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Skydive Wanaka - 9,000ft Tandem Skydive

Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime with New Zealand’s most spectacular, multi award winning high altitude skydive from 9,000ft!


  • 9,000ft 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 9,000ft
  • Experience the mind-blowing sensation of freefalling at over 200km/h for up to 25 seconds

Jump in our custom built skydive plane as it takes you high up above absolutely stunning southern alpine scenery giving you the most amazing panoramic views of NZ’s highest mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers.

Once you’ve climbed to a height of 9,000ft the time arrives to leap from the plane with your highly qualified jumpmaster into pure air and experience an adrenaline rush like no other.

Prepare for heart-pumping exhilaration as you freefall, reaching terminal velocity at an eye watering speed of 200kph. After 25 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 $299.00


  • 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.

  • 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 January 29 to February 04

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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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adhilt from New Zealand wrote on 16 July 2021


Best experience

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From Skydive Wanaka - 9,000ft Tandem Skydive

Hi Adhilt, Thanks for skydiving with us and for the awesome feedback. Glad to hear you had an epic experience and enjoyed you skydive over stunning Wanaka.

kathrynr from New Zealand wrote on 10 July 2021

Phenomenal... views & your "beautiful stranger"!

I'm terrified of heights and I have a nephew in the UK battling brain cancer, his journey inspired me to raise awareness of medulloblastoma cancer by facing my biggest fear.. And I was really sick with nerves before hand, yet the skydive wanaka team totally put me at ease with their professionalism and banter to reduce my nerves. My beautiful stranger was Dan.. he got me through the shaking, near hyper ventilation and sheer terror. And I still did it and I was so proud of facing my fears and achieving something I'd never even put on my bucket list. Thank you sky dive wanaka!! #fornate (UK justgiving.co.uk) NAMASTE

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From Skydive Wanaka - 9,000ft Tandem Skydive

Hi Kath, Thank you so much for sharing this incredible and inspiring story. We are beyond happy to have been part of this journey of yours in regards to over coming fears and spreading awareness. A huge thank you from the entire Skydive Wanaka team for your kind and amazing feedback. Our thoughts are with your nephew in the UK while he's battling brain cancer. #truelegend #staystrong

miguelj from New Zealand wrote on 26 January 2021

You have to do it!!!

Great experience and amazing customer service!

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From Skydive Wanaka - 9,000ft Tandem Skydive

Cheers Miguel - thanks so much for coming out to Skydive with us in Wanaka and for your kind words mate !

Ai Pao Yawn from Myanmar wrote on 26 June 2019


It was a great experience and warmly staff.

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Harsh Shah from New Zealand wrote on 24 March 2019

Skydiving experience

This was one of the highlights of my journey sound New Zealand! Something that I will remember forever, thank you James aka Cuzzy for being one of the coolest skydivers ever!

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