Wanaka Tandem Skydive - 12,000ft

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Highlights & inclusions

Tandem skydive over Wanaka at 12,000ft
Jaw dropping 45 seconds freefall
15-20 minutes enjoying unrivalled & uninterrupted views of Wanaka
Fly through the air at 200km per hour
Welcome and safety briefing
Photos and videos available for purchase on the day

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Sat, Jun 15, 2024

What you can expect

There could be no better welcome to Wanaka than on a breathtaking tandem skydive from 12,000ft. Marvel at the local beauty from the air with spectacular aerial views of the world-renowned lakes, mountains and riverways, a reward for those who dare to make the leap.

Book your Wanaka skydive online here to tick this bucket list item off your list. With maximum thrills, incredible scenery and an unbeatable adrenaline rush, this is an extraordinary experience that will stay with you forever. On the day, you’ll take part in a skydive briefing before stepping aboard the Cessna for a brief scenic flight.

At 12,000ft, you and your tandem skydive instructor (who is strapped to your back) will guide you to the edge of the plane and take the ultimate leap. Enjoy a heart racing free fall followed by a more serene flight under the parachute canopy to take advantage of those unique aerial views.

If you’re looking to skydive in New Zealand, reserve your Wanaka skydive online here.


What you need to know

  • Tandem skydive at 12,000ft over the beach
  • Safety briefing
  • All safety equipment
  • Personalised certificate of achievement
  • Personal Accident Insurance from the Australian Parachute Federation
  • Up to 60 seconds of free fall with spectacular views of Wanaka
  • Daily local transfers from selected locations
  • Photos and videos of your jump will be available for purchase on the day of your trip
  • Fly through the air at 200kph
  • Up to 45 second (12,000ft) freefall
  • Your instructor has thousands of skydives under his belt and is ready to ensure you have the BEST skydive in New Zealand
  • You take to the skies in the skydive plane, offering a comfortable, quick flight to altitude and maximum opportunity to take in the jaw-dropping views on the way up to your chosen skydive altitude
  • 15-20 minutes of enjoying unrivalled and uninterrupted views of Wanaka’s world-renowned lakes and mountains, view up to six lakes, the South Island's longest river, The Clutha. And on a clear day, you may be able to see Mount Cook
  • Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (closed Wednesday and Thursday)
  • Allow 2.5hrs for the experience, self-drive to the dropzone located at Wanaka Airport
What To Bring
  • Wear warm layers and flat enclosed shoes
  • Please bring your booking confirmation voucher
  • Please leave all your valuable belongings at home
  • Please bring your ID and credit card for payments
  • Snacks and water bottle
Additional Information
  • Maximum weight is 115kg. All persons over 94kg are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone.
  • Minimum jump age is 6 years. Children 12 years & under will be permitted to skydive from a maximum height of 9,000ft
  • The minimum weight is 30kgs/66lbs and minimum height is 1.2metres/47.2inches. All passengers must fit securely into the harness
  • All children are subject to an assessment on the day by the Tandem Master. Passengers under 18 years require written parental/guardian consent
  • Skydiving is a very weather dependant activity and cancellations due to unsuitable weather conditions may occur, full refunds will be given if this occurs
  • Trip sizes will be 8 Pax (Winter) and 16 Pax (Summer)
  • Check in the same time as the trip (The time you have selected to jump)
  • Weather checks are to be done by the passenger 30 minutes prior to your skydive trip time, ie 8.30am for a 9am trip time. Please call our Reservations Team in 03 443 7207
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of your tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Cancellations 24 hours prior to trip departure may be charged at full price
  • In the event of weather conditions cancelling the trip, full refunds will be made or reschedule date offered
  • Prices are seasonal and are constantly changing. The from price displayed may not always be the price you are going to pay, as once you click on your specified date, the price will change to reflect the price for that date/season. Please note that in some cases where you cannot click on a date to obtain the price, please call us so we can assist you

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