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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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“these guys” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8333

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Reviewed 24 February 2012

Fantastic experience, just amazing. It was my first jump, so I can't compare it to how other places are run, but I felt totally at ease, not least due to the great team they have. The staff were helpful, professional and amusing, and it was...More

1  Thank AmandaJW_12
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Thank you for the great skydive last week! The view was amazing! Thanks Mauricio for bringing me down safely! Always go for 15t ft!

1  Thank Julian S
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Thanks heaps Fiona and Sven! My partner and i had such an amazing experience with the paradise team, it is such an amazing spot out at Glenorchy. And the time it took to get to 15,000 ft was such a bonus as we had heaps...More

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 1 February 2012

From initial booking, to the ease with which the booking was changed when I thought the weather didn't look good enough, to the friendly and informative drive up the valley, to the STUNNING location, to the concise, non-scary briefing, to the friendliness of the administrator,...More

2  Thank Eric K
SkydiveParadise, Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2012

Thanks for your review, great to hear you enjoyed your skydive with our small team out here, I will pass on your kind comments. Thanks again.

Reviewed 30 January 2012

Was nothing like I've ever done before. Everyone was really friendly and made you feel relaxed about doing the jump! Definately worth it!

Thank Tykey2
Reviewed 27 January 2012

I had a wonderful trip out to glenorchy skydive! Such a great enviroment out there and an outstanding view from the sky :) The team out there and that are involved are such fun enthusiastic people and really made the trip an experience to remember....More

Thank OJR118
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.

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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 :)