Timings : 7:00 AM
Entry Fee : NZD 289 - NZD 439
Known as the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown continues to live up to its reputation by offering some of the best nerve-wracking adventure experiences. With skydiving, as the most popular adrenaline-filled adventure activity in Queenstown, the city offers some of the best operators in town. Skydiving in Queenstown is a once in a life-time experience, bracketed in the most scenic views up above, adding to the action-packed freefall. The freefall truly is a life-changing experience, as mentioned by many adventure junkies. Weather is the main factor in sky diving which calls for a smartly planned itinerary. It is advised that you book your tandem skydiving on the initial days of your visit to Queenstown, in case of weather issues, you could always reschedule your booking or ask for a full refund.
A 20-minute drive from Queenstown downtown, the drop zone is situated at the base of the mountain ranges of The Remarkables.
The geographical features create a beautiful background to your skydive. The adventure begins with a professional diver giving safety tips and briefing you entirely about the activity. After which, a jumpsuit and goggles would be handed over to you.
Managing the Freefall-Height
You will have absolute authority in choosing the height from which you wish to make the freefall. These heights are 9,000 ft, 12,000ft and 15,000 ft respectively and they have different charges.
The Final Kickoff
Further, you would board the plane, and once you take off, you will be mesmerized by the beautiful scenes of Queenstown before your eyes. For about 65 seconds, you will be freely floating in the sky until your instructor pulls the parachute cord. You will paraglide until you land enjoying the wind in your hair.
The Daredevil's Certificate
After the landing, you would be certified for your achievement. You can ask for pictures and videos of your experience from the service providers for a fee.
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