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Address: Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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New Zealand's Highest Tandem Skydive - 19,000ft. Be surrounded by Aoraki/...

New Zealand's Highest Tandem Skydive - 19,000ft. Be surrounded by Aoraki/ Mount Cook & Tasman, Franz & Fox Glaciers, Rainforest & Ocean for your Skydive. Our Friendly team and epic surroundings provide simply the best skydiving experience available in New Zealand! Choose From: 13,000ft - 50+ seconds free-fall 16,000ft - 65+ seconds free-fall 19,000ft - 80+ seconds free-fall All of these options include a scenic flight over Franz Josef Glacier and a 6-8 minute parachute ride. We use the world's most advanced and most comfortable parachute systems.Our aircraft is maintained and operated to the highest standard in the industry. Photo & DVD options available.

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Best place to skydive

Our chance of skydive finally came at skydive franz..it was the last place to try before our trip ended. No doubt it is the best place to skydive, apart from being the highest in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our chance of skydive finally came at skydive franz..it was the last place to try before our trip ended. No doubt it is the best place to skydive, apart from being the highest in Newzealand, good and professional jump masters and crew. I am absolutely recommending it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was extremely scared about this as I am not a keen flyer so jumping out of a plane was just adding to my fears.... but on an impulse my husband and I decided to do it and the experience was truly amazing!! The guys were very supportive and informative and made me feel very safe. I don't regret doing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We did the 19000 ft Skydive and it was one of the greatest adventures we've ever done! The entire team was very friendly and professional and the jump was absolutely fantastic. It was an absolute blast!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We did the 19000 foot skydive on 5 Jan and cannot say how much we enjoyed it. Yes it is a lot of money - but for us it was a once in a lifetime opportunity. We were very lucky as we had a perfectly clear, sunny day so the views on the flight up were just as brilliant as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I had my fist skydive with the skydive franz-team! The whole team was very friendly, funny and professional! The flight was amazing and the view was awesome. It was a great day for me :-D

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

First time diving for the both of us and it was amazing. The tandem jumpers were incredibly professional and such a laugh. They calmed our nerves so much due to their friendly attitude and overall laid back nature. They understood that we were worried (as most people would be) but managed to make us feel safe throughout the whole experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I did Tandem Skydiving from 13000 feet height. The team is very professional, friendly, helpful and at the same time funny. I felt very safe and relaxed, because I jumped with a guide that already had 4000 jumps. The receptionists Petra and Julia are awesome ladies with a positive attitude and customer service oriented, Christina is lovely and friendly. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. My first time and definitely my last however, glad i did it! One off the bucket list. I cannot praise the team enough, they were amazing and made the whole experience incredible. Christina, was very informative. Petra on the desk was fab at booking and asking all my silly questions. And Jordan my tandem buddie was great and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The most incredible and fascinating thing I did in New Zealand and I will be back and do it again some day!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

As the acitivity is very weather dependence, do cater 2-3 days at least at Franz Josef as you will really want to jump here instead of other locations. At the point of my jump, 19,000 feet is the highest provided. As this was my first time jumping, i booked the 13,000 feet. Thinking back, I should have done 19,000 feet... More 

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