Taupo Tandem Skydiving

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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.

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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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Location

North IslandTaupo RegionTaupo

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  • Sky Diving

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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Sandra Reynders

Belgium

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 about 2 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

Sweden

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 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the awesome review!

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Christian Krause

Denmark

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 almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the awesome review Christian!

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Laerke Soee

Denmark

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 almost 3 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

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Wahoo! Thanks Nadja!

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Mikkel Palleson

Denmark

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 almost 3 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!

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Matt Harris

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Incredible experience. The guys were excellent and helped calm any pre jump nerves. Photo and video packages were high quality.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for jumping with us Matt!

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Philipp

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Great staff, really professional and safe impression of the entire experience. Prices are quite high.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the review Philipp, and thanks for choosing TTS!

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Asborn Damgaard

Denmark

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice place to skydive, very expensive photos and video options.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for jumping with us Asborn! Just so you know our camera packages are some of the best priced in New Zealand!

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Luca Herzig

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The skydive in Taupo was the first one I ever did and it was amazing! I did the 15,000ft jump without any video package. The jump was one of the best experiences of my life, especially the moment you jump out of the plane.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the awesome review Luca!

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Tom Hurst

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic experience! All staff were so nice and very good at calming your nerves. Views were incredible. Wish the photo and video add ons were not so expensive.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for jumping with us Tom! Just so you know our camera packages are some of the best-priced in New Zealand, and unfortunately there's not much we can do to bring that price down!

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Matt Irwin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Was very exciting, well organised with extremely friendly staff. Well priced for a sky dive. Wish the camera packages were cheaper.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Thanks for the review Matt! Our camera packages are some of the best-priced in New Zealand, and unfortunately we can't make them any cheaper. Great to hear that you enjoyed the jump!

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Jonas

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Best experience, great view, great video and great team.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

Taupo Tandem Skydiving responds:

Wahoo! Thanks Jonas!

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