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Big Sky Parasail

20 Redoubt St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 800 724 4759
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I am terrified of heights, and my sister in law brought this for me for Christmas. I am SO glad I... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
Great experience above Lake Taupo

I had always wanted to experience parasailing, and I was certainly not disappointed. The team was... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Cody C
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“great fun” (12 reviews)
“lake taupo” (11 reviews)
20 Redoubt St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 800 724 4759

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I am terrified of heights, and my sister in law brought this for me for Christmas. I am SO glad I did it!!! One of the most amazing, exhilarating moments I have ever experienced! I am soo glad that I did This!! Amazing experience, awesome...More

Thank kelz14w
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I had always wanted to experience parasailing, and I was certainly not disappointed. The team was great fun and ensured we thoroughly enjoyed our activity. Make sure you wear your swimwear and ask to be dunked as it added another level of enjoyment in addition...More

Thank Cody C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Enjoyed the view of the town and lake and got wash & clean on the foot. Thanks staff give us a memorable expericence!

Thank Tsz Ying Y
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The team at Big Sky Parasail is a blast to hang out with and made the whole experience a hoot! We loved every second of our flight from the high vantage point over the lake to the freefall and the "dipping in the lake banter"

Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

If you're in taupo you have to parasail. Best view you'll get of the town and the lake, staff are awesome and make the experience a thousand times better. Then go to mulligans for a beer and sign the flag!

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a triple sail with my boys, 8 & 7. What a memorable experience for us all. Lloyd and Adam did a great job explaining the experience and related well to the boys. There were two other groups on board for the trip, and everyone...More

Thank likey2travel
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I am all about adventure so I was so excited to try this! So fun and the staff were very funny and outgoing. I recommend doing this when in Taupo for the amazing views, great time and not too expensive.

Thank Mikaela H
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A friend and I booked the parasail not knowing what we should expect. But we are totally happy right now, best activity in Taupo you can do! We did the tandem parasail and the guys on board were so nice and funny, they did a...More

Thank DiCo2511
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience. A must do activity in taupo. The staff were very friendly and professional. Top job guys!!

Thank toniamathis
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Shout out to the parasail boys, had a fantastic afternoon, great way to say goodbye to Tonia! 😁👋👋

Thank taupo_life
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7 April 2017|
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Response from fairydust | Reviewed this property |
Yep not allowed. I think on hindsight I would have preferred the photo package using SLR rather than the go pro. the go pro we bought from them after a while is dull all the shots more or less the same and you don't see the... More
18 March 2016|
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Response from nickaliar1 | Reviewed this property |
You launch from the back of the boat, and get pulled back onto the boat. It is up to you if you get wet. The operators are very professional, and take all the safety very sriously.

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