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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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Reach speeds of up to 200kph as you freefall amongst boundless skies and the magnificent Southern Alps, towards the deep blue colours of Lake Wakatipu below. Located 45 min from Queenstown and nestled at the edges of Fiordland National Park and Mt Aspiring National Park, Skydive Southern Alps provides an expansive experience like no other. In small personalised groups there’s plenty of time to get to know each other, share the excitement and enjoy the buzz at the drop zone as our friendly and professional team prepare you for the next step in your adventure – the skydive. With the stunning mountains of The Lord of the Rings’ Middle Earth laid out before you, it’s time to let your imagination soar as the plane cruises above the mountains to your choosen altitude – 9,000, 12,000 or 15,000ft.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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37 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8333

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

About 40mins drive from queenstown to aerodrome. Friendly ground staff and master sky divers who explain to the simpliest way to understand. Weather was prefect. Wind was calm and nearly cloudless sky Amazing view from the sky as the aircraft climb around the snow capped...More

1  Thank Zach C
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Hi Zach, thank you for sharing the incredible day you had, we can't get tired to heard about our customers experience, we're pleased that the weather was very kind that day. We're lucky to be in such amazing location, we just need to me nice...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

That moment when you overcome your worst fear... That moment when you acknowledge your extremely insignificant existence of this planet..

2  Thank Rakhisyaman
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

...That moment when you jump out of a plane, trusting your life to a person you just met... and when you survive, life will never be the same and it worth it!

Reviewed 20 June 2016

Must-Do experience! Best scenery for a skydive possible. Glenorchy is beautiful! Professional set up, equipment and staff!

1  Thank Katherine W
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thank you Katherine, reviews like this encourage us to keep going and work harder and give our best!

Reviewed 5 June 2016

It is difficult to find words to describe this amazing experience - it has been longtime on my bucket list and now I finally made! There are many places around New Zealand and the world and as this was my first skydive I might not...More

3  Thank BinaNZ
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Hi Bina, we're very proud to tell you that you're right. When we get costumers that have jumped in other drop zones before, we always ask them where is the most beautiful place so far, and we always win!

Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love it. I did not know what to expect when I signed up for this. This experience was so awesome, it gave me another way of looking into aspect of life. Got to do it, feel it to believe it. Something you should do!...More

2  Thank desiremmwekb10
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

And the Skydive Paradise team thanks you for such gorgeous review, and we're glad that you point out it's not scary, costumers don't believe us when we tell them. THANK YOU

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...More

1  Thank Linda J
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

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

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....More

Thank Heaney2209
SkydiveParadise, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

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...More

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....More

Thank ChloeW2212
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...More

Thank SGreen88
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...More

Thank MaiDarlain
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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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