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Skydive Southern Alps

35 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333
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Glenorchy Tandem Skydiving
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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35 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Skydive paradise was incredible. We felt super safe, and we felt prepared and ready to jump out of a plane! All the staff were fantastic! I would definitely go again! Be patient with the weather and don't be upset if they cancel due to weather......More

Thank thebrittles
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I did our first skydive with Paradise and we LOVED it! The company was super professional through the whole trip. Their groups are smaller than other skydive places in Queenstown, which makes the wait for other jumpers shorter. Compared to other options...More

Thank Josefine C
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Would recommend the skydive to anyone, it was breathtaking. I had Olly who was perfect; totally put me at ease and explained everything, pointed all the areas of interest out etc. Even took my goggles off so I had a better view after the free...More

2  Thank CJonesy
Reviewed 21 March 2017

First time nervous skydiver and first time in Queenstown. If you're debating whether or not to try skydiving, I can say with great confidence that Queenstown is your place to try, and Paradise is your guide to choose. It was a professional and fun oufit...More

Thank Phillip W
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ranainsana
25 August 2016|
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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
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BengB
21 August 2016|
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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
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Lsas26
19 January 2016|
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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 :)
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