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Address: 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-442 8333
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Our skydive dropzone is located only 40 minutes from New Zealand’s most...

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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Every review you will read about this group is true! From Jaggs who drove us to the drop zone with a photo stop on the way to Mike at the actual area and my tandem partner Ollie... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Linda J
Tomball, TX
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Tomball, TX
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Every review you will read about this group is true! From Jaggs who drove us to the drop zone with a photo stop on the way to Mike at the actual area and my tandem partner Ollie! I don't recall the woman's name also at the drop zone but she too was very nice and took some pics of me... More 

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SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this review

Thank you Linda, we try our best on every aspect on the experience, but we'll try harder so other costumers don't get to wait for so long at our drop zone, thank you for point it out, customers like you make us a better company More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Although this was the 4th time I was thrown out of a plane I always get that crazy bout of nerves, although the drive to Glenorchy ( which is the most beautiful scenic drive I've ever been on) certainly proved to be a good distraction. Our knowledgeable driver guide Jaggs had plenty of awesome information on the 45 minute trip... More 

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SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this review

Kia Ora Heaney2209, Thank you for taking the time and writing a Review for Skydive Paradise! We are thrilled to hear this was your 4th and one of the best Skydives you have experienced. This goes to show we are lucky to be in a great setting where not just first timers but everybody enjoys their Skydive! Thank you for... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Had an awesome experience with Skydive Paradise on 19 April 2016. Words can never describe how I felt then but this experience will always put a big smile on my face whenever I think about it. I will recommend all my friends to do this. The scenery is breathtaking from above...(Btw, Glenorchy was one of the places in N.Z. where... More 

Thank ChloeW2212
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 25 April 2016

To celebrate my father's 50th, my brother, father and I made the 15,000ft jump while on holiday in early Jan. My tandem handler gave off confidence in waves. By the time we were at the top, banter with him had shaken off most of my nervousness. He’d made several thousand jumps and I was confident I wasn't going to be... More 

Thank SGreen88
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I totally respected the weight limit that Skydive Paradise implemented, in fact it made me feel more at ease knowing they are strict with their safety rules. At the end of the day you are strapped to a man who needs to be able to take all your weight, it just makes sense that a limit has to be put... More 

Thank MaiDarlain
Broken Hill, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Skydive Paradise was sensational all the way. The staff are all so helpful and friendly, and really put you at ease. Two of us went for our first skydive and we couldn't fault it. I got motion sickness during the dive, but the view and the experience itself was well worth it! The weather was perfect so the whole trip... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Everything about my skydive out in paradise was amazing!! The views, not only on the flight up but on the jump itself, were breathtaking - some of the most stunning I have ever seen. The team, especially Jags and Olly, were awesome...very professional and friendly...making sure we were all relaxed and had a great day. I loved every minute -... More 

Thank kwardz88
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I was recommended Skydive Paradise by a local skydiver and it was awesome. I did my first drop ever with them and it was an amazing experience. The flight up was beautiful and the scenery during the drop was amazing. The team was very professional and I could tell safety was their top priority. I loved it so much, I... More 

Thank Michael K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Olly, you're are a genius bro!! From the beginning to the end of the trip from queenstown to glenorchy, the plane, the jump, the dive and landing, every little thing at its best!! Tks you guys!

Thank Alfredo M
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Had such a great time from the beginning to the end. Thanks Jags and Olly (what a legend), made me feel at ease as well as having a laugh with me! Don't think about doing it, do it with Paradise!!!

Thank Asim 'freddie' A

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