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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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After debating with my partner about where we should do our first sky dive. I am very happy to have done it at Skydive Franz. Check in was swift, our driver to the hangar was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harryobr98
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After debating with my partner about where we should do our first sky dive. I am very happy to have done it at Skydive Franz. Check in was swift, our driver to the hangar was awesome as he took care of us while we panicked and waited to make the jump of our lives. Once suited up we got to... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far my favourite experience while in New Zealand. As someone who is terrified of both planes and heights, I was very impressed with how professional the instructors were. Mine in particular made me feel very safe and I did not once doubt his abilities. The build up was intense, and the flight was beautiful. I'm glad I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 19000 ft jump is the best thing I have ever done. The guys are awesome, professional and relax any nerves you might have. The flight is insanely good... the views are out of this world. The free fall is the best in NZ!!

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Thank LMR91
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a little hiccup as our jumps were apparently not in the system when we proceeded for check in despite having a confirmed booking. However, we were still able to go ahead with ours jumps. We did waited a little longer than what was expected for our turn. But the weather was good, we had some spare time and... More 

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Yay! Glad you had fantastic jumps! Sorry about the booking hiccup but I'm happy it all worked out. Thanks for jumping with us and we hope you enjoy the rest of your travels :) More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What on earth!!! If you are in Franz you HAVE to do this ... I was about sad saying goodbye to this much money but i swear it is worth every SINGLE CENT!! BEST SKY DIVE EVER. Done a jump in Australia but this beats that hands down. The scenery is insane. The staff are AMAZING.They make the whole experience... More 

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Thank Mikala T
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A seriously awesome group of people. Very nice, enthusiast and knowledgable staff. I wasn't nervous, but if I was I can imagine that I would have felt really safe with the team as you could tell they want nothing more than for you to have a great time and obviously have fun themselves! I feel I should apologise to Henry!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I did the 19,000ft as my first ever jump and it was an unbelievable experience, I am really scared of heights so was a bit nervous but my instructor did a great job telling me what I needed to know which made me feel more comfortable. The views are spectacular and the freefall is insane. Loved having a go at... More 

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Mumbai, India
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Superb experience.........the free fall from 19000 ft. is a totally unique experience........though my favorite is after it gets over & the parachute opens up - that moment is like you get your breath back & all is very calm & peaceful......the instructors are all very warm & friendly....also the ground staff is very helpful...their safety measures are very good

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great decision to do the dive here because of the amazing scenery of the glaciers and NZ south island west coast from above and great and friendly tandem masters and staffs. I got the video and photo packages and it was done very neatly and high quality.

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Thank WilliamLow
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

19,000ft!!!! They have the highest in NZ. Their team is really friendly and pros. Best in call equipments and instructions. Would definitely do it again with Skydive Franz. BR Adithya

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