing...More

Thank Josh F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I firstly booked the trip on 20 Aug 2017, 2.45PM via e-mail. On that day, it was very cloudy, so I called them to check whether the trip is confirmed to go or not. They told me the trip would be cancelled due to the...More

Thank Ikq P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our hostel booked this skydive after recommending paradise instead of the sister company based in Queenstown due to the views and it did not disappoint! We had a brilliant skydive! Three people go at a time and wow! No problems with the dive-we were lucky...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We Fijian twins 😊 , got the birthday gift by our lovely brother , the most perfect day yet the whole experience just made me regret 🤦‍♀️...we twins love doing activities infact have done most of it in queenstown & sky drive was our major...More

Thank patricia sonia k
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The experience was amazing overall. As it's a new and smaller company the service was very personalised but still professional. However, both my partner and I got the footage package with mine turning out great while hers was average at best. End of the day...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

First time sky dive and I did it from 15000 feet. Loved every second. I jumped with Oli who made me feel safe and helped to point out landmarks from the plane. The plane ride itself is worth the money. You rise up from the...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Three of us did the 12,000ft skydive yesterday with Paradise. It was well worth the $335. I can't think of many better places in the world to do it with stunning 360 degree views. Guides were great. Only downside was that they didn't contact us...More

Thank Sutda
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

A great company with great staff that are well trained. They are super focussed on safety and have no problem turning the plane around if the weather is too dangerous to jump and will do all that they can to get you booked in at...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

What an incredible afternoon with Skydive Paradise!!! Staff were great, from town to the ground crew in Glenorchy, super friendly and professional. Skydiver Olly was awesome!! As for the views.....well.....I was even briefly speechless in between all the shouts of excitement!! Am absolutely buzzing, have...More

Thank penderkathryn
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25 August 2016|
Response from SkydiveParadise | Property representative |
Hi, you can use your GoPro while you are on the ground, but as soon as you cross the gate to get into the plane, you can't have any hard objects that could be a potential hazard. If you want to have some photos or a video to... More
21 August 2016|
Response from SkydiveParadise | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for asking, our summer trips are going to change, the 2:30pm trip will be 1:45pm, and yes, if your flight arrives as schedule, you'll have plenty of time. If you're coming with us in our van, departure time... More
19 January 2016|
Response from SkydiveParadise | Property representative |
Hi Leigh, sorry for the late reply, but just in case let us answer. We operate all year round, we only take a day off on Christmas day :)