Harnessed by space age materials to an experienced qualified Jumpmaster, and step out that aircraft door, and for some 60 seconds plummet toward the ground at 200kph, Terminal Velocity. The Jumpmaster will deploy the reinforced tandem canopy controlling the entire skydive. Expect sensory overload as the mind/body/soul fight against every natural self preservatory urge. Achievement doesn't come Sweeter!
Dropzone is located at the base of the famous Remarkables mountain range surrounded a working sheep farm.
The Start - The meeting point is located right in the heart of Queenstown at the Nzone Skydive Centre, 35 Shotover Street. This is the check in point, to select photos and video option. The courtesy bus departs from here to the skydive Dropzone and private airstrip set amid a rural farmland background.
Choose to skydive from any of the following altitudes and freefall at Terminal Velocity; 200kph.
15,000ft - 60 seconds freefall
12,000ft - 45 seconds freefall
9,000ft - 25 seconds freefall
TheSkydive - The skydive host will assist to gear up and then their will be a briefing by the Tandem Masters. The flight to altitude will rise high above the Wakatipu basin, where there will be a birds eye view of the dramatic mountains and lakes. Jumping directly above the Dropzone will be the experience of freefall of up to 60 seconds before the Tandem Master deploys the parachute for the tandem glide back to earth. The canopy ride takes approximately 5 minutes. Please allow 3 hours for the entire experience.
What to bring - Jumpsuit, hat, goggles and gloves are provided so please wear warm layers and flat shoes. Goggles will fit over the top of glasses.
Conditions - Maximum weight limit is 115kg/253 lbs. All persons over 95kg are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone and will incur a weight surcharge (payable upon check in). Those under 18 require parental/guardian consent. Minimum weight is 30kg/66lbs and all passengers must be big enough to fit safely into the harness.
Please be aware that skydiving is a very weather dependant activity and cancellations due to unsuitable weather conditions may occur, full refunds will be given if this occurs.
Trips run every hour on the half hour from 8:30am until 2:30pm in Winter, or 7:30am until 3:30pm in Summer.
Trips are subject to availability and are weather dependent.