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Skydive Wanaka

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Address: Mustang Lane | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, New Zealand (Formerly Skydive Lake Wanaka)
Phone Number: +64 3-443 7207
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Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good...

Strap yourself to a Beautiful Stranger and jump from a perfectly good plane, freefalling from 15,000 feet above NZ's highest snow capped mountains!! Skydive Wanaka is New Zealand's most spectacular, multi award winning, high altitude tandem skydive. This incredible scenic experience captures views of Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, glaciers, lakes and rivers! Capture your huge freefall grin with freefall DVD and digital pictures - How big is your smile?

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12000ft Tandem Skydive in Wanaka
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Best feeling in world

Jump jump jump out of a moving aircraft at 15000ft strapped to a complete stranger and trusting them to bring you back down to terra firma is seriously one of the best things you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Jump jump jump out of a moving aircraft at 15000ft strapped to a complete stranger and trusting them to bring you back down to terra firma is seriously one of the best things you could do in your life. You only have one life, so live it right. I ordered the complete package today with the free fall cameraman. He... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly ground staff. Pick up and drop off was done well. Allow 3-4 hours for the experience because the wait to jump can be quite long. I jumped with 2 other friends and the different experience levels of the divers really shows. One friend got a really experienced diver that was super proactive and had an awesome experience whereas... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did my first skydive in beautiful wanaka. It was honestly the highlight of my 3 month trip. The skydive operation feels organised and safe. I felt surprisingly at ease was i filed on board the bright orange plane for my first ever aircraft takeoff that wasn't going to be followed by an aircraft landing. A hint of nerves as it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time skydiving in my life and this experience could not have been better! Splurge for the 15k drop - so worth it! They picked me up and dropped me off. Check-in was fast and easy. I was on a plane in no time at all. My only regret is not having enough time to do it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I just can't say enough about how much I loved this, my first parachute jump. The experience is breathtaking! My tandem master Simon was a wonderful guide who made me feel at ease and very safe at all times. He spent so much time checking and rechecking our harness setup every step of the way, and making... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your breathtaking experience. We are thrilled you had such a fantastic time with us. We will definitely consider your feedback regarding the check in process as we take all feed back very seriously. Thanks for choosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my very first time experience myself flying in the sky started from above 15,000ft~ i did the camera flyer package and totally worth to do it as my first time! Even the day was a bit cloudy, some people might think not the best time to do it.... but you are wrong~ NO NO! ACTUALLY, It was very... More 

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Phoebe C, Public Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing you experience. We are glad we played a part in making your 26th birthday so memorable! We will be sure to pass on your thanks to Louis and SG. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing skydive for my very first time ! Friendly crew member , professional instructor Jamie and camera Flyer Tigger. I was too nervous on it, but they are patiently to calm me relax on it. Im very satisfied and enjoyed it. Even It's comes with funny and panic face expression at the video. Even the weather not perfect but it's... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We are so glad to read that you had such a fantastic time with us at Skydive Wanaka. Thanks for sharing your experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, I should say I have previously bottled a bungy jump before and was expecting to do the same thing with a sky dive! I called up from the roadside 3km past skydive wanaka and Kirsty on reception said if I got there within five mins I could get on the last skydive flight of the day. I started backing... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience. It sounds like your spontaneous decision to do a jump was a great decision made! We will be sure to pass over your thanks to the crew. Thank you for choosing Skydive Wanaka. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sky dived from 12,000ft at Wanaka on 07 Nov'16. The jump and experience was out of the world. But the only disappointment was a not-so-friendly tandem diver Barni (diver who jumps along with you). A friendly tandem diver who talks a bit abt basics of diving, keeps you in the air for a bit longer after the parachute opens,... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

We are sorry to read you were disappointed with your Tandem instructor. Unfortunately our tandem masters don't have much control when it comes to keeping you under the parachute for longer as the parachute ride depends purely on weather and weight. We have taken all of your other feedback very seriously and have followed this up to ensure going forward,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First-time skydiver, did the 15,000ft on 23 October 2016. Close to perfect day for diving, a little cloudy, but still great views of Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. Locating Skydive Wanaka from town was easy, location was near. The registration process proceeded smoothly. Was surprised that there was little to no instructions provided, a lot was completed by the staff... More 

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Phoebe C, Guest Relations Manager at Skydive Wanaka, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you feedback. We are sorry you didn't feel like your Tandem Master was too enthusiastic and that your pictures were disappointing. We pride ourselves on the complete experience we deliver to all of our customers and will definitely take your feedback on board. We are glad you enjoyed the views of Lake... More 

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