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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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Best experience of my life!

First ever skydive, and was the experience of a lifetime. Can't speak highly enough of the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Harry W
The Best Experience Ever! (19000ft, highest in New Zealand)

Amazing skydive experience! Would recommend anyone who decides to do a skydive to do it here in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ca-Ryn N
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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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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

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 5 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 25 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!

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely epic time out there yesterday, beautiful day and everything went perfectly. Thanks Jordan for making me feel so safe and comfortable and having a wee laugh! Everything was smooth sailing very concise great service. Loved it, recommend to all. The pics and videos are...More

Thank ahooky
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for your review. We are happy to hear you loved skydiving with us :) All the best!

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

My jump with this crew was amazing! They were all so great, friendly and accomodating. The view from up there was just breathtaking and the jump was one of the best experiences of my life! HIGHLY recommended!!

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

We would like to thank you for your review. It's great to hear that skydiving with us in beautiful Franz Josef was one of the best experiences of your life:)

Reviewed 25 June 2017

We did the 19000ft jump and it was a truly incredible experience! Very friendly and supportive team and really safe environment - spectacular views over the mountains!

Thank aliceehlawson
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for jumping with us and your feedback, we really appreciate that :)

Reviewed 20 June 2017

There are tons of incredible places to skydive in NZ but if you're only going to jump once it's a no brainer to do the 19000ft jump in Franz. You'll see the glaciers and the beach/sea in one frame... it's incredible. The freefall is amazing...More

Thank taramanjunath
SkydiveFranz, Front Office Manager at Skydive Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Wow, that's awesome, thank you for the review! We are so happy that you loved our Kea jump, it really is something special ;)

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prajaktik25
10 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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