Skydive Wanaka

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CHI HO LI

Hong Kong

Ranking: 10/10

It's was one of the best great things of my life achieved

Reviewed 8 months ago

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nyssa halim

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

it was a good experience in itself. the waiting around not so much. we were there for 3 hours during for a 2pm jump. because we were jumping we didn't have lunch before and got really hungry. so if you even want to try this out, bring a snack for waiting period.
I'd recommend anyone who's interested to try skydiving, it is honestly one of the best thing I have ever tried in my life

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in February 2018

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Maura O'Connell

Ranking: 8/10

Really professional, stunning scenery with a fantastic view, of course, great staff. Expensive to not get at least one photo included - almost $200 extra for footage, in my opinion, taking advantage. In Argentina, some footage was included.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Viki Kent

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing experience. Incredible views. Alex was a great instructor. Make sure you watch the welcome safety video. I had no instructions until I was already on the plane.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Ian Ling

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Skydiving is a must-do experience and Wanaka is a great place to do it. Minor gripes with the service, price, and videowork though. The NZ deals pass helped a little.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Tina Kueffer

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful lakes around, which you can see even better when you jump out of the plane.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Virginia Fradin

France

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing experience, sensation...... very friendly staff.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Celine

France

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome experience. A bit scary for me but such a great moment.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Michael L

France

Ranking: 10/10

It was awesome. Amazing experience.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Wynnie Goh

Malaysia

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing experience and helpful staffs.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in July 2016

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YEW KIM YONG

Malaysia

Ranking: 8/10

Awesome experience

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Matt Lohmeyer

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing experience - the team were great - made it really personal. Not cheap, but few once-in-a-lifetime experiences are. Make sure you have good weather to jump and book ahead - they get very busy.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Henry Ang

Malaysia

Ranking: 8/10

It's good to have free shuttle service from Queenstown to Wanaka, have another option of skydiving when you stay at Queenstown.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Laura Schratt

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Less than 10 because of mass processing. The staff were very friendly and the instructors made lots of jokes. We can really recommend it!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Susanna Daaike

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing!!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Valentine de Beer

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Scary but so worth it!! Loved it, amazing scenery, you are a little bit pushed out of the plane.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Marie

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The skydive was set in a great area. I was able to see mountains and lakes. Absolutely trustworthy and safe.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Verena Konetzhi

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

We had to cancel it four times because of the weather but in the end it was amazing. But $200NZD for pictures and a movie is a bit expensive.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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ks ks

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Just amazing!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Max Seikowsky

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome experience.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Sivram SD

India

Ranking: 10/10

One of my best experiences till date! The team at Skydive Wanaka were very professional (though I had to wait for a day to do the jump). Its about 1 hour's drive from Queensdown (please factor that in too!)

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Steven schoof

Germany

Ranking: 1/10

Diving i think is Perfect, but Organisation for me the worst i had in NZ. I get Four Dates in 24h and all were canceled, at the Last one i called them and they told me that they will start and Pick me up (6:15), i was waiting 30min it Rains, they pick me up, Drive some Meters, canceled it again and drove me back! so i wasted one Full day in Wanaka for that!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Madita and Lisann

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing view and experience, quite expensive but definitely worth the money!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Anais Boileau

France

Ranking: 10/10

Great views, awesome views. The feeling when you fall from the plane is totally crazy.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Rujing Lu

Ranking: 9/10

Great experience even i am not feel well when landing, and my husband enjoy it also although he afear high much. Everyone should take it at least one time.:)

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Xue Rong Kok

Ranking: 7/10

The skydiving part was great, the views were indeed majestic, safety wasn't an issue, but what disappointed me was the staff. Not those at the reception counter, who were very friendly, but the instructor and the camera flyer.

It was all good up till the part where we were all dressed in the gear and waiting to board the plane. The instructors then came calling out the name of the person they were skydiving with, and those who opted for a camera flyer (someone else to take a video of you) would also have him come finding you. The instructor didn't appear enthusiastic but I guess that was fine, then came the camera flyer, who didn't really introduce himself and just thrusted 2 GoPros into my face and asked a series of questions (what's your name, where are you from, anything to tell your friends/family back home). During the flight up, the camera flyer seemed more interested in talking to his fellow colleagues than filming. Once in a while, he would place the GoPros at the window to take the scenery, but that was about it. I thought they would have taken some shots of me in the plane, but nothing of that sort. The final video wasn't nice in my opinion, lots of scenery shots onboard the plane, as if there wasn't enough footage to fill up the length of the video.

Ultimately, I felt both the instructor and camera flyer were pretty transactional. Like, this was the umpteenth time they were flying and they were just doing a job, rather than delivering a memorable experience where you "strap yourself to a beautiful stranger", which is Skydive Wanaka's motto. They could have introduced themselves better and prepared customers for what is to come (e.g. camera flyer could have briefly explained how he would film you, and not just thrust the cameras in your face and expect you to react immediately on the spot), and most importantly, be livelier and more enthusiastic! I guess it depends on your luck as well, some instructors and camera flyers seemed better.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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melissa heng

Singapore

Ranking: 10/10

Best experience ever!!!!! Strap yourself to a lovely stranger and experience the best! How apt!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Andy Jobst

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience, friendly staff, cheaper that in Queenstown.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Jana Rutkowski

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It is expensive but amazing, the view is wonderful, the people and the crew very friendly - awesome day!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Andreas Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful landscape! Friendly staff! No problems, fast, scary, many pictures and video was nice!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Helene Andersen

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome! One of the highlights of the trip! Friendly staff, and great view up in the air. The only thing to put a finger on is the prices to get a photo of yourself - too expensive!!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Jesper Henriksen

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Good service, very friendly staff. The man who did the jump with me was good to make me feel calm and better enjoy the experience.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Becky Davis

England

Ranking: 10/10

Extremely friendly staff who were constantly reassuring us and making us feel safe. I opted for the video package - which gave me a brilliant video and array of pictures at the end. Jumped over absolutely incredible scenery - the plane journey would have been worth the money alone.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Kiernan Matthew

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very helpful staff, and felt extremely safe throughout, had a little wait before the jump but outdoor beanbags and pool table to kill a bit of time. Jump itself fantastic over outstanding scenery.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Natalie Boehm

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Safe, well organised, little bit expensive, nice guys, experienced, the video is a little bit awkward - but skydive is amazing.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Sabisch Moritz

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

A perfect day, more flexibility by what you are doing during the jump would be great.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Hadar

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

The staff were awesome! Nice people, the skydive was really fun! Great views.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Sagi

Israel

Ranking: 9/10

They staff are amazing, people they make us feel very comfortable and relaxed before the skydive and we got our own USB with the photos.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Sara Berton

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

The best experience in my life. It is expensive but it was awesome!!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Rey Germain

France

Ranking: 9/10

Very good experience with a scenic flight you can see Mount Cook and Aspiring. The free fall is amazing. The only regret is that pictures are a very expensive add on.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Audrey Ripoche

France

Ranking: 9/10

Discovering Wanaka from 15000 feet, first during a 20 minute flight, then freefalling during 60 seconds, and finally 4 or 5 minutes once the parachute is open. You have plenty of time to see the lakes and mountains.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Lisa

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly staff. Skydive is expensive everywhere, unbelievable view during the jump.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Patrick

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome skydive, nice atmosphere and the price was okay! ($399NZD).

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Marie

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Crazy experience, friendly staff but expensive!!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Anna

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

On my must do list in NZ. Nice staff and the view over Central Otago lets you know that you are here in NZ!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in April 2012

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Asmawi Wahab

Malaysia

Ranking: 10/10

Jumping out from 15,000ft,.... With a beautiful stranger
The best experience for 4 of us!!!...
Millions thanks to Kirsten McRae and the whole team.
Also thanks for the cool shades..
"WE LOVE ORANGE"

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Andreas and Christine and Nora Busch

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great!! Cool staff!! Phenominal experience!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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David

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Can only give it a 10. Every single member of the team were so professional, focused and welcoming. Did the 12000 jump on a awesome sunny day. Every aspect was explained throughout and is a moment we will never forget. Brilliant with a capital B

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Brillant - love it - thank you for your review David and for skydiving with us. Great to hear the crew took great care of you and that you had an amazing 10 out of 10 time !! :-)

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QueenyHew

Malaysia

Ranking: 10/10

An amazing experience that I never thought i would have the courage to do .. however i did it finally! Friendly and experienced crew who joke around and make you jump in relax mood :) Thanks to Skydive Wanaka as i've had the best day of my life! It was my first skydive n i'm glad i've chosen this company:) Definately recommended !

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

The best day of your life !! That is so great to hear - we love making lifetime memories, so thank you so much for having the courage to skydive and for choosing us !! Thanks for your lovely review and for recommending fellow travelers to come and see us in Wanaka.

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fongb

Malaysia

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place, price is reasonable. Experienced instructor who guide you where to look and smile on the camera. Good HD camera shots, selectable video's songs, heaps of pictures!! Just prepare yourself for an amazing experince of a lifetime and strap-on a beautiful stranger to jump off!!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Awesome to hear that you had an amazing time with us here in Wanaka - thank you so much for your wonderful review !! Enjoy reliving your experience through your video and photos !!

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WorldofMark

United States

Ranking: 10/10

My experience was amazing from the start. Skydive Wanaka really made me feel comfortable as soon as I walked in the door. After checking in they brought me into their “pre-departure room” to watch a video on safety procedures and what to do when in the airplane. Once I had my safety briefing it was time to pay. It was really nice that they didn’t pressure me to pay as soon as I walked in. They gave me plenty of time to back out if I was to chicken to do it!

As soon as I paid it was time to suit up! One of the girls behind the counter helped me find a comfortable jumpsuit and a harness that fit snuggly. Once I was suited up it was time to meet my “beautiful stranger” who I would be strapped to at 12k feet! I had a wicked nice Hungarian man, whose name escapes me at the moment. He made me feel comfortable, he assured me of his knowledge of skydiving, and he made me laugh to lighten the air.

Time to board the plane! They pack all the skydivers, “beautiful strangers,” and camera men into the Kiwi made plane. Then it is off to 12,000 feet. The plane ride is BEAUTIFUL. Wanaka truly is paradise and seeing it from the air is unbelievable. It was also a great distraction to keep my mind off the fact I was about to jump out of the plane.

After a quick 15 minute flight it was time to jump! Once the skydive master got me all strapped in and bucked up it was time to go. 3….2….1…..JUMP!!!!

I HIGHLY recommend skydiving to anyone… it was a fantastic experience! I also recommend Skydive Wanaka. They’ll make you feel extraordinarily comfortable and make sure you have the best time imaginable!

Reviewed about 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you so much for your amazing review Mark. Fantastic to hear that you loved your skydive experience with us and that our crew took great care of you. We are lucky to have such a beautiful place like Wanaka to be able to share with people. Thanks again for your review, for recommending us and for choosing to do your NZ skydive with us here in Wanaka.

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oceanyeti

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic, unbeatable experience delivered by the most professional and personable crew! Highly recommended!!!! I'll certainly be back.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Wow, thank you !! We look forward to seeing you next time :-)

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Isifuffi

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Unbeatable Experience !!

Skydiving at Wanaka was one of the best things we ever did in our entire life!

From the first moment the ground crew took excellent care of us. Tandem masters and flying photographers did an excellent job. It was our first jump and they did everything to give us security through out the time from entering the plane to the actual jump and finally the landing. They were really funny and cool, lots to laugh. And important: Very experienced. The free fall is something just not to describe, awesome, breathtaking!

Pictures and video are superb.

These guys can only be highly recommended! What an experience. Will do it again when back in New Zealand. We promise.

Ines & Bernd (Germany & Austria)

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you so much for choosing to skydive with us and for your amazing review Ines and Bernd!!

Awesome to hear that this is one of the best things you have done in your entire life!! Yay!!

Thank you in advance for recommending us to fellow travelers - see you next time you are in NZ :-)

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Chris Marsh

England

Ranking: 9/10

Very fun team and make you feel safe. Great experience and incredible views of two lakes.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Cheers Chris!! Thanks for your review and for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka !! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels throughout the beautiful NZ!!

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Kasten Madsen

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly and very professional.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Kasten!! Thanks for jumping with us and for taking the time to write a review. I hope the rest of the travels are going well!

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R Straathof

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good briefing and nice staff.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Great to hear you liked our briefing video!! It's just one of the many little things that we do to make your experience with us unique and memorable!! Thanks for your review.

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Erik Poirer

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Professional, secure, video was a bit disappointing for $190.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Erik - that is really disappointing to hear that you weren't 100% happy with your video. If you would like to contact us directly, we would like to hear from you and get your feedback about this. We take a lot of pride in our videos - with personalized videos being taken from handicams ($139 - best value in NZ) and Camera Flyers at $199.

Great to hear that you found our staff professional and felt secure throughout your experience with us.

We look forward to hearing from you. Cheers, the team at Skydive Lake Wanaka.

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Manuela Manns

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome location, amazing experience but expensive.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2011

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you for your review Manuela - and yes - we are super lucky to live and work in such an amazing location!!

Skydiving is an expensive activity, with a lot of fixed overhead costs - but you will find that we are very competitively priced throughout NZ.

Thanks for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka. Cheers - the team at Skydive Lake Wanaka

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budge69

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Absolute blast from start to finish, this is the company to skydive with, definite two steps ahead of the competition..cannot rate highly enough..wayne

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for your awesome review Wayne!!!
That is fantastic to hear and we really appreciate your recommendation to fellow travelers :-)

Cheers
Skydive Lake Wanaka

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Roberto Hallblom

Sweden

Ranking: 7/10

$290 for a tandem jump - 12000 ft. Great view from the sky, good instructors.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Roberto - great to hear that our crew looked after you out there and you loved the views!!
Thanks for choosing to skydive with us

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Kaz82

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Bright blue skies and not a lot of cloud or wind meant perfect conditions to experience the best adrenaline rush I've ever had. Plus there was absolutely stunning scenery in and around Wanaka, not too shabby!
Picked up from my hostel by the lovely Jane, we had a short drive to the airport and jumpsite with a relaxed chat and watched a DVD giving everyone an idea of what to expect.
Skydive Lake Wanaka's motto is 'strap yourself to a beautiful stranger'. Don't mind if I do!
After a friendly welcome by the staff it wasn't long before I was suited up, fitted with a harness and happily met my beautiful stranger, Ingemar.
As part of their skydive packages you can choose to have a handheld wide lens camera operated by your beautiful stranger, or a separate camera held by another jumper.
The team at Skydive Lake Wanaka put me at ease and were so reassuring and friendly every step of the way. I can't think of a better setting to do it in either.
If you're unsure, do it. If you're scared, do it. If you're in Wanaka, do it! You will not regret it.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Wow - thank you so much for your AMAZING review!!!

Sooo awesome to hear that you loved your skydive with us and that Your Beautiful Stranger took good care of you out there!!

Thank you so much for recommending us - and you're right - Just do it!!!!

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Katja Klein

Ranking: 10/10

Great place, great people and felt safe.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Katja, thank you for your review - awesome to hear that you felt safe and enjoyed your skydive with us here in Wanaka :-) I hope the rest of your NZ travels were amazing.

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Marc Edwards

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Very good place to skydive, very professional, good prices for merchandise.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Marc - thank you for choosing to skydive with us and for taking the time to post a review. Great to hear that you found our crew professional and you liked our merchandise range! Wanaka is an incredible place to live and to skydive, we love sharing it with others :-)

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lethbridge

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Refind your Youth !! My friend and I skydived to face what life’s dealt us head on !! My hip problems, her fear of heights, and both busy mums who had forgotten what its like to feel soooooo ALIVE ! Skydive Wanaka have proven to us why they have won tourism awards – we had so much fun in the build up with the fantastic staff…in fact the whole process was so smooth, professional, fast and fun that we left all our issues up at 15,000 feet !!! My friend gets nervous walking over bridges, and I feel sick if I swing too high with my preschoolers on a swing, yet we both LOVED sky diving !! We didn’t feel sick at all – it’s just the best adrenalin rush EVER !! (And great value for your dollars as not only do you get strapped onto a beautiful stranger – but one who also gives you a lesson on the geography of the area as the plane circles higher!!) If we can do it – anyone can !! Don’t wait to add this to your “bucket list” – do it now as you will want to do it again!! Definitely get the video and photos. It’s great footage of one of the most beautiful places in the world, you get to pick your own music to go in the background, show it to all your friends and family, and relive the excitement over and over (its my 4 year old favourite DVD at the moment, and he is still saying “I’m so proud of you for jumping out of a plane mum”…… good parental role modelling.???!!!!.)– still buzzing 2 weeks later, this experience was AWESOME – cheers and thanks for the most memorable birthday ever!…… after my surgery, if the Doc allows it ….I’ll be back…..watch this space !!!

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

Skydive Wanaka responds:

What a fantastic review - thank you sooo much!! And congratulations to both you and your friend for challenging yourselves. We love seeing the smiles of those who are super nervous beforehand when they have achieved something they never thought they could. Super cute that your 4 year old loves your video :-) It's great to share the experience with others. Thanks again for your wonderful review and all the best for your surgery and a quick recovery.

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TroyBoyOZNZ

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

I did my first tandem Skydive with the girls and guys at Skydive Wanaka last week and I'd recommend it to anyone! Really!!!!

The crew at SW were brilliant and it is a really relaxed atmoshpere yet professional all the way. There was never any concerns about safety.

Both of my mates were super nervous and one was scared of heights but they were made to feel so relaxed by the instructors and staff and they enjoyed the complete experience totally.

We did the 15,000 foot jump and had a picture postcard day, not a cloud in the sky and the views are amazing of the alps and the lakes and valleys.

The jump itself was totally mad (thats a good thing), the 'scenic' flight up to the top floor was pretty spectacular and then before we knew it, we had a few puffs on the oxzygen and it was out the door, just like that! The first 3 or 4 seconds was sheer terror on my behalf...haha...but then it was just amazing, i had a smile on my face the whole way, and that's saying something. All too soon the chute opened and we got to really savour the moment and float back to earth where we jumped around like children for hours on the adrenalin and recounted every second over and over.....wow!!

The media pack is awesome too, I was so buzzed after the jump that it was all a bit of a blur, but getting to watch it soon after on my DVD with 2 different camera angles was awesome, it brought it all back to me in an instant, and showing my mates at home just brings the thrill back every time....such a laugh!!!

If you do a skydive in NZ, make sure its in Wanaka with Skydive Wanaka, you won't regret it!!!

Cheers guys!!!

Reviewed about 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for the awesome review TroyBoy!! Great to have you come and skydive with us, and stoked to hear that you are loving watching your videos to help relive the experience!! The 15,000ft is definitely the way to go, as everything happens so quickly out there. Hope the rest of your travels around NZ were fantastic. Thanks again for your review and for coming to skydive with us here in Wanaka with your friends :-)

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Christine Gschwandtl

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Great views, snowy mountains, adrenaline, great experience, something special, will never forget.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Christine - thank you for taking the time to post a review. We do live and work in a spectacular area and we love sharing this with people!! It's great to hear that you loved your skydive with us and that the memory will stay with you forever. Thanks for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka!!

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Nick Foster

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly staff, many options of skydive.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Nick, thanks for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka and for taking the time to post a review! Our staff love helping people have the best skydive experience possible. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

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Sarah James

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome. A little rushed, but understandable. Super fun. GREAT views.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Sarah,

Thank you for choosing to jump with us and for taking the time to Rank us. I would love you to email us directly on info@skydivewanaka.com and let us know what day you jumped so that we can follow up on your comment of saying it felt rushed.

Sometimes at this time of year we run out of daylight and don't mean to rush, but also don't want people to miss out. We do everything that we can to ensure that every customers experience is an unforgettable one, and if you have any comments, we would love you to email them to us directly so that we can work on these.

Thanks again for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka,
We look forward to hearing from you :-)

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Craig Hathaway

England

Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant and felt very safe and secure. Instrucors were very understanding and fun.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for taking the time to rank us Craig!!! Awesome to hear that our tandem masters took good care of you out there. Thanks for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka - enjoy the rest of your time here in NZ.

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Danny Connor

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic for savouring the thrill of extreme jumping.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Danny, thanks for choosing to skydive with us and for taking the time rank us! Enjoy the rest of your travels in New Zealand!!

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youai779

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

If this isn't on your bucket list, you had better put it right at the top! Words do not do this expereince justice. From the simplicity of booking, friendly and proffessional staff, great equipment and the amazing views, it was all 110%. As soon as I stepped in the door I was greeted by a group of down to earth individuals who clearly loved their job. The safety briefing video was excellent and provided concise information. After the form were signed, a wardrobe change was called for: supplied with great quality jump suits and then harnesses put on. A meet and greet with the "beautiful stranger" that will soon be strapped onto your back and plummiting towards the earth re-inforced the safety procedures and how exciting it was going to be. Within minutes we boarded the comfortable aircraft and headed to the jump zone 12,000ft above. I can reccommend this whole heartedly as the one of the best things in New Zealand if not the world. If you have the opportunity to jump, DO IT! The views are greet, the rush is un-forgettable and the staff are like old friends.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

WOW, thank you so much for your incredible review!! We really strive to make all the little things better, to make our skydive operation the best that it can be and to deliver the best possible service and overall experience achievable. Thank you for your amazing comments, for choosing to skydive with us and for recommending us to your friends. I will be sure to pass your comments on to our wonderful crew. Thanks again :-)

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jillw

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Said we would never skydive, but when we called & booked at Skydive Wanaka, the staff were very friendly and professional. We would like to thank our instructors, Eugen & Ingemar as they were fantastic & made us feel safe & at ease. Got to say it was the best experience during our trip in NZ!! Thanks again, Jill & Wayne.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Jill and Wayne! Thank you so much for choosing to jump with us and for taking the time to write a wonderful review. So awesome to hear that Eugen and Ingemar took great care of you out there - it's pretty good fun isn't it ! From something you said you would never do, to your Best experience in NZ - WOW - thank you!!! I'm so pleased we were able to make you 100% pleased that you made the choice to do it!! Thanks again :-)

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Adam Duus-Boolsen

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Fantastic setting for a skydive and fast and friendly service. Very expensive photo/film options drag the score down. But not much... Would have been perfect 10 if photos were more reasonably priced!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Adam, thank you for taking the time to review us, and great to hear that you loved your jump. Our pricing is actually very competitive, and we offer the widest range of video and photo options available. Our video or photo only option starts from $139 - one of the best prices in nz. All of our options at the dropzone are either the same price, if not cheaper, than other operators in our area. We do try to keep our prices as low as possible, but skydiving does come with a lot of expensive overheads. Thanks again for your feedback, and for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka. Enjoy the rest of your time here in NZ.

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Michael Long

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly, excellent service. Reasonable price and beautiful location.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you for your lovely review Michael. It was awesome to have you come and jump with us here in Wanaka. Autumn is a fantastic time to travel - enjoy the colours and the settled weather! Thanks for choosing us :-)

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Laurent Michon

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Very professional and well organised. Jump was fun but it is too expensive especially the video!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Laurent, thank you for taking the time to review us, and great to hear that you loved your jump. Our pricing is actually very competitive, we are the same price, if not cheaper, than other operators in our area. Skydiving does come with a lot of expensive overheads, but we do try our best to keep our price as low as possible. Thanks again for your feedback, and I hope you've enjoyed the rest of your NZ travels.

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Grumbach

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Impressive and absolutely awesome experience. Very friendly people, they provide beautiful pictures and a DVD that offers you a great memory of an adventure you definitely never forget.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you so much for your review. The DVD and photos will help keep those freefall memories fresh for years to come!!! It's always great to have something to remind you, and also to show your mates!! Thanks for coming and skydiving with us - enjoy the rest of your time here in New Zealand :-)

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Tessa

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing day!
Probably the best thing I've ever done, the weather was awesome and I've had a really cool instructor:)

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Tessa - thank you for your lovely review. We do have some very cool instructors here in Wanaka - that's why we say 'come and strap yourself to a beautiful stranger' :-) Really pleased to hear that everything was awesome for you!! Enjoy the rest of your travels.

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kelso

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

AMAZING DAY, AMAZING PEOPLE, AMAZING EXPERIENCE.

Couldn't have asked for a better skydive. Freefall from 15,000 with my heart in my mouth - incredible.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you so much for your AMAZING review !!!! That is awesome to hear that you it was everything that you wished for. It's a pretty special place here in Wanaka, and our crew love showing it off to people. That freefall from 15,000ft is pretty incredible isn't it! Thanks for jumping with us :-)

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LiamBrowne

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Skydive Lake Wanaka lived up to my expectations and more! The service, exceptional; the staff, nothing but proffesional and the the scenery? Superb!! An awesome experience from start to finish. Do the 15,000ft jump, it's most definitely worth it - the video footage and photos are unreal! Would do it again in a heartbeat! 11/10

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you for your review Liam and for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka. The top floor, at 15,000ft, is definitely the way to go! Awesome to hear you loved your video and photos! Enjoy the rest of your travels around NZ :-)

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mteglengaard

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Great fun and beautiful view over Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. Worth the money!
Marianne, Denmark

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you for your review Marianne - the views are pretty amazing out there aren't they!!!

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Stu2011

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The skydive itself could not be over a more spectacular part of the country. An awesome activity carried out by a great bunch of professionals. Gear and set up absolutely first class.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you for your review and for choosing to skydive with us here in Wanaka!! We too love our piece of paradise here, and enjoy sharing it with people. Thanks again!!

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sherbert

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

AWESOME.
Friendly welcome from the staff the moment I arrived. I was put at ease from the start, with all questions answered. I was introduced to my tandem master Eric, he informed me clearly and calming of the process which put me at ease. The jump was breathtaking, beautiful scenery and once the parachute opened Eric identified all the places of interest. I can relive my experience over and over thanks to the wonderful dvd & photos that were professionally done by Eugen, many thanks.
I had a fantastic expericence and would love to rate them 11 out of 10. Thank you Skydive Lake Wanaka.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in October 2010

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you so much for choosing to jump with us and for taking the time to post your lovely review. That is great to hear that you had such an awesome experience with Eric, Eugen and the rest of our crew here at the dropzone! Keep reliving those memories, and come and see us again someday when you are back in Wanaka!

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Jojo584

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Skydive Lake Wanaka was the best place to have my second jump! The staff was very kind and friendly, my instructor and camera-man were awesome, very fun to be around and I enjoyed having them there to support me in the plane. The pilot did a great job flying the plane. The view from the sky was beautiful! You should check it out for yourself!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Second time around is awesome fun isn't it!! Thanks for choosing to jump with us here in Wanaka. Our Pilot always braggs about how his office is the best in the world - and I'm pretty sure he has a pretty good argument there!!! Thanks for writing a review for us :-)

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georgiarose89

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

I did the 12,000ft jump which was absolutely fantastic. Staff were great, both the instructors and the admin staff.

Scenery was specatacular. The instuctors pointed out all the sights on the way up, mount cook, glacial lakes, gorgeous rivers weaving amongst the mountains, almost beautiful enough to distract you from the creeping terror building up inside you!

Freefall is the most amazing feeling which I'm not even going to try to describe, you'll just have to do it yourself to find out!

Video options are great or you can just do the dive itself which actually works out to be relatively cheap.

The first thing I did when i got back to my family was to show them the dvd of my dive and the manic smile on my face after we hit the ground.

You'll get more of a rush than bungee and you don't need to spend money on a scenic flight later in your holiday!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Awesome to hear you loved your skydive here with us and Wanaka !! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. I too always struggle to put the freefall feeling into words, all I can say is that it is much more fun than scary :-) Thanks again - see you next time you're in Wanaka!

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Barbara

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great! First skydive, I felt very safe and could really enjoy it! Thanks to Eugen that he did not loose me ;-) and thanks to the whole team for good service and creating a feeling of being welcome!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you for your review Barbara!! And thank you for choosing us for your first skydive, and sounds like you had fun with Eugen :-) We hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels here in New Zealand.

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Kaddi & Grego

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Could be a little bit cheaper, but was really great!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in February 2010

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Kaddi and Grego - thank you for posting your review - was great to have you come and skydive with us!! Skydiving comes with many overhead costs, but I think you will find we are very competitively priced.

We are constantly upgrading our facilities to increase our customer experience here in Wanaka and would love you to come back and see us again one day. We've just finished some awesome dropzone renovations, put in free wireless internet and our brand new plane arrived a few weeks ago! It's been exciting times.

Thanks for choosing to jump with us, and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time that you had here in NZ.

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Nuro

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly, happy staff. Was a bit expensive, but was so much of a rush.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Ann Michle

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Best place to do a sky dive.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Omar Frenchy

France

Ranking: 9/10

Great people, a real rush.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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MattandRach

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely AMAZING!!!! The staff are brilliant, the jump guys were quality and the views are breath taking! Would definately recommend it to everyone! SWEET BRO

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks Matt and Rach - great to have you come and jump with us!! Enjoy the rest of your travels and Kiwi Lingo :-) - from the crew at Skydive Wanaka

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Alhena

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

An incredible experience - it's more scary thinking bout jumping when you're on the ground before you take off, than it is when you're actually in the air! the instructors were very reassuring and i felt in very safe hands. thank you skydive wanaka :-)

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks Alhena - and you are totally right - the anticipation is much more scary that the actual jump itself!!!

It's much more fun than it is scary out there - but it's really hard to convince someone of this until they've experienced it for themselves!!

Thank you for your lovely review and for choosing to do your skydive with us here in Wanaka

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headnut

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice staff! Free pick-up from Wanaka. An experience everyone should make. Cool lounge to hang out before and afterwards with free internet ;-)

10.03.2010

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for coming and jumping with us, and for taking the time to post your ranking!!

Enjoy the rest of your travels throughout NZ!

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AnneB

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

This is my second skydive and it was an amazing experience.
Eugen my instructor was class, very amusing & I felt very safe with him. At 15,000 feet the views were spectacular. The whole experience was very professional at all levels, from the moment I walked in the door, to the moment I left. A great way to celebrate my 60th Birthday. Thank you so much. I will be back!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Anne,

What a way to celebrate your 60th!!! Awesome!!

Thank you for choosing us for your big day - and great to hear how much you enjoyed it!

We look forward to seeing you back here for your third skydive :-)

Thanks again Anne - from the crew at Skydive Lake Wanaka

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Sena

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

just the best experience.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you Sena,

Isn't it amazing how long the experience stays with you, and still makes you smile, when you think about the fact that you jumped out of a perfectly good plane... 3 months ago!!! Awesome!!

We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels here in NZ, and thank you for posting a review - you've summed it up nicely -- it is just the best experience ! Thank you for choosing us !

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Bouwma

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

It was a great experience if we talk about the real action. But you feel at home immediately. Friendly staff, good briefing and the instructors are all experiencced. Would recommend it to everybody.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thank you in advance for your recommendations Bouwma!!! And thanks for choosing to jump with us here in Wanaka!

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Conor Coyle

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent professional outfit, great tandem jumpers and good staff. Excellent views of surrounding region and tandem very efficient and effective. A bit expensive for the dvd though.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Conor - thank you for your review and awesome to hear that you loved the views - they're pretty awesome aren't they!!!

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ChipmunkMCG

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Motion sickness or not - they made falling out of a plane seem easy.
No doubt I was nervous leaning over the edge of the doorway with
12,000ft of air below me, but it all disappeared in an instant when we
backflipped and, there it was, freefall. Wow. My view on life has been
changed for ever. A bow to Grant, my instructor: knowing that I'm
bound to get motion sickness, I always do, he took it easy on turns
and chatted the whole way down, pointing out all the mountains
(Aspiring, Cook) and local views (Wanaka). Absolutely nothing to
complain about, 10 out of 10.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks so much for your review - it's always awesome to have fellow kiwi's come on out and see how incredible our country is from 12,000 Feet! Great to hear that the views and Grants easy turns took your mind off possible motion sickness :-) Thank you for choosing to jump with us, and I hope your new view on life keeps that freefall smile happening whenever you remember your experience with us.

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emily walters

England

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome!Geoff was lots of fun-thanks guys!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks Emily - I will pass this on to Geoff! Thanks for choosing to visit Wanaka for a few nights and for skydiving with us!!! Enjoy your time over the hill in Queenstown, and the rest of your travels throughout NZ!!

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laura

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

amazing expereince, beautiful views great staff- friendly fun and professional. would recommend to everyone, a must do in new zealand!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Laura - thanks for coming and skydiving with us, for your review and for recommending us! Hope you have a fantastic time on the rest of your travels and that you've enjoyed your time here in Wanaka

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simonbo

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful scenery - good, friendly staff.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Simon! Thanks for your review and choosing to come and jump with us! The scenery is amazing out there isn't it!!! Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels around New Zealand.

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CM13

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic! Extremely capable and friendly staff made the experience so fun and memorable. Highly recommended, shouldn't be missed.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in August 2009

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for your review and for recommending us CM13!! Hope you've had a great time on the rest of your travels!

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melindashaftain

Hungary

Ranking: 10/10

WOW,Wow, wow!!! It was the most amazing experience ever!!! I was hyper for 3 days afterwards! Skydive in Wanaka hasn't just offered the most breathtaking views, but the staff also made it THE BEST EXPERIENCE of my life! Eugene was funny but very professional! If you thinking about doing a skydive, just stop thinking and just do it! But do it at Wanaka and guaranteed you will love it! Oh and get the DVD for sure! Its worth it! I watched it about a hundred times since and every time, it feels like im reliving it and its great! Thanks guys! :)

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in August 2009

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Melinda - thanks for your review!! Awesome to hear that you are still reliving your experience through your DVD - keeps that freefall grin happening :-) Thanks for choosing to jump with us here in Wanaka!

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lyndabeader

England

Ranking: 10/10

This was my first experience of sky diving and it was a blast. Being anxious was not a problem, the staff were fantastic - everything was explained in such a professional and gentle way that I was able to relax and enjoy. The views were amazing and, if I were able, I would certainly rank it higher than 10! I proudly wear the t-shirt and display my car sticker for all to see. Keep up the great work guys.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks Lynda! Was great to have you come and jump with us, and awesome to hear that you loved your skydive. Enjoy reliving little bits of your experience everytime you put your well deserved t-shirt on!!

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englishrose

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

WOW!!! great views, great staff, great experience!!! so friendly and professional, completely put even a scaredy cat like me at ease, all i can say is if you're gonna do it in NZ do it here!!!!!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for choosing to jump with us and for leaving a review ! Awesome to hear that you loved your skydive. You definitely can't class yourself as a scardy cat - You've jumped out of a perfectly good plane!!! Enjoy the rest of your travels !

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Prue

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Thank you to Skydive Wanaka for a uniquely exhilerating experience!!! The staff very patiently answered all my silly nervous questions, and put me at ease. The scenery was fantastic, but the experince as a whole was enhanced by the awesomeness of the staff. I went to 12,000 feet - and when I come back, I'll definately be doing the 15,000ft!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Prue - thanks for your review. We look forward to seeing you next time - and we'll get you all the way up to 15,000ft!!!

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Grainne Ahern

Ireland

Ranking: 3/10

Unfortunately my husband and I found that Skydive Lake Wanaka was a little too much like a conveyor belt than we expected. Don't get me wrong, the skydive was fantastic but then skydives generally are fantastic. I just thought that it was very much a case of give me the money now NEXT!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Grainne. In 15 years we have never had feedback like this - we are sorry to hear this is how you felt. Please e-mail us directly on info@skydivewanaka.com so we can address your issues and help to resolve them asap.

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wazsim

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

The Company is a well oiled, professional machine from the internet booking to the landing. The ground staff, pilot and incredible skydiving team along with the amazing scenery make for an unforgettably exhilarating lifetime experience that we will cherish forever. The skydive was undoubtedly the highlight of our trip. If you get the opportunity, don't miss it - well worth the fright!!!!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Wow, thanks for your fantastic review. It's awesome to hear that you had such a memorable time with us here in Wanaka - I will pass this on to the rest of the crew. And thank YOU for choosing to skydive with us!

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Diz

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

I absolutely loved my skydive in Wanaka, the scenery was stunning and the experience itself exhilarating. The instructor I had was fabulous- I think he knew I was a bit nervous (of course he would I asked him if I could hold his hand), and he looked after me well, while still being funny and lighthearted. And my cameraman was also wonderful. Service makes the experience, no matter where you are, and Skydive Wanaka certainly gives good service.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Sanne Bouw

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Me and my boyfriend just did a Skydive at Lake Wanaka Skydive and it was awesome!! Great staff, wich tell you all you need to know and also make you feel comfterble. It's was one of the best experiences of our lives wich we will never forget!!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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cguthrie

United States

Ranking: 10/10

What a great place to go skydiving! SLW is a great company, with friendly staff and you get brilliant views of the mountains. I had a really funny camera man who made my video great! highly recommend it. And we used our Jucy rental car discount to boot!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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MissTraveller2009

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

One of the highlights of my trip! Highly reccomended! We also got $50 off our jump as we had a voucher from Jucy Rentals. Thank you skydive wanaka - I will remember this!

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in December 2008

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hibbler

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

brillaint sky dive!! location amazing and the guys tha work there are brilliant and got a excellent dvd from it as well!

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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simonsandra

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very proffessional organisation. Really the best place to make a skydive in New Zealand. Beautiful view, friendly staff and not to touristic.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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phil harter

England

Ranking: 10/10

Superb!!!! loved every second of it!!! great staff and facilities! worth every penny and the views are second to none!

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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andyg

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Most amazing experience ever , such a buzz. Great team at SLW ,really look after you and make you feel relaxed ,considering your throwing yourself out of a plane....not a bad thing, amazing place to do it! Go for it........

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Tracy McKenzie

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC. Thanks guys you couldnt have done better. Loved every moment of it.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Manuel M

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

You want the best? You get the best!
Wonderful and save skydive in a perfect scenery!
Great Company!
Do it, do it, do it!!!

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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jessica

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly, understanding to emotion and nerves of the skydive. Slightly focussed on DVD sale. Great instructors.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Nicole Weckert

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

freaking awesome!

Reviewed about 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for coming and jumping with us Nicole - I hope you ladies continue to have fantastic travels here in NZ!

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Chris S

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Wow it was freaky exhilarating and crazy. When I was young and stupid I used to skydive by myself so I thought now that I was old and stupid it was time to face my fears and do it again. The freefall was freaky. So glad I was tandem with someone to do the technical stuff. Would love to know what height they open the chute after freefalling. Personally i love the gliding bit with the chute open and I wished they had slowed down and enjoyed this part more. We choose 15000ft without really thinking. I wouldnt go that high again as the body couldnt quite handle it.My daughter jumped beside me. I do wish that they had made a bit more of us sharing the experience together rather than treating us so individually. It is very special time to share with family and friends. More photos or video of us together or explaining who was jumping first second etc would have made the experience perfect. But oh what an experience.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Chris,thanks for sharing ur experience, good on you for jumping! It’s possible to capture friends/family on the same video and we encourage you as customers to help create ur own DVD,making ur experience the best ever!Questions are always welcomed

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Robyn Stevens

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Doing a skydive at Lake Wanaka was absolutely amazing!With unique views of snow topped mountains, beautiful lakes, combine that with blue skies, really friendly staff your onto having the time of your life. Definately skydive here!

Reviewed about 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Robyn!!! Thank YOU for coming and jumping with us!! Awesome to hear that you had such a fantastic time - those views are some of the best in the world aren't they ;-) Happy travels!!

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scott waldron

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

I did a Skydive with skydive lake wanaka and it was amazing it has got to be one of the single most best experiences of my life!!!!!! Don't think about it just do it and do it with Skydive lake wanaka you will not regret it trust me. :-)
The DVD was perfect, what an experience.........!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Scott!!! Thanks for your review and great to hear that your DVD was perfect - It's awesome to have something to help relive the experience over and over!! See you next time!

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madelene hjort

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

All staff very friendly and enthusiastic. Plane journey up offered amazing views of the lakes and mountains. Freefalling was fantastic. Great Experience!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks for your review Madelene, awesome to hear that you had such a great experience. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

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j_h

Taiwan

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice day. Very exciting.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi J.H, thanks coming and skydiving with us here in Wanaka!

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CarinnaGermany

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Another great word to describe our skydive! Enjoy the rest of your travels in New Zealand Carinna! See you next time!!

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sarlene sarlene

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

You can't really decribe it!!! It's just incredibly amaaaazing!!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

That's definitely one word to describe it!!! Thanks for choosing us here at Skydive Lake Wanaka!

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vickybaby

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome views, great staff, very accomodating staff, booked us in before official working hours!

Awesome lot, OMGF ZOMG... Sexy views ahahha...

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Vicky!!! Great to have you and your friends jump with us - first flight of the day!!! Thanks for getting up so early!!! It's worth is tho isn't it ;-)

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Jamie R

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

BEST thing I have ever done - I have been all around the world and there are no views like it - 15000ft above Lake Wanaka, you have to see it to believe it !! Awesome experience and I have the video footage to remind me and to show my mates too!! - I will be back for more :)

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks Jamie - always awesome to show a kiwi how good Wanaka is at 15,000ft! Thanks for choosing to skydive with us here at Skydive Lake Wanaka - See you next time!!!

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Christophe Delacourt

Belgium

Ranking: 10/10

We had a great time! Everything goes so fast but we enjoyed every second of it! The views are awesome! Highly recommended!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Christophe, Thanks for your review!! It was awesome to have you come and jump with us! All the best for the rest of your adventure travels in NZ, from the team at Skydive Lake Wanaka

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Sam

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Felt a bit rushed so they could get more people through for more money.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Sam,thanks for your feedback.We had a really busy day when you jumped-we hadn't jumped for a few days so many people had waited in town to skydive-our apologies if you felt rushed. Enjoy the rest of your NZ travels!'Blue skies' Skydive Lake Wanaka

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melony Stieben

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Best Skydive Experience I've ever had (been 3 times in other locations but they were the best!!) The staff were wicked and jumped to answer any questions. The jump was exillerating, best scenery for jumping out of a perfectly good airplane!!! Can't wait to go again!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Thanks Melony - awesome to hear!!!! Thanks for jumping with us and we hope you enjoyed your time here in Wanaka - look forward to seeing you back here for your 5th jump!!!! All the best from the team at Skydive Lake Wanaka

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peter barrett

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Two of us had a awsome time at Skydive lake Wanaka. The 15,000 feet dive is a must. The staff are fantastic and the views, plane ride and adrenalin rush have made this one of the best experiences of our lives.

Cheers!

Pete and James

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Skydive Wanaka responds:

Hi Pete and James!!! Wicked to hear that you had such a fantastic time with us here in Wanaka - hope the rest of the travels are going well!! 'Blue Skies' from the crew at Skydive Lake Wanaka

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Neeltje Bongers

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

In one word: awesome!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Dustin Williams

United States

Ranking: 10/10

My fiance and I just landed back on the ground and we can't keep the smiles off our faces. Incredible experience. We were both nervous about our first jump, but once we got here, the entire crew and especially the tandem jumpers make it soooo easy and incredibly fun.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Abigail Mullins

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

amazing experience! tandem masters are so friendly and make you feel safe! staff are great
definatley recommend sky diving here!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Francey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

safe and great fun- do it.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Dalit

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Marlene Sander

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Wicked...so much fun...and great people!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Patrick

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome experience - Felt very safe!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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matt snell

England

Ranking: 10/10

my tandem jump was the 'DOGS BOLLOCKS'!!. the guys were amazing, everyone from the front of desk to Orosh my jump master..one of the greatest things ive ever done, i would advise everyone to give it a go, it is scary as shit but rad as hell. loved every minute of it. skydive lake wanaka is top dog. cheers.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Sascha Bucher

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome! Great service, friendly people... Adam did a great job pulling out the shut at the right time ;-). I felt always very secure. Give it a go, it's like flying.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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saskia Seidel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

awesome! i luv it!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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ruthie

Malta

Ranking: 10/10

awesome

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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oese

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

ohh...i just did it and it was amazing...do the 15000 feet...!!!!!!!
there are great views..great masters and great photos!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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denisec

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

For anyone wanting to skydive in New Zealand I totally recommend this company. The staff made the whole experience a day to remember and, unlike other companies I've read about, they don't rush you through and make you feel like they're just out to get your money. The handi-cam video of your skydive is a must have and brilliant to watch back. Thanks for a fantastic time!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Neil

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Very professional service.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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hayleyj

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Such a fantasic experience! Helpful and friendly staff. Didn't feel rushed as I've read about other companys. Such great scenery, wish I could go back and do it there again! Thank you!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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densie clarke

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

The whole experience was unreal. highly recommended to anyone!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Ruben Ott

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The best thing I'v ever done :-) !!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Victoria Thomson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

One of the best experiences of my life, making my New Zealand trip a truly memorable adventure.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Eleanor Edwards

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

The most amazing thing i have ever done without a doubt. The staff put me the biggest chicken on earth at ease!! Everyone should do this!!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Louise Harris

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

awesome - completley insane, but would love to do it all over again. They're all very professional and make you feel as at ease as you can be at 12,000 feet!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Hannah Logan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Fanatastic experience from start to finish, enjoyed every minute of it. I would love to do it all over again!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Gaurav M

Singapore

Ranking: 10/10

Joint #1 activity for my NZ trip. And at one point I almost decided to skip it due to bad weather. Good thing I came back the next day. Witty and cool instructors make the experiance even more fun. Fantastic sceanic backdrop. Definately a top10 thing to do before you die!!!!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Davina

England

Ranking: 9/10

Instructors are funny and informative. Scenery is spectacular. Would be great if you got a freebie (eg certificate) as merchandise is expensive.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Nicnac

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great fun - 15000 ft was well worth the extra cash especially when you subtract the rankers 10% discount. Possibly the most surreal but awesome thing I have ever done and the views are great!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Seungchul

Korea, Republic of

Ranking: 10/10

It was fantastic. The price is affordable as well. The steps to take are very kind, especially the diver, he was very good.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Tanja

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

I assume one of the most scenic places to do a skydive.
A M A Z I N G.

Fantastic crew. Felt very safe.
Great photos and video. Worth getting it.

Can highly recommend this company

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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boukje

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome! I got a guide from my own country to "relax my nerves". Liked the fact that my little travelbuddy could come with my on the skydive. Nice people working there1

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Janne

Norway

Ranking: 10/10

AMAZING!!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Brendan

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

These guys are brilliant! Great place to skydive - amazing scenery and really great people to get you up and down!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Stephanie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Video was good, guys were really nice!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Richard

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Jumping out of the plane was an amazing feeling.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Kitty

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Freefalling was brilliant, instructors made you feel really comfortable. Brilliant!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Ian

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Good crew, good attitude towards the whole thing.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Katie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Wish the freefall was longer, wish I'd done 15000 feet!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Jaccob

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very friendly and felt really safe. Maybe a bit pricey.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Rebekah Holbrook

England

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing! Friendly staff. Well worth the money.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Lyn Saxon

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very reassuring. Foreign guide, very hands on but lovely. Did not make you feel frightened.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Stefan

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good value for money, in comparison to other things.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in April 2007

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Kathryn

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Had to wait a while but instructors friendly and staff nice, put you at ease.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in March 2007

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Annelte

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Good safety measures.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in March 2007