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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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Best place to skydive in Queenstown

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 April 2016
Michael K
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

My teenage son and I took the step into the wild blue yonder. We were blessed with a gorgeous Queenstown day and a fantastic crew who looked after us from go to wo. Highly recommended for anyone looking for their first, second or third jump.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Had a really good experience! Lovely settings! Great staff! Thanks Olly and Jags! Everyone made me feel very much at ease! Will be easy to do it again!🤗

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

I had the most amazing morning with Skydive Paradise! The staff were all fantastic, Jags and Olly looked after me and calmed those nerves! I was pretty scared at first but it was one of the best things I have ever done! The view is probably the best you will find in New Zealand, definitely recommend getting the photo packages.... More 

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Foggia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

To celebrate one year anniversary in New Zealand, my girlfriend gave me a 15.000 feet jump as present and everything has been just perfect. Jags was really helpful and organized with the booking and with all the possible assistance. The weather has been fantastic. The view doesn't get any better than that. Olly was my instructor and he has been... More 

Thank Robedeman
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I went skydiving my first time and was on the verge to skip it - I did not think I could overcome the fear. However, Skydive Paradise are very professional and I skydived with Ollie as my instructor and he made the experience very joyful! To anyone thinking of skydiving - You won't regret it!! It is the most amazing... More 

Thank Alexander D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience with Skydive Paradise. Was initially terrified but on hindsight it's not that scary after all! We picked 12,000 ft but the experience is so short that I would recommend 15,000 ft :) The plane is small, fitting 2 pairs at a time. My instructor Milan did the jumping; all I had to do was to lean... More 

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Kia Ora IndiGoddess, Thank you for taking the time and writing a Review for Skydive Paradise. We appreciate you mentioning that Skydiving is not scary! This is very true. Our instructors are brilliant at what they do and they do it with passion. We get guests of all age groups and everybody leaves with a smile on their face. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Went skydiving with my partner for the first time last winter. Both of us were a bit nervous, wondered why we ever were afterwards. The guys out there are a top class organization. The location is probably one of the most beautiful places worldwide to jump, the lads are very reassuring and good natured, it's something everybody should do! Best... More 

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