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Skydive Franz

Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 458 677
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Do the 19,000ft on your first jump - NO REGRETS!

Incredibly professional team throughout booking, checking in, kitting up, jumping and returning... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
benjones1047
via mobile
Skydive extraordinaire!

Really professional organisation. Very friendly and informative. First time I went there was cloud... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SimonCurran
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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: 9000ft, 20+ seconds freefall, 13,000ft - 50+ seconds free-fall 16,500ft - 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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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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+64 800 458 677

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredibly professional team throughout booking, checking in, kitting up, jumping and returning home! The whole operation is smooth and personable. Most importantly I felt safe throughout the whole experience, even though I just watched my girlfriend jump out of a plane. The jump from 19,000ft...More

Thank benjones1047
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really professional organisation. Very friendly and informative. First time I went there was cloud cover and flight was cancelled at last minute - however, it was reassuring to see this as it highlighted their focus on safety. Went back the next day and jumped! The...More

Thank SimonCurran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow wow wow! Couldn't jump at my allocated time but we were kept updated throughout the day via text and finally got the go ahead at 5.30pm. The team are very professional and fun. The best time ever! Would highly recommend. If you ever wanted...More

Thank Tamsin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked the jump for 10 am this morning but couldn't go at first because of the weather. We talked with Julie who organises everything. She was super friendly and gave us the option to wait till 1 or 3 pm. When we finally...More

Thank PenguinFrog
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! Sometimes our weather can be very changeable and you are right, safety always comes first. I am so glad the weather cleared for you and you were able to experience our beautiful scenery..patience is sometimes key and...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

First ever skydive, and was the experience of a lifetime. Can't speak highly enough of the staff, they were great fun and fill you with confidence right from the start. Views from the plane and on the skydive were absolutely stunning. Would definitely recommend!!

Thank Harry W
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your awesome review! It is a pleasure to have customers leave so satisfied. We will pass your compliments to our team.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing skydive experience! Would recommend anyone who decides to do a skydive to do it here in Franz Josef. The best view with glaciers, ocean, beaches, forest, green pastures, amazing to see everything in one dive! Henry was really good, I felt that I was...More

Thank Ca-Ryn N
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I took my lad for our first skydive, the staff couldn't have been more friendly, talking is through what would happen with the jump and health and safety. The jump was brilliant, you get to see both Franz Josef and Fox glacier, the southern Alps...More

Thank Ben C
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

It's great to hear that you were satisfied with our team :) Even if it's a bit chilly in the winter time, it's definitely worth skydiving - you are rewarded with beautiful views of the West Coast. Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Absolutely loved it and the weather couldn't have been better. Staff were great and knew just how to keep the nerves up while keeping you comfortable and confident at the same time. And get the video and photos or you will regret it later. Also...More

Thank Howard B
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

We are happy to hear that you love skydiving with us! Thanks for the review :)

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this company. The people are all so kind and welcoming and the whole experience is incredible. They're all laid back you're treated like part of the team! Best skydive we've done would deffo do it again!! Thanks guys you were mint !...More

Thank tobylil
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Gals, thank you so much for your review, we are really happy to hear you enjoyed skydiving with us :) All the best!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend it!! 110% worth it. If skydiving is on your bucket list, then you need to do it here. The views of the mountains, glaciers, and ocean are absolutely mind-blowing. The staff are so friendly, funny and enthusiastic. These qualities, along with their confidence...More

Thank kirstys939
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Yeees, 110% worth it sounds great :) Thank you so much for the detailed review. We are so happy to hear that we made your first skydive unforgettable:) To many more!

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prajaktik25
9 April 2017|
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Response from SkydiveFranz | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for contacting Skydive Franz. I am happy to say there is no reason at all not to try 19000ft! There is nothing more you have to do, just more views and more fun :) I would advise booking a day or 2 in... More
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Dawn M
30 October 2016|
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Response from SkydiveFranz | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. If you tell us before you go on the plane that no matter what, you want to jump, we will make sure you do that! :) Many people think they may chicken out, but more often than not the team help... More
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Keith C
15 July 2015|
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Response from SkydiveFranz | Property representative |
Hi Keith! Thanks for your interest in Skydive Franz. (and thank you, Tomas, for your recommendation!) The 19,000 ft skydive is indeed phenomenal and we're glad you want to join us for some fun in the sky. The end of next... More
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