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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“free fall” (48 reviews)
“these guys” (33 reviews)
“drop zone” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8333

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The views from above were so beautiful!! we enjoyed the flight up and we're able to enjoy the views..until we start jumping out! thank Goodness there was Olly with me..he's perfectly reassuring and kept me calm as this is my first ever skydive..no regrets choosing...More

Thank Ann Li L
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear Ann, Skydive Paradise team is pleased you enjoyed jump with us. We thank you for your feedback, we like to be on top of the game and customers like you help us find out where to improve. Now, we could easily stop this response...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

WOW!!! What an amazing experience. What a free fall rush :) The views of the mountains and over the lake are just incredible, the photos are great, but you really do have to see it yourself to believe it. All of the staff are very...More

1  Thank Matt K
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Hi Matt, Skydive Paradise team is glad you had a great time. We're happy that conditions (wind direction, wind strength, your understanding of the steering process, etc.) were optimum and safe, so your tandem master let you steer a bit the parachute. We can't thank...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing experience. Staff were very friendly and very professional. Really enjoyed the breathtaking views of South Island.

Thank Sadhna80
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Hi Sadna, thank you for your review, it's always good to know that we still give a friendly and professional service.

Reviewed 21 August 2016

Everything about this company was perfect. Picked up in Queenstown and taken on the 40 minute dive to Glenorchy with our driver Ash who was super informative.. We stopped off at the Million Dollar View and took some snaps of the best geography in the...More

Thank Bill B
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Hi Bill, Skydive Paradise staff, specially Ash, Kussy and Ollie, want to thank you for had choosing us for your skydive experience. We want to thank you for such beautiful review. We always try to give this experience to every single customer and we hope...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had our first 15000 feet skydive and it was an indescribable experience ! The reason we chose skydive paradise was for the skydive location at Glenorchy overseeing the snowy mountain, Isengard in the Lord of The Rings, Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown. It was an...More

Thank xiu f
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Thanks Xiu! all feed backs are welcome, specially the ones that help us to improve, and your opinion is spot on, 2016 is our 5th year anniversary and upper management has promised big improvements for us in many different levels, soon everyone will be able...More

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My younger son has begged for years to skydive. His older brother was willing to do it with him, so I chauffeured. The drive up is gorgeous. The scenery of the airstrip is magnificent. I thought the crew was professional, they got the kids hyped,...More

Thank Christopher D
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Thank you Christopher, Skydive Paradise crew feels overwhelm with your feedback and Glenorchy scenery will never get tired of complements. We'll pass on your advice about the photos and video, we consider all suggestions and we try to be as fare as possible. And, we...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

That was just the best thing what could have happenend to me that day, very well carrying and helpful staff. The view was just stunning, they couldn't have picked a better day. Thanks a lot to the Skydive Paradise team.

Thank peterdittrich2
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

And the Skydive Paradise team thanks you for this feedback, but let's be honest, customers like you Peter help us give the best service possible.

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The staff at Skydive Paradise were the best. Incredibly welcoming and professional! First dive for my friend and I and it was wonderful! Location allows for BREATHTAKING views of the South Island. Highly recommend.More

Thank Alyson B
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thank you Alyson! the feeling of skydiving, literally, on top of a lake is amazing! other drop zones have lakes and even the beach next to them, but we're the lucky ones to give that experience, somehow it helps you to relax faster when you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The whole experience with Skydive Queenstown was incredible. It's very intimate and you feel like you are in the safest of hands. The staff is welcoming and lovely. I skydove with Ollie and he was just THE BEST. This was my first time skydiving and...More

Thank UCLA Junior S
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and the rest of the world, we'll try our best to keep those standards so your review stays valid for long time.

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Skydive Paradise definitely lives up to its name. The staff are all great and love a good laugh, which certainly helped to settle my nerves.

1  Thank Jooper6
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thank you! specially for taking the time and let us know you enjoyed skydiving, it's a pleasure to make people laugh and it's great to get such a good feed back.

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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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