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“the booking system has to improve, the jump was good though.”
Review of Skydive Wanaka

Skydive Wanaka
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US$208.39*
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9000ft Tandem Skydive in Wanaka
Ranked #17 of 59 Tours in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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?
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 2 June 2018

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"beautiful stranger"
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"tandem master"
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"amazing experience"
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"safety video"
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"tandem partner"
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"ft jump"
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"new zealand"
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"sky diving"
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"photos and videos"
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Once in a life time experience! This is my very first ever skydive of 15,000ft jump and I really enjoyed this dive trip where you get to see both Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka, Southern alps range and alot of beautiful lush green sceneries. Safety briefing and checking is done well to ensure we are all safe before we board on the plane. The photo and video taken by the photographer are awesome too. We got the usb within 30minutes with edited video and photographs, subject to the packgae that purchased. My bf had the proposal arrangement once I was landed, thanks for the friendly and helpful staff for making this as the lifetime memorable moment for both of us.

It may get fully booked depends on weather so be sure you have a booking earlier.

Thank Yin S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was my first skydive and I was safe to say, a little nervous. Skydive Wanaka were an amazing company for my first dive. Super professional, all the best kit, friendly, welcoming, trying to put you at ease. I went from 15000 with another diver to film also. Cannot recommend enough seriously, this experience sparked an expensive but amazing hobby.

Thank Becki C
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Kirsty B, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hey Becki C!

Thanks so much for your review - we're really glad to hear our team here put you at ease, and that you loved your skydive with us!

Skydiving certainly is addictive - we've had ground staff members love their first tandem so much, they went to the skydiving school in Auckland to learn to jump solo, so you certainly can do the same!!!

15,000ft is the way to go, so well done on facing your fears and braving it to go to the top!

Thanks again for your review.

Kind regards,
The Skydive Wanaka team

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Not that clear information-wise regarding the check in, so we missed the video introduction. Since I’ve dived before I didn’t feel like I missed anything though. The rest went really smooth and we all got down safely and had a great time! Personally I felt safe with the tandem masters, they absolutely know what they’re doing(they probably wouldn’t be working there otherwise). Great day for a dive as well, we even got to see Mt Cook from 12,000ft!

Thank SnarkyGuppy
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Kirsty B, Front Office Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi SnarkGuppy

Thanks for your review!

We are glad to hear you felt safe with your instructor, and that you chose a beautiful, clear day to skydive with us here in Wanaka. Getting a glimpse of Mt Cook in the distance doesn't happen everyday here, so you're lucky you got to see it!

We are sorry to hear you missed our introduction video and that the check in wasn't very clear. Our instructors go through everything with their passengers again in the departure area, so rest assured you didn't miss out on anything completely vital by missing that part.

We do appreciate your feedback on this, and will take it on board. We are constantly looking at ways to improve our frontline area and check in processes. As the front office is where all check ins, flight planning and briefings happen, it can be a bit chaotic at times, with lots of people around and lots going on!

Thanks again for the review - we hope to see you again for another jump some day.

Kind regards,
The Skydive Wanaka team

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