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Skydive Wanaka

#4 of 58 Tours in Wanaka
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Address: Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand (Formerly Skydive Lake Wanaka)
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+64 3-443 7207
08:00 - 20:30
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Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good...

Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good plane, freefalling from 15,000 feet above NZ's highest snow capped mountains!! Skydive Wanaka is New Zealand's most spectacular, multi award winning, high altitude tandem skydive. This incredible scenic experience captures views of Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, glaciers, lakes and rivers! Capture your huge freefall grin with freefall DVD and digital pictures - How big is your smile?

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12000ft Tandem Skydive in Wanaka
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A skydive on New Year's Eve is a such great idea. I was planning to do this on 1st Jan, then I figured why not end 2016 with a big jump, so I asked Jinx to book one for me. The... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Yao W
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A skydive on New Year's Eve is a such great idea. I was planning to do this on 1st Jan, then I figured why not end 2016 with a big jump, so I asked Jinx to book one for me. The staff were super friendly. I was a little bit nervous at first, but Peter and Oscar cheered me up.... More 

Thank Yao W
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Such a professional organization. I had them pick me up at the camper van park to go skydiving. The instructor was great. Had an amazing experience.

Thank Love2Travel59
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

What an amazing time to fly at 12000 feet, not just fulfilling my dream but to experience it with my daughter was epic. Five star. Next time 15000 feet😎

Thank KenVelani
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is an incredible experience. We drove up to Wanaka from Queenstown to do just this dive and it was worth every moment. The guys here are very professional and run a smooth operation. We were shown a training video and they took all the details on health and stuff before they put us on the list. We did the... More 

Thank Vraj G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

My 1st Skydive. I paid $289 for a Flyer & Handycam Combo Video. They dint even take my Interview after I was all ready in my Jumpsuit. And Before Jumping I had briefed my Flyer to take Videos and pics of my Palms wherein I had sketched a message for all my friends. But the Flyer dint take any pics... More 

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

The skies were beautiful, scenery is beyond amazing. Only thing is the exorbitant prices to add on for buying the videos. Other than that, the whole experience is truly unforgettable!

Thank redappleroses
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Barni was my lifesaver and one of the most beautiful stranger ever to skydive with! The drop feels lasted for 2 seconds and the rest were complete bliss =) I was lucky to see the cloud heaven and the entire Wanaka town on a cloudy day on 8 December 2016. Highly recommended to all my families, friends, colleagues and whoever... More 

Thank Claire W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Have want d to do this for a long time and finally got round to it. The person I was strapped up to (Jason) was really friendly and reassuring. Definitely recommend doing the 15000ft jump

Thank Lordydordy
Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

What a fantastic experience! It was so perfect and unique that I made a second jump a few days after the first one, which was even better (less, of better, different nerves... and no camera to pay attention to). Totally professional crew and an exceptional time and memories. Once my name was called any nerves I felt before were quickly... More 

Thank Krista_BE2014
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Skydiving at Wanaka is sooooo amazing!!! We originally booked Nzone in queenstown, but due to the weather we had to reschedule 4 times (wasted a whole day doing nothing as we had to keep rescheduling the whole day). Wanaka had great weather (and website says it usually does) so the following day, we caught the free transport there and did... More 

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