Get the ultimate adrenaline fix with an exhilarating tandem skydiving experience in Glenorchy. Feel the thrill of a high-speed free-fall as you jump from 15,000 feet (4,572 meters) and reach speeds of up to 200km/hr (124m/hr). Then, float back to earth under a canopy and soak up the breath-taking scenery of the UNESCO-listed Mt Aspiring and Fiordland national parks. Most importantly: your tandem skydive will be accompanied by a tandem instructor at all times, ensuring maximum fun with minimal risk!
Tandem skydive over the Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks
Brave a hair-raising free-fall from a height of 15,000 feet (4,572 meters)
Enjoy fantastic aerial views of the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Te Wahipounamu
Complimentary return transport from Queenstown to Glenorchy.
Our driver will stop along the way, tell you a bit about the area and provide those “must have” photo opportunities along the spectacular journey to Glenorchy from Queenstown.
All outer clothing and equipment is provided. We recommend you wear suitable footwear such as closed toe casual shoes. We have free lockers at our drop zone where you can leave your belongings while you are skydiving.
Spectacular scenic flight over Lake Wakatipu and the famous mountains surrounding Glenorchy, New Zealand.
We offer complimentary tea and coffee at our skydive dropzone.
Huge smiles – we know from experience you will leave our dropzone with a grin from ear to ear!
Food and drinks
Photo & Video on USB can be purchased on the day.
Departure & Return
35 Shotover St
Traveler pickup is offered
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Our maximum weight is 115kg/253lbs. All persons over 95kg are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone. Persons 95kg – 104.9kg will incur a weight surcharge of $50 and those 105kg-115kg will incur a weight surcharge of $75 (payable at time of check in).
The minimum weight is 30kg/66lbs and all passengers must be big enough to fit safely into the harness.
Dress warmly with closed toed shoes.
No previous skydiving experience is necessary
We operate (weather dependent) 7 days a week, year round.
Departures throughout the day from the New Zealand Skydive Centre, 35 Shotover St, Queenstown.
Duration: Allow 4 hours, return from Queenstown
Weight limit: For safety reasons we have a passenger weight limit of 100kgs/220lbs.
Complimentary transport for spectators, with fare paying passenger - Subject to availability.
Service animals allowed
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Viator Traveler's Reviews
, Jun 2016
It was a fantastic and unforgettable experience! Staffs are nice and experienced! The scenery of Glenorchy from the sky is really beautiful, especially during a nice sunny day. Definitely worth a try!