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Skydive Wanaka

Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7207
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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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Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7207

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Reviewed 9 November 2010

My wife and I did our first skydive (tandem) from 15,000ft and my wife made me do it but that's why I married her. She doesn't even like flying. In fact she was terrified but determined to conquer her fears and I was like 'yeah,...More

Thank bobchuk
skydiva2009, Marketing and frontline sales at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2010

Thanks for your review!!! You're wife is an awesome lady convincing you to share your skydiving experience together!! I bet it will be something you talk about for years to come!! Hope you has a great rest of your stay here in Wanaka and enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 November 2010

I had a fantastic first ever skydiving experience with Skydive Lake Wanaka, we had a brilliant day for the jump and Wanaka offers absolutely stunning scenery with snow-capped peaks as the backdrop and gorgeous blue water of Lake Wanaka. The team were professional and friendly...More

Thank Bullers
skydiva2009, marketing and frontline sales at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2010

Thank you so much for your review ! Great to hear that you loved the views and the thrills of the 15,000ft skydive - all the way to the top floor :-) Thanks for choosing to skydive with us, and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 7 November 2010

What a brilliant experiance, love the photos and DVD, well recommend this to everyone for 1st time jump... brilliant guides, brilliant equipment, brilliant view breath taking!! THANK YOU....More

Thank mattheww8454
skydiva2009, Marketing and frontline sales at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2010

Thank you so much for your review Matthew - great to hear that you had a brilliant all round experience!! Thank you for your comments about the footage - the DVDs/pics are great to have so you can keep reliving those memories!! Enjoy showing them...More

Reviewed 12 October 2010

Good service, friendly people, great fun. Liked it so much, I went twice and might do one more time before I leave. Thanks Andrea, Jeff and Ollie. Charlotte, from Florida USA October 12th, 2010

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Reviewed 9 September 2010

This was my first skydive so I opted to do the 12,000 ft jump. The staff were really friendly and helpful, and the cameraman that jumped with me got some really good shots on the way down. I was even given a partial refund as...More

Thank Palerider3
Reviewed 23 June 2010

Friendly staff and fast takeoff without much delay. I was so nervous but after I dived, its just the wind, sky, tandem and myself. The view was amazing! You don't even need to pay for any scenic flight, it is like two in one package!...More

1  Thank Florence_Tay
Reviewed 18 June 2010

I jumped 12,000 ft with Skydive Wanaka on the 5th June and life hasn't felt the same since!!   This was without doubt the most inspiring and liberating experience of my entire life.  I'm terrified of heights, feel sick on anything that moves, so am...More

1  Thank tr132
Reviewed 9 April 2010

To put this review into perspective, please understand on this trip we have skydived, bunjy jumped, canyoneered (rapelling, zip lining, jumping off of cliffs into rivers), sea kayaked, road biked 200 miles, etc. This was the highlight of our trip. While more costly than most...More

1  Thank chicagotravels
Reviewed 28 February 2010

I had done a skydive before, but this one was the best! I went all the way to the top, 15,000ft. The views were amazing! Eugen my instructor made me feel very safe & relaxed. I found Skydive Wanaka very professional at all levels. I...More

Thank Newcaslte_UKBid
skydiva2009, Wingman for Sales and Marketing at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2010

Happy 60th!!! Thanks for choosing us to celebrate!! Be great to see you again next time you are back in New Zealand

Reviewed 22 February 2010

My girlfriend and I decided to do our sky dive here and couldn't recommend it more! The staff were excellent from the moment they picked us up from our hostel, friendly and helped calm a few nerves! The instructors were professional, friendly and kept us...More

Thank spongebobandem
skydiva2009, Wingman for Sales and Marketing at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2010

Thank you so much in advance for your recommendations. Awesome to hear that your skydive here in Wanaka was one of your best days in New Zealand!!! Thanks again for your review, and for choosing to skydive with us - Enjoy reliving the experience through...More

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Priyanka B
What is the price for 12000 feet jump? Do they operate in September?
18 July 2016|
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Response from Ng R | Reviewed this property |
For just 12,000 ft jump, it will cost you NZD$339. They have various package available which include video, photos and handi-cam. For the all in package, it will cost you NZD$ 629. You may like to look up their website for a... More
I'm staying in the Queenstown this December and I'd like to know the following: 1. do you provide transportation from Queenstown? 2. is it too early to book for 12/28/2016? It's my birthday! Thanks
2 May 2016|
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Response from guillremo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did the skydive about two months ago for my birthday, too! They provide a shuttle from Queenstown to Wanaka twice a day. Please check with Wanaka Skydive to coordinate space/schedule. You can book with any time in... More