Skydive Southern Alps

Free fall from 15,000ft over Middle Earth and spot filming locations from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit!

Glenorchy, New Zealand
4 hrs
Start time
Pick up & Drop off
Minimum age
All ages
Not included
NZD $429
12,000ft: NZD $339
9,000 ft: NZD $289
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What's Included

  • Tandem skydiving in Glenorchy from 9000ft, 12000ft or 15000ft
  • Complimentary transport available to and from Queenstown
  • A 45 mins scenic drive from Queenstown along Lake Wakatipu 
  • A free fall in famous movie locations from 'The Lord of The Rings' and 'The Hobbit' 
  • A highly professional skydiving team 
  • Full safety briefing
  • All outer clothing and safety equipment supplied


Experience your very own natural high. Jump from 9,000ft, 12,000ft or 15,000ft above the most breath-taking scenery in New Zealand! Freefall at a speed of 200km/h and take in panoramic views of Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks, situated in the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. 

Glenorchy, known as the “the Gateway to Paradise”, is the impressive backdrop for Sir Peter Jacksons’ films The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. So if you're a fan of the movies, keep your eyes peeled (if you can) for Frodo or Bilbo while whizzing past beautiful Glenorchy aka Middle Earth landmarks!
Sit back and relax as you take the scenic drive along Lake Wakatipu to the Glenorchy drop zone. Meet the friendly crew as they take you through those all important safety procedures and feel your excitement kick in as you prepare yourself for one of the most epic skydives in New Zealand!


Photo & video packages

  • Handycam Photo OR Video Package - $149
  • Handycam Photo AND Video Package - $169


If you need transport to Glenorchy, you will need to check in at this location 15 minutes prior to the booked times.
New Zealand Skydive Centre, 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown (right next door to the NZONE Shop)

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Pick-up location: Info and Track Shop, 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown. 

Pick-up will be 45 min before the actual check-in time shown in the booking calendar.

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Terms & Conditions:

  1. The maximum weight is 100kgs.
  2. Please allow 4 hours return from Queenstown. Trips depart at 7:00 am, 9:15 am, 11:15 am, 1:45 pm, and 3:45 pm (weather permitting).
  3. Unfortunately, due to weather safety reasons, we cannot allow your personal cameras onboard the aircraft.



Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • For morning departures: cancellations prior to 4 pm the day before departure: no fee
  • For afternoon departures: cancellations prior to 8 am on the day: no fee
  • No-shows: 100% of the cost
  • Please note: cancellations due to poor weather conditions will incur no cancellation fee


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Skydive Southern Alps
Glenorchy Airfield, Glenorchy-Queenstown Rd, Glenorchy


NZD $429
12,000ft: NZD $339
9,000 ft: NZD $289
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