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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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  • Poor1%
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“these guys” (33 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 26 January 2012

Snowy mountains, green trees and a big blue lake. The view is breathtaking. The crew is awesome. Good instructions. Long freefall, long gliding down and actually steering the parachute. Only the pics are less, because of the wide angle lens which deforms your face a...More

Thank Sora-R
Reviewed 21 January 2012

We decided to start our NYE celebration with the crew from Skydive Paradise. Needless to say, having not done a skydive before there were some nerves!! The team made it very easy; collecting us from Queenstown enjoying the scenery en route to Glenorchy, even stopping...More

Thank Roisin S
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Weather was perfect on New Year's Eve and we drove ourselves to Glenorchy airfield to begin our exciting adventure! Staff was friendly and helpful, so were the skydive instructors. Love the experience and would definitely recommend anyone to go with them!

Thank Nadyne S
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2012

Thanks for your review, I will pass your comments on to the team. Cheers!

Reviewed 31 December 2011

The staff are very friendly and also extremely professional. The jump masters inspire a lot of confidence. Would 100% recommend.

Thank Ashling M
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Hi Ashling, Thanks for your review, hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip.

Reviewed 21 December 2011

My husband decided, on a whim, that at age 60, it was high time he jumped out of an airplane. The staff at Skydive Paradise was very helpful, friendly, and professional. The setting with lake and 2 islands, snow-capped mountains and sparkeling lake Waitipu was...More

Thank KaliCA
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Thanks for your review! I have passed your feedback onto Cornelius. Glad to hear you love the DVD too.

Reviewed 19 December 2011

Incredibly awesome experience! It was a clear blue sky day and the scenary of Paradise, Glenorchy was stunning. The staff are really nice. They even let us stop at the lookout point along the way to take a few pictures. My jump master is very...More

1  Thank Grace L
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Hi Grace, Great to hear your skydive exceeded expectations! Thanks for your comments.

Reviewed 18 December 2011

This was my first tandem skydive. I had only one day in Queenstown so I was glad that it could go trough due to the weather. I was picked up from Queenstown city centre. It's a beautiful ride up to Glenorchy. There where morning clouds...More

Thank Mir-Rdam
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Hi Miriam, thanks for your review. I'm glad you felt really safe throughout your skydive experience and will pass your comments on to Sven.

Reviewed 18 December 2011

5 of us did the skydive on a last minute decision, the staff were incredibly lovely. So well trained, comforting and friendly. They slotted us in last minute but we were never rushed. I cant imagine a better place to skydive, where else can you...More

Thank Vicky J
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Hi Vicky and thanks for your review! We are lucky to be surrounded by these beautiful views, you are quite right - not only great for skydiving over, also enjoying a wine or two as well...

Reviewed 26 November 2011

Truly awesome experience, from start to finish. The service and personal feel of the whole trip was fantastic - I never felt rushed, or like this was 'just a job' for the crew, everyone was so friendly and excited for those of us that were...More

Thank NZbex83
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Thanks for your comments Rebecca! Great to hear we scored five stars :) Cheers!

Reviewed 22 November 2011

The weather did help massively!! it was complete blue sky not a single cloud. Team were brilliant, even managed to organise an other flight as they were fully booked but my friend wanted to do it last min, once we had got there. Was the...More

Thank SallyM21
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2011

Hey Sally, Thanks for your comments! I'm really glad Scott was able to jump on the day as well - it was a stunner! Cheers, Bobbie

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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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