Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Taupo Tandem Skydiving


132 Rankers Reviews

113 Face-to-Face

3 Skydiving

5 Taupo

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Enjoy stunning views of the Central Plateau
More than 200,000 tandem jumps since 1992!
Feel the adrenaline rush!
Free Taupo pick ups in our stretch Hummer!
Views from 18,500 ft!
Have a laugh with our awesome bunch of tandem masters.


Welcome to NZ's #1 Rated Skydive on Tripadvisor! Experience the thrill of freefalling above Lake Taupo - the largest lake in Australasia! As you freefall at 200kph, take in views of Mt Doom, crater lakes and the epic coastlines of New Zealand.

• Consistently NZ’s best-priced skydive - starting from just $199
• Experience Taupo's HIGHEST skydive! Jump from 18,500 ft and get up to 75 seconds of free fall
• FREE Transport from Taupo and Rotorua*
• FREE Buff with every skydive
• We have the most camera options, from the Exit Photo at just $25 to our Legend package at $300. All available via digital download.
• We <3 the environment - We hold a Qualmark Gold rating (quality assured and environmentally conscious) and do our bit to reduce our impact including having an onsite recycling centre
• We’re the original full-time tandem drop zone in NZ and have jumped over 200,000 people since 1992
• We have a 100kg weight limit, no age limit*

Taupo has the most competitively priced skydiving experiences in New Zealand, and with such breath-taking views, you’d be crazy not to jump here! From 9,000, 12,000m 15,000, or 18,500 feet you can see coast to coast views of the amazing North Island, not to mention the snow-capped volcanoes of Tongariro National Park and a huge expanse of Lake Taupo, the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest lake that spreads out below you.

With the crisp, clear days and blue skies of the gorgeous central plateau, Taupo really is New Zealand’s home of skydiving.

*Rotorua pickup at 12.30pm daily. No age limit but child must be assessed by Dropzone Safety Officer prior to jump and have parental consent if under 18 years.


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Taupo Tandem Skydiving

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  • Skydiving

Business Times

Sunrise to sunset! We jump every 70 minutes, typically starting at:
8.10am, 9.20am, 10.30am, 11.40am, 12.50pm, 2pm, 3.10pm, 4.20pm, 5.30pm.


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Ranking: 10/10

Thank you so much for this unbelievable experience! Thank you for Damian Atkinson (coolest aussie ever) and Damian Malkin for taking care of us. All the lovely ladies at the reception, and every awesome crew member! Please choose the “Guru” option for your jump. It is something that you want to watch again and again! Will be back soon!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sandra Reynders


Ranking: 10/10

A very special experience, one that I will never forget! I personally found the atmosphere a bit too young/hip/backpackers, but that is just a detail, because it was an unforgettable day!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in December 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks Sandra! And thanks for the feedback regarding the atmosphere, we'll take that into account.

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Jessica Nasstrom


Ranking: 10/10

Can't really describe this...... unbelievable, amazing, best thing ever! There was never time to be afraid, only excitement and full of adrenalin. Even better than surfing and that is something!!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the awesome review!

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Christian Krause


Ranking: 10/10

Surreal experience, either you love it or hate it - the staff did their best to entertain you but also made you feel safe. Expensive but FANTASTIC.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the awesome review Christian!

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Laerke Soee


Ranking: 10/10

Amazingly friendly people, taking good car of you and I never felt scared though I was about to jump out of a plane!! Amazing feeling, and if I had the money, I would have done it again!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Awesome! Thanks Laerke, hopefully we'll see you again one day!

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Nadja Guiliani


Ranking: 9/10

The most exciting experience I have ever had!! Worth it.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Wahoo! Thanks Nadja!

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Mikkel Palleson


Ranking: 10/10

They are so professional and very personal. The different camera options are so amazing. The freefall video is so personal. They are the cheapest place in New Zealand.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks Mikkel, we've just changed our freefall video to be more personal so it's awesome to hear that you like it. Thanks for taking the time to review us!