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Skydive Southern Alps

35 Shotover St., Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333
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Reach speeds of up to 200kph as you freefall amongst boundless skies and the magnificent Southern Alps, towards the deep blue colours of Lake Wakatipu below. Located 45 min from Queenstown and nestled at the edges of Fiordland National Park and Mt Aspiring National Park, Skydive Southern Alps provides an expansive experience like no other. In small personalised groups there’s plenty of time to get to know each other, share the excitement and enjoy the buzz at the drop zone as our friendly and professional team prepare you for the next step in your adventure – the skydive. With the stunning mountains of The Lord of the Rings’ Middle Earth laid out before you, it’s time to let your imagination soar as the plane cruises above the mountains to your choosen altitude – 9,000, 12,000 or 15,000ft.
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35 Shotover St., Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333

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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
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This trip was to celebrate our son's high school graduation. He wanted to experience the Adventure capital. The view from the plane to the ground is amazing. He landed and was all smiles! Very professional group~ you could tell they liked their job. They make...More

Thank michelle d
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I used Skydive Paradise several years ago, little late on my review I guess.. This experience was unique because we traveled with a small group and the small plane gave it a special feel of seclusive-ness. The guys at the time made me feel safe...More

1  Thank Travis C
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

i chose them over nzone cause i wanted to do the glenorchy drive which i cudnt do otherwise but i think if that doesnt apply for you you can try to look for good deals and chose the cheaper option. the views during the fall...More

1  Thank Megha C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

From arrival, feeling nervous, having chirpy staff and a pleasant jump buddy, to the exceptional back up service, this place is the best. Of course the jump itself was incredible, so effortless and smooth, nothing was too much trouble. I recommend Skydive Paradise 100% for...More

Thank Cherie B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Somehow found myself doing a skydive whilst travelling NZ despite never planning to! Spent a lot of time researching paradise vs nzone given the money involved. Generally ... nzone is more expensive for all jumps; nzone you jump over the Remarkables, paradise you jump over...More

2  Thank JohnWatts123
Reviewed 1 May 2017

i jump with my sisters and that is a good experience.. Peter jump together with me. he is very experience and nice guy.. love the video and picture he takes for me.. he even teach me how to pose and enjoy during skydive..that is y...More

Thank nielleyun
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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 :)