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Queenstown: 12,000-Foot Tandem Skydive Above Southern Lakes

4.9 / 5

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Queenstown: 12,000-Foot Tandem Skydive Above Southern Lakes

From US$ 213.76 per person

Experience unrivaled views of stunning Queenstown from 12,000ft. Reach speeds of up to 200kph in freefall before enjoying a relaxing flight under canopy.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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  • Tandem skydive above the incredible Southern Lakes
  • Free fall amongst snow-capped mountains for around 45-seconds at speeds of up to 200-kilometres per hour
  • Admire incredible views on a 10-minute scenic flight to altitude over Lake Wakatipu
  • Enjoy a breathtaking 5-minute canopy ride above the Wakatipu Basin
Full description
Take on the challenge of a tandem skydive from a height of 12,000 ft. Harnessed to an experienced jumpmaster, expect sensory overload as you step out of the aircraft door and plummet toward the ground at 200kph for up to 45 seconds. Experience the most dramatic scenery in New Zealand as you freefall amongst snow-capped mountain tops above the Southern Lakes of Queenstown. Enjoy a breathtaking 5-minute canopy ride above the Wakatipu basin. This once in a lifetime experience includes a 15-minute scenic flight, as well as return transfers to Queenstown. Take advantage of incredible drop zone base facilities, where you can watch the parachutes being packed and adventurers getting suited up for their skydive. Drinks, snacks and souvenir clothing and gifts are available for purchase. Free wifi is available onsite, as well as internet kiosks to view and upload your photos and videos instantly. 
  • Complimentary return transport from Queenstown to drop zone location
  • 12,000ft tandem skydive
  • 45-seconds freefall
  • 5-minute parachute flight under canopy
  • Experienced skydive tandem master
  • All safety equipment including jumpsuit, frap hat, goggles, and harness
  • Onsite lockers for valuables
  • Access to drop zone base facilities: internet kiosks, free Wifi, outdoor games
  • Photo and video package
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

35 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Open-toed shoes
  • Cameras

Know before you go

  • All skydives are subject to favorable weather conditions. It is recommended to book for your first available day in Queenstown and keep on an alternative day free so that you have maximum flexibility to roll onto the next available date. If you can not re-arrange to another date, you'll receive a full refund
  • Your skydive date and/or time may be different to the one requested. The local operator will confirm your exact flight time by email after booking
  • All participants are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone
  • There are no age restrictions - a minimum of 30-kilograms is recommended
  • All passengers are weighed on the date of travel. The maximum weight is 115 kilograms. Participants 95 kilograms and over will incur a weight surcharge of NZ$50-75, payable on the day
  • Spectators may join the complimentary transport for free, subject to availability, or can self-drive to the drop zone
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 8 reviews

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July 5, 2021

just amazing

January 11, 2020

Due to the weather, the altitude has dropped, and a part of the payment needs to be refunded. However, it is troublesome to contact the predetermined merchant. It is recommended to go directly to the meeting point to buy a ticket. Change or adjust

January 11, 2020

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