With the separate skydiver following you around, you get way more epic footage. It is a must-do adrenalin activity in New Zealand. During this time, we spent gliding around the air doing turns and spirals in order to get a better view of the whole of Queenstown. Instead of having an experience completely to ourselves, we have the unique opportunity to share a bit of the experience with our travel buddy. Grabbing my hands, we briefly synchronize a spin.
Welcome to our New Zealand Travel Blog! This will enable us to provide a more personalised digital experience and undertake research and analytical studies associated with our functions. Other must-do activities in Abel Tasman Sea kayaking Sightseeing by boat and track walking Take a cruise or water taxi into the park Seal swim at the Marine Reserve Canoeing and caving Rafting and sledding Scuba diving 7. We combine some of the craziest adventure sports in all of New Zealand to bring you the perfect combo. New Zealand, known for vast glacial and volcanic mountain ranges is the perfect place to try it. I genuinely think this was my favourite part of the skydive. Options are great when it comes to saving money! Check out other skydiving locations in New Zealand here. My tandem instructor introduced himself to me — Kieran.
Wanaka Wanaka is a stunning location for skydiving for a number of reasons. With pin-point precision, we made the perfect landing with my butt sliding on the grass. The plane ride took longer than I expected but once we got to altitude, the plane doors opened and Chantelle was up first. Have a look at the landscapes where Lord of the Rings was filmed. You may not be able to control it. Wanaka also seems to have the most reliable conditions for skydiving all year round making this a great option if you are looking to plan ahead.
It was during this 20 minute scenic flight, spiralling higher and higher, that I started to get a little nervous. Ricky, the cameraman, climbed out to the outside of the plane as if straight out of a Mission Impossible movie. It was a flood of the senses. Want to checkout other places in Auckland? Whether you go in the summer or winter, the scenery and backdrop for your skydive will be truly stunning. No matter what skydiving height you choose, your adrenaline will be pumping by now! However, things get pricier once you start considering photo and video packages. Skydiving in the Bay of Islands is truly an incredible experience. She is fascinated by the changing face of the media and how it can affect people and ideas.
New Zealand is just unlike any place I have ever seen. Another instructor on the ground watches you over and ensures a safe landing by guiding you over the radio mounted on the helmet. This is where I really got a chance to appreciate everything around me. Taupo can be quite chilly! Chec out the other wonderful beaches in New Zealand. I felt comfortable nestled and strapped in to my tandem master. Experience stunning views of snow tipped peaks and the clear, fresh blue water of Lake Taupo.
Ever given a thought about skydiving? Jumpsuits on and looking like Formula 1 drivers, we are helped into our skydiving harness and have a hat, gloves and goggles strapped to our back. Transport around the Bay of Islands to the drop zone is included. You can do all 3 activities and get a great deal! Once you reach a certain height, your tandem instructor will put an oxygen mask on you as up at that height you can develop hypoxia. For the more adventurous, would be the cherry on the cake of this perfect day in Taupo. First things first, you need to decide how high you want to go: either 12,000ft or 15,000ft. Transport between the drop zone and Auckland city is included in the price. Known as the most exciting place to skydive in New Zealand, Fox Glacier is all decked up with the magical view of Westland National Park, Southern Alps Glacier — the highest snow fields, blue ocean, and sprawling rainforest around.
Scenic flight The propeller roared on and before we knew it, we were in the air. Instead, my lips flop wildly and I realize that I need to keep them shut. Free fall lasted 45 seconds and I knew I had to make the most of it. Clipped together with Scruffy, there was no turning back at this point. Make sure to read the and. All the while, we can watch the crazy people who skydive for a living folding up their parachutes from the other side of a fence.
Scruffy also threw in a few spirals for good measure. We actually prefer to do this dive in the winter months when the snowcapped mountains really create the most stunning backdrop for your skydive. You can choose the soundtrack for your video The team at Skydive Taupo will look after you from start to end of your journey. We encourage people of all ages! Having taken the leap of faith in Taupo, Franz and Wanaka, prettiest location goes to Wanaka! Most of the path was made by the water flow, and the track is not well maintained, so expect high steps onto tree roots, and a few boulders on the way, which makes the hike challenging yet enjoyable. At Taupo Tandem Skydiving, we have plenty of awesome skydiving packages to keep you on the edge of your seat! Book with Flying Kiwi We were able to fit in the Skydive Abel Tasman experience thanks to our trip with adventure tour bus Flying Kiwi where Marahau and Abel Tasman was an extended stop. Whatever you choose, it will be a death-defying leap into the unknown — set to get your heart pumping and your lungs inflating in pure ecstasy.
Over and over again we flew through these white-water rapids each time I enjoyed it more than the last. The plane ride was much longer than I thought. During hot summer days, the breeze at the top is much needed and refreshing. One by one, I saw them dive out of the plane, and for each person that disappeared from my view, I felt my pulse slowly rising up. We want to know our guests, make sure they feel right at home, and enjoy the journey from when we pick them up at their accommodation in Taupo in our fancy and unique limousine.