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9000ft Tandem Skydiving in Taupo

  • Skydive from 9,000 feet (2743 meters) from above Lake Taupo
  • Get picked up in a stretch Hummer
  • Opt for dives from 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) and 15,000 feet (4572 meters)
9000ft Tandem Skydiving in Taupo
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USD 132.58
This skydive over Lake Taupo offers a few things most skydives don’t: convenient pickup in a stretch-Hummer, and many camera options for your pre-jump photo (own expense). You are ensured the utmost safety and comfort by jumping in tandem with a guide, free-falling for up to 30 seconds over Lake Taupo. While you’re up there, see the country from coast to coast and spot the peaks of Tongariro National Park.
What to Expect
Your day will begin with a pickup from your Taupo accommodation in a brand new stretch Hummer. Alternatively, you have the option to self-drive to the drop zone if you’d prefer, there will be plenty of parking.

Upon arrival, you will be asked to sign a waiver form before being taken through your options regarding altitude and cameras. If you decide you wish to do the 12,000 ft or 15,000ft instead you can pay for the upgrade directly on the day.

Once you've decided on your height and camera options it's time to get ready! You will be shown you through the hangar where you can store your belongings in our lockers before gear up.

It's gear up time! You will meet your tandem master and camera man, smile and wave for the camera and watch the safety video while we outfit you in a jumpsuit, harness, hat and goggles.

When you're all geared up it's time to enter the plane and take off. Your tandem master will point out the beautiful sights around the Lake Taupo region on your scenic flight up to altitude, which takes about 15-minutes.

The moment of truth has arrived - it's time for freefall! Your tandem master will move you towards the door. Stop and smile for a quick photo before exiting, then experience the amazing feeling of freefalling at 200kph above Lake Taupo! Enjoy 30 seconds from 9,000ft, and spot the coast to coast views and snowy volcanoes of Tongariro National Park!

At 5,000ft your tandem master will deploy the parachute and you float back to earth, enjoying more of the stunning views. You may even get to steer the parachute! Upon landing, you will take a post-freefall picture.

After the skydive we will de-gear you, then grab a glass of water while you laugh at your skydiving video in our cinema. Just before you leave you can check out the T-shirts and Hoodies on offer in the shop, then we'll give you a certificate before taking you back to your accommodation.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing jump over Taupo

I have been waiting a long time to do a parachute jump and we were on the way home from a holiday so this was my opportunity and I'm glad I took it. I am 61 and was quite nervous. The whole team was very...More

Thank GeoffLaws
TaupoTandemSkydiving, Director of Sales at Taupo Tandem Skydiving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Geoff, you did great!! It's good to be nervous because it makes it that much more exhilarating! Thank you for choosing us for your skydive and that's wonderful to hear Andrew Lee really made it special. Maybe we'll see you for the 12,000 ft...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile
Best experience ever!!

Absolutely amazing experience. Big thanks to Andrew Godfrey who was the nicest guy ever, made the full thing feel like a walk in the park! Even if you are slightly thinking about doing this, just do it! No one who has ever went skydiving has...More

Thank Brad M
TaupoTandemSkydiving, Director of Sales at Taupo Tandem Skydiving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you Brad for the stellar review! We will pass it along to Andrew Godfrey and the rest of the team. We appreciate your time with us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 June 2018

What a great company to deal with - the best tandem dive instructor for our son, couldnt have asked for more.

Thank diandchoppa
TaupoTandemSkydiving, Director of Sales at Taupo Tandem Skydiving, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for your review and for jumping with TTS! Great to hear you wouldn't change a thing and everyone left with some pretty great memories. Hope to see you folks again!!

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Minutes of freedom with Ian Tomkinson!

FANTASTIC feeling to do crazy things once in your life time. Waited for my jump for 2 days due to bad weather and reschedule my whole trip just for this. I am here to skydive at New Zealand for my 21st birthday this year! Got...More

Thank zoeyyxx
TaupoTandemSkydiving, Director of Sales at Taupo Tandem Skydiving, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Awesome job Zoey and great work with your face paint! The different colours looked amazing in your exit photo. Thank you so much for sticking out the bad weather with us, changing travel plans, and finally trusting us enough to throw you out of our...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Experience of a lifetime

My 1st time in a plane, so of course this was my 1st time jumping out of one! From the moment I was suited up, things started to feel "real", nerves were kicking in, excitement and butterflies. My instructor Arnaud Leduc came over and introduced...More

Thank TequilaW6
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