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Skydive Paradise

37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333
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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: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333

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Reviewed 26 December 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.

1  Thank Alyson B
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Did skydiving from 12000 ft. The experience was out of the world and can't be put into words. It was so much thrilling and exciting. It was my first experience and was tooooo goood!! Loved you guyss

Thank Sambhav J
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The guys at Skydive Paradise are great - clearly passionate about skydiving and the thrill it gives you! This was my first time and they made me feel at ease and comfortable - a worry never crossed my mind! The whole experience was incredible but...More

Thank sianajones
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

From the driver who brought us to the sky diving drop zone in Glenorchy , the front office manager who gave us some introduction, photoexpert and of course the skydive master Ollie, it was an incredible experience, which could not be topped :-) with the...More

Thank Marina M
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

As as everyone, my first skydive experience and it was great throughout! The exceptional excellent experience must be from Olly! He is wonderful person and made everything comfortable, safe and relax for me. He safety checked everything on me before I boarded the plane and...More

Thank 琇鈴 鈡
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The instructors are nice and took good care of me. He kept telling you things and checking if you are ok during the journey. He loosened my helmet once the parachute opened so that I feel much more comfortable. I was pretty scared of jumping...More

Thank koalacl
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The instructors are very cool. They made us glide an extra round around the place on request. The view during the dive and glide is breathtaking. The staff is also very helping.

Thank Dhiren S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I booked a skydive trip via their business partner YHA. The trip was cancelled due to poor weather which was reasonable, as safety was obviously paramount. I paid cash and when requesting my refund YHA said they did not have enough cash for me, and...More

Thank willypowder
SkydiveParadise, Front Office Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thank you for you review. I am very happy that you brought up how important safety is with us at Skydive Paradise, as our customers and our teams safety is our top priority. The standard process when we have a cancellation due to poor weather...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My skydive was absolutely incredible! The weather was perfect and the views were spectacular, it really is paradise. Ollie was my instructor and he was great, really good fun but made sure I felt safe. The video is excellent and I have over 300 photos....More

Thank AislingIre
SkydiveParadise, Front Office Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Hi AislingIre, thank you for your very kind words, we always love to hear these positives reviews from our customers. Safety is a really big focus of our business and we are so happy that you felt comfortable and reassured throughout your skydive. Its great...More

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I've experienced it myself. And you should definitely do the same. Well-organized and safe trip up to 18'000 ft. and back to mother Earth. Awesome.More

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

Hi Thesammy, we can tell you're over the moon! and it makes us keep going, thank you so much! but you didn't jump from 18,000ft :) our highest jump is 15,000ft. You have 2 possible scenarios, you either jump with another company or it's a...More

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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 :)