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Timings : 7:00 AM

Entry Fee : NZD 289 - NZD 439

Sky Diving in Queenstown, Queenstown Overview

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.
Adventure Preparations
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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Skydive Operators in Queenstown

Nzone SkyDive
Nzone Skydive was the first company to open Tandem Skydive in New Zealand. Their operation fetched them the Supreme Tourism Award in New Zealand. It is initially founded in 1990 by two adventure junkies who were parachute enthusiasts. It now has over 65 highly qualified employees. It is one of the most famous Skydive companies in New Zealand with over 300,000 passengers. Their company owns two turbine air-crafts employed to make jumps. They are one of the most experienced companies in the field with a solid safety record.

Skydive Southern Alps
The Skydive Southern Alps have been around for over 30 years in the field of Skydiving in New Zealand, along with an impressive safety record. They are amongst one of the members of the New Zealand Parachute Industry Association.

iFly Queenstown Indoor Skydiving
The iFly Queenstown Indoor Skydiving company is an expert in offering indoor skydiving, by providing the same freefall feeling without the act of jumping from 9,000 ft off a plane. The idea is to suspend you in a column of air in a regulated room, which is suitable for any age.

Cost

15,000 ft - NZD 439
12,000 ft - NZD 349
9,000 ft - NZD 289
Extra charges for pictures and videos of the experience, which varies based on the operator.

Important Information

Weight
Maximum: 115 kg
Minimum: 30 kg
Weight Surcharge
95 kg to 104 kg: NZD 50
105 kg to 115 kg: NZD 75

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