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Skydive Wanaka - 12,000ft Tandem Skydive


Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger for the experience of a lifetime with Skydive Wanaka - New Zealand's most spectacular, multi award winning high altitude skydive!


  • 12,000ft skydive over beautiful Wanaka
  • Experience breathtaking scenery of the snow-capped Southern Alps Mountain ranges
  • Enjoy sensational views of stunning Lake Wānaka and Lake Hāwea from 12,000ft
  • Experience the mind-blowing sensation of freefalling at over 200km/h for up to 45 seconds

Climbing high above the stunning southern alpine scenery in the custom built skydive plane, your incredible scenic flight captures breath-taking 360 degree views of NZ's highest mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers.

Reaching a height of 12,000ft the time arrives to leap with your highly qualified jumpmaster from the perfectly good aeroplane into pure air and the adrenaline rush of a lifetime.

Experience the heart pumping exhilaration of freefall as you reach terminal velocity at an eye watering speed of 200kph. After 45 seconds of freefall the chute opens soaring you smoothly over the beautiful scenery below, landing you safely and gently back at the drop zone.

A must do on any bucket list, and an absolute must do with Skydive Wanaka! Discover why this is the New Zealand Skydiving experience everyone is talking about.

Per Person $369.00 (Pre Covid Border Closure Price - Discounts Shown From This Rate)

What's included

  • 12,000ft skydive
  • Comprehensive safety briefing
  • Qualified tandem skydive master


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience


  • Meet at base: 14 Mustang Lane, Wanaka Airport - 10 mins prior to booked time.


  • Minimum age: 6
  • The minimum weight is 30gs/66lbs and minimum height is 1.2metres/47.2inches.

    The maximum weight is 115kg/253lbs.

    All persons over 95kg are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone.

    Children 12 years and under will be permitted to skydive from a maximum height of 9,000ft.

    All children are subject to an assessment on the day by the Tandem Master.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Passengers under 18 years require written parental/guardian consent.

  • Please wear closed footwear, warm clothes, and a BIG smile!

    Getting Here:

    Skydive Wanaka is located at Wanaka Airport, 14 Mustang Lane, 10 minutes from Wanaka on State Highway 6. Approximately 1 hour from Queenstown.

Available Bookings from 27 Jun to 03 Jul 2022

Change Dates

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  • Per Person$309.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$309.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$309.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$309.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$309.00 Less than 6 at this price!

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Ewoud Hasenbos from Belgium wrote on 22 January 2020

Amazing experience!

I had a wonderful time thanks to instructie Yonathan who Made some great handicam video footage!! The views were amazing.

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sarahs1 from New Zealand wrote on 12 November 2020

Wanaka skydive

Was amazing experience! appreciate the humor and making the experience more enjoyable

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Kathleen from New Zealand wrote on 08 October 2020


Friendly staff- amazing experience from start to finish! Definitely recommend.

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Hey Kathleen, glad you had a blast !

Julio Alejandro Gonzalez from Mexico wrote on 26 July 2020

Amazing Experience!

Highly qualified instructors able to calm you down and let you enjoy this marvelous experience. Daniel was my guide and I highly recommend this guy! I will definitely do it again!

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Deborah from Germany wrote on 03 March 2020


What an amazing day! Wow, it was one of the best days in my life! And thumbs up for the whole skydiving team - thanks for the crazy adventure and thanks especially to Barni for the safe and wonderful flight. This was definitely not my last jump out of the airplane ? Finally I can say: I DID IT!!

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