It’s not every day that you strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and leap from a perfectly good aircraft! Your incredible scenic flight to altitude captures 360 degree views of NZ’s highest mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers. Freefall from up to 15 000 feet, at 200kph and then soar under parachute above snow-capped peaks before landing safely back at the drop zone. Capture your impressive freefall smile on camera and break the news to your mother in style!

View up to six lakes and the rugged Southern Alps beyond to Mount Cook….Experience New Zealand’s most spectacular skydive!

The Backpacker Group Members Deal

Skydive Wanaka offers 10% off your tandem skydive.

You need to be logged in as a member to see the information on ‘How to get your deal’.

Tours & Products

We operate 364 days of the year, every 30 minutes from 6am in Summer, and from 8am in Winter. Weather permitting

Please allow 3 hours for your skydive experience.

Free pick-ups are available from Wanaka and Queenstown.

Hostels Nearby

Mountain View Backpackers

Wanaka Bakpaka

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for The Backpacker Group members only
  • A valid The Backpacker Group membership card with identification must be presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals
  • Discount applies to Skydive only
  • Subject to availability


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See our hostels nearby

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Urgent Coronavirus Update

Anyone that has arrived into New Zealand from Monday 16th March 1am is required to self-isolate for 14 days.  If you do not do this you will be deported out of New Zealand if you are caught. If you need advice you can call the health line  0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453  Do not enter a hostel, a hospital or a doctors clinic instead call the health line if you think you have the coronavirus.  If you need somewhere to self-isolate we might be able to help you so send an email to [email protected]  Many hostels are now checking your passports to see when you have entered the country and will report you to the police if you are not following the New Zealand requirements.