Skydive Lake Wanaka

Wanaka has the most reliable weather conditions on the South Island... so get ready to jump from 15,000ft!

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
3 hrs
Start time
Group size
Pick up & Drop off
Minimum age
All ages
Not included
FromNZD $449
12,000ft: NZD $349
9,000 ft: NZD $299
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  • Tandem skydiving in Wanaka from 9000ft, 12000ft or 15000ft
  • The most reliable weather conditions on the South Island and along the West Coast for skydiving
  • A highly experienced team, operating for over 21 years which is over 120,000 tandem skydives!
  • Epic location - Southern Alps and Mt Cook will blow your mind!
  • Spot the Clutha River from above -  it's the longest river on the South Island
  • Free transport from Wanaka or Queenstown (subject to availability)
  • All outer clothing and safetly equipment supplied
  • World-class dropzone facilities


One of the most epic places to skydive in New Zealand? It has to be the beautiful Lake Wanaka! 


Skydive Wanaka promises to deliver a unique tandem skydiving experience. With spectacular views over the Southern Alps  and a bird's eye view of the Clutha River (South Island's longest river), you'll take away memories that will last a lifetime. Plus, Wanaka has the most reliable weather conditions on the South Island and West Coast, so your skydive is likely to go ahead. Your needs will be taken care of by the enthusiastic and highly qualified tandem skydive team, your comfort, safety and reassurance are their main priority. So strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and let the adventure begin!  


Photo & video packages:

We are more than happy to register your skydiving adventure on camera. Several photo or video packages are possible: 
Handycam photo OR video package - $169
Camera Flyer Package - $229
Ultimate Package – Combination of Handycam and Camera Flyer Package, plus a FREE Skydive Wanaka T-Shirt - $289

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The stunning Lake Wanaka is situated in the South Island of New Zealand. From Queenstown, it takes only a one-hour drive north. Skydive Wanaka operates tandem skydiving experiences from Wanaka Airport. The airport is situated 10km from the centre of Wanaka. To get to Wanaka Airport, you just have to follow State Highway 6 towards Cromwell/Queenstown. The Skydive Wanaka hangar is located at the end of Mustang Lane at Wanaka Airport. Turn right and follow the signs once you pass the entrance.

Free transport can be organised if you don't have your own transport. Whether you're staying in Queenstown or in Wanaka, you can simply jump aboard our bus and you'll be transported to the skydiving location. 

  • From Queenstown: Free transport departs daily at 7.30 am and 1.15 pm. Location: NZONE Shop, 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown. Please choose your check in time accordingly - allow approximatively 1h30 min to drive from Queenstown to Wanaka).
  • From Wanaka: Free pick-ups can be organised from any Wanaka accommodation. Pick up will be 15 to 30 min before your check in time.
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Terms & Conditions:

Maximum weight is 100kgs. Allow 3 hours return from Wanaka and 5 hours return from Queenstown. Trips depart every hour, on the hour (weather permitting). Unfortunately, due to weather safety reasons, we cannot allow your personal cameras onboard the aircraft.


Please note: Photo and video options are to be booked upon check-in. Videos and photos may vary due to weather conditions and the tandem master or photographer's particular style.


Prices are in NZD$ and include GST. 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations prior to 24 hours before departure will incur no cancellation fee.
Cancellations within 24 hours and 12 hours prior to trip departure will incur a 50% charge on the full retail price.
Customers who do not present themselves for a booking will be charged full price.
In the event of weather conditions cancelling the trip, full refunds will be provided.

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Skydive Wanaka
14 Mustang Lane, Wanaka Airport 9382


FromNZD $449
12,000ft: NZD $349
9,000 ft: NZD $299
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