Skydive Southern Alps
Skydive Southern Alps
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08:00 - 17:00
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08:00 - 17:00
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08:00 - 17:00
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08:00 - 17:00
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08:00 - 17:00
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08:00 - 17:00
About
Reach speeds of up to 200kph as you freefall amongst boundless skies and the magnificent Southern Alps, towards the deep blue colours of Lake Wakatipu below. Located 45 min from Queenstown and nestled at the edges of Fiordland National Park and Mt Aspiring National Park, Skydive Southern Alps provides an expansive experience like no other. In small personalised groups there’s plenty of time to get to know each other, share the excitement and enjoy the buzz at the drop zone as our friendly and professional team prepare you for the next step in your adventure – the skydive. With the stunning mountains of The Lord of the Rings’ Middle Earth laid out before you, it’s time to let your imagination soar as the plane cruises above the mountains to your choosen altitude – 9,000, 12,000 or 15,000ft.
Queenstown, New Zealand

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Zoe
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Actually went from 12,000 ft - but it's not offering that option in the review drop-down menu, and I think they might also offer it from 20,000 ft too.

Glenorchy is beautiful, but it's even better when you feel like you're flying. Had a great time, and the staff were great at answering any questions we had about the safety video etc.

Just be aware it is a long drive to the jump site (there are bathrooms there, but be prepared for the trip there on the bus.)
Written 6 August 2020
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Joker8333
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Solo
Friday 13th of March, what a day!!! Honestly Jake it was bloody awesome. You’re a legend!!!
Second time I skydived. Glenorchy BEST location for it and such a awesome team. I would recommend it to everyone.
I will be back that’s for sure.
Thanks guys 👌🏻👏🏻
Written 4 April 2020
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TessaB
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Best thing I have ever done! I was so nervous about skydiving, but throughout the whole experience Reuben made sure I felt comfortable and knew everything that was going on. He made me feel safe and secure throughout the whole process. He was the absolute best!!! Can not recommend this company enough!!
Written 2 April 2020
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Tara
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Southern Alps is the perfect place to sky dive for your first time and even for your 20th time. ALL of the guides were amazing and make you feel very comfortable. I was about to cry before I even got on the plane and my guide, Murphy, talked me through the whole entire journey and made me feel comfortable and safe. It was amazing and the best experience of my life. The first day we tried to sky dive we drove to the area and it was too windy. The staff there know what they are doing and will do anything to keep you safe. They offered us another day, time, and area to skydive to fit our schedule. My friends guides were Jake and Reuben and they were awesome too! Don’t be scared just do it!

P.s. the views were priceless
Written 2 April 2020
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JDAY_18
Gainesville, GA16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2020 • Friends
Highly recommend jumping with these guys whether you’re seasoned or a first timer!! No other place in the world like Glenorchy to jump out of a perfectly good airplane! Best views, amazing time, solid staff, safety first group of folks! Just ask for Jake, Murphy or Ruben!!! I will be back ❤️❤️
Written 2 April 2020
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Dani
Queenstown, New Zealand3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I went here for my first
Skydive and had the best experience ever. All the staff were so helpful and friendly and my instructor Ricky made the whole experience so fun ! Definitely recommend this place and the views are unbelievable!
Written 11 March 2020
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Lilli C
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Me and two friends skydived today in Glenorchy!! It was incredible, best scenery, amazing crew who were fun but professional - would definitely recommend to everyone!! Shoutout to Ruben whose jokes were terrible but who kept the mood light and kept a first time skydiver calm, informed and laughing.
Felt very safe with the team from the girls who helped us suit up to the tandem masters who took us up and brought us back down.
Absolutely phenomenal experience - would definitely skydive again with this company!
Written 10 March 2020
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Marissa R
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
I did my first tandem skydive with this company, and am honestly so glad I did. I initially booked the 9,000 ft jump and was convinced at the time of check-in to pay the extra to do the 12,000 ft as the whole process (including differences in free falling time), was explained to us and I was happy I upgraded. From start to finish, Skydive Southern Alps was a very positive experience. Customer service was great, the bus drivers were fun, and the skydive instructors really put me at ease.

Massive shoutout to Murphy for being an absolute legend- he did an amazing job at keeping the mood light, making me laugh, and as well kept it professional, informative, and just made it an all around awesome experience. He also managed to capture tons of great pics and video footage to remember it all (pay for the footage, it is pricey but so worth it). Really grateful for this experience- thanks Murphy and Skydive Southern Alps!! Would highly recommend and will 100% be doing another skydive with this company if I come back to New Zealand.
Written 6 March 2020
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Marylou
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
I had been wanting to do this for so long and although I didn't want to spend all of that money I'm so happy I did now!! And definitely at this location. I had emailed weeks ago to the manager asking if my family could all get on the same flight after being told it probably wasn't possible. She was so attentive and accommodating and was just the same in real life!! She got all four of us on the same plane and our instructors were so cool. I had Ricky who helped me to stay in a calm mindset before we hurdled out. That feeling is like nothing I've ever felt before and the views were unbelievable!!! Highly recommend to anyone planning a trip to Queenstown. Thanks for making our holiday so special!!!!
Written 3 March 2020
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Rzfrequentflyer
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
I was fortunate to jump from 15,000 ft with Jake who was a great tandem master. He joked to help me relax and calm my anxiety about what I was preparing to do. The entire staff/crew were professional, helpful and fun from the time of check in to drop off back in Queenstown. Can’t wait to go again! HIGHLY recommend!
Written 26 February 2020
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